Technology

VP / AVP - Technology

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 one 120 Tonnes of vegetables from farm to 1800+ retailers on daily basis within 12 hours in Bangalore and Chennai. We are 450 people company. We work with 3000+ farmers and 1500 retailers. We aim to grow to 1000 tonnes of daily volumes, Expand to more cities. We are funded by Accel Partners, Nandan Nilekani, Mistletoe(Japan) & Qualcomm Ventures. To know more about us, visit https://goo.gl/n22Z5d Or watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JxUU0RnvYQ&t=2s


Tech @ Ninjacart

Tech at Ninjacart is all about leveraging technology to build truly disruptive products that solves real life problems. Engineering team strives to make simpler and reliable products that enrich lives of farmers, retailers, customers, drivers and employees. As a AVP / VP Engineering Lead, you will lead technology at Ninjacart on all fronts. You will develop our tech capability for scale, provide leadership to the team and own delivery. You can know more about tech @ Ninjacart at https://bit.ly/2KBYHnm

Responsibilities

  • Hire & Develop teams: Hire and develop a growing team of high performance engineers while
    continually attracting, growing and retaining top-tier talent
  • Strong Tech capability: Develop deep capability in technology to develop high quality products
  • Thought-leadership: Be the thought-leader on high-velocity development stacks that accelerate the
    time to production and at the same time reduce technical debt. Be the face of Ninjacart technology practice
  • Ownership: Be accountable for the overall technical excellence and quality and reliability of the products
  • Tomorrow ready: Should be proactive and enhance existing software architecture by analyzing and identifying areas for improvement, optimization or refactoring
  • Strategic: Create and Manage technology strategy that can serve the business strategy

Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in development, design, team management and delivery
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field - Strong background in Computer Science fundamentals including good programming skills in Java
  • Experience in scaling systems in high growth environment
  • Highly customer-centric and strong stakeholder management

Behavioral

  • Smart, Hungry and Entrepreneurial
  • Self-driven, comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, highly ambiguous environment

Preferable

  • One stint in startups and worked in more than one company
  • Experience in supply chain products

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