The role of the Technical Head is to lead the Digital Publishing vertical of Manipal Digital Systems Pvt. Ltd. The primary task is to plan, execute, and finalize digital publishing and Content management projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Technical Head will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
8+ years of Project management experience on custom designed, full lifecycle application development projects and leadership experience in a software development organization.
Over 3+ years of experience in project management including all aspects of Design, Process and workflow development and release cycle delivering content publishing solutions to the market.
B.E./B.Tech./M.E./M.Tech/MCA degree or equivalent professional qualification but with a proven deep technical exposure.
Deep understanding of the application of IT in publishing industry and Software development process.
Sound knowledge of the Content Management and Smart publishing services and experience of having worked in the Content Management and Publishing industry and International Markets.
Knowledge of handling Publishing projects from start to end which includes Project Management, Project Analysis, client communication, team management, scheduling, and quality management.
Deep understanding of the Publishing, Magazines Prepress and e-Publishing business.
Knowledge of Pre-media, Graphics & Publishing Technology solutions.
Solid knowledge of current Internet technologies.
Experience in computer programming using Java, .net, Flex and other web application frameworks.
Be able to excel in idea generation, evaluation, and prioritization, customer and partner engagement, cross-functional technical program management and building/ developing great engineering teams.
A record of successful delivery of software systems as an individual, team leader and or/development manager.
Strong understanding of the software development life cycle.
Manipal Digital Systems (MDS) is India’s leading pre-media service provider and is a part of the $1 Billion Manipal Group based in Manipal, India, which has been in the printing & prepress business and serving clients across the globe since 1941.
Main focus: Based on the west coast of the South Indian state of Karnataka, MDS has a core team of well-qualified professionals representing diverse functional areas such as prepress & premedia production, imaging, business process outsourcing, e-publishing, packaging design, prototyping & prepress, advertising production, web design & programming, CMS design & programming, 3D modeling & design, iPhone programming, digital asset management, xml conversion, vector illustrations, high-end retouching, silos, masks, and much more.. MDS is accustomed to working with clients located in various time zones
MDS is located in Manipal, in the South Indian state of Karnataka. Manipal is located on the west coast of India, 35 miles from Mangalore. Manipal commands a view of the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats range to the east.