Engineering Manager

Gurugram, Haryana, India | Engineering | Full-time

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate business requirements into system requirements, design specifications and document new and/or existing application requirements
  • Work closely with the technical teams, and user groups in the design and development of applications
  • Conceives and leads the development and design of highly innovative, large, software solutions that meet specifications and significantly impact future development. As an Engineering Manager, you will be expected to bring new and fresh ideas to the company and its solutions. You will be part of ideation and conception phases and help define the scope of the project.
  • Participates in conceiving and setting the direction for development projects
  • Planning and executing strategies for completing projects on time.
  • Actively involved in planning, hiring and team skill building, doing 1-0-1s, appraisals and setting up KPIs for team members
  • Align your team with companies strategic, financials and operational goals
  • Generates innovative new ideas, concepts, high fidelity software prototypes and minimum viable products (MVPs) which accelerate or create new business capabilities

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience developing object-oriented software with a solid understanding of Ruby/Rails or Python and 1+ years of experience in leading engineering teams
  • Understanding of relational and NoSQL databases is a plus
  • Experience in building pipelines to ingest terabytes of data spanning billions of rows
  • Experience in setting up development processes to ensure timely and optimal delivery
  • Experience in engineering practices such as TDD, CI, continuous deployment and code reviews
  • Understanding of scaling, throughput and latency
  • Previous experience working with ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Kafka, SingleStore(MemSQL), Spark or any other BigData solution is a plus

The candidate should be a quick learner and should be up to date with current technology trends. We solve complex, completely new problems in the financial domain which requires someone who is not intimidated by challenges, thrives under pressure and hyper focused on delivering exceptional results

Experience: 7+ years.

About Synaptic

Synaptic is a Gurgaon and San Francisco based startup that is bringing the power of alternative data to the world of investing. Our new age investment support platform analyses billions of data points to help investors make better decisions. We build tools, processes, and algorithms to power investors with cutting-edge proprietary insights. Traditional investment research is becoming more data intensive and we are at the forefronts of this change. We count some of the best funds as customers and some of the sharpest minds in Silicon Valley like Ribbit Capital, Felicis and Vy Capital as investors.