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Clairvolex offers novel solutions for building and managing superior patent portfolios using its proprietary software platform namely LEAP and its Global Expert Centres. It is a B2B, Software Solutions & Expertise driven IP development and monetisation solutions business. LEAP is its Product Development unit of Clairvolex based out of Bangalore, India. The company also has offices in in Los Altos, CA, and Gurgaon, India. LEAP is funded by Silicon Valley investors and mentored by several senior IP industry veterans in large corporations. It offers unique solutions to more than 200 IP owner corporations worldwide and helps them build their patent portfolios.
We are looking for an Engineering leader who can inspire and lead our engineering team that handles all technical aspects of the LEAP platform development and deliver its product engineering objectives. The ideal candidate must have an entrepreneurial mindset and hands-on experience in a successful start-up will be an added advantage. He/she must:
translate product strategy/goals into execution sprints for the team
ensure synergy between engineering team and Data science/AI team for the features to come together
have experience of taking at least one enterprise product through its entire product development life cycle in a successful software product start-up is valuable.
Be able to deal with competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
have leadership capabilities to engage with executive teams, customers, investors & the Board
As the Head of Engineering, you will be responsible for converting the product roadmap into working software product releases. This position involves close interaction with product managers, subject matter experts, and key customers/users. A strong technical background is required.
You will lead a team of engineers and will be owning the development of product features, development of APIs, database, messaging, web service infrastructure and application interface. You will be responsible to put processes in place to deliver high quality systems that are robust and scalable. Manage a well-defined release process and maintenance guidelines for triaging production issues and mitigating customer impacting issues.
Establish a strong technical culture for the growth, mentorship, and development of a team of engineers
Set the technical strategy, figuring out the most suitable technological tools, and instituting standard methodologies – including integration and release methodologies
Identify needs on the team, and help to recruit to align teams with the product vision on continual basis
Provide visibility to the leadership team on the development roadmap, sprints, and expected timelines
Utilize data and strong application of computer science to make decisions that improve our systems, working hands on when necessary.
Timely delivery of high-quality software modules in line with Product backlog
Engineering resource productivity
Voice of the customer
You’ll work in our Development centres in Bangalore, India and attend meetings with leadership and customer in Los Altos, CA. Our LEAP development team comprises of developers, data engineers, product analysts and data scientists based in Bangalore and Los Altos. You will report into the Business Head of our IP technologies business and work closely with the Heads of Marketing and Sales and our Executive Management team.
Competencies and skill set requirements
Technical Competencies and Required Skill sets:
Min. 12+ years of experience leading the development of reliable and scalable software products
5+ years in engineering management following Agile development processes
3+ years of experience with oversight for operations of a large SaaS service
Experience in architecture design and development of highly secure data intensive applications with lowest latency.
Strong full stack development skills, with experience developing n-tier web applications
Expertise in front end and backend JS frameworks (e.g React JS, Angular, Node.js,)
Experience working in Agile frameworks and project management tools (e.g. Atlassian, Git)
Knowledge of deployment of distributed RESTful search platforms (like Elastic or Solr)
Ability to quickly identify and deploy open source frameworks wherever there is marginal utility of inhouse development to optimize development effort.
Good exposure to full life cycle development of micro services architecture
Understanding of Machine learning models and design integrations into applications
Deep expertise in managing large structured and unstructured databases. Advanced data engineering skills to work with SQL and noSQL data sources
Technical expertise of managing big compute workloads using modern distributed architectures on the cloud
Demonstrated capability in product development of enterprise products and applications using web 2.0 technology stacks.
Expertise in optimizing deployments from cloud hosted platforms like Azure/AWS in Linux environments. Sound knowledge of Devops best practices and deployment of CI/CD pipeline.
Ability to roll up sleeves and dive into engineering design sessions and help with code review to guide team members.
Must possess the business competence to help Product management team appreciate technical workload and architectural nuances to establish an optimal delivery schedule.
Must be able to track backlogs and effectively optimize resources and deliverables to meet optimal product features.
Experience leading a QA / testing function and developing automation techniques to improve ongoing quality of delivery.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence senior business and IT executives on technology decisions in a fast-paced high growth environment.
Experience leading managers and engineers at all levels, skilled at guiding them through their career development and implementing organizational processes to ensure that they deliver
Ability to conceptualize and articulate technology solutions for senior executives, front end sales organization and technical teams.
Ability to work under pressure, manage expectations effectively and not get overwhelmed by pressures on team
Ability to manage own learning and institutionalize the functional product knowledge
Excellent time management skills and ability to take responsibility for deliverables
Clairvolex offers novel solutions for building and managing superior patent portfolios using its proprietary software platform namely LEAP and its Global Expert Centers. It is a Business to Business, Software Solutions & Expertise driven IP development and monetisation services business. The company has offices in in Los Altos, CA, Bangalore, India, and Gurgaon/New Delhi, India. Clairvolex has successfully raised multiple rounds of investments from Silicon Valley and has its customer base predominantly in the United States and Europe.
Every year, more than 3 Million patents get filed around the world. These patent filings contain a wealth of information about the latest trends in human innovation. Leap (www.leap-ip.ai) is a modern SaaS platform built to use this data to disrupt the world of patenting. The engineering, data science and product teams, based out of Bangalore, collaborate with industry experts to build products that aim to fundamentally alter how patents are created, granted and monetized. The products within the Leap platform deal with analytics, text mining, workflows, NLP and RPA.
You will help and support critical analytical research which makes the IP Asset Management easy and intuitive. As a key member of the product team, you may be developing data applications and solutions which helps management of large data sets. You may also be involved in the developing models and analytical solutions using NLP and machine learning algorithms in java and / python.
We have an environment which nourishes creative, lateral and critical thinking where you are free to shape the next generation of advanced analytics solution which will change the way Intellectual Property in managed world over
Timely delivery of high-quality software components
Contribution of re-usable software artifacts
Required Qualifications & Experience:
4 - 6 years of full stack development in building multi-tier enterprise applications using web 2.0 technologies delivered through multiple channels for multiple form factors and devices
BE/BTech/BS in engineering from engineering schools of repute from around the world
Good exposure to full life cycle development of micro services architecture
Experience in writing clean, modular/reusable code using modern JS frameworks/libraries React/Angular or other comparable framework or tool-kits
Proficient in Algorithms, Data Structures, Problem solving
You have a deep understanding of npm/flask and experience with publishing modules
Proficiency in web application security; incorporating security into the software development lifecycle
Familiar with database architecture, scalability and performance and have experience of continuous integration and Jenkins
Familiarity with distributed version control systems such as Git.
Good Linux knowledge and skills and are proficient working in bash and shell scripts.
Experience in TypeScript, express.js, Elasticsearch, AWS/Azure is a plus.
Apart from the above skills in abundance, we would prefer you to be communicative, enthusiastic and extremely analytical. We work in the startup mode and would encourage you to be experimenting with new technologies, tools and approaches. We want each of you to enjoy your work and be passionate about making a change.