Director, Engineering

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Product Development | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


Odessa is a U.S. company with offices in Philadelphia, USA and Bangalore, India. Our leasing solutions power a client base comprised of leading global financial institutions that operate across market segments. We transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients that drive the economy through equipment and fleet leasing: IT, healthcare, transportation and more.

We believe that great outcomes and customer satisfaction are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into transformational solutions for leasing and loan management. By combining digital technologies with what works across a diverse customer base, we use an agile approach to co-innovate with clients to help them solve their toughest problems. 

As the largest technology provider in the leasing industry, Odessa provides a feature-rich ERP solution with broad integrations across top CRM, G/L, tax, credit, and leading enablement applications. As a complete Platform, Odessa delivers a total solution for commercial lending companies, driving the future of asset finance. With best-in-class functionality, extensible architecture and a suite of value-added features and services, Odessa helps companies transform their business operations.

Primary role: 

Odessa’s engineering team is looking for an Engineering Director, to drive the technical design and delivery of its core solution suite. As a strong technical leader, you will lead strategic development activities for cross-functional teams across all enterprise product releases to ensure the highest quality, clean-code outcome. You will also play an integral role in coaching, growing, and mentoring Odessa’s engineering teams whilst collaborating with internal stakeholders in product management, professional services teams, R&D, as well as customers to drive the product roadmap, ensure product delivery and integrity.

What you'll do: 

Solution Architecture 

  • Drive solution architecture, technical design and development strategies for all core product releases
  • Participate in technical discussions and review key architectural decisions with customers
  • Provide technical governance in collaboration with teams to assess technical risks and opportunities
  • Focus on innovation, emerging technologies and make recommendations on strategic use of technology to accelerate business results
  • Work with executive leadership to build and continuously refine company, platform and technical roadmaps

Engineering Practices 

  • Mentor technical staff on engineering best practices (TDD, BDD, CI, CD)
  • Be a custodian to drive clean-code practices and technical design principles
  • Drive and foster a culture of quality and technical agility across teams
  • Partner with teams to drive technical forums, knowledge sharing and collaboration
  • Conduct regular design and code reviews, establishing quality and performance metrics
  • Coach, mentor and grow Odessa’s engineering team


  • 15+ years of experience with exposure to large-scale complex enterprise applications in BFSI
  • 10+ years of experience working with .NET technologies, with advanced proficiency in C#
  • Technical acumen and understanding of Agile technical practices and how they operate within an Agile organization
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment 

Our commitment to you: 

  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You'll make a difference for some pretty impressive brands; Odessa serves many of the world's leading financial institutions
  • Opportunities for regular learning through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • We're a Microsoft.NET shop, and our solution is built with a true Services Oriented Architecture - we'll always keep you on the most current .NET tech
  • Exposure to a leading FinTech solution and the latest applications of technology in the world of financial services
  • You'll gain access to a dynamic industry, worth more than $1.2 Trillion in the United States alone; check out resources on the North American and global markets