Engineering Manager - Platforms

Hyderabad, Telangana, India | Engineering | Full-time


JD - Engineering Manager/Senior Engineering Manager Who we are? OYO Rooms is India’s fastest growing branded network of hotels. OYO Rooms as an organization has seen an exponential growth in last few months. From funding to hiring, it has gone all over the place. OYO has grown from a single 11-room hotel (OYO Rooms Huda City Center) in Gurgaon in May 2013 to 6000+ hotels across 200+ cities. Hotel owners that partner with us see a significant increase in occupancy levels and become a part of a brand that is recognized and loved nationwide. We are proud of having created a new paradigm in asset light marketplace models pioneered by the likes of Uber and Airbnb. This innovation coupled by sound execution has earned us several national and international accolades including TIE Lumis Business Excellence Awards, India International Travel Mart Award and Lufthansa ET Now Runway to Success Award." If you are looking for an opportunity to lead multiple dev teams and build creative technology solutions that positively impact hundreds of millions of customers, join our team today! Your opportunity... As an Engineering manager, you will identify, hire and build a world-class team of Development Engineers to define, drive and execute on OYO’s vision. You will develop a team of highly motivated and talented individuals that can collaborate with Product Managers and SDEs across the company. You will design, build and own various features and programs that will delight our customers. What responsibilities will you get when working with us? ● Responsible for the overall software development life cycle and manage complex projects with significant business impact ● Work with the CTO , PM and Business to develop a long-term product plan and manage the release planning cycles for your products ● Instill best practices for software development, ensure designs meet requirements, and deliver high-quality work on schedule ● Project management - prioritization , planning of projects and features, stakeholder management and tracking of external commitments ● Ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, translate them into technical solutions, and lead engineering efforts to meet timelines ● Operational Excellence - monitoring & operation of production services ● Career management and development of direct reports What will you need to be successful in this role? ● A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related technical discipline ● 8+ years of Software Development experience ● 3+ years of experience in building and leading strong engineering teams ● Deep hands-on technical experience in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, and complexity analysis ● Track record of data-driven decisions. ● Ability to prioritize competing features and requirements ● Experience in building and running distributed systems for always-up services at a large scale ● Ability to motivate and maximize productivity in a fast-paced environment ● Ability to pick and use the best technology for the problem statement ● Experience with full software lifecycle methodology, including; coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations ● Ability to identify, empathize with and delight the customer ● Excellent written and verbal communication skill