Senior Backend Engineer We are looking for Software Engineers to work across our engineering teams to build web applications and backend systems that perform at scale. The ideal candidate is adept at writing robust, extensible, and efficient code and has a knack for solving complex problems with simple solutions. Our stack consists primarily of Django on the backend and Angular on the frontend. We see technology as a means to solving problems and getting things done and thus prioritize talent over existing skillset. We heavily leverage many open-source services like RabbitMQ, PostgreSQL, Docker, Kubernetes, etc. Experience with these and other similar services is a plus.
You’re Part: Communication Drive discussions to create/improve product, process and technology Coding Thinking tools, creating tools Build abstractions and contracts with separation of concerns for a larger scope Rapid proto-typing Robust and scalable web-based applications Design Do high level design with guidance; Functional modelling, break-down of a module Thinking platforms & reuse Architecture Do incremental changes to architecture: impact analysis of the same Do performance tuning and improvements in large scale distributed systems Org Development Mentor young minds and foster team spirit You’re Array (Nice to Haves): The farsightedness it takes to look at business problems critically from more than one perspective. The capability to craft object-oriented models and design data structures, implement business logic and data models with suitable class design. Ability to break-down larger/fuzzier problems into smaller ones in the scope of the product Sound soft skills to gel with colleagues from other teams in order to harness the development process. An understanding of the industry’s coding standards and an ability to create appropriate technical documentation. You (Must Haves): Extensive and expert programming experience in any one programming language (strong OO skills preferred). Deep experience in at least one Object Oriented programming language (Java/C/C++, Ruby, Clojure, Scala,and SQL) A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design. Have a penchant for solving complex and interesting problems Worked in startup like environment with high levels of ownership and commitment BTech, MTech, or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent). Excellent coding skills – should be able to convert design into code fluently Good skills to write unit & integration tests with reasonable coverage of code & interfaces - TDD is a plus Experience in building highly scalable business applications, which involve implementing large complex business flows and dealing with huge amount of data. Experience with multi-threading and concurrency programming Above exposure in the art of writing codes and solving problems for large scale. You’re Cheers! Apart from all the general benefits of best in industry compensation, equity, healthcare etc , Flipkart prides in calling out the big hand for you to be Great Work, Great People and Great environment. We call ourselves an incubator for engineers where you get all the optimal conditions to do and experience your best.