Project Manager

5+ Years | 1 Opening | Chennai / Bangalore.

Who we are?

Kaleidofin is a neobank for the informal sector, which provides solutions tailored to the customer’s goals and are intuitive to use. We are working towards creating fair and transparent financial solutions that can target millions of customers and enterprises in India that don’t have easy access to formal financial planning.

In a very short time span, global investors such as Oiko Credit, Flourish, Omidyar Network and Blume Ventures have supported Kaleidofin’s well thought out business model with $8 million in seed and Series A funding.

The company won the Amazon AI Conclave award for Fintech, was one of only ten startups chosen for the Google LaunchPad Accelerator program in 2019, was recognised as India’s Most Innovative Wealth, Asset and Investment Management Service/Product by the Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and was selected to present at United Nations General Assembly Special Task Force Event.

With its focus to harness mobile technology to deliver a paperless experience as well as its focus to harness technology and analytics to predict the right product for the right customer, Kaleidofin aims to become a leading FinTech player bringing financial solutions to everyone.

To know more about Kaleidofin, do visit our site www.kaleidofin.com

What you’ll Do:

At Kaleidofin, we pride ourselves on continuous evolution. The driving force behind constant business growth is the presence of skilled and dedicated project managers. We’re searching for a highly skilled project manager to enable us to improve efficiency significantly within Kaleidofin and thereby accelerate growth and innovation.

In this role, you will work closely with the software development, engineering and product teams to deliver high quality, scalable products. You will collaborate with the product teams to deliver the best product with most efficient use of resources and technologies. You will work with all the stakeholders to assemble project teams, assign responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of projects by meeting project milestones. You will also assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make trade-offs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints and encourage risk taking behaviour to maximize business benefit.

Successful candidates will have a technical background, be detail driven and have excellent problem solving abilities. You should not only be passionate about delivering extensible, on-time solutions, but should also be obsessed with contributing to the development of high-performance teams through rigorous goal setting, disciplined attention to performance metrics, continuous process improvement, and mentorship.

  • Responsible for the overall development life cycle of the solution as well as management and delivery of projects and features
  • Work with product managers in developing a strategy and road map to provide compelling capabilities for Kaleidofin as a neobank
  • Work closely with development managers and engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development
  • Work with quality assurance and release management team to ensure designs meet requirements and features are pushed to production without regressions
  • Instil best practices for software development and documentation, assure and deliver high quality work on tight schedules
  • Project management – prioritization, planning of projects and features, resource monitoring, Stakeholder management, Risk management and tracking of external commitments
  • Establish and maintain relationships with all stakeholders, participating in agile development processes as well as goal setting and release processes
  • Monitor and assign resources appropriately to streamline project efficiency and maximize deliverable outputs
  • Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels as needed— escalating issues as necessary based on project work plans

Who You Need To Be:

  • 5+ years of project management experience in building and leading strong engineering teams; 5+ years of Software Development experience
  • Strong grasp of CS fundamentals, algorithms and excellent problem solving abilities.
  • Deep hands-on expertise with developing web technologies, android apps and backend software platforms
  • Software development experience in Linux, Java, RDBMS, building web services and highly scalable applications
  • Certification and experience with Agile methodology is a strong plus
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent follow-through, with proven success working with all levels of management and engineering
  • Outstanding written, presentation, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Takes personal ownership, Self-starter

If you fit the bill, write to me at hr@kaleidofin.com