Technology

VP- Engineering

Bangalore, Karnataka   |   Full time

About Ninjacart

 

Ninjacart is India's Largest agri marketing platform, solving one of the toughest supply chain problems through technology. We connect vegetables and fruits farmers directly with businesses. At one end, we help farmers get better prices and deal with consistent demand and on another end, we help retailers to source fresh vegetables at competitive prices directly from farmers. We do this effectively at lower cost, better speed and larger scale using integrated supply chain powered by technology, data science, infrastructure and logistics network.

 

We move 150 Tonnes of vegetables from farm to 2000+ retailers on daily basis within 12 hours in Bangalore and Chennai. We are 450 people company. We are also the fastest growing startup in India currently with revenue growth to 70 Cr in two years. We work with 3000+ farmers and 2000+ retailers. We aim to grow to 1000 tonnes of daily volumes and expand to more cities in near future.

 

We are funded by Accel Partners, Nandan Nilekani, Mistletoe(Japan) & Qualcomm Ventures. To know more about us, visit https://goo.gl/n22Z5d

 

Ninjacart aims at building the next generation supply chain that can change the way vegetables and fruits reach our plate and improve lives of India’s 58% workforce i.e farmers. As a VP - Engineering, you will bring the best of technology, leadership skills and your problem solving skills to solve problems big and small that shapes our supply chain. We are looking for a technology leader, who is empathetic, can go extra mile and make team better. At Ninjacart, you will lead the technology capability end to end

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Lead the technology for ninjacart - Strategy and execution

  • Hire and develop a team of strong engineers and engineering leaders - Mentors/coaches engineers and Tech leads to facilitate their development and provide technical leadership to them

  • Face of Technology for the entire organisation - both internal and external

  • Be the thought-leader on high-velocity development stacks that accelerate the time to deployment and at the same time reduce technical debt.

  • Responsible for design, architecture and delivery of products with highest quality

  • Collaborates effectively with cross functional teams to deliver end-to- end products

  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and re-prioritize responsibilities based on changing requirements

  • Estimates efforts, identify risks, devices and meets project schedules

  • Inculcate best software engineering practices, standards of code and help the team deal with complexity and ambiguity

 

 

Requirements


Minimum requirements

  • 12 to 18 years of design and development experience building highly scalable & distributed systems, performance benchmarking & tuning

  • 4+ years of experience in managing large teams

  • Strong track record of building complex and scalable systems

  • Strong technology capability

 

Prefered requirements

  • Should possess excellent ability to solve complex problems, analyse quantitatively and to prioritize effectively

  • Experience with team development, performance management and delivering results

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