Director of Platform Engineering

Full-Time in Hyderabad, IN - Remote OK - Senior

Sortly is a simple, mobile-first inventory management solution. Our visual & intuitive approach

to inventory enables thousands of SMBs and teams within iconic corporations, government

entities, music bands & sports teams to stay on top of their physical things.

With over 8000 five-star ratings in the App Store and a net promoter score greater than 55, our

impressive growth has largely been driven by organic sources and word of mouth. We are

profitable, financially independent, and primed to scale within our $20B market!

As a proud distributed and remote-first company since inception, we currently have teams

across 4 countries.

We are seeking a Director of Platform Engineering with experience building and scaling a

world-class team of engineers who will be responsible for building and maintaining Sortly’s core

platform, building the best inventory management solution.

What you will do

• Be hands on, provide technical guidance via both direct involvement, reviews and

mentoring the team

• Drive the core platform team in building the best inventory management platform

• Drive the planning process for the team and own the delivery of team OKRs

• Hire and build work class team - People management and career development of team


• Own the uptime of services in production and manage on call rotation for the team to

take timely action

You have

• 15+ years of industry experience with at least 5+ years experience in building platforms

and scalable services

• Strong working knowledge of backend technologies & public cloud offerings

• 10+ years of experience as an Individual contributor with stellar accomplishments

• Demonstrated experience of building, owning and driving product across multiple life

cycles is highly desirable

• 2+ years of experience in managing people and running agile and iterative software

development processes

• Experience in building products for SMB is a plus

• Ability to think analytically and approach the problems from first principles

• Good communication skills and ability to work closely with cross-functional teams across


Perks at Sortly

• Work with the best engineers and learn from each other

• Competitive compensation and equity package

• Remote-first team

• Off-site retreats

This is a full-time, 100% remote position, open to applicants in India. Candidates must be

eligible to work in India.