Staff Software Engineer
Bazaarvoice
Bengaluru
9h ago

Bazaarvoice connects brands and retailers to consumers, so that every shopping experience feels personal. From search and discovery to purchase and advocacy, Bazaarvoice’s solutions reach in-market shoppers, personalize their experiences, and give them the confidence to buy.

Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than a billion consumers view and share authentic content including reviews, questions and answers, and social photos across 6,000 brand and retail websites.

Across the network, Bazaarvoice captures billions of shopper signals monthly - data that powers high-efficiency digital advertising and personalization with unmatched relevance.

Who We Want :

Does automating tens of thousands of network connections excite you? How about enhancing matching across 100s of millions of product catalog entries?

How about sub second API response times for thousands of requests a second? We are interested in individuals who have strong software engineering fundamentals (OO design, test-driven development, unit testing, code reuse, code reviews) as well as hands-on experience with highly scalable distributed systems across the full software lifecycle (design, build, test, deploy, support).

What You'll Be Doing :

Team Leads at Bazaarvoice drive software initiatives from conception to delivery, while driving engineering best practices and helping mentor talent.

In addition, you will be designing and delivering solutions to scale and innovate on the World's largest Network of Brands and Retailers.

From enhancing product matching algorithms to improving tools that connect Consumer Generated Content between brands and retailers, your work will have a direct impact on making BV systems smarter.

Expectations include :

  • 30 days Become familiar with teams, technologies, process and culture. Contribute some code to production
  • 90 days Lead one or more customer-impacting features from design to delivery. Be the go-to person for a software component
  • 6 months Develop an all-round understanding of the BV data stack. Actively engage with stakeholders and other senior engineers to define longer-term plans.
  • Drive ongoing process improvements as appropriate. Mentor junior engineers

    Required Skills and Experience :

  • 7+ years’ experience building software in a professional environment
  • Prior technical leadership and / or mentorship experience
  • Strong software development knowledge in different programming / scripting languages such as Java, C++, Python, or similar language
  • Experience building high-performance, scalable algorithms
  • Understanding of Agile / Lean software development methodologies
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud platform
  • You are hands-on and willing to dig into tough problems, willing to explore new areas, learn quickly, and apply your skills to challenging design issues
  • Nice to Have :

  • Prior experience as a team lead or technical lead
  • Experience using modern build tools such as Maven, Jenkins, GitHub, etc.
  • Experience designing, implementing, and architecting Restful API's
  • Familiarity with big data processing architectures for highly available TB+ size data sets
  • Why join Bazaarvoice? - We’re committed to client success : There are over 5K brand and retail websites in the Bazaarvoice network.

    Our clients represent some of the world’s leading companies across a wide range of industries including retail, apparel, automotive, consumer electronics and travel.

  • We’re leaders in consumer-generated content : Each month, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content, such as ratings and reviews, curated photos, social posts and videos, about products in our network.
  • Last year, 135K reviews were submitted each day. - Our network delivers : Network analytics provide insights that help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences that drive brand awareness, consideration, sales, and loyalty.

  • We’re a great place to work : We pride ourselves on our unique culture. Join a company that values passion, innovation, authenticity, generosity, respect, teamwork, and performance.
  • Our Employee Value Proposition;
  • BV’s Impact on the Market;
  • We are shaping the way people shop, putting the shopper experience at the heart of everything we do. We partner with the worlds largest brands and our network’s impact is comparable to Facebook, LinkedIn and Google.

    If you shop or research online, it’s very likely that you’ve already interacted with Bazaarvoice. With market leading technology, shopper data that spans over a million shoppers and a billion shopper interactions a month, our future is limitless.

  • What this means in Engineering;
  • Working on something real that people use on a daily basis in an environment that celebrates engineering, has been and continues to be a key factor in the success of Bazaarvoice.

    There are very few opportunities in the market that allow you be part of a company that delivers products that are used by millions of people everyday.

  • Professional Learning, Growth and Impact;
  • You can grow your career, your skills and professional experiences by working across a breadth of business initiatives, different global regions and innovative solutions.

    You have the opportunity to see tangible results from your direct contributions and build your own brand at Bazaarvoice.

    With new products and markets on the horizon, there has never been a more exciting time to be at Bazaarvoice.

  • What this means in Engineering;
  • It is clear that managers want what’s best for both the company and people. Here in Bazaarvoice there is a wealth of knowledge amongst the teams that is shared in a collaborative, productive way.

    Getting to work at our scale with the level of autonomy given, is rare. You are encouraged regularly to be the best version of your professional self at work.

    You are in charge of your own learning, but given the space and time to own it completely. We don’t just say it- we mean it!

  • Great People;
  • You will work with and help recruit bright, experienced, passionate and humble colleagues that bring diverse perspectives on a daily basis.

    We are open minded, respectful and transparent.

  • What this means in Engineering;
  • There are no ego’s here in engineering. You are surrounded by smart people who build world class software but who never forget to have fun whilst they do it.

    Working in an environment where you work together to share knowledge and skills is vital in helping you within your career as an engineer.

    Both colleagues and managers don’t just give support, but focus on listening.

  • Culture;
  • You will be part of a vibrant culture where we celebrate, we collaborate and we come together generously to elevate one another & our community.

    We promote open dialogue at all levels and are generous with our time and ideas.

  • What this means in Engineering;
  • In engineering, we don’t look for a culture fit’ but for a culture add! The atmosphere, not only amongst teammates, but across the wider engineering department (and beyond!) makes coming to work a pleasure.

    Working as part of engineering, you are guaranteed to work with bright, smart people who will always have something else to bring to the table.

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