Head – Technology

Location of Job: 
Gurgaon, India
06 May 2019
31 May 2019
About the organization: 

Grameen Foundation India (GFI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grameen Foundation USA and has been set up with the primary purpose of using microfinance and technology solutions to “enable the poor, especially the poorest, to create a world without poverty.” GFI provides several products and services in areas of technology, human resources management, social performance management and developing sustainable business models to social enterprises in India.

About the Job: 

The position will report to the Director of Program Strategy. The person will be expected to work a typical work week of 40 hours plus any additional hours to get the job done.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Become part of the senior leadership team who would develop the organizations technology strategy and pathway.
  • Set the technology strategy of the company, with defined goals and roadmaps, to deliver the best experience to our partners and customers.
  • Research the existing solutions available in the market and evaluate possibility of integration with our technology platform.
  • Lead and grow the development team to build mobile, web and backend applications.
  • Ready to travel in different parts of country for requirement analysis and customer feedback.
  • Ready to get your hands dirty, whenever required, in application coding and testing.


  • Master’s/Bachelor’s degree in computer science with proven experience in delivering complex projects preferably in Financial Services industry.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with any major software development stack (Java/.NET).
  • Minimum five years of experience of database design and development with any DBMS (MSSQL/Oracle/MySQL/PostgreSQL).
  • Minimum three years of experience in developing mobile applications preferably in Android platform and in building REST APIs.
  • Knowledge of open source technologies.
  • Must be well versed in Ajax, JQuery. Experience in any frontend development framework Angular/React/Vue is preferred.
  • Well versed with Security challenges in a complex financial system.
  • Working knowledge of Cloud technologies (Azure, AWS or GCP).
  • Experience of developing software with very large number of users.
  • Proven experience as leadership role in software technology domain.
  • Knowledge of latest technological trends.
  • Experience of preparing project budgets.
  • Ability to conduct technological analysis and research.
  • Excellent communication skills with Fluency in English.
  • Hands on experience of Agile/Scrum methodologies and frameworks.
How to Apply: 

Interested candidates are invited to send their resumes and motivation letter to [email protected] with "Head IT" in the subject line, confirming the earliest joining date.

South Asia