Head, Software Development

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

  • Qualification: BE / B.Tech / ME / M.Tech in Computer Science or related fields.
  • At least 12 years of experience leading product development teams.
  • Strong technical knowhow in the domain areas we operate in will be a plus.
  • Lead solutions for platforms like Cloud, Microsoft, Linux, etc.
  • Lead cloud, microservices and/or embedded systems and software solutions.
  • Experience in handling matrixed organizations.
  • Ability to provide technology leadership & direction.
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams and customer stakeholders.
  • Experience in SAFe Agile transformation will be a plus.
  • Ability to travel internationally 10% of the time.

What You Need to Succeed

As Head of Software Development, you will
  • Demonstrate leadership and management skills with the ability to build and optimize team performance and development to fulfill the organizational objectives.
  • Be responsible for all areas of the Engineering function and quality of delivery, building best-in-class products and business practices to deliver to the customers’ expectations.
  • Drive Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across all areas of the Engineering function to ensure that all projects are delivered on cost and on time to the highest quality standards. 
  • Take responsibility and accountability for the Engineering aspects for respective division which will include people, cost, schedule, and scope management. 
  • Be part of the site and/or senior management team which determines all business decisions of the respective unit.
  • Provide clear leadership and vision, inspire, and motivate staff to achieve excellence and mentor them to develop new skills.
  • Provide leadership to departments under control. Coach, mentor and develop direct reports and manage a high performing team that delivers continuous improvement.
  • Ensure strong collaboration between teams under leadership to facilitate exchange of information and to implement change and improvements.
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders.
  • Results orientated with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines.
Strategy Development and Deployment
  • Be responsible for implementing division strategy and operational goals maximizing efficiency, optimizing, and driving software engineering excellence.
  • Create and implement best practice engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes, and procedures to aid and improve business performance.
  • Translate site strategy into specific annual performance goals and departmental objectives. 
  • Evaluate challenges faced by business and take action to mitigate and develop opportunities.
  • Initiate and develop creative and innovative engineering processes.
  • Contribute to new business initiatives and engineering activities.
People Management
  • Be responsible for building appropriate organizational structure, resource plans and culture to fulfil business objectives and strategy.
  • Define department targets and monitor progress and performance.
  • Build a vibrant culture to support self-organizing teams.
  • Enable teams to achieve operational and financial goals and succeed in their roles.
  • Financial Budget and Control
  • Prepare and manage annual operating plans. Manage demand-supply effectively.
  • Ensure the unit’s operating margins and costs are managed well within the targets.
Relationship Management
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders for optimal performance.
  • Communicate with stakeholders, the impact of market and technology change and potential effects on engineering.
  • Product and Program Management
  • Work with SBUs to develop and integrate innovative solutions.
  • Support research, evaluate, and prototype new methodologies, technologies, and products, propose and follow through with improvements in processes and tools.
  • Develop deep understanding of the customer context while making technical decisions and choices.
  • Provide guidance to engineering teams on technical and architectural design decisions.
  • Contribute to Product Review Board to define product roadmaps.

Our Offer to You

  • Hybrid working model.
  • Family Mediclaim benefits including parents & Term life insurance Cover. 
  • Wide portfolio of training opportunities including but not limited to Conferences, Workshops, Education reimbursement & Online learning.
  • A wide range of Career Path to explore based on Individual strengths and aspirations.
  • Quarterly and Annual awards for outstanding individuals and Quality of Life Improvement Program

We invite you to be part of our ONE TEAM to make the difference…Precisely

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.



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