Architect

Myntra
Bengaluru
12 - 16 yrs exp
12 - 16 yrs exp
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Myntra’s Engineering team builds the technology platform that empowers our customers’ shopping experience and enables the smooth flow of products from suppliers to our customers’ doorsteps. We work on areas such as building massive-scale web-applications, engaging user-interfaces, big-data analytics, mobile apps, workflow systems, inventory-management etc. We are a small technology team where each individual makes a huge impact. You will have the opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing organization and gain exposure to all the parts of a comprehensive ecommerce platform.

You will be a part of: Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Myntra-Jabong Supply Chain Management systems form the backbone of our core business and customer experience. Any business runs on a simple construct of Demand (Consumer) and Supply (Producer). However, a set of complex and intricate methods, processes and systems connect the demand with supply in a deterministic and predictable way. These methods, processes and systems collectively form the Supply Chain for the business.

The multi-billion-dollar Myntra-Jabong business fundamentally rests on a set of highly scalable, robust and intelligent Supply Chain Management systems that solve real world problems of predicting the demand from millions of our customers, for a combination of millions of products from our product catalog, and intelligently connecting that demand to thousands of national and international sellers or suppliers using a set of advanced homegrown tech products that we build and manage.

SCM engineering employs new-age technologies such as Distributed Computing constructs, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence; scalable data stores in Mongo, Redis,Cassandra, MySQL, Elastic Search, Solr; scalable programming constructs in Node.js, GoLang, Java; JavaScript, Python, and new age frameworks such as ReactJS and ReactNative to solve some of the hardest problems in the e-commerce business with world-class software products.

The SCM engineering at Myntra-Jabong operates within two distinct verticals: Supply-chain Outbound (Fulfilment systems) & Supply-chain Inbound (Selection systems, Partner experience).

Your Responsibilities:

  • Own the architecture of Myntra’s new product platforms to drive business results
  • Be a visible leader to drive and own the architecture and design of some of the most advanced & complex software systems / products in the industry to create company wide impact.
  • Help build, mentor and coach a team of very talented Engineers, Architects, Quality engineers, System Operation Engineers and DevOps engineers in architectural and design best practices.
  • Be an operational and technical leader with a passion for distributed systems, cloud service development, deployment and delivery.
  • Be accountable for the design, for the ease of evolution, quality of the systems, performance, scaling, and availability characteristics and limitations of the systems.
  • Envision and develop the long-term architectural direction, with emphasis on platforms/ reusable components while adopting a nimble delivery process. Establish structures and processes that ensure a high level of quality and reliability and extensibility of deliverables.
  • Drive the creation of next generation extensible web, mobile and fashion commerce platforms, security protocols, customisation and tools to support continuous scaling, internationalization and platform extensions
  • Drive code and design reviews of components / systems / products in scope and drives the architectural governance for them
  • Set directional paths for the teams/department for adoption of new technology stacks for solving business problems
  • Be a very visible representative of multiple technology domains and represent Myntra in external technical forums
  • Work with product management, business stakeholders and other engineering leaders to help define mid-term, long-term roadmaps and shape business directions
  • Initiate and deliver leadership training within the engineering organisation, including training new managers, and drive the growth of leaders to create a strong leadership bench

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 12 - 16 years of experience in software product development
  • Must have a degree in Computer Science or related field
  • A solid engineer at heart with excellent abstraction, coding and system design skills
  • Proven track record of leading the architecture and delivery in a startup/e-commerce ecosystem within a high growth & matrix environment
  • Successfully architected and led technology for consumer facing products in the global market along with being an efficient proficient problem-solver who envisions business and technical perspectives to develop workable solutions
  • Must have exposure to leading product development end-end (portfolio to delivery, re-architectures)
  • Strong hands-on technology experience building and running large scale systems handling multi-million sessions/transactions per day
  • Strong design/development experience in building massively large scale distributed internet systems and products
  • Excellent programming skills in Java/GO and expertise in multi-threading and performance oriented programming
  • Solid experience in Distributed systems, highly scalable products, performance & reliability
  • Excellent understanding of processing platforms and queues
  • Experience and knowledge of open source software, frameworks and broader cutting edge technologies around server side development in Java
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming, concurrency and fundamentals of computer-science
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About Myntra

Myntra-Jabong together, have the unique positioning of being an online and offline, vertical, tech-enabled fashion player that has become the largest fashion retailers in this country. We are a one-stop shop for all your fashion and lifestyle need. We are going strong on all counts with 3000+ brands, serving 11+million customer base, 21k pin codes pan India, industry-leading customer experience and a certified Great Place to Work. We are India's largest e-commerce store for fashion and lifestyle and posted $1.6 billion annual revenue run-rate .

By creating a comprehensive platform, our small (and growing!) technology team powers this delightful experience, right from suppliers to the buyer's doorstep.A shopping experience that is enjoyable for the consumer and efficient for us depends a great deal on design and information architecture and hence we are always on the lookout for great team members.

Plus, you will also contribute/represent Myntra - Jabong in technology forums and platforms like our Medium blog or our Github repository.

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