Tech

AVP - Engineering (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

About OML:

OML is a new media and entertainment company that partners with influencers to build content, IPs & live experiences that impact culture and help brands come closer to consumers. Headquartered in Mumbai with teams in Russia, Poland & Thailand, OML was founded in 2001 to book and manage artists across all genres of entertainment. Today our operations span a prolific and award-winning content studio that packages and produces shows for OTT platforms, live events production and a global brand solutions business.

From the beginnings of OML as an artist management agency to the advent of modern-day content marketing, we have helped our clients thrive in the face of disruption while setting trends in talent representation, marketing and sponsorship; inspiring industry change in events and licensing; and helping reshape the digital landscape. As technology further shifts the balance of power in media and puts more power in the hands of the influencer, OML is uniquely positioned to create opportunities for our clients and partners around the globe.


About the Product:

OML has lived in a unique cross-section of brands and influencers, putting us in the distinctive position of appreciating the influencer marketing universe with first-hand experience, thus gathering deep knowledge of this ecosystem. We are putting this tribal knowledge to use by developing a product that not only serves to empower influencers to be the best versions of themselves but also serves as a powerhouse of information, insights & tools for all digital content marketing needs be it designing and executing a campaign, gathering landscape intelligence, finding the right influencers for a brand or even tracking a campaign in real time and sharing results seamlessly. Our unique proprietary content measurement system has already served 500+ creators in 20+ countries – it's time now to roll this out to other artists and clients by way of this tech platform. Join us on this adventurous journey!


About the Role:

As we build out our product offerings for the content creators, talent managers, brands, agencies & publishers, we are looking for an experienced Associate Vice President of Engineering to build and lead this new vertical at OML along with others.

The AVP of Engineering will be responsible for building, managing, and scaling a team of talented engineers & data scientists to develop a compelling and scalable SaaS product. They will also be responsible for upholding OML values and building those into the team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Play a critical role as a founding member of the product team in shaping and supporting the overall product vision, day-to-day operations, and engineering culture
  • Lead software architecture direction in defining and implementing an platform architecture that is robust, efficient and scalable
  • Build highly scalable and reliable SaaS application on latest technologies with a robust data backend that allows for agile growth and development
  • Be the technology pillar for the business, involved in strategic and operational decision making
  • Partner with product management and extended leadership team to determine timelines of execution for the roadmap, key milestones, resources required, trade-offs based on technical needs and customer needs to deliver viable products consistently
  • Hire and mentor a skilled technical team with the goal to build a product that scales with market opportunities
  • Develop and inculcate a culture of maintaining highest levels of development practices including: technical design, solution development, systems configuration, test documentation/execution, issue identification and resolution, quality assurance, writing clean, modular and self-sustaining code, with repeatable quality and predictability
  • Support teams to be productive and “own” the product
  • Establish a high performing, inclusive engineering culture focused on innovation, execution, growth and development


Skills:

  • Versatile technology stud with impeccable academic and career profile
  • Been a technology leader in a startup or top-tier product companies
  • Expertise in modern technologies AWS/Google Cloud, Linux/Unix OS, Systems & Networking, JavaScript frontend and backend frameworks, database architecture , Machine learning & AI
  • Hands-on experience in building large scale distributed systems.Experience in building highly scalable Enterprise SaaS software is a big plus.
  • Exceptional leadership skills and proven experience in shaping team culture
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Prior experience in and proven ability attract, retain and coach engineering talent from top companies and universities


Qualifications and Prior Experience:

  • BE/ B. Tech. or above in Computer Science /Software Engineering
  • 6+ years of industry experience with 4+ years of experience leading engineering teams with over 10+ software engineers
  • 4+ years of experience as a software engineer in the top product or enterprise SaaS. Previous experience in a start-up will be a big plus

Location: Willing to relocate to Mumbai in the future, if needed 

Reports to: Line reporting to VP Product / Dotted Line Reporting to CEO


Reasons you should apply if you fit the bill : 

Aside from the fact that you can chance upon your favorite comedians, bump into our furry friends while you grab a cup of coffee and get inside access to some of the coolest festivals in the country;

We ensure all our team members get enough down-time : We have monthly mandatory offs. We don't have a punch-in-punch-out culture.

Get ready to level up everyday : You bring the passion, we deliver the (countless) opportunities.

Everyone in the OML fam is taken care of : We offer free mental health care for all team members, we have gender neutral POSH & Parental policies, our insurance policies extend to your in-laws as well!

We have fun while we're at it : Game nights, FRI-YAYs, KnOML


Our Values:

We build opportunities for our artists, brands and fans; and it’s important for us to be reliable and efficient

We demonstrate honesty, excellence and commitment to success

‘It’s not my job’ is not part of our vocabulary, we even stuff envelopes

We make mistakes, but only to learn from them to build resilience

We take care of ourselves and our colleagues

We are our own managers

We are committed to equality and inclusion

We are mindful of the strain on the Earth's resources and are committed to reversing the trend with our behaviours where possible


Thank you!

Thank you for taking the time to go through the opportunity we have to offer.

If you apply, please do not share your photo, age, gender, religion or ethnicity in your resume. You do not even need to share your last name. (We want to eliminate biases on any of these parameters while we decide on our shortlisted candidates)

We will get in touch with you if your profile gets shortlisted.

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