Head of Front End Engineering

Full-Time, Bengaluru, India


Experience: 8-12 years

About the role

We are looking for an experienced, hands-on technical leader to lead front development
for a complex large-scale enterprise web application. The role will involve taking complete
ownership of delivery for the Front End engineering team as well as management of the
team. This would be ideal for a very hands-on engineering manager with relevant
experience.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Guide, coach and oversee a team on architecture, implementation, delivery and best practices for front end projects
  • Manage a team of developers, mentor and help them grow in their skills
  • Plan and execute business critical projects through agile process. Identify and implement process improvements
  • Foster technical decision making, make final decisions aligned to business requirements. Must think strategically and act tactically
  • Stay in touch with current and emerging technologies and frameworks for front end

Desired candidate profile

  • Bachelors/ Masters in Computer Science/ Electrical Engineering
  • Experience and understanding of building front ends for large scale and complex multi-site enterprise web applications that are able to manage and render real-time data from 100K+ concurrent IoT devices.
  • Deep understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript, various Javascript frameworks and libraries for front end development and testing.
  • Highly desirable: strong understanding of UI/UX design, experience of working with good designers is a must
  • Thorough understanding of nuances of web-browsers and optimization
  • Experience of building full stack web applications is desired, particularly awareness about backend frameworks, tools, architectures and REST APIs
  • Must have understanding of web application security
  • Working knowledge of DevOps for complex web applications, familiarity with relevant AWS, Azure services
  • 3+ years’ experience in a technical leadership role that involved taking ownership of requirements, working with product and design teams is a must
  • 3+ years’ experience as Engineering Manager or similar is a must
  • Excellent communicator, with strong customer focus, driven with sense of empathy, ownership and urgency

About LightMetrics:

Our mission is to make roads safer for everyone, everywhere. We provide video telematics
solutions that make commercial vehicle fleets safer and more efficient using AI on the
edge and video analytics. Using extremely efficient neural net inference algorithms and
affordable hardware, LightMetrics makes the benefits of AI on the edge and in-cab
coaching for drivers more accessible to fleets globally. Video on-demand for driver
exoneration helps fleet managers protect their drivers and the business from fraudulent
claims. In-cab coaching for risky driving behaviours makes drivers more self-aware and
driver coaching workflows help fleet managers make the fleet safer over time.

LightMetrics is regularly featured as one of the top companies in the video telematics
industry by industry experts and analysts. In April 2023, we announced Sequoia Capital
India
’s investment in LightMetrics, backing it to build the preeminent video telematics platform for the world. Frost and Sullivan has recognized LightMetrics for its innovations in the video telematics space. We are rapidly growing with marquee clients in the automotive
ecosystem on our platform and are looking for motivated people to join us and help power
the next phase of our growth.

LightMetrics has its workforce in diverse locations - Bangalore, Los Angeles, Lisbon and
Madrid . LightMetrics is a remote friendly company.

Benefits and Perks:

  • There is an insanely high potential for growth – with great talent all around you in a company that is growing fast
  • Compensation that is best in the industry and commensurate with your experience and skills
  • Remote friendly – with two offices in Bangalore, one in WeWork Roshni Tech Hub and one in Indiranagar
  • Up-skilling allowance for self-development
  • Work from home allowance for setting up a home office
  • Stock options and great benefits (including health insurance for you and your dependents).
  • Opportunity to evangelize a cutting-edge solution that incorporates the latest innovations in computer vision, AI, Android, iOS and full stack web development.
  • Energetic and positive atmosphere where talented people are working together with a single-minded focus on solving customer problems.

LightMetrics is committed to a congenial work atmosphere that allows people from diverse backgrounds to perform to their highest potential. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a workplace with zero tolerance for harassment or discrimination.

Even if you do not check all the boxes, we’d still love to hear from you – we really want someone who is excited to join the team over checking all the boxes! 

Job Reference #1018, Posted on August 24, 2023

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