Principal Engineer-Backend HO-225

Principal Engineer-Backend HO-225

13 Sep
Bangalore Rural

13 Sep


Bangalore Rural


Key Deliverables: 

• Take the Ola Electric Mobility microservices architecture to the next level of scalability, efficiency, observability, and availability. 

• Build, deploy & run multi-homed systems that work in multiple regions and cloud providers. 

• Build (and open source) data processing, storage and fetch systems at the petabyte scale with the lowest cost/GB while still responding in milliseconds at the 99th percentile. 

• Optimize algorithms which influence personalization, fulfillment/allocation, pricing, payments etc 

• Create platforms, reusable libraries, and utilities wherever applicable 

• Write high-quality code that is modular,

functional and testable; Establish the best coding practices 

• Formally mentor junior engineers on design, coding, and troubleshooting 

• Troubleshoot issues effectively in a distributed architecture 

• Communicate, collaborate and work effectively in a global environment 

• Operationalize releases by partnering with Tech operations on capacity planning and operability of the product 

Skills Required: 

• Deep understanding of one or more of Java/Go/Scala/C++. Ability to understand and critique the core library/language constructs. 

• Knowledge of processor, memory, network and storage internals. Familiarity with I/O optimized algorithms.

• Deep understanding of distributed systems including fault modeling, concurrency, isolation consensus etc. 

• Conversant with the internals of systems like Kafka, Cassandra/Scylla, Redis, MySQL etc 

• Familiarity with binary serialization protocols like thrift/protobuf/flatbuffers etc 

• Troubleshooting memory issues, GC tuning, resource leaks etc. 

• Strong problem-solving skills, algorithmic skills and data structures. 

• Good to have productionizing machine learning pipelines using Spark/Flink/etc 

• Familiarity with big data concepts - HDFS, hive, presto, spark, oozie, ambari, airflow, atlas, ranger, etc. 

• Familiarity with formats like avro, parquet, orc, arrow etc 

• Good understanding of branching, build, deployment, continuous integration methodologies 

• Experience in leading a team and mentoring engineers 

• Attitude to get Stuff Done! 

• Ability to make decisions independently. 

Desired Background: 

 Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering from premier institutes preferred 

• 9+ years of experience in software design, development & architecture 

• Experience in Product or start-up companies working on Internet-scale applications is preferred 

• Contribution to open-source software, tech blogs, speaking at tech conferences & having a patents portfolio.

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