Software Development Engineer 4

Flipkart
Bengaluru
7 - 13 yrs exp
7 - 13 yrs exp
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Flipkart is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace with a registered customer base of over 100 million. In the 10 years since it started, Flipkart has come to offer over 80 million products across 80+ categories including Smartphones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle. Launched in October 2007, Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, No cost EMI and a 10-day replacement policy. Flipkart was the pioneer in offering services like In-a-Day Guarantee (65 cities) and Same-Day-Guarantee (13 cities) at scale. With over 1,00,000 registered sellers, Flipkart has redefined the way brands and MSME’s do business online.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research, design and build highly reliable, available and scalable platforms
  • Complete ownership of Service/Services that your team is responsible for
  • Lead by example, mentor and guide team members on everything from structured problem solving to development of best practices
  • Platformize components as libraries, utilities and services and promote reuse.
  • Own large technical deliverables and execute in an exemplary way
  • Be able to conceptualize and develop prototype quickly
  • Drive technical roadmap of the team in collaboration with Engineering and Product

You (Must Haves)

  • Deep expertise with any or combination programming languages: Java, C++, C#, Ruby, PHP, any objected oriented high level proprietary or open source language with strong programming constructs. Substantial experience in building complex and scalable solutions.
  • Strong object oriented design skills, ability to apply design patterns, and an uncanny ability to design intuitive module and class-level interfaces
  • The ability to do deep problem solving and build elegant, maintainable solutions to complex problems.
  • Experience leading multi-engineer projects and mentoring junior engineers
  • Experience with full life cycle development in any programming language on a Linux platform
  • Comprehensive operational experience including, optimizations, deployments and tuning servers like apache/mysql/tomcat/solr
  • Prior experience in working with Agile software methodologies (XP, Scrum), TDD and Continuous Integration(CI/CD) a plus.
  • BTech, MTech, or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent). Or high technical acumen and rich technical experience.
  • Experience in building data-driven web application design and development is a plus
  • Expert level experience in building scalable, large and complex business application using some of above technologies and mentoring junior engineers.

Your Array (Nice to Have)

  • Good sense of system characterization and identification of technical requirements
  • Good learnability and adopt technologies that help build large scale, performant, reliable and sustainable systems.
  • Architectural & Design Choices, Deep knowledge on one or more tech stacks, identify alternative tech choices and trade-offs
  • Strong problem Solving skills, Identify feasible alternatives and freeze on the optimal choice of data structures and advanced algorithms
  • Ability to work in fuzzy environments and complex environments
  • Able to take high ownership of complex system components and drive it to the next level
  • Good exposure both with tech breadth and tech depth
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About Flipkart

Flipkart - India’s largest e-commerce marketplace loves solving real-world problems with the latest tools and technologies. Coming to a few numbers about us, we offer more than 80 million products spread across 80+ categories and have a registered customer base of over 100 million. This scale of operations is made possible by fun-loving and motivated professionals, like you. We are mining customer reviews to shape our 'Billion' dollar idea . Recently, we were rated #1 on the LinkedIn Top Companies 2018 list . Our team helps solve problems left untouched by others and have the rare chance of doing something which positively impacts the lives of their families and friends.

A perfect place for you if you’re eager to join the tech revolution and feel you are up for the challenge of working with the “most sought-after workplace in India

You can also check about our tech stack from these Quora answers or can follow our blog called Flipkart Stories where you can get all the inside news.

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