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Planet Smart City is looking for an Azure IoT Developer who can work on the Planet SIM Platform backend development and build business logics for various IoT smart city use cases such as smart water system, smart irrigation, etc.

The successful candidate understands the overall architecture design of our Smart Infrastructure Management (SIM) platform and is able to create components as specified in the user stories. You would be part of the IoT platform competency team based in Pune, India, and help to customise the IoT platform for the global IoT needs of the Planet Smart City.

Skills and experience

Mandatory:

• 5 to 8 years of experience in MS Azure cloud/application development.
• Minimum of one complete project development experience in MS Azure IoT suite.
• Hands-on experience in Visual Studio, .NET, C#, ASP.NET MVC, .NET Core.
• Strong experience in Azure Paas Services such as with Azure IoT Hubs, Azure Event Hubs, Stream Analytics, Azure Storages, Azure Cosmos Db, Azure Active Directory, Azure Key Vaults, Data Lake, etc.
• Good understanding of distributed and multi-tenant architecture systems.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision to develop the components.
• Experience working in an agile environment and using DevOps tools like GitLab, Azure DevOps, etc.

Nice to have (optional):

• End to end IoT product development, deployment and production support experience.
• Experience in building IoT SaaS solutions/platforms for B2B/B2C customers.
• Setting up Disaster Recovery systems for custom-developed Azure solutions.
• Exposure to multiple IoT connectivity and transportation protocols such as MQTT, AMQP, etc.
• Exposure to smart city/smart building and home automation IoT solutions.
• Know-how of embedded hardware devices and their working using various protocols such as BLE, Zigbee, LoRaWAN, NB-IoT, etc.

Please note: this is an immediate requirement and candidates with 15 days notice or less will be preferred.

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As a React JS Developer, you are expected to have hands-on technical skills in developing responsive/progressive web applications supporting multiple form factors. You would be part of the Planet Smart City core technical competency team based in Pune, India.

Skills and experience

Mandatory:

• At least 4 to 8 years of experience as a React JS Developer.
• Hands-on expertise in UI/front end engineering/development – specifically React 16, Redux, NodeJs. Can code, design and own front-end development and code.
• JavaScript advance (ES6+), React v16, Reach Redux, React Fibre.
• Advance State Management, such as Redux, Mobx, RxJs, GraphQL, etc.
• NodeJs 10+ and Server Side JavaScript Application Development.
• HTML5, CSS3, ExpressJs, GraphQL.
• Unit testing tools (Jest & Enzyme) and E2E test suites (Selenium, WebDriver, Cypress).
• Docker/Containers.
• Strong understanding of Rest APIs, Web Sockets, Service Workers, HTTP/S Protocol, Web Security and Cloud Infrastructure, CI/CD, Web Packaging and Optimisation, UX and styling.
• Hands-on exposure to backend technology like Java, Python.
• Good understanding of data structures, algorithms and design principles.

Nice to have (optional):

• Experience in building multi-tenant SaaS applications would be preferred.
• Experience building IoT app and analytics platform development.

Please note: this is an immediate requirement and candidates with 15 days notice or less will be preferred.

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We are seeking an experienced Head of Marketing and Communication to design and drive Planet Smart City and Planet Idea marketing and communication agenda to build our brand presence in India.

The role will report to the Chief Marketing and Communication Officer and work closely with the global marketing and communication team, external agency partners and the wider business to integrate Indian market strategy within global guidelines of Planet Smart City.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and delivering the marketing and communications strategy and materials, and driving the local teams and communication agencies to deliver proactive and positive positioning of the brand along with communications campaigns with traditional and social media platforms in India.
  • Increasing the company visibility, the Planet Smart City brand and its sub-brands in India, with impactful communications and diverse marketing tools and by leveraging our partnerships.
  • Representing the Indian market in discussions with the global brand, marketing and business teams to ensure our position is reflected in priorities and that communications objectives are met.
  • Working and consulting regularly with cross-functional teams globally and locally across the company, particularly with marketing, corporate communication, product and sales and business development.
  • Coordinate with the global and local teams, providing information for internal and external communications.
  • Create a systematic and seamless flow of reports.

Experience:

Essential

  • 6-8 years of experience in marketing and communications.

Preferable

  • Startup experience.

Education, skills and qualifications:

Essential

  • Bachelor degree in marketing, communication or similar.
  • Proficiency in English writing and speaking.
  • You are passionate about storytelling and with relevant experience in brand building.
  • You like building strong relationships with media, strategic partners, thought leaders and relevant stakeholders in the market.
  • You can identify opportunities proactively and execute pitch, content, storytelling and follow up with internal and external partners.
  • You understand social media and how to design and drive impactful communication on Instagram and Facebook.
  • You have experience in working with corporate, tech, lifestyle and business/marketing media and influencers and developing social campaigns to achieve communications and brand positioning goals.
  • You are creative, entrepreneurial at heart and able to thrive in a demanding, fast-moving environment working with multiple local and international partners.
  • You have extensive experience in developing communication campaigns and assets, understanding what resonates with traditional and social media.
  • You have excellent communication, influencing and writing skills. From building creative plans to articulate complex issues in an easy-to-digest manner.
  • You have a strong organisational, leadership and management skills.
  • You have experience working with international teams and developing and coordinating international strategies.

Preferable

  • Marathi and any other regional language.
  • Experience in working in B2C and B2B marketing and communication.
  • Experience in managing and developing.
  • Experience in generating demand and lead in a B2B environment.
  • Sound understanding of Digital marketing and marketing automation /CRM platforms (Hubspot/Pipedrive a plus).
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As Planet’s Lead Commercial Manager, you will be close to your customer. You understand their needs and seek geolocalised services to serve the community.

You are a dynamic tech enthusiast able to structure innovative multi-faceted deals because you understand and communicate well on the value of scale, geolocalisation, data and customer engagement.

You will work closely with our Product Management, Market Research and Community Management Teams to create disruptive services which you capture added value through (upfront or at a later stage of the commercial relation).

Job roles/responsibilities

  • You will tap into your network of large global service providers, as well as reach out to small local service retailers. You will build relations with new suppliers (with a business development approach, as opposed to sales) to develop commercial relations.
  • You will structure innovative commercial deals that will account for our product’s unique added value for the supplier. The deals may be cross-disciplinary in nature, involving scale, geolocalisation, customer engagement and customer data.
  • You will negotiate pricing, value swap, data property and privacy agreements. You will negotiate distribution, delivery, quality standards and maintenance terms.
  • You will maintain business relationships and monitor supplier quotations to ensure that they are in line with the negotiated specifications.
  • You will oversee operations for the timely rollout of services (planning, issuing and following up on delivery and schedules).
  • You will evaluate suppliers’ performance, service quality, delivery times and prices.
  • You will resolve service and invoicing issues with providers.
  • You will collaborate with and inform the teams working on market research and development plans.
  • You will collaborate with and inform the Product Management Teams on the theoretical and practical commercial viability of product lines and features.
  • You will collaborate with the Community Managers to get close to your customers’ profiles, inform them of the specific advantages of the deals that were struck, and gather feedback on service performance and customer satisfaction.
  • You will lead on implementing internal service procurement strategies to cater to high customer satisfaction and alignment to the product management strategies and suggest procedure improvements by reviewing and developing service delivery process flow.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Essential:

  • Expert in negotiation.
  • Possesses an extensive network of service providers that can be tapped into.
  • Understands underlying profitability curves.
  • Experienced in scalability, distribution and volume considerations.
  • Understands how to value data and customer engagement.
  • Proven success in negotiating distribution discounts or data-related deals.
  • At least ten years of experience in a business development role in the digital B2C services industry.
  • Proven success in negotiating distribution discounts or data-related deals.

Desirable:

  • Experience in relevant services (home-related, marketplace, retail, financial, security, food, education, work, health, sport).
  • Experience with negotiating distribution deals with large service providers.
  • Experience in the low-income market segment services.
  • Experience in data-driven service distribution.
  • Experience and network in region of operation in Brazil. For candidates with the relevant international experience, there is an additional opportunity to work across regions including India and Italy.

Candidate profile

  • Willing to travel five days a week across your region of focus.
  • Entrepreneurial and looks forward to building from scratch.
  • Has a hands-on approach and demonstrates a proactive, creative business approach.
  • Possesses a relevant master’s degree or has equivalent experience in the field.
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Job roles and responsibilities

  • Purchase goods, materials, components and services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes, new projects and activities.
  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present a risk or opportunity to the organisation.
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers.
  • Provide analysis on new and existing costs and review cost reduction activities.
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required.
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous business improvements.
  • Adhere to any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of yourself, staff and visitors.
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers, and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.
  • Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules.
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications.
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships.
  • Ensure compliance with company guidelines, purchasing policies, procedures and guidance during supplier negotiations and the process of awarding contracts.
  • Conduct research for new components and suppliers.
  • Compile supplier performance data to enable evaluation.
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance.
  • Claims management.
  • Improvement of green, ethic and impact-friendly procurement strategies.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Essential:

  • Experience of working closely with suppliers.
  • Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment.
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks and achieve set targets.
  • Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good knowledge of Portuguese and English language (Italian optional).
  • Previous experience of working in a Purchasing Team, preferably within a big construction company or manufacturing environment.
  • Good commercial understanding and knowledge of purchasing, negotiation and cost breakdown.
  • Able to add value, reduce costs and provide input to improve the business.
  • Computer literate, with advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills/abilities.

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system would be beneficial.
  • Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree preferred.
  • An understanding of Industry Construction Field processes and components would be advantageous.

Candidate profile

  • Assertive, resilient and welcomes change.
  • Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together.
  • Proactively contributes to the team.
  • Actively commits to the team’s development.
  • Is self-aware and optimistic.
  • Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings.
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We are looking for a Lead Data Engineer to join our Data and Insights Team. Planet Smart City collects and processes data from a variety of source systems in order to service our customers and optimise our business. These sources include IoT devices, mobile applications, customer interactions and construction project control systems, in addition to more ubiquitous line-of-business solutions such as CRM and ERP.

The data strategy for Planet Smart City, supported by our Data and Insights Team, aims to integrate the data from our source systems in a cloud data warehouse, provisioning a source of clean, governed data in analytical readiness for analysts and data scientists from across our global enterprise.

The successful candidate will collaborate closely with and report to the Head of Data and Insights in effecting the data strategy for Planet Smart City. They will be expected to share in the definition of the strategy as it evolves, utilising their skills, experience and capability.

We are a new function within the business, and the appetite to take the lead on data engineering initiatives, champion data engineering, engage the business and establish and follow best practice and standards, will be important.

Job roles and responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing data engineering solutions – for example, flows between systems for the purposes of analytics and BI.
  • Championing data engineering, collaborating with a diverse range of stakeholders with differing communication styles and levels of technical understanding.
  • Applying their knowledge of systems integration to: create new data flows, recognise and share opportunities to re-use existing data flows, lead interdisciplinary initiatives from a data engineering perspective, and set and follow best practice and standards.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Experience of implementing and supporting a range of data analytics solutions, covering data modelling, ETL/ELT, reporting, dashboarding, and complex analytical models/tools.
  • Proven experience leading and supporting data analytics platforms, tools, ingestion and transformation solutions.
  • Experience scheduling, running, monitoring, and fixing batch jobs.
  • Experience of data management technologies and approaches.
  • Experience of data quality, ingestion and transformation tools.
  • Experience of data exploitation tools.
  • Experience communicating and supporting business users.
  • Expert skills in SQL.
  • Demonstrable desire to acquire additional technical skills as deemed necessary for the role, including Python, R and Machine Learning.
  • Knowledge of security approaches and tools such as encryption and tokenisation.
  • A clear understanding of Agile and Continuous Integration environments.
  • Knowledge of configuration management approaches and practices
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Job roles and responsibilities 

  • Lead the strategy of the product as a member of the Agile Team.
  • Define Stories and prioritise the Team Backlog to streamline the execution of program priorities while maintaining the conceptual and technical integrity of the Features or components for the team.
  • Conceive software features as end-to-end experiments with the public and develop parallel options.
  • Maximize the value produced by the team and ensure stories meet user’s needs.
  • Engage with cross-functional teams and keep relationships with different units, including working with Product Management, Customers, Business Owners and other stakeholders.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Essential:

  • An expert with 5+ years of proven technical, technological and managerial experience in the coordination of heterogeneous teams of developers, UXers and content designers for the conception, creation and supply of complex digital platforms focused on user needs.
  • Experience in relating to cross-functional teams for the design and development of high-performance digital platforms / mobile applications, with particular attention to the quality of the user experience.
  • Ability to conceive software features as end-to-end experiments with the public.
  • Sense of ROI, investment and value in relation to cost.
  • Ability to develop parallel options.
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility regarding decision making and collaboration with work teams.
  • Managerial experience in the application of analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Results orientation and propensity to put your skin in the game.
  • Ability to anticipate challenges and try to proactively avoid obstacles.
  • Experience in the management and coordination of different stages of the design and development of digital platforms and server-side applications with agile methodologies (conception, prototyping, development, realisation, supply, monitoring and operational management).
  • Knowledge of software architectures and development of high security, scalable and robust systems.
  • Experience mentoring, coaching and developing emerging talents in the technological field.
  • Strongly motivated, results-oriented, curious and open attitude.
  • Excellent managerial and organisational skills and experience in defining guidelines.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills. Ability to clearly communicate complex concepts.
  • Experience in relating to multidisciplinary teams made up of heterogeneous figures.
  • Fluency in English.

Desirable:

  • Past experience as a start upper.

Candidate profile

  • Possesses an entrepreneurial mindset and enjoys engaging with the team.
  • A vision keeper, keeping the big picture of the product while experimenting with end-to-end solutions.
  • Has a heat shield attitude, protecting the team from all outside noise and pressure, allowing them to focus.
  • Familiar with putting your skin in the game.
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As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading the entire process of implementing smart solutions (products, services and best practices) in Real Estate development projects, using recognised PMP standards, to achieve the goals set and obtain the expected benefits, satisfying customer needs and aligned with company KPIs.

You will manage the project team, set deadlines, assign tasks, monitor, and summarise the progress of the projects, exploring opportunities to add value to work results. You will report to the Head of Engineering and Project Management.

Job roles and responsibilities

  • Manage relationships with clients and all stakeholders. Organise meetings to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify the specific requirements of each project to built project plans.
  • Submit project requirements, costs, resources and expected results to the Project Board for approval.
  • Develop detailed project plans and monitor and track progress to ensure all projects are delivered on time, within scope, and budget, and aligned with the company’s KPIs.
  • Coordinate internal resources and partners for the execution of projects.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques and perform risk management. Managing necessary changes to project scopes, schedules and costs to minimise project risks.
  • Share lesson learned with the Engineering, Project Management and Planet Idea Teams as best practices to replicate in other projects.
  • Collaborate with other units in order to improve the Competence Centre’s value.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Essential:

  • Master’s degree in engineering, architecture, or another closely related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in a project management role.
  • Experienced in design and construction management (public or private).
  • Strong skills in developing coordinated civil engineering/construction and architecture (schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding) projects.
  • Experience coordinating multidisciplinary teams for project development, including document preparation, technical drawings for public tenders, and technical specification editing for request bidding to suppliers and consultants.
  • Skilled in cost management and timing control.
  • Knowledge of energy systems, building energy efficiency principles and regulations, physics of buildings, residential buildings HVAC systems, BeMS and principles of distribution and allocation of energy consumptions in apartment buildings and ability to use this knowledge in the evaluation of clients’ project.
  • Understands drawings and technical specifications.
  • Proficient in Office automation (Microsoft or Google suite), project management tools (i.e. Trello, Ms Project and Gantt project), and computer-aided design tools.
  • Basic knowledge of environmental sustainability and digital technologies.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Able to communicate on technical requirements.

Desirable:

  • Experience in building permits or urban planning standards.
  • Having a Project Management Professional certification will be advantageous.

Candidate profile

  • Leadership skills.
  • Flexibility.
  • Relational skills.
  • Teamwork skills.
  • Planning and organisation skills.
  • Ability to understand customer needs and problem-solve.
  • Predisposition for continuously updating.
  • Loyalty and tenacity.
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