About Us - KiwiTech
 
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Founded in 2009, KiwiTech began as a mobile application development firm, and has since created hundreds of apps serving a wide range of interests and industries. In the process, we have developed deep expertise and a consultative-driven approach to providing end-to-end enterprise technology solutions. Guided by our strong content background and ability to create engaging UI/UX, we work with our clients to build robust, award-winning web, mobile and social media solutions.

We have leveraged our deep experience and entrepreneurial history to partner with innovative startups, together creating state-of-the-art digital products and bringing fresh ideas and investment to the mobile space. Several of our clients and partners have been named among the top "must-watch" digitally disruptive enterprises.

Our corporate background allows us to carefully identify and partner with select organizations. This engagement - including the guidance, resources and new technologies we provide - enables them to dramatically transform their day-to-day operations, improve efficiency and increase profitability. We are currently a center-of-excellence for many of our long-term enterprise clients. Often acting as an extension of their development teams, we have built a flexible, quick-to-scale delivery team with a unique blend of process-centric talent management. With both our enterprise and our startup clients, we provide a strategic technology partnership that brings to the table our wealth of experience in heavy data technologies, along with nimble, inventive solutions.

Our knowledge and work spans a broad set of verticals such as publishing, healthcare, education, retail, government and financial services. As a result, we are able to leverage cross-industry insights to create innovative solutions for an increasingly demanding digital audience. 

LEADERSHIP

Rakesh Gupta - KiwiTech
Rakesh Gupta
Founder & CEO

Rakesh Gupta has more than 20 years of experience in the publishing sector and is responsible for KiwiTech's long-term strategic planning. The company is leveraging technology and a proven entrepreneurial team to provide cutting-edge solutions for start-ups and enterprises alike. A native of Marietta, Ohio, Rakesh has a master's degree in business administration from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Ohio State University. Rakesh has served as Governor Mark Warner's appointee on the Board of the Center for Innovative Technology, an organization focused on creating a better environment for entrepreneurial companies in Virginia. Rakesh is also a former President of TiE-DC, the DC chapter of TiE, the largest nonprofit organization of entrepreneurs with 50 chapters around the world.

Bill Cohen - KiwiTech
Bill Cohen
President

Mr. Cohen worked at Lehman Brothers and Barclays from 1992-2015, most recently as Vice Chairman of the Investment Banking Division. Since the start of his career at Lehman Brothers, Mr. Cohen ran a number of global industry groups including Media, Communications, Internet, and Business Services. From 2002-2012, he was a member of the Investment Banking Business Development Committee. During his career, Mr. Cohen has advised CEOs and Boards of Directors on a wide range of strategic and capital markets transactions totaling over $100 billion. Mr. Cohen holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for New York Cares, the largest volunteer network in New York City.

Anita Gupta - KiwiTech
Anita Gupta
Founder & CRO

Anita brings more than 20 years of marketing and sales experience in the rapidly changing world of digital technology services. At KiwiTech, Anita drives sales from a variety of industry segments. A native of Marietta, Ohio, Anita earned a master's degree in public policy from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree in computer science from Marietta College. Anita is a charter member of TiE-DC. Anita also works with JCBLS, a nonprofit foundation that runs a charitable school. JCBLS provides food, clothing, and education to 100 children in Meerut, India.

Neal Gupta - KiwiTech
Neal Gupta
Founder & CFO

An early mover in mobile apps, Neal co-founded KiwiTech in 2009. It has become a market-leading web and mobile app firm, with a unique business model. At KiwiTech, Neal oversees the company's financial matters and leads KiwiTech's early stage investment fund called Kiwi Venture Partners. A native of Marietta, Ohio, Neal holds a dual MBA (finance) from Columbia University and the University of London, and a bachelor's in Economics. Neal is a member of several organizations including Tiger21, TiE, ArchAngels, Sand Hill Angels, Tech Coast Angels, Sierra Angels, Angel Capital Association, and the Tower Club. Neal also works closely with JCBLS, a nonprofit family foundation focused on providing education and nutrition assistance to children of low-income families in India.

Gurvinder Batra - KiwiTech
Gurvinder Batra
Founder & CTO

Gurvinder Batra oversees KiwiTech's wide range of technology development and is responsible for all operations for the company. He has a solid background in developing software based on the eXtensible Markup Language (XML). At Aptara, Gurvinder helped create XMLPublish™, the industry's first front-end XML workflow process that ensures the simultaneous production of high-quality content for a full range of publishing formats, both print and electronic. In 1987, Batra graduated from the prestigious engineering school, Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, where he earned an engineering degree in electronics and communications.

Rakesh Gupta has more than 20 years of experience in the publishing sector and is responsible for KiwiTech's long-term strategic planning. The company is leveraging technology and a proven entrepreneurial team to provide cutting-edge solutions for start-ups and enterprises alike. A native of Marietta, Ohio, Rakesh has a master's degree in business administration from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Ohio State University. Rakesh has served as Governor Mark Warner's appointee on the Board of the Center for Innovative Technology, an organization focused on creating a better environment for entrepreneurial companies in Virginia. Rakesh is also a former President of TiE-DC, the DC chapter of TiE, the largest nonprofit organization of entrepreneurs with 50 chapters around the world.

Mr. Cohen worked at Lehman Brothers and Barclays from 1992-2015, most recently as Vice Chairman of the Investment Banking Division. Since the start of his career at Lehman Brothers, Mr. Cohen ran a number of global industry groups including Media, Communications, Internet, and Business Services. From 2002-2012, he was a member of the Investment Banking Business Development Committee. During his career, Mr. Cohen has advised CEOs and Boards of Directors on a wide range of strategic and capital markets transactions totaling over $100 billion. Mr. Cohen holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for New York Cares, the largest volunteer network in New York City.

Anita brings more than 20 years of marketing and sales experience in the rapidly changing world of digital technology services. At KiwiTech, Anita drives sales from a variety of industry segments. A native of Marietta, Ohio, Anita earned a master's degree in public policy from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree in computer science from Marietta College. Anita is a charter member of TiE-DC. Anita also works with JCBLS, a nonprofit foundation that runs a charitable school. JCBLS provides food, clothing, and education to 100 children in Meerut, India.

Gurvinder Batra oversees KiwiTech's wide range of technology development and is responsible for all operations for the company. He has a solid background in developing software based on the eXtensible Markup Language (XML). At Aptara, Gurvinder helped create XMLPublish™, the industry's first front-end XML workflow process that ensures the simultaneous production of high-quality content for a full range of publishing formats, both print and electronic. In 1987, Batra graduated from the prestigious engineering school, Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, where he earned an engineering degree in electronics and communications.

An early mover in mobile apps, Neal co-founded KiwiTech in 2009. It has become a market-leading web and mobile app firm, with a unique business model. At KiwiTech, Neal oversees the company's financial matters and leads KiwiTech's early stage investment fund called Kiwi Venture Partners. A native of Marietta, Ohio, Neal holds a dual MBA (finance) from Columbia University and the University of London, and a bachelor's in Economics. Neal is a member of several organizations including Tiger21, TiE, ArchAngels, Sand Hill Angels, Tech Coast Angels, Sierra Angels, Angel Capital Association, and the Tower Club. Neal also works closely with JCBLS, a nonprofit family foundation focused on providing education and nutrition assistance to children of low-income families in India.

CAREERS

KiwiTech is a vibrant, expanding community of design and development experts, and we're always looking for new talent! We offer challenging opportunities and a dynamic and enriching work culture.

Openings

Desired Profile:
  • IT environment experience in leading and managing software development model
  • A high appreciation for and knowledge of software development life cycle and related processes.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, with complex and challenging software requirements, and a keen sense of the solution design and architecture
  • A strong engineering and practical attitude that helps put forth simple and user friendly solutions
  • Strong technical and architectural
  • Strong people management skills-fairness and ability to motivate and manage engineers and project leads/ project managers to meet targets on time within budget
  • Good perceptive and analytical skills, with a keen business sense and a future perception of technology evolution
  • Good interpersonal skills and leadership qualities
Experience and Qualificatons:
  • About 8+ years of Industry experience with exposure to complete development lifecycle more than once.
  • Good knowledge of industry standard project management and operational methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong people manager
  • Knowledge of project planning and tracking
  • Knowledge of technologies used within the project.
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Good client relationship management skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and in a team environment
  • Self motivated, flexible, responsible, and a penchant for quality
  • Ability to manage a team of project leaders/technical specialists, analysts and systems developers
  • Ability and experience to apply new skills / additional information acquired in relation to role
  • Ability to prioritise own activities, work under pressure.
  • Team player with commitment to achieve team goals
  • Motivated, flexible and with a ‘can do’ approach
  • Delivery and results focused
Key Responsibilities:
  • Kick-start any new project-- set expectations, teams, processes etc.
  • Responsible for the full project lifecycle.
  • Manage successful project delivery with agreed quality standard
  • Assisting/training/coaching team members to ensure that they demonstrate a sense of urgency to deliver
  • Integrate and mentor Managers / Team Leads towards attaining process specific delivery & efficiency norms
  • Liaison with Technical as well as business stakeholders
  • Drive project related forums: Quality Gates, progress reviews, design reviews etc.
  • Monitor projects for any risks, and mitigate them
  • Be the go-to person to build and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally
  • Set function and process specific delivery & efficiency norms at account level
  • Manage regular reporting
  • Regular Steering Committee meetings to discuss and agree on key issues, risks, approach etc.
  • People management
  • Responsible for resource utilization management, effort estimation
  • Project  Control , Risks , Cost  control activities
Minimum qualification: BE/ B Tech/ M Tech/ Ph D/ MBA/PGDM (Systems), MCA/PGDCA with a strong technical background from top engineering school
Requirement:
  • Client Interaction (International)
  • Complete Project handling and management (Internally and externally)
  • Project Analysis
  • Planning and scheduling with time, cost and resource constraints
  • Cost Analysis and Budgeting
  • Making project status Reports
  • Technical Documentation
  • Working closely under the guidance and direction of the Project Manager
  • Project Schedule Management
  • Project Status Reviews
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Capturing accurate and precise MOM
  • Conduct and lead several account review and project retrospective meetings
  • Manage and leading scrum meetings
  • Should be exposed to Agile methodlogy
  • Exposed to PMO tools
Minimum qualification: Any Graduation Location: New Delhi (Noida).
Requirement:
  • Strong AWS Experience; including automation, scalability & redundancy - EC2, S3,RDS, ELB, Route 53, Cloudfront, etc.
  • hands-on experience with any of automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible etc,
  • Expert Linux SA skills; Experience building & configuring servers of all sorts (app servers, web servers, ftp servers)
  • Experience development robust deployment & management processes including the management of sensitive information such as passwords, api keys, etc.
  • Experienced in monitoring tools, frameworks and processes
  • Support engineering with development & staging environments
  • Familiar with penetration testing and intrustion detection systems.
  • Experience with Git (GitHub) & CI
Minimum qualification: B.Tech/B.E. (Computer Science/IT/Electronics) MCA Computer diploma in development with 3+ years of experience compulsory. Location: New Delhi (Noida).
Requirement:
  • Must have 3+ years of development experience in PHP
  • Must have experience with JQuery, HTML, CSS, AJAX, XML and Zend
  • Must have at least 2+ years of experience on Cake PHP
  • Must have experience working on Linux platform
  • Experience and should be able to recognize and implement web development design patterns
  • Can read code written by others and should be able to judge impact on code changes on other parts of the system
  • Should be able to work effectively with one of popular open-source version control solutions such as Git, SVN etc.
  • Must have experience in code debugging
  • Good to have Experience in Symphony
Minimum qualification: B.Tech/B.E. (Computer Science/IT/Electronics) MCA Computer diploma in development with 3+ years of experience compulsory. Location: New Delhi (Noida).
Requirement:
  • Having experience in Android and core java
  • Good understanding of OOP concept
  • Knowledge of database concept and query, Experience in SQL is a must
  • Source code control understanding (experience with subversion and Eclipse preferred)
  • Must have experience on Restful API’s
  • A passion for mobile device technologies. Especially Android
  • Good knowledge of UI framework
  • Should have worked with WebView and HTML content
  • Good to have experience on Version Control
Minimum qualification: B.Tech/B.E. (Computer Science/IT/Electronics) MCA Computer diploma in development with 3+ years of experience compulsory. Location: New Delhi (Noida).
Requirement:
  • Must be having development and delivery experience with Ruby on Rails.
  • Hands on Experience on either Rails 3 or 4 framework
  • Must have experience in Ruby 1.9, 2.x
  • Good to have HTML, AJAX, JQuery & Excellent JavaScript knowledge.
  • Good ability to understand, discuss, design, develop, test, document, and troubleshoot an interactive AJAX enabled Rails application that use REST, SOAP, SQL.
  • Deep expertise in object-oriented development, including strong design patterns knowledge
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good understanding of server deployment, application scalability and performance
  • Familiar with Agile Development Methodology, such as Scrum.
  • Knowledge of software best practices, like test driven development and continuous integration.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Minimum qualification: B.Tech/B.E. (Computer Science/IT/Electronics) MCA Computer diploma in development with 3+ years of experience compulsory. Location: New Delhi (Noida).

 

If you would like to explore working with us, please email your resume to hr@kiwitech.com.