Engineering Manager, IT

Date:  30 Jan 2024
Location:  Andheri (Mumbai)
Company:  Fleet Management India Private Limited

Our 27-year journey rides on the passion of over 24,000 seafarers and 1,000 onshore professionals. Today, we are one of the largest independent third-party ship management companies managing over 600 diverse types of vessels.
Headquartered in Hong Kong SAR, China, we operate on a global scale having 27 offices in 12 countries. Our client base spans over 100 world-class ship owners, including Fortune 500 companies from China, Greece, India, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey and the USA, among others.
In a shore career at FLEET, you will be working with a team of a highly passionate, self-driven and committed group of people. We aim to be a place where you can achieve your full potential, regardless of your background. We are looking for individuals who are ambitious about making a strong contribution to FLEET’s short and long-term sustainable growth – whether you are dealing directly with clients or working in a role supporting the business, such as technology, legal or communications.

 

Job Position Summary 

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Team Lead to lead efforts across our IT programme which includes new solutions based around rebuilding our custom in-house PARIS platform.

The successful candidate will lead a team of developers working with them closely to delivery high quality solutions in line with overall strategic plans and priorities.

This role is a key part of Fleet’s focus to develop leading digital capability to enhance and improve our platforms deployed over 600 ships

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities   

As a Team Lead, your typical day includes:

Leading Software Development
• Assigning tasks and ensuring the team is aligned with project goals and timelines.
• Driving and ensuring effective software development processes are in place – code review, testing, retrospectives, etc.
• Evaluating team performance and setting individual and team performance goals.
• Continuously improving the software development process and promoting collaboration within the team.

Stakeholder Management & Communication
• Collaborating with cross-functional teams, such as product management, design, and QA, to define and prioritise software development projects.
• Communicating project status and risks to stakeholders.
• Participating in technical discussions and decision-making, representing the team, and providing technical guidance.

People Management
• Mentoring team members on technical skills and best practices.
• Conducting code and design reviews to ensure high-quality software is being developed.
• Supporting the development team with technical problems and questions.
 

Job Experience, Functional Knowledge and Qualifications   

ESSENTIAL

• 3+ years experience of leading other software engineers in an agile environment – using either SCRUM, XP or Kanban
• Hands-on experience in a Software Engineering role working with JavaScript, Node and/or Java
• Track record of delivering complex solutions, as part of a team, in challenging circumstances
• Effective communication skills, verbally and in writing – both with onshore and remote team members
• Ability to think strategically and make data-driven decisions while working under pressure
• Able to balance feature development, tech debt and test coverage in an agile environment
• Lead the sprint process including all meetings such as retrospectives, stand-ups, product demos, etc.
• Experience working with React, Serverless, ELK Stack, AWS and/or Docker.
• Experience in design of databases such as Postgres, Oracle, MariaDB

 

DESIRABLE

• Professional SCRUM Master / Agile Leadership or similar certifications
• Thorough understanding of concepts, principles and implementation approaches of service-oriented architecture including microservices, micro frontends, docker containers, CI/CD, TDD, Ansible, etc.

 

Fleet Management Limited is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by local laws.