Engineering Manager

Unacademy (Bengaluru, KA, India) 13 days ago

At Unacademy, we’re reimagining quality education for all.

It’s an audacious, incredibly steep & fulfilling mission that our team is dedicated to achieving. Unacademy helps more than 30 million students to get access to top quality education. We enable them to achieve their goals and get ahead in life. India being home to 19% of the world’s youth population, we believe we’ve only just begun. And we’d like your help.

We’re building a strong, diverse team of curious, creative people who want to find a purpose in their work and support each other in the process. If that sounds like you, come join us on this journey as we democratise education for all.

Here’s the elevator pitch:

  • 30 million students learning on the platform to achieve their academic goals across 50 exam categories
  • 3,50,000 paid subscribers. $140 Million ARR and growing at an unprecedented rate
  • 1.3B Minutes of watch time in August
  • 1,75,000 Live Classes conducted in August 2020 with concurrent learners exceeding 60,000
  • A rapidly growing team of 100 members in tech + product with some of the finest folks in the industry
  • An opportunity to craft products that influence education at the grassroots level to improve the lives of millions of students in the far-flung corners of India!

What You'll Do

  • Manage a team of passionate engineers to take on world-changing challenges guided by our Engineering Principles – some of which have never been solved before.
  • Bring leadership and principled approach to engineering to setup your team for success.
  • Collaborate for impact across cross functional teams in a fast paced environment.
  • Contribute to product strategy & future tech roadmap with an outcomes driven mindset.
  • Make hiring decisions and be involved in interviewing and mentoring of new engineers with the goal of quickly making them productive members of your team.


  • 8+ years of full-time experience building scalable, fault-tolerant, and secure products and platforms.
  • Excellent with designing large scale systems and also capable of diving deep into low level design and coding.
  • An incessant problem solver with a data driven approach.
  • Solid ability to build 24*7 systems through monitoring and alerting.
  • Experience in Cloud Infrastructure and CI/CD pipeline.
  • Good knowledge of Agile principles and can build quality products by adapting Agile methodology.
  • Experience in distributed databases, REST APIs and design patterns.
  • Knowledge of Python and frontend technologies is a plus.
  • Experience with high-growth startups is a plus.


Life @ Unacademy:

Our mantra of "Learning as a way of life" is not limited to our student users, but extends to our team as well. We drive this with a special allowance for books & an internal library of courses, created by and for Unacademians themselves.

We celebrate our teams’ hard work with company wide offsites, twice a year, to rejuvenate & recharge. We take care of our people with wellness programs (In-house mental health counsellor, meditation & fitness sessions), fully stocked pantry, game zone, and a top-notch medical plan that covers employees + dependents.

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