Engineering Manager

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Engineering Manager

Details

  • Work Location Type:
    Hybrid
  • Office:
    Bengaluru
  • Type of Employment:
    Full Time Permanent
  • Reference Number:
    TEC2125

About Kindred

Kindred Group is a digital entertainment pioneer bringing together nine successful online gambling brands, forming one of the largest online gambling groups in the world. Our purpose is to transform gambling by being a trusted source of entertainment that contributes positively to society. Our goal is that 0% revenue is derived from harmful gambling.

Our global team of more than 2000 people represents 60+ nationalities. When you join Kindred, you'll be part of a collaborative, diverse and inclusive team that has your best interest at heart. We are a trusting company that knows the value of a healthy work-life balance. We offer a wide range of benefits, along with a hybrid working model which allows flexibility between working from home and enjoying our superb office facilities.

 

 

Job description

As an Engineering Manager, you are passionate about leadership and committed to inspiring and empowering your team of cross-functional software engineers and team leads. In your role you will support and foster career development, ensuring that each team member has the necessary resources to progress and thrive in the team and at Kindred. You will focus on setting up the team for success, adapting team capacity to business needs and providing the environment and culture that supports a thriving engineering community throughout the organization. You are expected to collaborate with other managers in the Tech organization and interact with business teams, product teams and other stakeholders as needed.

Key accountabilities

Lead teams to success

  • Drive teams to deliver exceptional solutions, holding yourself and others to account on their commitments, finding a path forward when goals might not clearly align
  • Track the quality of the team's output, stability of the products, incidents, performance etc, and act on the findings
  • Be accountable for the alignment of the team's work with the organizational goals and missions, including secure development and tech processes
  • Create and maintain an ownership culture by coaching and setting clear expectations and taking corrective actions where necessary
  • Ensure teams always seek to improve and can measure accordingly e.g. efficiency, quality, value-driven
  • Create an environment of transparent communication and information sharing to ensure the team has necessary context for strategies originating from various parts of the company.

Grow individuals professionally

  • Continuously evaluate performance and provide feedback to your team members, setting compensation accordingly

  • Set and track appropriate personal development goals for individual growth and motivation
  • Ensure employees receive the appropriate training, coaching and mentoring to maximize their potential at work
  • Foster a positive and enjoyable work environment, ensuring team members feel valued in the workplace, are given equal opportunities, and supported in their work life balance
  • Address and effectively manage conflicts or instances of underperformance should they arise
  • Encourage your team members to grow within the team as well as in the broader organization

Organize and optimize the workforce

  • Actively shape the Engineering organization for the future, keeping changing technologies and market demands in mind. 
  • Structure teams for timely and scalable delivery, ensuring each team has clear ownership with minimal dependencies, has the necessary skills and is appropriately sized
  • Make plans to align the workforce to strategic goals, creating new teams or winding down existing teams as necessary
  • Optimize utilization of resources, redistributing and upskilling (cross-training) our talent for best use in the organization
  • Recruit top talent, considering best fit skills and dynamics for the team needs
  • Align with Talent Acquisition, ensuring a smooth recruitment process and a good experience for the applicants

Create the environment that supports technical excellence

  • Grow and promote the Engineering culture
  • Navigate the technical landscape in the teams, understand complexity of components, architecture and dependencies.
  • Drive continuous improvement across the Engineering organization, collaborating with relevant roles and stakeholders to ensure the Engineering function is highly effective, delivering quality solutions with scalability and sustainability
  • Proactively identify shortcomings and implement a way forward 
  • Foster an environment of technical innovation and thought leadership. Organize activities, provide platforms and promote participation in forums that support this e.g. Hackdays, Geek Sessions, external conferences and meet-ups

We're looking for someone with the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Leadership and people management  
  • Skilled in supporting others through coaching and mentoring, always put individuals first  
  • Experience in working in a Lean and Agile domain within a fast-paced culture  
  • Building successful teams and inspiring others to improve 
  • Positive, pragmatic attitude that thrives on making others successful  
  • A technical background in software development is advantageous  

Our Way Of Working

Our world is hybrid.

A career is not a sprint. It’s a marathon. One of the perks of joining us is that we value you as a person first. Our hybrid world allows you to focus on your goals and responsibilities and lets you self-organise to improve your deliveries and get the work done in your own way.

Application Process

Click on the “Apply Now” button and complete the short web form. Please add your CV and covering letter in English to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon. Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of and not limited to, gender, ages, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework. Kindred has an ESG rating of AAA by MCSI.

 
 

Details

  • Work Location Type:
    Hybrid
  • Office:
    Bengaluru
  • Type of Employment:
    Full Time Permanent
  • Reference Number:
    TEC2125

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Bengaluru
WeWork - KINDRED INDIVIDUALS PRIVATE LIMITED, 43 Residency Rd, Bengaluru, India, KA 560025
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Benefits

Well-being allowance
Learning and development opportunities
Inclusion networks
Charity days
Long service awards

Meet the recruiter

Sukruthi N Kumar

sukruthi.nkumar@kindredgroup.com

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