Principal Engineer
KOKO Networks
Pune, Maharashtra, IN
5d ago
source : Instahyre

As Principal Engineer, you will lead a team of server side engineers in building high performance, large scale server side applications using best in class software engineering practices.

As a senior leader, you will inspire your team to achieve engineering excellence while maintaining a pragmatic approach towards software delivery.

Responsibilities :

  • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability, and high-performance applications
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Integrate data storage solutions such as relational databases, key-value stores, blob stores, and data warehousing
  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
  • Ensure seamless release of all features to production environment and reliable feature performance at all times
  • Manage Level 2 support functions, including immediate fixes to any critical defects or essential enhancements in the live systems
  • Build a strong engineering culture within the team and groom junior engineers
  • Exercise pragmatism and maturity in managing, planning, and executing engineering tasks to strike a balance between business and engineering demands
  • Track and optimise the total business value delivered at all times
  • Implement software engineering best practices and ensure code and process quality through regular code reviews, proper documentation, and improvement initiatives
  • Requirements :

  • BA / BS degree in Computer Science
  • 7+ years experience working on projects at scale across the technology stack from engineering to dev ops
  • Expert skills in Python and related frameworks such as Django and Flask
  • Experience developing RESTful applications
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with Cloud / SaaS architectures
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Good understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with Postgres and one or more of ElasticSearch, Redis, RabbitMQ, Celery
  • Experience with one or more of AWS, VMWare, Docker, LXC
  • Experience with JavaScript, Client side development, Android applications
  • Superb skills in object-oriented and functional programming and design
  • Strong understanding of design patterns or a well-supported opinion on why they're overrated
  • Firm grasp of multi-threading, databases (relational or non relational), I / O, and networking
  • Experience with IoT technologies such as MQTT, XMPP, RFID, NFC, Wireless technologies
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