Job Purpose :
Managing a Team of Software developers developing Software for Access Point as well as UTM/XG firewall specifically to support the WiFi functionality. This will involve interaction with over WiFi Engineering team, Product Management and Program Management. Will be responsible for Work allocation, tracking and general career development for the Engineers. Will also be responsible for top level Architecture contribution for developing and enhancing product line. Should be able to technically mentor all the Engineers and provide technical input towards achieving the deliverables. Will interact regularly with the Customer Support team to understand customer issues, brainstorm solutions and drive the team to address the same. Should have strong technical background in Data Networking, Linux, general software development and preferably have Wi-Fi background.
Duties & Responsibilities :
Close Interaction with Product Management to Understand the roadmap and various features to be developed, bugs to be addressed in the context of a release
Close Interaction with the Product Architect for design decision and overall design compliance
Work breakdown, allocation in team and Followup & Tracking.
Make sure Agile methodologies and other mandatory process gates are met for Software development
Address all the General issues faced by the team and unblock them from any dependencies they might face for delivering on time
Interaction with various departments like IT, HR, Admin for facilitating smooth functioning of the team.
Provide Project data as needed to Engineering Management
Active Participation in various meetings like Design discussions, Architecture discussions, Prototype etc
Conducting interviews as and when required for hiring new candidates
Represent Engineering team in various cross functional meeting as and when required
Represent Engineering team at the customer site as per requirement
Driving Troubleshooting and Bug Fixing of field reported bugs and other bugs as reported by System test and other sources.
Experience & Skills :
Programming Languages C, C++, Shell Scripting.
Operating System Linux Kernel Internals
Domain Data Networking L2/L3.
Wireless LAN (802.11) Driver
At least 5 years of experience of managing a team size of 10-15 Engineers.
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry:IT-Hardware & Networking
Functional Area:IT Software – Application Programming, Maintenance
Role Category:Programming & Design
Role:Team Lead/Technical Lead
Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time
Desired Candidate Profile
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Sophos technologies Pvt Ltd
Sophos is a leader in next-generation endpoint and network security, and as the pioneer of synchronized security develops its innovative portfolio of endpoint, network, encryption, web, email and mobile security solutions to work better together. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos solutions as the best protection against sophisticated threats and data loss. Sophos products are exclusively available through a global channel of more than 26,000 registered partners. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, UK and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.” More information is available at www.sophos.com.