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Manager, Software Development



Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Keyloop bridges the gap between dealers, manufacturers, technology suppliers and car buyers.

We empower car dealers and manufacturers to fully embrace digital transformation. How? By creating innovative technology that makes selling cars better for our customers and buying and owning cars better for theirs.

We use cutting-edge technology to link our clients’ systems, departments, and sites. We provide an open technology platform that’s shaping the industry for the future. We use data to help clients become more efficient, increase profitability, and give more customers an amazing experience.

Purpose of Role:

The purpose of this role is a servant leader and ART coach who facilitates ART events and processes, and supports teams in delivering value. People manager for lead developers in ART and communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating PI Planning
  • Supporting PI Execution
  • Coaching the ART
  • Improving Relentlessly
  • Manage and optimize the flow of value through the ART using various tools, such as the Program Kanban and other information radiators
  • Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs)
  • Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process that drives the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning events
  • Facilitate the PI planning event
  • Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives (the RTE) and publish them for visibility and transparency
  • Assist in tracking the execution of features and capabilities
  • Facilitate periodic synchronization events, including the ART sync
  • Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary
  • Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
  • Help manage risks and dependencies
  • Escalate and track impediments
  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
  • Encourage collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects/Engineering
  • Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
  • Improve the flow of value through value streams by improving and assessing the practices associated with DevOps and Release on Demand in the Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Help drive the Lean User Experience (UX) innovation cycle
  • Work with the Agile Program Management Office (APMO) on program execution and operational excellence (see Lean Portfolio Management)
  • Understand and operate within Lean Budgets and ensure adherence to Guardrails
  • Facilitate System Demos
  • Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and help them improve
  • Foster Communities of Practice and the use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices.

Key Accountabilities:

• The Release Train Engineer (RTE) is a servant leader and coach for the Agile Release Train. The RTE’s major responsibilities are to facilitate the ART events and processes and assist the teams in delivering value. RTEs communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement.

• You will be also acting as the HR manager for Scrum Masters/Lead Developers.

• You will be Accountable for improving the train’s ability to deliver and for the outcome of the ART events.

• You will also have to ensure about the dependencies outside of the teams are also resolved.

Essentials Skills and Qualifications:

  • Overall minimum 8 years experience.
  • Experience on managing deliverables
  • Experience on building high performing teams.
  • Very strong experience as ART Coach / Mentor
  • Good understanding on Engineering KPIs
  • At least 2 years' experience as scrum master
  • At least 5-6 years' experience as Individual contributor into Development / SDLC
  • SAFe certified SM/RTE/Agilist
  • Working experience with cross functional leaders across globe

These will be a plus:

    • Microsoft technologies background
    • People Management

Why join us?

We’re on a journey to become market leaders in our space – and with that comes some incredible opportunities. Collaborate and learn from industry experts from all over the globe. Work with game-changing products and services. Get the training and support you need to try new things, adapt to quick changes and explore different paths. Join Keyloop and progress your career, your way.

An inclusive environment to thrive

We’re committed to fostering an inclusive work environment. One that respects all dimensions of diversity. We promote an inclusive culture within our business, and we celebrate different employees and lifestyles – not just on key days, but every day.

Be rewarded for your efforts

We believe people should be paid based on their performance so our pay and benefits reflect this and are designed to attract the very best talent. We encourage everyone in our organisation to explore opportunities which enable them to grow their career through investment in their development but equally by working in a culture which fosters support and unbridled collaboration.