Technical Program Manager

New Delhi, Delhi, India | Full-time

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About WinZO Games
WinZO is India’s largest social gaming platform aiming at building an astronomical tech strong gaming ecosystem in India. WinZO in a short span of time has emerged as the leanest Series C funded gaming startup in the Indian startup ecosystem. WinZO has so far raised over $100MM and handles more than 3.5+ Bn micro transactions monthly, a number which is fast growing. WinZO with a data driven DNA is working towards becoming the one-stop-shop for online gaming users spread across every household in Bharat. With a vision of becoming a household name for Bharat, catering to their entertainment needs through interactive engagements, Paavan Nanda (Co-Founder, WinZO, Zostel & ZO Rooms) and Saumya Singh Rathore (Co-Founder, WinZO, Ex-Chief of Staff & Growth- ZO Rooms, Zostel, Ex-Times Group), are aggressively building the platform to not just capture market opportunities but also explore and maximize potential of social interactions as consumption drivers. Both of them are putting together WinZO piece by piece using tech and data to create a transparent and unique gaming experience for its users.

WinZO, which hosts 100+ games in 12+ languages, has 80% users consuming the app in vernacular languages. WinZO has always yearned to mentor, guide and onboard games to be culturally relevant for Bharat. It also provides opportunities for housewives to translate and earn which empowers them economically. A 150+ members strong team with stellar professionals coming from global tech giants and companies such as Google, Amazon, Flipkart, McKinsey etc., WinZO is funded and backed by global gaming and entertainment investment funds such as Griffin Gaming Partners, Maker’s Fund, Courtside Ventures, Pags Group and Kalaari.

WinZO is continually working towards revolutionizing the gaming ecosystem by creating a complete entertainment package through a slew of interactive features. Speaking of the larger picture the platform is driving unique initiatives that are constantly attempting to nurture and groom developers.

WinZO Values:
Integrity, Excellence Perseverance, Data Orientation, Agility

About the Role:
As a Technical Program Manager at WinZO, you will work closely with the software development and product teams to deliver high quality, scalable products to be deployed around the world. You will collaborate with the product teams to deliver the best product with the most efficient use of resources and technologies and 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.

What you will do:
• Collaborate across stakeholders to scope new business requirements, identify and prioritise
dependencies across PODs and be the driving force in bring new features to the market
• Define software release plan and scope with POD leads with defined milestones
• Translate weekly scrum reports for broader audiences

• Responsible for the overall development life cycle of the solution and manage complex projects with
significant bottom-line impact
• Identify risks, visualize upstream & downstream dependencies and help unblock challenges.
• Create and manage the plan for moving discussed technical solutions to final go-live
implementations.
• Capture program status, maintain accurate and current program information for the use of
stakeholders using existing Program Management tools (Jira)
• Work closely with senior engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new
product development.

What you should have:
We’re looking for people with a hustler mindset, who are curious, eager to learn new things, with a passion for innovation, and work to be a little better every single day. This is not solely based on whether a candidate has previously done similar work or not. We’re looking for someone dynamic with below qualities in generous quantities to perform well in this role –
• 3-5 Years of hands-on Experience as a Technical Program Manager with aggressive schedules and
complexity
• Good understanding of product life cycle, including software development methodologies, design
and implementation
• Excellent communication, documentation, and organization skills, interpersonal and facilitation skills
• Data driven analysis skills for measuring, tracking and reporting of projects and managing delivery
• Good knowledge of task tracking software (e.g., Jira) and proven ability to quickly pick up new tools
and software.
• Technical problem solver on the team, identifying innovative solutions to project deadlocks and
resolving issues and constraints through consensus and sound judgment

• Must have experience interacting and managing production for a development team (front end/back-
end programmers & QA)

• Understanding of data platform will be an added advantage

What we offer you:
• A flat and transparent culture with an incredibly high learning curve
• A swanky informal workspace which defines our open and vibrant work culture
• Opportunity to solve new and challenging problems with a high scope of innovation
• Complete ownership of the product and chance to conceptualize and implement your solutions
• Opportunity to work with incredible peers across departments and be a part of the Tech revolution
• Most importantly, a chance to be associated with big impact early in your career

At our core, we’re a creative company. Ideas is where we live, and we love building magical products. It’s not just about features, it’s also about how they make people feel. So, we build at the intersection of the technical and the romantic. And it all starts with people, the right team that cares deeply about our mission, values, and our users. We value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, ethnicity, or disability status.

Download our app for a better understanding - https://www.winzogames.com/