Engineering (R&D)

Staff Backend Engineer

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Work Type: Full Time
Acceldata is creating the Data observability space. We make it possible for data-driven enterprises to effectively monitor, discover, and validate Data pipelines at Petabyte scale. Our customers include a Fortune 500 company, one of Asia's largest telecom companies, and a unicorn fintech startup. We are lean, hungry, customer-obsessed, and growing fast. Our Engineering team values productivity, integrity, and pragmatism. We provide a flexible, remote-friendly work environment.

As a principal engineer, you will own the core Acceldata platform data engine. We’re looking for people with a strong background or inclination towards data engineering; you’re comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces and have a solid understanding of modern Data management systems

You will:          

  • Be actively involved in strategic direction and product decisions.
  • Architect and design new services and features
  • Be the go-to person for debugging performance issues on the platform and customer environments
  • Dive deep into open source data engines and work on optimizing their performance.
  • Design, build, and maintain low latency APIs.
  • Mentor and guide the engineering team on best practices and software architecture
  • Work closely with our customers and sales teams on a regular basis to carve out new features and use cases 
  • Develop services that will be consumed by frontend and solution engineers.

You need:      

  • 8+ years of strong development experience in one or more general programming languages. JVM (Java, Scala, Kotlin) or Golang
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, and problem-solving.
  • Strong distributed systems knowledge, and experience shipping enterprise software  
  • SQL mastery and overall experience working with Data storage and retrieval systems 
  • Organized, thorough, and detail-oriented

Good to have:

  • Contribution to open-source projects.
  • Background in enterprise software
  • JVM performance tuning and debugging

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