Find your passion at Innominds

Practice Director – Software Products and Digital Engineering (SPDE)

10+ Years

Experience

INDIA

Location

Bachelor's /Master’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field

Education

Company Description 

Innominds is an AI-first, platform-led digital transformation and full cycle product engineering services company headquartered in San Jose, CA.  

Innominds powers the Digital Next initiatives of global enterprises, software product companies, OEMs and ODMs with integrated expertise in devices & embedded engineering, software apps & product engineering, analytics & data engineering, quality engineering, and cloud & DevOps, security. It works with ISVs to build next-generation products, SaaSify, transform total experience, and add cognitive analytics to applications. 

Innominds collaborates with clients to deliver customer-centered digital transformation solutions. We are an innovation-led partner combining strategy, design and technology to engineer unified experiences for enterprise and ISV businesses and their customers and cater to Devices – Apps and Analytics.  We provide full life cycle product engineering solutions focused on emerging technologies for Cloud, RAD, Mobility, Security, and Big Data. From concept to commercialization, pivot to acceleration, we help research, specify, design, prototype, build and manage software and connected smart devices for the best technology brands in the world. With 1000+ dedicated engineers we are committed to the relentless pursuit of differentiation and quality in order to be the go-to product engineering company across all the stages of our client’s product life cycle. We know our clients face constant critical competitive threats requiring help pivoting with ease, scaling faster, and expanding by testing and integrating new ideas. Our business aligns to best serve technology and software companies in order to help them: - Reinvent and compete with agility - Be flexible in their pursuit to retain market leadership - Stay relevant in their respective markets. 

At Innominds Digital Transformation initiatives include development of applications from design to user interfaces to backend server code that can be deployed on premise and in cloud.  Applications can be monolithic or fully scalable and distributed. 

Job Description 

At Innominds, we are seeking a Software Products and Digital Engineering Director to help us spearhead our digital product team as we develop, identify opportunities, build digital solutions, and grow our digital product service offerings.

Our ideal candidate will have 10+ years’ experience in Software Products and Digital Engineering solutions services offering. They must have a customer-first mindset, a strong understanding of back-end and front-end programming languages, and the ability to develop data pipelines that can be used to track, analyze, and improve our digital product services. This role requires a candidate with excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills as you'll be working with a team to build ISV and Enterprise solutions using JAVA and / or RAD Tools such as Mendix, Appian and Outsystems. This is a customer centric role – to understand customer requirements and deliver solutions with utmost customer satisfaction and drive the delivery teams for excellency in delivery.  Responsible for hiring for the Business Unit as needed and to sustain the practice growth.  

Objectives of this Role & Responsibilities 

  • Manage a team of up to 40 engineers

  • Hire DPA (JAVA or .NET technology, Cloud, and DevOps) engineers to sustain the growth of the Business Unit

  •  Allocation / Deallocation of resources to the projects, POCs, & R&D projects

  • Bench Management to optimize the utilization of resources in your team

  • Periodic team meetings to ensure top down and bottom-up communications

  • Promote and propagate best SDLC and quality practices for delivery excellency to customers

  • Mentor and lead team members

  • Assist teams in solving complex issues / problems of customers.

  • Work with Business Unit head to build practice growth strategies and plans

  • Work with Sales and Solution Engineering Teams to deliver solutions to customers

  • Audit projects periodically so projects are delivered meeting customer expectations and no issues with teams and delivery

  • Periodic connect with onshore team members

  • Deal with Challenges, draw conclusions, and anticipate problems & resolution strategies

  • Oversees highly complex, cross functional projects independently at a cross portfolio level in multiple domains

  • Communicates concepts, action plans crisply

  • Ensures that infrastructure for projects is architected and delivered according to plan, design, and deployed successfully, including on premise and cloud

  • Provide day-to-day technical leadership, guidance and mentoring

  • Leverage automation methodologies to architect and design a wide range of automated testing platforms and frameworks that will ultimately reduce defects, improve quality and enable delivery of high-quality software faster using a continuous delivery process 

  • Seek opportunities to leverage existing technology and integrate new where needed to optimize for the customer

  • Oversee and mentor the efforts from other engineers assigned to various projects in your team

  • Work with various geo-dispersed teams to promote quality best practices, and standardization

  • Participate in the review of product design specifications and source code with other members of the engineering team, ensure the desired quality

  • Stay current with and utilize industry best practices and metrics

  • Help in technical screening during interview process 

  • Partner with cross functional teams regularly to ensure alignment on feature development and prioritization 

  • Monitor and evaluate product performance of the team members

  • Write timely appraisals and ensure the team members write timely appraisals

Skills and Qualifications 

  •  10+ years’ experience in digital products services 

  • Strong analytical, prioritization, and negotiating skills

  • Passionate about building great products and solving customer and business problems

  • Bachelor's /Master’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field 

  • Experience writing SQL queries, experience with back-end and front-end programming languages, such as Java, Microsoft technology stack HTML, CSS, Angular JS; Cloud (AWS, Azure), Kubernetes or similar technologies, RAD tools exposure / experience. 

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