Responsibilities and Duties • Provide technology consulting services to law firms and corporates • Understand underlying technologies to analyze patent portfolios and help solve clients’ core technical queries • Conduct research & analysis, including but not limited to technology due diligence, market research, prior art searches, target scouting, invalidity analysis, infringement analysis and claim charting • Be a part of the product development team in developing the legal tech product. • Work in different aspects of the product life-cycle • Explain complex technology matters to non-technical audiences • Excavate evidence to identify patent infringement using product testing, source code review and product documentation research • Build models to analyze large data and draw insights • Work with product teams to guide development & testing of Cipher’s technology platforms • Showcase technology and IP thought leadership via blogs and research reports • Collaborate across the organization in-person and with virtual, global teams • Establish and cultivate relationships internally and externally Education and Experience • BTech/ M.Tech in Computers, Electronics, Communications or Electrical Engineering from premier colleges such as IITs, BITS Pilani, NIT Trichy, Warangal and Surathkal. • Experience in relevant Tech industry e.g. Telecom, Software, Image processing and Databases is a huge plus • Experience with IP matters (infringement analysis, EOUs, prior art searches, landscaping, etc.) is preferred • Experience with software development, data science, data analysis and programming is good to have. Expected Competencies | Skills • Strong fundamentals in telecom, software architecture, high-scale computing, computer security, cryptography, databases, and/or applied mathematics • Familiarity with products, services, and standards in web, mobile, enterprise, media, etc. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially in technical writing • Proficiency in technical research • Ability to think critically, learn fast and work with minimal supervision under tight deadlines. • Entrepreneurial and go-getter attitude. Cipher Values • Comfortable with independently managing deadlines and prioritizing effectively to deliver quality results • Able to demonstrate a consistent record of excellence, ownership, and accountability • Service-minded and passionate about results with an ability to develop positive relationships • Adaptable to changing requirements and needs of a dynamic high-growth company • Dedicated work ethic that thrives in a collaborative culture with excellent social, networking, and influencing skills • Motivated and self-directed with a willingness to take on additional projects • Able to demonstrate good judgment and growth mindset • Highly focused, organized, and detailed oriented Benefits • Competitive stock option plan at end of Year 2 • Relocation to US • Rapid career growth as the Company expands • Be part of the high growth startup community in the Pink City of India
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.