Director - Engineering - Backend Systems (8-12 yrs) Bangalore/Mumbai (Backend Developer)
An Awesome Product Company
Bangalore
23h ago
source : hirist.com

About Client :

  • The client, a unicorn valued at over $1 billion, is South Asia's leading music streaming service. They are over 200 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers to access, discover, and listen to their favorite songs across languages and genres.
  • The client blends digital technology, data analysis (which they have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe.
  • Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and Shazam - to name a few - the client reaches more music fans across the world.

    Their award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world's leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more.

    The client is well-funded by some of the world's most successful institutional investors and global media companies as well as a number of strategic individuals.

    Responsibilities :

  • Build and manage back-end software systems
  • Lead and grow a world-class engineering team through mentorship and guidance and career development
  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to ensure high degree of alignment, ruthless prioritization, timely releases of features in support of critical company initiatives
  • Constantly strive to improve the efficiency of our existing systems while pursuing transformative technologies that impacts our performance
  • Communicate cross-functionally across various teams, organizations and internal and external stakeholders to drive engineering efforts
  • Work with the engineering management team to develop new initiatives and improve existing processes across the entire engineering team, around code quality, technical mentorship, staffing, recruiting and retention
  • Develop and drive long-term strategies around utilizing our client's ecosystem
  • Requirements :

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • 8+ years total experience within an engineering organization
  • 3+ years leading and managing back-end systems in open source technologies like Apache, Nginx, SQL, REST, No-SQL, Caching Technologies etc.
  • Experience in developing micro-service based high available / scalable systems.
  • Experience in Ad Tech is a plus
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • Culture :

  • Our client ignites passion and performance to work towards a collective goal : creating the perfect mobile entertainment ecosystem that delivers the best possible music experience to millions of listeners around the world.
  • Our default mode is that of perpetual innovation. Together, we form a concerted rhythm that goes beyond borders. We don't just go with the flow, we create it.

  • The client offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment, full of fun wholesome experiences - from in-office performances by some of the world's most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel.
  • We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose our client, you join a diverse world of high-calibre techies, artists, and inventors hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV.

    We are one of the few digital companies to provide employment opportunities that meet the Silicon Valley benchmark - right here in Bangalore and Mumbai!

  • Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual in our global team to be catalysts for change in this dynamic digital world.
  • Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

  • With listeners speaking multiple languages in almost every country in the world, we like to think we have the most diverse user base on the planet.
  • This has only been made possible because of the value we place on radical inclusivity in our offices across the globe. We believe different is wonderful, and what sets us apart is also what brings us closer.

  • Our client prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We have committed ourselves to creating a safe environment with fair and equal access and opportunities, sans discrimination.
  • We encourage everyone to be open to experiences and perspectives beyond their normal; divergent thinkers create differentiated products, and even better music.

    If our vibe matches with yours, we'd love to hear from you.

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