Sr. Engineering Manager

Technology – Engineering /
Full-time /
The Upstox Story:Upstox is one of India's leading Fin-Tech companies with a mission to simplify trading & investing to make it easily accessible to the masses. We aim to enable everyone, from new investors to seasoned traders, to invest across multiple categories with our state-of-the-art trade & investment platform and commission-free pricing. We offer numerous asset categories to invest in, like Stocks, IPOs, Mutual Funds, and more.
By focusing on our customers’ needs and equipping them with personalised yet powerful tools, we witnessed a steep growth of 800% in our customer base from 25 Thousand in 2017 to 2 Lakh in 2019. With 1500% growth in 2020, currently, over 10 million customers trust us with their investment decisions, thus setting us on the course to become an industry-leader in the country. 
Our mission is simple - to break down the complexities of investing and make it more effortless, accessible, affordable, and easy for the masses to adopt. This key principle when infused with intuitive design and leading-edge technology will help us empower every Indian to take control of their investments.
RKSV Securities was founded by Ravi Kumar and Shrinivas Viswanath in 2009 and was soon graced by Kavitha Subramanian as the third co-founder in 2016. Backed by Ratan Tata, Upstox had raised $4 million in Series A funding in early 2016 that was led by Kalaari Capital. The Series B funding round scaled multifold and witnessed an investment of $25 million by US-based investment firm - Tiger Global Management in September 2019. 
We have a team of highly skilled technology and finance professionals, and are currently looking for highly motivated field experts to be part of our high-energy team. 

Here is what you need to know about this role:
Job Title: Senior Engineering Manager (Full-time)
Location: Mumbai/Bangalore

Job description summary:
Manage specification, design, development, code reviews, design review and debugging of scalable and high-performance service-based web applications
Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and lead team members to their optimum performance levels identify and communicate project scope and ensure release milestones and objectives are met by delivering a high-quality product release
Take accountability for moving the key business metrics within your area and provide thought partnership to the product team to ensure collaboration among product, engineering, and business operation teams
Analyse problems and drive long term technology solutions to evolve the product scalability, performance, reliability and supportability

Meet your team:You will work closely with the Tech, Product and business teams on a day-to-day basis.

Your way to impact:Be self-driven / quick starterHave an ownership mindsetAggressively drive and deliver results

In your day-to-day role you will:
As a Senior Engineering Manager, you will oversee the entire lifecycle of scalable and high-performance service-based web applications, including specification, design, development, code reviews, and debugging.
You will lead and motivate the team, ensuring optimal performance levels.
You will communicate project scope, meet release milestones, and uphold high-quality product releases.
Take accountability for key business metrics, providing thought partnership to foster collaboration among product, engineering, and business operation teams. Analyze problems and drive long-term technology solutions to enhance product scalability, performance, reliability, and supportability.

What do you need to bring?
Engineering/ Master’s degree in the field of Computer Science or equivalent
Proficient in backend programming languages (e.g., Java, Python, Node.js) and database technologies (e.g., SQL, NoSQL).
Experience designing and building scalable, high-availability distributed systems.
Strong understanding of microservices architectures, API design, and cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP).
Excellent problem-solving, leadership, and communication skills.
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
Must have at least 2 years of experience in leading small and mid-sized development teams
The knack for problem-solving and ability to work in ambiguity Excellent people/leadership skills to grow and guide your team members; a passion for your team's mission and a self-starting personality to make things happen.
Great project management skills to lead and juggle multi-engineer projects and deliver high-quality projects on time.

If you fit the above description, we would love to connect with you! APPLY NOW!
Upstox is an Equal Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.