• Director/Senior Director - Application Development - Product Firm Jobs in Chennai,India - 23828238

  • KayZen Group
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  • 15 - 20 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

As part of continuous focus on growth at one of the leading HCM Product Companys Chennai Center, we are currently looking for a Senior Director - Application Development for leading our product development activities This is a hands-on leadership role with technical as well as managerial responsibilities This role requires deep application development experience and product delivery experience in a well-known product company Qualified candidates will have extensive experience managing teams of Development Managers, Architects and Product Owners

Roles and responsibilities

- Technical responsibilities will include driving innovation within the team to provide solutions for the unmet needs of the product and conceptualizing, architecting, and delivering products by closely working with other stakeholders

- Lead, mentor and motivate team members to maximize their potential, to deliver high quality software and continually improve the development process

- Own, define and work with cross-functional teams to deliver key programs meeting Organizations objectives and expectations

- Drive initiatives, process and approaches to improve quality, productivity and efficiency

- Management responsibilities include project management, process management, quality management, people management, talent acquisition, performance management, rewards planning activities and development of the team

- Be a student of current industry trends, ensuring that the company maintains and expands its technology leadership position

- Driving Engineering Excellence and Continuous Improvements

- Solid experience in delivering products in an Agile environment

- Strong business and financial acumen, with experience in budget planning and forecasting

Desired skills and experience


- BE / BTech /MS in Computer Science or related technical discipline with 10+ years- product development experience within an R&D or new product development group

- Successful track record of delivering complex engineering projects combining development and test in an Agile environment

- Expertise in engineering/development/operations processes - Agile, CI/CD, Devops and major RDBMS platforms (MS SQL Server, Oracle, IBM)

- Knowledge of HCM Product Development would be a huge advantage

- Extensive experience in NET technology stacks/ Open source with strong object oriented design knowledge and UX designing

- Large & complex systems software architecture, design and development experience


- Minimum 8 years of proven track record in people management with skills on talent acquisition, performance management, rewards planning activities and development of team; proven experience in leading, coaching and mentoring teams

- Minimum 10 years of proven track record in project management that includes planning, tracking, managing priorities, setting expectations, process/risk/issue management and delivering commitments with focus on quality and process adherence

- Experience of working in an international team context in distributed projects

- Proven track record of delivering software in agile methods and techniques as well as continuous integration


- Strategic & Incisive thinking with decisiveness and strong perseverance

- Zeal for innovation and questioning the conventional thinking Good industry knowledge on relevant technology

- Passion for building software products, obsess customers and high level of ownership

- Self driven, passionate and positive attitude during tough situations

- Excellent communication, collaboration, negotiation, conflict management and teamwork skills


- Position based in Chennai

- Occasional travel required

Should you be interested in exploring this role, feel free to give a call on +91 85530 23272 / +91 98198 54069

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 15th Apr 2020

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