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Software Engineering Manager - Applications (Pune, India)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

ZS’s India Capability & Expertise Center (CEC) houses more than 60% of ZS people across three offices in New Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru. Our teams work with colleagues across North America, Europe and East Asia to create and deliver real-world solutions to the clients who drive our business. The CEC maintains standards of analytical, operational and technological excellence across our capability groups. Together, our collective knowledge enables each ZS team to deliver superior results to our clients.

ZS’ Software Development team designs, implements, tests and supports high-quality products that help hundreds of companies and thousands of end-users make critical decisions. Whether writing distributed optimization algorithms or advanced mapping and visualization interfaces, you will have an opportunity to solve challenging problems and make an immediate impact


We are currently looking for a Software Engineer Manager to join our team in Pune. As a Manager, you will be responsible for the engineering of products used by hundreds of companies and thousands of end-users to make critical decisions and manage sales operations.  Working hand in hand with firm leadership, product managers, clients, and your own team of developers, you will have an immediate impact in steering a major product. The Software team at ZS is a casual, collaborative, and smart group with offices in India and the United States.


  • Manage a team of top-notch software developers to build products that extend our Javelin Software as a Service platform and drive value for our clients
  • Provide technical expertise to your team and the entire organization.  Our managers have a large say in the technologies and practices of the group and anyone can make a difference
  • Stand up for engineering practices that ensure quality products: automated testing, unit testing, agile development, continuous integration, code reviews, and technical design
  • Coach your team by providing clear career objects, priorities, technical advice, and performance reviews
  • Hire and grow world-class software developers.  Motivate engineers to go above and beyond
  • Motivate your team while instilling accountability and keeping a focus on delivering results
  • Empower your team to use industry best-in-class tools and technologies
  • Know and care about what customers want from our service – and be willing to stand up for it!
  • Work with product managers, user experience designers, test engineers, QA analysts, consultants, and program managers to ensure that we build tools that wow our internal and external clients
  • Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detailed software development sprint plans and release schedules
  • Assign and track deliverables to make sure your team meets internal and external deadlines


  • 10+ years of Development Engineering experience in one or more software companies, with a minimum of 2 years of officially being the manager of 5 or more individual contributors
  • Bachelor's Degree in CS or EE. CS is preferred
  • Strong web application development, testing and deployment experience ideally with a commercially available Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product
  • Ability to meaningfully contribute to high-level designs as well as conduct code reviews
  • Development experience with a modern web application platform, ideally with Java,  Python & Spark.
  • Development experience with Public cloud-based deployments, preferably AWS serverless stack.
  • Expert in object-oriented programming and relational database concepts
  • Development experience on applications with high data volume is an added advantage.
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile/SCRUM software development
  • Strong verbal, written and team presentation communication skills
  • Ability to manage ambiguity with evolving business needs
  • Exceptional problem-solving, troubleshooting, and organizational navigation skills
  • Drive to push major initiatives, product changes, or process improvements across our development organization
  • Ability to work in global cross-office teams, including traveling to remote offices as required
  • ZS is a global firm; fluency in English is required



ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, plus an attractive benefits package.


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