Staff Engineer - SaaS Applications at Qubole
Bangalore, IN
Qubole, the leading cloud-agnostic, big data-as-a-service provider, is passionate about making data-driven insights easily accessible to anyone. Qubole delivers the industry’s first autonomous data platform. The cloud-based data platform, Qubole Data Service (QDS), removes the burden of maintaining infrastructure of multiple big data processing engines, and enables customers to focus on their data. Qubole customers process nearly an exabyte of data every month. Qubole investors include Charles River, Institutional Venture Partners, Lightspeed, Norwest, Harmony and Singtel Innov8. 
The SaaS Application team is responsible for the core platform that users and applications interact with. It is written primarily in RoR - but also includes an increasing number of services developed in NodeJs, EmberJs, Python etc. As a part of this team - you will be responsible for creating complex customer facing features that are required for customers to manage their account, configurations & run data processing jobs efficiently. It also includes features to create workflow software for orchestrating complex analytic applications, building fast, low latency API implementations for query engines, tracking, accounting and enforcing platform usage and building security model for the whole application. It also provides tools to get more insights into the platform usage and recommendations that are built on top of highly sophisticated data analytics to optimize the usage for our users. We are also young as a SaaS platform and have a number of scaling challenges to solve. As part of the team you will be heavily involved in operational aspects of the software for our SaaS deployment and shipping this software for deployments inside large enterprises. you should be ready to solve really challenging real life design and scalability problems everyday.

What you'll be doing

    • Drive functional specs and designs based on high level requirements.
    • Coach and mentor junior engineers while being hands-on
    • Be a part of the technical roadmap related to platform internals like Scaling, Extensibility, Supportability, Latency.
    • Hands-on Engineering in day to day critical and important areas of the codebase.
    • Help in responding to operational situations and coordinate engineering response as required 

Required experiences and skills

    • Degree in computer science equivalent to BTech from top institutes like IITs/IIITs/BITS 
    • Excellent understanding of data structures, algorithms, OOPS concepts, design patterns
    • Full stack development experience developing complex web applications in modern frameworks like RoR, Python/Django, PhP, Java etc.
    • Experience designing and implementing web services APIs
    • Overall experience 8-12 years
    • Min 2-3 years of hands on experience in developing cloud based web applications
    • Min 2-3 years of experience of managing a team of engineers and coaching,
    • Mentoring while maintaining a hands-on role
    • Experience driving projects from initial requirements to final product 
    • Hands on experience with project estimation and planning

Having these will set you apart as a candidate

      • Understanding of big big data processing concepts
      • Understanding of cloud based web infrastructure
      • Understanding of AWS 
      • Experience working with RoR
Qubole is hitting that growth inflection point where we need talented people to help us scale up. Our company culture is special, and we are looking for people to join us who want to continue building a great company while going after the big data activation market.
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Culture at Qubole
Trust and Autonomy: We absolutely pride ourselves on the lack of bureaucracy at work, and believe in delegating power and responsibility, aggressively to our employees.
Transparency and Teamwork: Complete transparency in all our thoughts and actions is integral to our genetic character, and it helps us to stick together and function effectively as a team.
Who Thrives: If you are a self-starter and thrive on complexity and independence and truly understand and live the tenets of humility, hunger and honesty and you will love Qubole.
Qubole is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Qubole does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Qubole also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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