Engineering Lead (Noida, India)

Cialfo (Noida, UP, India) 19 days ago
Remote Friendly Other Other Full-time

Cialfo is a global company that connects communities. Around the world, students, counselors, parents, and college representatives use Cialfo to hope, dream and collaborate. It’s one-stop solutions bring together people, software, and data to simplify career counseling and college admission workflows. Our exciting and fast-growing solution, Explore by Cialfo, helps us meet our college partners’ goals and challenges and further provide our high school community with access to opportunities and vital information. We’re on a mission to make higher education accessible for 100 million students.

We are looking for our next Cialfolk team member to join us in growing our team, mission, and culture. Our culture is the north star that guides how we work together and with our partners. Your future colleagues are some of the most talented people in the industry whose ideas have resulted in many features and initiatives being adopted and executed. They are everyday problem solvers who run fast and drive Cialfo to the forefront in the Ed-Tech landscape.

"Direct Apply" is a new service offering by Cialfo, allowing students and schools to apply directly to universities. The success of launching and rolling out such a service offering would require a combination of efforts across all departments within Cialfo, namely the Customer Success, Growth (Sales and Marketing), and Product teams.

Job Description

As an Engineering Lead, you will be at the heart of our Product team. You will provide technical and team leadership through coaching and mentorship. You'll lead a sprint team with software engineers, QA engineers and product managers. You will be setting our software engineers up for success, with your guidance on architecture, code review and people management.

This role is embedded within the Product team and works closely with the CPO, Customer Success and Growth team.


  • Guide team development efforts towards successful project delivery.
  • Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship.
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits.
  • Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.
  • You'll be working with the PM in your team, reporting to heads of Engineering in your dept.
  • Participate in Cross team collaboration, within and across the departments.
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans.
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software.
  • Design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards.
  • Code Review
  • Package and support deployment of releases.
  • Work with teammates in the migration of legacy applications to current technologies.
  • Develop, refine, and tune integrations between applications.
  • Analyze and resolve technical and application problems.
  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with team members and other affected parties.
  • Adhere to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget.
  • Research and evaluate a variety of software products


  • 5 to 8 years’ experience as a Software Developer
  • Software development experience in Ruby on Rails, Angular, React, etc
  • Prior experience in a technical leadership position
  • People management skills - essential!


Exact benefits vary depending on your location. That said, all Cialfo employees receive the following benefits:

  • Private health insurance 
  • Company Sponsored Laptop (Macbooks are our standard, but we are happy to get you whatever equipment that helps you get your job done!)
  • Events for Cialfolks, friends, and family!

Engineering Lead (Noida, India)

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