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VAC4345 - Technical Product Manager (India)

Division Information Technology
Location Hyderabad, India
Department DPW FZE DUBAI PORT INTL
Closing Date 12-Sep-2019
About the Business

DP World is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.

We have a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in over 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.

Our dedicated team of over 36,000 employees from 103 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.

Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than three quarters of its revenue. In 2017, DP World handled 70 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across our portfolio. With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, the current gross capacity of 88 million TEU is expected to rise to more than 100 million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.

By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.

About the Role

The Global Supply Chain solutions market is rapidly growing, has multiple customer segments (drivers, recipients, shippers, port operators, ocean liners, property managers and storage owners) and is extremely dynamic business. Our systems should be flexible, adaptable to respond to the business needs, deliver a consistent experience for multiple customer segments, simplify the process and help in rapidly resolving the customer issues.

DP World is investing in the next generation of supply chain solutions. You’ll be working with engineers using the latest technologies to create new services as well as enabling customers to use existing supply chain solutions in new and exciting ways. This means there are a lot of new areas we will be exploring, lots of new design and research, and lots of new code.

Key Accountabilities
  • Create plans that have clear, measurable success criteria, and clearly communicate progress and outcomes
  • Drive best practices on the team, deal with ambiguity and competing objectives, and proactively identify and mitigate risks before they become roadblocks
  • Write effective narratives and present them concisely and effectively to senior leadership
  • Help teams reduce exposure to classic failure modes (e.g., requirements not sufficiently understood/documented, ineffective cross-team collaboration, long-term impact(s) from of the use of third-party technologies, APIs not protected/hardened, insufficient testing/gaps in QA)
  • Define, measure, and improve Key Performance Indicators for the team

Other

  • Applicable if role has direct reports - responsible for the management and leadership of an engaged team, promoting collaboration and ensuring that each is developed and evaluated against goals and objectives which are aligned, specific, measurable, attainable yet challenging, realistic and time bound.
  • Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviors in harmony with DP World’s Founder’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Experience

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education and MBA.
  • 1 to 3 years industry experience
  • 1 year as a Technical Program Manager or equivalent experience
  • 1 year experience as a software developer, or equivalent experience to demonstrate technical design expertise and understanding of the developer experience
  • Proven experience building extensible back-end system platforms
  • Proven experience building world-class UI and self-service tools
  • Proven experience mentoring and training the engineering community on complex technical issues
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, Python, etc 

 Preferred qualifications

  • Proven ability to influence across matrix organizations at various levels.
  • Strong experience in managing multiple projects/programs.
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, with ability to work successfully across all engineering disciplines
  • Resourceful - able to deliver results with minimal direction.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with developers, business owners, and senior business leaders
  • Solid understanding of developer tools and cloud technologies
  • Experience working on frameworks or platforms consumed by a large developer audience
  • Possess an extremely sound understanding of areas in the basic areas of Computer Science such as Algorithms, Data Structures, Object Oriented Design, Databases, Design patterns.
  • Strong communications skills; you will be required to proactively engage colleagues both inside and outside of your team
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Experience in NLP, Deep learning & Machine Learning.
Other Information The employment benefits package is reflective of the location for this position.
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