Senior Software Engineer

BigBasket
Bengaluru
3 - 6 yrs exp
3 - 6 yrs exp
About opportunityAbout opportunity

Are you excited about the transformative power of ecommerce in changing the landscape of grocery retail in India? Do you enjoy working with cutting edge cloud computing technologies? Here is your opportunity to join the technical team at BigBasket.com, Bangalore’s first comprehensive online super market. BigBasket.com is seeking Software Engineer who can help build world class high performance ecommerce applications. Bigbasket.com is backed by industry veterans like Helion Venture, Ascent Capital & Zodius Capital.

Key traits

  • Problem Solver - You understand the problem, analyze it, simplify it and conceptualize & design the solution for it
  • Technology Geek who is always looking out for new technologies and exploring it to find better ways to solve problems
  • You are obsessed to build the highest quality product and experience to delight the Customers.
  • Go-getter - you are always ready to go extra mile to deliver the best product
  • Strong sense of ownership and commitment

Key Responsibilities

  • Research, design, develop and build highly scalable and available platform
  • Complete ownership of the service that your team builds - design, develop, test, deploy and monitor
  • Solve complex and challenging problems at scale
  • Rapid prototype of new ideas
  • Do performance tuning and improvements in large scale distributed systems

Key Requirements

  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer science from a reputed institute/university
  • 3-6 years of strong experience in building Java based server side solutions
  • Strong in data structure, algorithm and software design
  • Experience in designing and building RESTful micro services
  • Experience with Server side frameworks such as JPA (HIbernate/SpringData/MyBatis), Spring, Springboot, Redis, Kafka, Lucene/Solr/ElasticSearch etc.
  • Experience in data modeling and design, database query tuning
  • Experience with NoSQL like MongoDB, Cassandra or DynamoDB
  • Comfortable with agile, iterative development practices
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written), interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Previous experience as part of a Start-up or a Product company.
  • Experience with AWS technologies would be a plus
  • Experience with reactive programming frameworks would be a plus
  • Contributions to open-source are a plus
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Interview RoundsInterview rounds

The interview steps for this job would consist of 3 rounds which would be as follows :

Round 1 - Technical discussion round

Round 2 - Hiring Manager Round

Round 3 - Leadership round with director or the co-founder

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About BigBasket

Maybe you’ve seen our Shah Rukh Khan ad, or our delivery trucks near your house, or maybe you’re even a bigbasketeer yourself :) Still, let me quickly summarise who we are and what we do. Founded in 2011, we aim to make grocery shopping easy, convenient, and time-saving through technology.

Today, we are the largest online grocery store in India, with a turnover of Rs 1,176 crore in FY17 and over 5 million registered customers. This year, we have identified a few key initiatives — from vending machines and subscription service to becoming the most preferred partner to farmers.

Not to boast, but in the year 2017 we were awarded two prestigious awards. Read here to know more.

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