Have you secured a job in WIPRO? Are you wondering about the position or your level in the chain of command? You are in the right place.
In this article, we will discuss about the technical hierarchy in WIPRO.
Note – This article only covers the technical positions and non-technical roles like managerial and marketing are not covered.
Okay, without further delay let’s start with a short intro on WIPRO.
If you are an Indian you should have heard a lot about the WIPRO – It is an Indian Multinational company that provides information technology, consulting and business process services, and other digital marketing solutions. Recently, WIPRO has shifted to a remote working model, and because of this you can work from any place of the world.
The company started as Oil-based and then extended to different sectors. Now it has separated its non-IT-based business and formed a separate privately owned WIPRO Enterprise. It has more than 1, 75,000 employees as per the 2020 statement.
Technical Hierarchy of WIPRO
As with other IT companies, WIPRO also follows the band system. Here is how the band hierarchy formed.
- Band A1-A3 Executives
- Band TRB Trainees
- Band B1-B3 Senior Executives or Assistant Manager
- Band C1-C2 Project Manager or Senior Manager
- Band D1-D2 Head of Functions or General Manager
- Band E Chief Executives, Presidents, Vice presidents
This band is for people with non engineering background (for people with MSc or other degrees apart from engineering). They will undergo a 4 years WASE or WISTA program to complete M.Tech from VIT or BITS. During these 4 years they will have weekend classes of M Tech and simultaneously will take part in projects on weekdays.
If you join the WIPRO after your B.E. or B.Tech graduation, then here is how your technical chain of command forms –
Technically this band is not included in the band system. It is called the Team Rainbow band. This is the first band you will land as a fresher with no experience. Once your training period ends, you will be promoted to the B1 band. It is just a temporary band.
This is the band, where the project engineers and associate project engineers are classified. Here, you will work on the development of solutions as per the guidance of the senior engineers or team leads.
As per an estimate, you can expect a salary between 3-5 lakhs per annum. Mostly you will be promoted from this position after 3 or 4 years.
After you are promoted to a Senior Engineer you will classify under the B2 band. You can expect a salary between 6- 8 lakhs per annum. You will be responsible to guide the software or project engineers when they meet with struggles.
You can expect a promotion after 5 years; however, this can change based on your performance.
This band includes the head positions like team lead, module lead, Assistant manager, etc… A team leader is someone who lead a team of project engineers to complete a particular task assigned to him/her by the project manager.
It is his/her responsibility to check the internal communication and relationships of the team. The resource should help the team when they meet difficulty and decides the role of each one.
From this band, the managerial positions start. Though the positions like project manager, project head, etc… Should have the technical knowledge to guide the personals in B band, they are more involved in the managerial activities.
They are the ones who communicate with a client or the director and plan the project and requirements for the project. You can expect an annual salary of 10 -15 lakhs.
It is the band for the senior project manager, senior managers, managers who are involved in any special works. They also play the same role by managing the group of experts, technicians to do the task-directed by the management. Based on their seniority and experience their salary can vary from 15 -25 lakhs per annum.
This Destination or Consumption-based nature ensures the proper distribution of tax income between the states.
All the designations or career opportunities covered after this band are purely business or administration-based. The D1 band consists of the project head, directors, General managers, etc…
The average annual salary can vary between 20 -30 lakhs per year.
You can simply say this band is for the directors, or the chief officers who manage a separate branch, or department. The roles and responsibilities may vary based on the area they serve. The average is annual salary is 30 – 40 lakhs per year.
The final and highest band consists of the chief executives like CEO, CFO, CTO, president, chairman, Board of Directors, etc…
If you have any more questions about the technical hierarchy in WIPRO please leave them in the comment section.
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