Tech Lead

BigBasket
Bengaluru
4 - 6 yrs exp
4 - 6 yrs exp
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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, India’s leading online super market.

BigBasket.com is seeking Lead engineer with proven ability to build world class high performance ecommerce applications.

Bigbasket.com is backed by industry veterans like Helion Venture, Ascent Capital & Zodius Capital.

Objective

Design and develop core server side components and mentor the team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and develop core server side components for BigBasket.com consumer facing site as well as for back-end logistics
  • Define and implement data flow/interactions across various business components.
  • Prototype new ideas
  • Do code reviews, responsible for the delivery of the features/tasks at the highest quality with in the committed timelines.

Skills Required

  • Strong hands on experience with NodeJS, ExpressJS.
  • Strong hands on experience with Async Programming.
  • Must have Domain Experience in Search and Ad-Serving in Ecommerce Industry.
  • Strong hands on experience with SQL, RDBMS, Data Modeling.
  • Strong hands on experience with Lucene, Solr/Elastic.
  • Strong hands on experience is using caching systems such as Aerospike, Redis.
  • Experience with database query tuning.
  • Must be adaptive to experimenting new technologies.
  • Must have excellent communication (verbal & written), interpersonal, leadership, and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to work independently and enjoy working at a fast paced start-up environment.
  • Hands on experience in python/django is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Kafka or any message queue systems is a desirable.
  • Having E commerce search experience is a plus.
  • Hands on experience in REST API specification (Swagger will be a plus).
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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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