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Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Who We Are

Simpplr delivers exceptional AI-powered employee experiences at scale. It is the only platform that unifies employee engagement, enablement, and self-service to provide every employee with a seamless and personalized experience so they can do their best work from anywhere. Organizations use our forward-looking, adaptable products to deliver personalized experiences that inspire and engage their employees. Wherever people work, Simpplr enables them to flourish.

Trusted by more than 700+ leading brands, including Penske, Snowflake, Moderna, Eurostar, and AAA, our customers are achieving measurable improvements in employee engagement, productivity, and accelerated business performance.

Simpplr is headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA with offices in the UK, Canada, and India, and is backed by Sapphire Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures, and Tola Capital. Learn more at

The opportunity

This is a hands-on leadership role in which you’ll be responsible for product delivery, architecture & design, code reviews, hands-on coding & leading a technical team. You’ll provide line management for all direct reports, complete annual reviews, and conduct performance management for the engineering team.

What will you be doing?

  • Have complete technical ownership of the product
  • Deliver highly operable and maintainable software products on time
  • Lead a talented team of engineers to create innovative ways of Product Development.
  • Write/Review code every day in addition to pairing with team members on functional and non-functional requirements
  • Recruit, hire, scale and act as a leader for a growing team of engineers.
  • Foster a positive environment of integrity, empowerment, initiative, and teamwork.
  • Do performance reviews and staff development
  • Collaborate closely with internal teams and external partners to drive product delivery.

What makes you a great fit for us?

  • A bachelors or masters degree in Computer science or Electronics
  • 5+ years of hands-on development experience with at least 3 years in building highly scalable backend systems.
  • At least 2+ years of experience leading engineering teams with people management responsibilities
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Experience leading a team of at least 6-8 members with line management responsibility, performance reviews & appraisals
  • Experience and knowledge of open source tools & frameworks, broader cutting edge technologies around server-side development.
  • Good understanding of Architecture & Design for building scalable & high availability applications
  • Hands-on experience in:
    • Databases (RDBMS, NoSQL)
    • Any cloud platform (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)
    • Node js, Typescript
    • Basic knowledge on frontend language like react
    • System Design
    • Troubleshooting issues & diagnosing performance bottlenecks
    • Institutionalizing best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, test-driven development
    • Software development using Agile-Scrum
    • Mentoring technical leads & senior engineers & code reviews

We’d specially love to hear from you if

  • You believe that building a culture of learning trumps everything else
  • Your current or previous avatars include working with product based startups
  • You have prior experience in working with microservices-based architectures
  • You are absolutely focussed on building the best user experience for your customers

See what our employees say about working at Simpplr: Glassdoor Reviews

Simpplr’s Hub-Hybrid-Remote Model:

At Simpplr we believe that when work is good, life is better and that belief guides all we do. Including how we approach our flexible work model. Simpplr operates with a Hub-Hybrid-Remote model. This model is role-based with exceptions and provides employees with the flexibility that many have told us they want.

  • Hub - 100% work from Simpplr office. Role requires Simpplifier to be in the office full-time.
  • Hybrid - Hybrid work from home and office. Role dictates the ability to work from home, plus benefit from in-person collaboration on a regular basis.
  • Remote - 100% remote. Role can be done anywhere within your country of hire, as long as the requirements of the role are met.