Sr. Engineering Manager - Product

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Full-time

Who are we

Payjo is the Leading AI Banking Platform that redefines how banking is done in the soon-to-be AI First World.

In a matter of just over a year since launch, we are already powering some of the top banks worldwide. We are super proud of our world-class team solving the toughest problems towards empowering society to achieve financial freedom.

The founding team brings over 25 years of experience in running several AI & Fintech companies with over $50M in revenue.

What you will be doing?

  • You will be leading a world-class development team on technologies that people won't be able to live without - AI, NLP, Data Science + Bots.
  • You will provide technology leadership and oversight on technical design, development and implementation of Payjo's conversational AI platform.
  • You will lead and coach multiple teams of Lead backend and front-end developers, Lead NLP and Data Science Engineers, DevOps Engineers and Automation Test Leads and work closely with the Architects, in a fast-moving, collaborative set up.
  • You will analyze the requirements and provide impact assessment for new features or bug fixes.
  • You will provide code estimates, resource needs, milestones and risks; ensure effective delegation, monitor tasks, identify risks and handle mitigation and escalations.
  • You will provide hands-on technical inputs to design, maintenance, build, integration and testing of complex software according to functional and technical design specifications
  • You will follow software development methodologies and release processes
  • You will represent and lead discussions and build relationships with all stakeholders.
  • You will enforce quality processes, perform technical root cause analysis and outline corrective action for problems, measure them and take corrective actions
  • You will ensure all the project agreed deliverables are completed to the required level of quality.

This is for you if you have

  • 3+ years of experience in inspiring and leading technical teams and delivering scalable complex technical products, which includes working in fast-paced startup(s).
  • Fin-Tech and/or AI / NLP domain experience would be highly appreciated, though not required.
  • Strong mentorship experience with junior and senior developers in best practices, providing guidance for implementation strategies.
  • Very good understanding of JavaScript and Node.js
  • Hands-on experience in Node.JS / Express.JS / Hapi.js / Koa.js (or any other Web Framework), NoSQL DBs and Relational Database (preferably MySQL / PostgreSQL)
  • Hands on experience in Jest or other Javascript testing framework
  • Strong understanding of systems using real-time interactions (web sockets, long-polling, server-sent events)
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performance applications.
  • Implementation of security and data protection.
  • Experience managing multiple services and modules with distributed and scalable systems.
  • Experience working in an agile team environment and proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Development experience in Enterprise SaaS product.
  • Experience working with clients to understand their requirements and implement optimal solutions
  • Proactive outlook for ways to make the solution better
  • Willingness to learn new technologies

Would be nice if you have experience in

  • HTML5, CSS3, Angular.JS or React.js.
  • Kafka, or other messaging platforms
  • Microservices and distributed architectures
  • GraphQL
  • DevOps

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