Lead Engineer

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We are hiring a strong lead software engineer with demonstrated skill at leading teams that have built real world applications and a desire to apply his/her expertise to problems of societal importance.


As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be responsible for leading software teams building products and solutions that have societal significance based on innovative AI and machine learning algorithms.

This will include working closely with software engineers to architect and implement production software for field deployment, and putting in place engineering best practices around software development, versioning, automation and testing.

You will be responsible for interfacing with cross functional teams spanning product and program management, researchers and designers, and external partners to build production software for field deployment and pluggable interfaces to enable widespread adoption of our solutions.


The ideal candidate should have led diverse engineering teams that have built software products deployed in the real world.

The candidate must have a strong foundation in software engineering, algorithms, programming languages and databases. A good working knowledge of Software Development Tools - Code Versioning, Build Automation and Test Automation Frameworks is important.

The ideal candidate should have hands-on experience building back-end and front-end cloud based web and mobile applications, optimizing and debugging programs for correctness and performance issues across the stack and creating APIs for customers and partners.

The candidate should be comfortable working in cross-functional setting, spending time in front of customers,  good communication skills and a can-do attitude.

Experience with open-source projects, high performance systems, SaaS products, and cloud infrastructure is a plus.  

This role does not require machine learning background, but exposure and interest in the field would be preferred.

Apply with a CV/resume and a short email explaining your interest to careers@wadhwaniai.org.