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Engineering Manager - Distributed Systems



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
About The Opportunity

About the products:

Magnifi, is an AI-powered enterprise product that automatically detects key moments in video content, enabling real-time creation of highlights and short-form videos. With a global presence, Magnifi collaborates with various industries, including OTT platforms, sports broadcasters, and e-gaming platforms. Their vision is to empower users to create and share impactful stories across digital platforms with ease. Fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration, Magnifi's leadership team is dedicated to leveraging AI for simplified video editing. The company has made notable acquisitions and received recognition for its contributions to the industry.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Understand the vision and the bigger picture of Magnifi and ensure the team fully understands and appreciates how their work fits into the larger scheme of things.
  • Own & drive the engineering/technical strategy and roadmap for the team, driving impactful initiatives that deliver business value.
  • Hire and retain top talent, fostering a diverse and inclusive engineering team. Coach and mentor engineers, aligning their growth with Magnifi's long-term goals.
  • Establish and track key metrics to measure individual and team performance.
  • Collaborate & Partner with peers in Product, Design & Engineering to craft the best building blocks, guidelines, & standards, & evolve the team's vision, mission & strategy.
  • Position yourself as a thought leader with stakeholders and build trusting partnerships. Act as a credible technical advisor to the team
  • Champion a culture of operational excellence, prioritizing user experience, performance, security, and high availability (99.99%).
  • Be the custodian of operational & customer excellence when it comes to on-calls/incidents/performance/bugs/UX issues.
  • Regularly recognize and celebrate individual engineer's achievements, both big and small, while emphasizing the importance of team success.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Min. 5 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, JavaScript).
  • 3 years of experience in a technical leadership role building exceptional products that deliver a delightful experience for end customers.
  • 2+ years of experience in people management.
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems and architecture
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience building SaaS products at scale.
  • Experience working on standardizing and solving common problems in engineering in a growing company
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment

About Videoverse :

VideoVerse is an innovative and dynamic video technology company that serves as an umbrella brand for our powerful AI-based products; Magnifi & Illusto. We are an enthusiastic, passionate, fast-growing, diverse, and vibrant team that work with some of the biggest names in broadcasting (3 of the top 5 in India and growing quickly in Europe and the USA) and on some of the biggest sporting events in the world like the Indian Premier League (T20IPL), multiple European football leagues, and much more.

The company is at a stage of rapid growth and is actively hiring enthusiastic individuals who believe in making a difference and revolutionizing the way content is created, distributed, and consumed in the evolving video-centric world.