Manager, Skills Development

Pune, India /
Center of Excellence /
Full-time
Do you want to shape the future of enterprise software? 

At Aera, we deliver the cognitive technology that enables the Self-Driving Enterprise™: a Cognitive Operating System™ that connects you with your business and autonomously orchestrates your operations. Aera's Cognitive OS leverages the best of artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, big data, and enterprise domain expertise to deliver Cognitive Automation at scale for some of the world's largest companies. 

We’re looking for a talented Manager of our Skill Development team.  This role is an integral part of our Customer Success team and will be a player/coach.   As a player/coach, you w’ll design and build cognitive applications (Aera "Skills") for the world’s largest organizations to solve complex supply chain and financial business problems.  You will also be responsible for building and leading an elite team of Application Developers from scratch. 

This role is critical to Aera’s mission and success - and is a great opportunity for the right leader.

Responsibilities

    • Recruit and hire talented App Devs to his or her team
    • Coordinate with the team of Application Developers for implementation of projects
    • Lead the cognitive skill implementations for the projects assigned and support the team to design/build data warehouse models in columnar databases
    • Support the team in developing data processing scripts using SQL and optimizing complex sequences of SQL queries
    • Own the training, coaching and mentoring of new or already existing team members
    • Collaborate closely with Aera’s Solution Architects and Engagement Principal’s on project implementations and Skills building for Aera’s customers
    • Provide, as required, technical support and inputs to the team members. Discuss and detail the solution to be implemented. Ensure that the Company’ standards and procedures are being followed across development process
    • Contribute to developing functional modules in the Company’s cognitive application, using the tools and capabilities of the application
    • Review and discuss code to be implemented. Ensure that the techniques used are optimized for the specification and follow the implemented procedures
    • Manage resources based on the work requirements, and provide evaluations and feedback as needed
    • Be involved in Aera’s broader work on Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and Database Development

About You

    • Minimum experience of 10 years delivering supply chain implementations
    • 8+ years in handling the implementations from a technical standpoint and 2+ years in a managerial role
    • Experience leading successful implementations within a high growth company
    • Confidence providing regular updates and communication to senior leadership about resource allocation, project risks and escalations
    • Technical skill in SQL and other technologies used extensively in cloud based implementations
    • Previous hiring & team building experienceExperience in collaborating with remote overseas teams
    • Experience with scrum/agile processesExperience mentoring elite engineers - review code, design, allocate resources and jump into the code as needed
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with business and technical leadership teams
    • Experience with SQL development, data modeling and data structures for high-volume and high-velocity data
At Aera, we're on a mission to solve the biggest, most intractable challenges in the world of enterprise software. We envision the rise of the Self-Driving Enterprise: a more autonomously functioning business with a central operating system that connects and orchestrates business operations. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.

If you share our passion for building the next generation of enterprise software, and deploying it for the most sophisticated customers in the world, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!