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Engineering Manager

2 Openings • Deadline 11 Oct 2022
About the job

About the job



Freshworks seeks an experienced Engineering Manager to lead a growing team of Engineers that builds and scales one of our many products. As a technical leader, you own the engineering vision and oversee the technical standards your team thrives on. As a manager of engineers, you coach and develop our promising, young talent and ensure their collective energy is applied effectively and efficiently to accomplish not only the organizational goals, but also their individual career goals. An accomplished record as an individual contributor and experience managing an engineering team is expected to fill these shoes. 


● Own the development practices and standards for your team 

● Own the technical architecture, drive engineering design and shoulder critical decisions 

● Understand, prioritize and deliver the feature roadmap while chipping away at the technical debt ● Work effectively with a cross-functional team of product managers, designers, developers and QA ● Own the communication of the team’s progress and perception of the team itself 

● Collaborate with the Support team to keep track of and triage technical issues and track them through to resolution 

● Collaborate with Talent Acquisition to drive sourcing, screening, interviewing and recruitment of the right talent for your team 

● Continuously improve the productivity of your team by identifying investments in technology, process and continuous delivery 

● Own the morale of your team, unblock them at critical junctures, break ties in a timely manner 

● Own the careers of your team members, deliver regular and timely feedback, represent your team for annual reviews and reward your performers 


● Education: Bachelor's Degree in the technical field OR equivalent work experience 

● A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional work experience 

● A minimum of 3 years of experience in managing a high performing engineering team 

● A minimum of 6 years of object-oriented software development experience as an individual contributor 

● Experience developing software in a commercial software product development environment 

● A polyglot in programming languages with the ability to learn new technologies as the need arises ● Experience building large-scale performance services 

● Experience leading teams that built software products for scale 

● Clear and confident spoken and written communication


  • Btech/BE
  • (Equivalent profile accepted)
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Job Location

Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad

Work Experience

11-15 years


Rs. 60-65 Lacs

Functional Area

IT Software - Application Programming/ Maintenance

Industry Type

IT-Software / Software Services

Published On

11 Oct 2021

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