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Senior Engineering Manager

HarnessFull-time$115k - $275k*IndiaMay 31, 2024
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Harness is a high-growth company that is disrupting the software delivery market. Our mission is to enable the 30 million software developers in the world to deliver code to their users reliably, efficiently, securely and quickly, increasing customers’ pace of innovation while improving the developer experience. We offer solutions for every step of the software delivery lifecycle to build, test, secure, deploy and manage reliability, feature flags and cloud costs. The Harness Software Delivery Platform includes modules for CI, CD, Cloud Cost Management, Feature Flags, Service Reliability Management, Security Testing Orchestration, Chaos Engineering, Software Engineering Insights and continues to expand at an incredibly fast pace.
Harness is led by technologist and entrepreneur Jyoti Bansal, who founded AppDynamics and sold it to Cisco for $3.7B. We’re backed with $425M in venture financing from top-tier VC and strategic firms, including J.P. Morgan, Capital One Ventures, Citi Ventures, ServiceNow, Splunk Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Adage Capital Partners, Balyasny Asset Management, Gaingels, Harmonic Growth Partners, Menlo Ventures, IVP, Unusual Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Alkeon Capital, Battery Ventures, Sorenson Capital, Thomvest Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

We are looking for a senior engineering manager in Bengaluru - to lead the engineering team on Pipeline. The team will have about 10 to 15 engineers overall.  The right fit for this role would be someone with a backend dev experience on Java and who is very hands on application architecture and has proven experience with scaling a SaaS application and ideally from a SaaS platform company.  High energy, passion for startups, knows how to operate effectively in unstructured environments, willingness to deal with unknowns, make commitments and create outcomes and someone the team can look up to.

About the role

  • 3+ years experience of leading a high caliber engineering team in a technical and people leadership role.  
  • 7+ years of experience developing SaaS applications, in backend (Java/Go) developer roles. A builder by heart.
  • Track record of assembling high-functioning organization
  • Experience working with teams and customers across timezones 
  • High energy and hands on
  • Should be able willing to do technical assignments for interview
  • Should be able to work late in the evenings and have prior experience managing teams in India 
  • Experience managing and driving customer expectations 
  • Prior start up experience is a must and knows the startup pace and grind
  • Should be able to explain how their apps are deployed in production and how their production runs 
  • Knows when to micro manage and when not to 
  • Managed managers (optional)

About you

  • Take full ownership of the complete tech stack, overseeing the architecture, development, deployment, sustainability, and operation of the application in a production environment.
  • Assess code generated by fellow engineers, offering constructive feedback to uphold best practices, including adherence to style guidelines, code check-ins, accuracy, testability, and efficiency. Shape the mid-term technical vision and roadmap for your team(s), often managing multiple teams. Adapt the roadmap to align with anticipated future demands and infrastructure requirements.
  • Lead the design, validation, and evaluation of system designs within the broader domain, and contribute by writing code for product or system development to address complex challenges.

Work Location

Bangalore. The successful candidate will be expected to be in the Bangalore office 3x / week. 

What you will have at Harness

  • Experience building a transformative product
  • End-to-end ownership of your projects
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefit
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid Time Off and Parental Leave
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual social and team building events
  • Monthly internet reimbursement

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.


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