Engineering Manager

  • Airtel Payments Bank
  • Gurgaon, Haryana, India
  • 15/09/2020
Full time IT - Systems Engineering IT - Software Development

Job Description

Airtel Payments Bank, India's first payments bank is a completely digital and paperless bank. The bank aims to take basic banking services to the doorstep of every Indian by leveraging Airtel's vast retail network in a quick and efficient manner.


At Airtel Payments Bank, we’re transforming the way banking operates in the country. Our core business is banking and we’ve set out to serve each unbanked and underserved Indian. Our products and technology aim to take basic banking services to the doorstep of every Indian. We’re looking for people who can join us on this journey of ours with lots of passion and flair. Our mother brand Bharti Airtel is one of the most loved homegrown telecom companies and that’s what we strive for too.


We are looking for an engineering leader, with the ability to lead a group of highly ambitious and high performing engineers to amazing outcomes for the product & business - both on the B2B and the B2C side.


As an engineering leader, you are required to drive strong collaboration between the product managers, engineers, and business leaders helping critical decision making and delivery with a singular focus of "Getting things done" in the best way possible.


Your day at Airtel Payments Bank would involve:

  • Acting as an entrepreneur
  • Taking ownership of the problem statement end-to-end
  • Delivering direct value to the customer and not just stop with internal delivery
  • Lead a diverse team of high performing engineers who set new standards every day
  • Be a great engineer yourself
  • To be able to hire, mentor, and grow the engineering team
  • Estimate, plan, divide and conquer customer problem statements
  • Through sturdily developed & performant technical solutions
  • Handle multiple competing priorities and ambiguity, all in a fast-paced, high growth environment

What we look are looking for (Key competencies)

  • 10+ years of experience as an engineer or a lead
  • Solving real-world customer problems
  • Min. 5 years of experience as a people manager
  • Proven track record of building and managing high performing engineering teams
  • The ability to convince, negotiate and work with equally competent and smart stakeholders
  • Experience building complex technical solutions


Our Tech Stack is Java-based and we work on various frameworks like Spring, Spring-Boot. Other than this we do work on other technologies like JPA, Hibernate, Messaging queue, Kafka, SQS, distributed message, SNS, JMS, NoSQL, Aerospike, Redis, Cassandra, Microservices and many more...


All work and no play isn’t how we do things at Airtel Payments Bank. Here, innovation is a way of life and we have built a product for financial inclusion which is targeting 300 million financially underserved population of India. Some defining characteristics of life at Airtel Payments Bank are Responsibility, Agility, Collaboration, and Entrepreneurial development which gets embedded in us as our values RACE….


Airtel Payments Bank is transforming from a digital-first bank to one of the largest fintech companies. There could not be a better time to join us and be a part of this incredible journey than now.