Golden Gate Ventures

Careers

Technology Team Lead at MoneySmart
Bangalore, IN

Mission

Your mission is to deliver software as part of a world class software development team within a genuine product culture of rapid testing and learning. 

As a Technology Team Lead, you will facilitate, mentor and implement modern software development practices across your development teams. You will define, develop, test and deliver software products to the highest standards.

Your close alignment with the Product team will allow the business to rapidly innovate and experiment, and your architectural choices will represent current best practices with a view across the horizon at developing trends.

In a Nutshell

  • Elevate the regional team of software developers
  • Execute to the highest standards across the entire software development lifecycle including feature planning and estimation, automated testing, development, deployment and user acceptance testing
  • Create processes that work for the team
  • Help hire, onboard and retain top talent in the company
  • Make sure code being written is in accordance to the principles agreed on by the team
  • Find new ways to make the development process easier and consistent
  • Facilitate conversation around coding standards and best practices
  • Decide the platform and contribute to the overall technology design and architecture
  • See the big picture and help steer the development to support that
  • Help prioritise the team’s efforts
  • Grow the technical leadership in the team
  • Make sure the team is writing good specs & ensure the product quality is constantly going up
  • Facilitate the timely delivery of products
  • Work with the product team to clearly define the teams capabilities and organise work
  • People management, identify what drives each of the team members
  • Identify and escalate performance issues in the team

Competencies

  • Expert on modern software development with a preference for Agile methods
  • Deep understanding of the internet and the technology that powers it
  • Accurate estimator who understands the complexities of a multi-skilled team
  • Expert software developer with a passion for the web and its underlying technologies
  • Strong analytical, business, project management, and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, positive-thinking, team player, leader, problem-solver
  • Entrepreneurial and commercially minded, highly creative, and able to innovate quickly
  • Passion for data, testing, and building a world-class customer experience

Cultural Competencies

  • Build a positive team and family spirit
  • Be Humble
  • Stay Hungry
  • Do more with less
  • Customer first
  • Always pursue learning and growth
  • Engage, Disagree and Commit

Requirements

  • 7+ years software development experience, with a preference for Ruby and/or PHP
  • Strong advocate for automated software testing
  • Knowledge of latest developments in software development
  • Deep knowledge of web standards, design and usability
  • Demonstrated people management skills