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Delivery Leader - Software Engineering


Koch Industries is a privately held global organization with over 120,000 employees around the world, with subsidiaries involved in manufacturing, trading, and investments. Koch Global Services India (KGSI) is being developed in India to extend its IT operations, as well as act as a hub for innovation in the IT function. As KGSI rapidly scales up its operations in India, it’s employees will get opportunities to carve out a career path for themselves within the organization. Working closely with global colleagues would provide significant international exposure to the employees.

The Delivery Manager - Software Engineering will be a Supervisor for the Sentient Energy entity in India and a part of the global team supporting existing applications for Koch Industries. This role will have the opportunity to join on the ground floor and will play a critical part in helping build out the KGSI operations for Sentient over the next several years. Working closely with global colleagues would provide significant global exposure to the employees. This Leader will be responsible for overall development of the team and managing the Delivery across all their applications.

A Day In The Life Could Include:

(job responsibilities) 

·Lead, manage and represent the application development for Sentient

·End to end ownership and Accountability for the team’s delivery of high-quality technical solutions that meet the defined requirements

·Planning, Hiring, Onboarding of the right resources for the requirements through different modes of hiring

·Plan and track the work schedule and resource utilization. Analyzing the needs and asks from business teams and planning the optimal utilization of human resources and infra.

·Coaching Mentoring the resources to deliver their best

·Define and Adopt best practice solutions to meet function, technical and business needs

·Create a culture of collaboration and self-actualization and transformation in team members.

·Motivating the team members by recognizing their contribution and on achievement of milestones.

·Working with functional and technical teams that are both India-based and US-based

·Completing key project work and support activities 

·Utilizing strong problem solving and analytical skills as well as good written and verbal communication skills to discuss requirements, support, status updates, etc. to audiences with varying levels of IT knowledge 

·Maintaining system support documentation and technical specifications, Identifying and implementing process improvements Technology:

What You Will Need To Bring With You: 

(experience & education required) 

·12+ years of IT experience, including Delivery and people management roles.

·5+ years of hands-on experience in the Development of applications across technology stacks

·5+ years of experience leading and managing a software engineering team

·Experience leveraging AGILE/DEVOPS practices

·Experience in building enterprise class web application software using Java/JEE Development including Spring framework

·Good understanding of RESTful API design principles.

·Experience in Test Driven Development (TDD).

·Challenging the status quo and focusing on long-term value when designing solutions 


·Experience leading and managing a team of 20+ team members for multiple engagements simultaneously

·Ability to work from loosely defined requirements

·Strong customer focus, communication, collaboration and problem solving skills

·Strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving ability

·Critical thinking skills, self-starter and entrepreneurial thinking

·Ability to research and experiment with emerging technologies as part of solutioning process

·Experience working with system users to capture requirements, develop, and test solutions 

·Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new technologies 

·Economic thinking 

·Analyzing the risks and forecasting the measurable parameters to mitigate the same 

People Management:

·Planning, Hiring, Onboarding of the right resources for the requirements through different modes of hiring

·Strong ability to collaborate across teams and disciplines

·Creating the culture of collaboration, innovation and transformation by self-realization. 

·Extremely focused on human aspect of team, keeping them motivated and recognizing for the milestone achievements. 

·Must be detailed-oriented and quality driven

·Managing, coaching and mentoring Teams

What Will Put You Ahead:

(experience & education preferred) 

·Experience with message brokers like RabbitMQ or Kafka

·Experience in data modeling, writing and tuning SQL and stored procedures for MySQL and SQL Server

·Docker, Kubernetes, Consul, Envoy


·Redis, TimescaleDB


Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Other Considerations: 

(physical demands/ unusual working conditions) 

Might require working in US hours to join product team meetings.

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