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Danaher Corporation Team Leader in Kolkata, India

Team Leader

Esko is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Team Leader for our product engineering team. You will be responsible for leading a team of highly skilled software developers and Q­­A engineers to successfully deliver software projects/products on-time with the high-quality standard.

Role / Job Objective

The team leader will be responsible for planning, coordinating and­­ leading activities across the full delivery lifecycle. While still being highly technical and hands-on in designing, developing, reviewing, and maintaining software quality, as well as mentoring associates and building the team.

Qualifications and Technical knowledge

  • Engineering degree in Computer Science or equivalent, and experience of working on software product will be an advantage

  • 10+ years of work experience in Web Development and at least 4 years in full-stack Web Development

  • 1+ years of experience as Team Leader

  • Team leading ability, shown by having led a team to work co-operatively with others, continually reviewing objectives and priorities, and accepting collective responsibility. Experience should include direct personnel management

  • Able to understand and work within the architecture and inter-process dependencies of a server product and Node.js scripting engine.

  • Hands on experience in development using Node.js, HTML, CSS and JavaScript frameworks such as React, etc.

  • Must be familiar with Web Application Architecture, design patterns like MVC

  • C++ knowledge is a plus

  • Ability to deal with or previous experiences with technical specifications as HTTP, MIME, OAuth, XSLT, XPath, ... and use of 3rd party node modules

  • Good working knowledge of Web Services and XML

  • Hands on experience in databases like MongoDB, SQL. Strong knowledge of database design and efficient SQL statements

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues

  • Experience in deployment and administration of Web Servers & Application Servers like IIS, Apache Tomcat, etc. on Windows, Mac and Linux platform

  • Good knowledge of object oriented (OOPS) concepts and design patterns

  • Nice to have


  • Concept of micro services

  • Knowledge on AWS or Microsoft Azure platform

  • Development on scalable cloud solution

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, including ability to understand advanced technical documentation

  • Proficiency with agile software development tools like JIRA, Pivotal tracker etc.

Responsibilities and Key Activities

  • Lead the team to successfully deliver project releases on time and the with high-quality

  • Manage the delivery of project/product from design through to release

  • Provide accurate project estimations, identify resources/competences, develop project plan and deliver to the schedule. Ensure that risks and issues are identified and managed closely

  • Work closely with relevant teams internally to ensure alignment and coordination. Ensure awareness, involvement, and support from the key stakeholders - maintaining robust communication on the project status throughout its life cycle

  • Build the team and develop capabilities of the team members

  • Mentor and coach team members on their technical development

  • High level understating and reviewing of epics and user stories. Breaking down of user stories to development tasks and estimating those stories and working closely with the Product Owner

  • Design overall system architecture, database schema and user interface. Contribute to technical solutions from design through to code level

  • Create feasibility analysis and provide accurate effort estimates. Ownership to develop plan and deliver to meet schedule and quality expectation of product owner

  • Write code that is easy to understand and fits with existing patterns

  • Conduct peer code reviews and perform unit and integration testing

  • Implement unit testing, documentation of API, integration testing, deployment approach, and maintain programming documentation which include commenting code and user guides

  • Analyze, debug, and solve complex technical issues and customer escalations

  • Provide status updates, and produce high quality deliverables in a timely manner

  • Communicate and interact effectively with team members, customer, product owner, QA, supports, and other departments within Esko

  • Stay current on software technology, concepts, and tools, as well as related and competing products

  • Able to provide alternatives for a given problem and guide the team on best solution

  • Prototype new initiatives/solution and demonstrate the same to the team and other stack holders

  • Do research on technologies and suggest use of the technology to solve customer problem

  • Able to identify unknown and risks in identified solutions

  • Help with creating, implementing, executing, and guarding optimized processes, policies and procedures

  • Aid in recruitment, assimilating necessary technical knowledge and building team to meet organizational goals

  • Conduct performance reviews, provide timely and frequent feedback, and set objectives for team members

Reporting and Ownership

  • Reports to Engineering Manager

  • Leading a Team

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.