Am pleased to announce the first investment made by Band of Angels India — Knowcross develops next-gen products for the hospitality industry. Its customers include leading hotels such as Oberoi, Hyatt, Intercontinental and Radisson around the world. We are very excited about investing in a global product company coming out of India, and are very impressed with the initial traction the company has achieved.

For people who want to be part of an exciting startup — Knowcross is expanding its development team and looking for top-notch people with a desire to become a part of a product company. The positions currently open are listed below:

Senior Product Creators
: Engineering/MCA graduates from a reputed institute with 2-5 years of experience. High level of proficiency in .Net and SQL Server. Exposure to VB will be a plus. Excellent communication (written and verbal), pleasant personality, creative, eye & attention for detail, persistent, ability to meet deadlines & work under pressure, ability to learn new technologies & techniques fast.

Senior Product Creators (Mobile): Engineering/MCA graduates from a reputed institute with 3-5 years of experience in mobile technologies. Experience in J2ME, TCP/IP, Socket Programming, GSM Protocols, SIM Tool Kit, etc. Must have experience of programming in J2ME for various models of mobile phones and PDAs. Experience on Nokia handsets is a must. Exposure to Operating Systems and Platforms like WinCE, PalmOS, Symbian, J2ME, and Microsoft Smart Phone OS. Experience of Symbian is a must.

Senior Product Testers: Engineering/MCA graduates from a reputed institute with 3-5 years of relevant experience. Experience of tools likes Win Runner, Load Runner, Test Director etc. Knowledge of GUI based automation tool like Silk test, winrunner, QTP, etc. Experience in manual testing of client server and web based applications.

More details are available at http://www.knowcross.com/careers.htm

Alok Mittal

Alok is a first generation entrepreneur, currently CEO and Co-founder of Indifi, a platform for small business lending.

Alok is a board member at TiE Delhi, and a founding member of Indian Angel Network.

Prior to Indifi, Alok ran India venture operations for Canaan Partners in India, with focus on internet, technology and BPO space. Earlier, Alok cofounded JobsAhead.com, a leading job portal which was acquired by Monster.com. Alok is a computer science graduate from IIT Delhi and, postgraduate from UC, Berkeley.

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