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Engineering Manager

Vendasta Technologies

Vendasta Technologies

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Engineering Manager
Chennai - India

At Vendasta, we believe in helping great local businesses survive and thrive in a world that’s more competitive than ever—and we’re growing our team! Our core values are: Drive, Innovation, Respect, and Agility. We are growing and looking to onboard people who embody our core values and are excited to contribute to the world-class work we do here at Vendasta. In a world where local businesses all over the globe have had their livelihoods turned upside down, Vendasta continues to help them embrace digital solutions and flourish.

Keep reading if you’d like to join us on our mission to support small businesses all over the world.

About the Job

Vendasta’s Engineering Managers strive to improve the effectiveness of all of R&D, and its development teams. They focus on ensuring development/infrastructure standards and processes to create software products that are continually evaluated and refined. They are responsible for creating a high performing/high-velocity organization as Vendasta evolves and grows as a business.

As an Engineering Manager in the R&D Division you will report to the Director of Engineering and work closely with other Engineering Managers. You will ensure that our software teams are following best practices and are operating in a manner that complements divisional and company goals.

If the opportunity to be a leader in culture, recruitment, staff management, and career growth excites you, this is the opportunity for you!

Your Impact:

  • Manage 2-3 software teams
  • Foster culture of continuous engineering improvement through mentoring, feedback and metrics for teams and individual contributors
  • Assist in the recruitment process to build a strong cross-functional organization
  • Manage the engineering staff’s professional development, training, career path, promotion and appraisals
  • Establish relevant and beneficial metrics that monitor, report, and drive business results
  • Ensuring health of the system by managing defects and technical debt, and prioritizing and scheduling this work into team Sprints.
  • Drive strong communication and transparency between individuals, teams, and management
  • Work with other Engineering Managers, General Manager, Chief Technology Officer, Director of Engineering, Product Managers, Designers and Senior Developers to ensure we are building the best product for our customers, with the right process.
  • Assist in the preparation of government funding initiatives such as Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credit.
  • Developer on-call oversight

What You Bring to the Table:

  • 3+ years experience managing agile software teams, ideally managing between 8 and 12 developers across multiple teams
  • 8+ years experience as a software developer
  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering or computer science considered an asset
  • Experience or strong understanding with high scalability, data-intensive, distributed Internet applications
  • Ability to generate support for a company/team decision to help drive objectives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences
  • Experience working with Scrum framework
  • Bias for action, while dealing well with ambiguity

About Vendasta

So what do we actually do? We create an entire platform full of digital products & solutions that help small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) have a stronger presence online through digital advertising, online listings, reputation management, website creation, social media marketing … and much more! Our platform is used exclusively by channel partners, who sell products and services to SMBs, allowing them to leverage us to scale and grow their business. We’re trusted by 65,000+ channel partners, serving over 6 million SMBs worldwide!


  • Benefits - Health insurance
  • Vacation - Minimum 3 weeks paid vacation per year
  • Training & Career Development - Professional development plans, leadership workshops, mentorship programs, and so much more!
  • Culture - comprised of our core values: Drive, Innovation, Respect, and Agility
  • Provident Fund