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Xplor Education

Xplor Education

Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Company Description

At Xplor we help businesses succeed by giving them the software, payments, and commerce-accelerating technologies they need to thrive.

We know our clients and partners because we once were our clients. We understand their
industry, customers, and unique goals so that we can help them overcome obstacles and leave a lasting legacy.

Job Description

You’ll join Xplor Fitness & Wellbeing — the team that builds innovative and intuitive solutions that enable gym owners and trainers to connect their clients with amazing fitness experiences. Personal training. Yoga. Bootcamp. Barre — you name it. We offer the services they need, so that they can focus on what really matters — helping their members and clients succeed.

You’ll work on our MarianaTek product. MarianaTek is a studio management software built by real players in the fitness industry. We take all the complexities of running a studio and make it easy to use, brandcentric, and fitness focused.

The Software Development Manager is responsible for leading a group of software engineers consisting of both front end and back end focused developers. You will own a component in the Mariana Tek platform and be responsible for daily execution as well as delivering strategic product and technical initiatives to grow our business.

In this role, you will be accountable for ensuring a sound SDLC is executed upon and help steer the technology stack and engineering processes to be as efficient as possible. You will be accountable to growing the engineers on your team in terms of their career path.

This individual will partner closely with product leadership and be a key driver in the planning,
evolution, and implementation of Mariana Tek’s architecture, and technology stack. This position partners with internal and external team of Software Engineers at various levels and is responsible for the portions of the technical roadmap to support the evolving business needs. The associate will carry out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable law.

Leading people at Xplor

Leaders at Xplor are tasked with bringing our culture and values to life. The Xplor culture is rooted in inclusive, innovation, personal growth and impact. As a leader at Xplor you will;

  • Attract, develop, inspire and retain a high performing team
  • Exhibit a desire to help their team members succeed and invest time in their development and growth
  • Collaborate and openly debate with the team to manage projects, solve problems, discuss challenging issues, or learn more about critical issues as a group
  • Delegate tasks thoughtfully to free up capacity to work at a strategic level
  • Work with Xplorers in the team to establish clear, challenging performance goals and metrics for the year
  • Use the Xplor performance management and goal setting process to monitor projects and deliver results that exceed expectations and regularly review team progress against plans
  • Act as an enterprise leader sharing best practice and driving Xplor wide initiatives


We are seeking a hands-on engineering manager familiar with modern software development process. The individual will have experience in stewarding the Agile process for engineers in their group. The manager will lead by example with the expectation that 70% of their time is attributed to team management and 30% devoted towards software development.

Required Qualifications:

  • 10 + years prior experience managing engineers in a fast-paced environment with 2-5 years previous experience as a individual contributor in either a full stack or back-end leaning role.
  • Exposure to both frontend and backend technologies.
  • Experience with more than one of the following: Javascript, Python, Java, Golang.
  • Demonstrated experience with AWS cloud technologies to deliver a hosted application and services with dedication to achieving a scalable and performant solution.
  • Experience setting and driving towards a technical vision for their area. Building a coalition to accomplish their goal is a natural skill for the individual.
  • Previous experience curating the career of software engineers by building opportunity for growth into their management process while also delivering on the team objectives.

Additional Information

Life at Xplor

As an Xplorer, you’ll be part of a global network of talented colleagues who support your success. We look for commonalities and shared passions and give people the tools they need to deliver great work and grow at speed.

Some of our perks and benefits:

  • 12 weeks Gender Neutral Paid Parental Leave for both primary and secondary carer
  • #GiveBackDays/Commitment to social impact – 3 extra days off to volunteer and give back to your local community
  • Ongoing dedication to Diversity & Inclusion initiatives such as D&I Council, Global Mentorship Program
  • Access to free mental health support
  • Flexible working arrangements

Ready to apply?

To start your application, please submit your resume and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can. Please include the word "moonshot" at the top of your message to the Hiring Manager so that we know you took the time to read our job ad. Your contact is Sara Talebi - Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

We kindly ask you to apply through our careers portal or external job boards (LinkedIn, Naukri, Indeed, etc) only. Please don't send your application via email. They will not be forwarded.

More about us

We're the first global platform combining SaaS with embedded payments, and tools to help businesses grow and succeed. We offer software solutions in fast-growing ‘everyday life’ verticals: Education, Fitness & Wellbeing, Field Services and Personal Services – and a global, cloud-based payments processing platform. Xplor Technologies serves over 106,000 customers that processed over $37 billion in payments, operating across 20 markets in 2023.

Good to know

To be considered for employment, you must be legally authorised to work in the location (country) you're applying for. Xplor does not sponsor visas, either at the time of hire or at any later time.

To learn more about us and our products, please visit www.xplortechnologies.com/us/careers.

We also invite you to check out our Candidate FAQs for more information about our recruitment process www.xplortechnologies.com/us/recruitment-faqs.

Please note that we do not exclusively rely on artificial intelligence (AI) when making hiring, promotion or any other employment decisions. We don’t have any AI tools in place that are capable of making these kinds of hiring decisions for us.

Xplor is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal opportunities to all our employees and to all eligible applicants for employment in our company. We do not unfairly discriminate on any ground, including race, religion, color, ancestry, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality, ethnic origin, disability or any other category protected by applicable law.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.