15-20 years
2 months ago 165 Applied
Job Description

Job Summary:

Head of Engineer

Location: Mumbai

Candidate Profile:

  • Proven experience leading a substantial engineering team, ideally within a professional services or consulting environment.
  • Deep technical expertise in Cloud and DevOps Engineering, Software Engineering/Application Development with a track record of hands-on experience.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to drive vision and purpose, foster innovation, and build effective teams.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills, adept at navigating complex situations and influencing outcomes.
  • Demonstrable experience in strategic planning, project delivery, and operational management.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, maintaining calm and focus under pressure.
  • Commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements and continuously upskilling both personally and across the team.
  • This interim position is a unique opportunity to contribute to a leading-edge cloud consulting practice, shaping the future of technology solutions in the APAC region.
  • We are looking for a seasoned leader ready to hit the ground running and make a significant impact from day one.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field. A master's degree or higher is preferable.

  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant professional experience, with at least 8 years in a leadership role managing engineering teams.
  • Proven track record of leading engineering teams in a professional services or consulting environment, delivering high-quality technical solutions.
  • Extensive experience in Cloud and DevOps Engineering, as well as Software Engineering/Application Development.
Technical Proficiency:
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends.
  • Hands-on experience with major cloud service providers, especially AWS and GCP.
  • Proficiency in modern engineering practices, including automation, CI/CD, and IaC.
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end and back-end languages and libraries (e.g., HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery, Python, Ruby).
  • Familiarity with database technology such as MySQL, Oracle, and MongoDB.
Relevant industry certifications such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Google Professional Cloud Architect, or similar credentials.

Leadership Skills:
  • Strong leadership and organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development, and task facilitation.
  • Ability to inspire and foster a cooperative work environment, facilitating collaboration and encouraging team development and growth.
Business Acumen:
  • Strong commercial experience, understanding of business drivers, and ability to interact effectively with senior stakeholders including C-level executives.
  • Experience in developing strategic plans, setting and managing budgets, and understanding the financial implications of business decisions.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the proficiency to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels across the business and in client organizations.
  • Ability to clearly articulate technical and business concepts to diverse audiences.
Problem Solving:
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a track record of setting and achieving ambitious goals.
  • Proven ability to navigate complex situations, manage risk, and drive continuous improvement.
Cultural Awareness:
Experience working in a multi-cultural, multi-country environment, appreciating diversity and fostering an inclusive and collaborative working culture.

Personal Attributes:
  • High degree of professionalism, integrity, and ethical behaviour.
  • Energetic and driven, with a commitment to delivering excellence in all endeavors.
  • Pragmatic and solutions-focused, with a can-do attitude.
  • Resilient and adaptable, able to work effectively under pressure and manage change efficiently.
  • Commitment to ongoing personal development and keeping up to date with the latest industry trends.
  • Our employees multiply their potential because they have opportunities to: Create a lasting Impact, Learn and Grow professionally & personally, Experience great Culture, and Be your Whole Self!
  • Beyond an amazing, collaborative work environment, great people, and inspiring, innovative work, we have some great benefits and perks:
  • Benchmarked, competitive, in-market total rewards package including (but not limited to): base salary & short-term incentive for all employees.
  • Fully remote-first, small but Global organization; learn wherever, whenever frees our people from a rigid view of learning and growth.
  • Retirement planning (i.e., CPF, EPF, company-matched 401(k))
  • Globally, we build benefit plans that offer choices for whatever stage in life our employees are in and allow for flexibility as life happens.
  • Employees have access to a fully comprehensive benefits package to choose the medical, dental, and vision insurance plan that best fits their lives. In addition to great healthcare coverage, we also offer all employees mental health resources and additional wellness programs.
  • Generous time off and leave allowances.
  • And more!

Insightek Global Consulting Private Limited

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