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Senior Engineer & Chief of Staff to CTO

Rocket Learning

Rocket Learning

Software Engineering, People & HR, Operations
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, January 15, 2024

Rocket Learning

JOB ID: 76466

Building an equal foundation, Early!

Job Description

Senior Engineer - Chief of Staff to CTO

Location: Bengaluru

Experience: 5+ Years

About Rocket Learning

Rocket Learning is a high growth ed-tech non-profit with the mission of catalyzing early childhood

education and community engagement in India. We work with the central government and state

governments to impact over 2.5 mn children. Established by a passionate founding group (IIT, IIM, HBS,

Rochester, MBB,start-up alumni) Board and backed by reputed funders, we are a diverse team of

passionate, energetic and optimistic folks with a shared ambition of transforming India s education


Title: Senior Engineer - Chief of Staff to CTO

Locations: Bangalore

Overview: In this position you will work directly with the CTO, positioning yourself for a path towards

executive leadership. You will have the opportunity to influence the technological trajectory of a

fast-growing enterprise with significant social impact and gain exposure across multiple disciplines

within the tech sphere, enhancing your versatility as a tech leader.

Key Responsibilities

  • Architect end-to-end solutions across backend, frontend, and data science operations.
  • Rapidly prototype and iterate on innovative solutions to complex technical challenges.
  • Lead cross-functional projects and drive high-level strategic decisions.
  • Analyse system requirements and delegate tasks to engineering teams.
  • Act as a liaison between the engineering team and the CTO, ensuring alignment with the company's technological vision

Key Activities

  • Mentor and manage a diverse team of engineers, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.
  • Supports and fosters an environment where questions are never discouraged and collaboration is rewarded
  • Innovative thinking and curiosity
  • Encourages continuous learning and application of the latest technologies.

Critical Factors for Success

  • A strong technical & entrepreneural background with qualifications in software engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in technical leadership roles.
  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages and cloud technologies.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Strong organizational abilities, including multitasking and time management.
  • Excellent communication skills to clearly articulate complex technical issues.
  • Prior experience in a startup or dynamic business setting as an entrepreneur in residence or chief of staff.
  • Experience with leading-edge tech like AI/ML, big data, and scalable cloud solutions. A track
  • record of successful technical project management and solution delivery.

How To Apply

If you are interested, please apply here on this post OR visit https://www.rocketlearning.org/work-with-us/

OR email us with the Subject Line JOB ID 76466 Sr. Engineer-Chief of Staff at careers@rocketlearning.org with your resume, current & expected CTC and notice period information

(Note: Emails received without the JOB ID will not be considered by our system)

Skills: ai/ml,solution delivery,software engineering,big data,continuous learning,analyse system requirements,architect end-to-end solutions,prototype and iterate on innovative solutions,entrepreneurial mindset,management,leadership