Head of Engineering
This is a great opportunity to head the engineering arm of the organisation to shape and build large-scale, impact-driven AI solutions that help the underserved billions across the developing world.
Your role forms a critical part of the leadership team, and will report to the Chief Innovation Officer and CEO.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead and own the design, development, launch, and monitoring of AI-for-social-good solutions
Supervise the development of project work plans, milestones and budgets; monitor progress closely to ensure timely and cost-effective execution
Lead and manage the entire engineering arm of Wadhwani AI, guiding a team of ~10 software, infrastructure and data engineers to produce excellent and impact-driven output
Build and maintain the organization’s technical infrastructure, for both internal development and external deployment
Build and grow a strong, cohesive and highly efficient team of engineers by providing close mentorship, coaching and any other required professional development and technical support
Serve as an integral part of the senior leadership team, providing input on Wadhwani AI’s organizational and growth planning
Build and maintain strong relationships with partners and external stakeholders, including deployment partners (e.g. government, non-profit organisations), vendors and research and infrastructure collaborators
QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE
Graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (or higher)
Experience in managing the design, development, launch, and monitoring of consumer facing apps combined with rigorous software development experience, ideally at a growing start-up
Proven track record of product creation, with the ability to ideate and follow through with execution
Worked on or managed teams for on-premise and cloud infrastructure
Led teams to exceed their goals by setting clear project priorities and work-plans and providing coaching and mentorship
Strong ability to architect solutions by asking the right questions, weeding out false information and identifying risks at an early stage
Built internal systems that produce high-quality, user-focused results
You are viewed by your teams and peers as a positive, inspiring and supportive leader
Strong written and verbal communication skills, especially in working with external and/or senior stakeholders and partners
You have a deep understanding of socially aware technology and the impact they create on rural livelihoods
Managed integration with third party solutions, vendors and contractors
Ability to represent Wadhwani AI in public fora such as conferences
Project management experience.
Apply with a CV/resume and a short email explaining your interest to email@example.com.