Sr. Software Engineer (Back-end/Infrastructure)

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Karachi , Pakistan

Posted Nov 16, 2018 1761 views

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Job Description

Job Description - Backend / Infrastructure About us:

We are top tier VC funded company, headquartered in Silicon Valley and currently in stealth mode. The company is being built and managed by proven serial entrepreneurs and executives, who have built and scaled global companies successfully before.We are changing the game on how AI-powered applications are built and offered to Fortune 5000 global enterprises. If you have the aspirations to work on cutting edge technologies and frameworks, side by side with some of the smartest technologists in Silicon Valley and Pakistan, this may be a unique place for you. Dare to be part of the excitement?

Job Overview:

You will be working as a part of a distributed agile team, building a new SaaS platform that underpins a suite of enterprise applications solving a variety of hard data analytics and enterprise problems. You will be responsible for ensuring that the framework and products we develop meet the established design, implementation and quality goals.Responsibilities:

  • Be a part of a globally distributed team of backend engineers to design/develop/architect our core backend platform
  • Help create architecture documents, functional specifications, design documents and developer test plans
  • Write reliable, secure, performant, and scalable code
  • Perform code reviews and analysis
  • Monitor platform performance and be on-call to address any urgent issues
  • Work with customer support and address customer issues
  • Integrate new technologies into back-end cloud infrastructure
  • Strong attention to detail, curiosity, and a willingness to learn. Evaluate and adopt new technologies where they provide value


  • Minimum [2/4/8] ( junior/mid/senior)  years experience developing software, with some experience using container technologies like Docker
  • Experience in building highly available and scalable distributed systems for the cloud
  • Professional development experience in GoLang, Python, C++,  or Java
  • Good knowledge of Linux and Bash scripting
  • Good software development practices: should thrive in an environment of rapid development, peer code reviews, and write good functional/unit tests
  • Experience with Microservices and REST based HTTP/2 architectures
  • Experience with SQL (Postgres) and NoSQL (Mongo/Elasticsearch) technologies
  • Knowledge and use of performance tuning, profiling and software metrics tools
  • Very strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Proven ability to utilize creative thinking to solve complex engineering problems
  • Understanding of continuous integration tools, including Jenkins
  • Experience with agile development methodologies is a must
  • Outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • High level of energy, teamwork, can-do attitude  and willingness to learn new technologies
  • Working knowledge of networks and web concepts

Bonus Points:

  • Experience building distributed systems
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Experience with Containerisation technologies (Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Experience with tools like terraform, helm, docker
  • Understanding of Network Services - Load-Balancers, Security, QoS, etc.
  • Understanding of platform-level concerns, such as configuration management, network request routing, blue/green or canary deployments, in-service software upgrade etc
  • Experience in building API based connectors to cloud-based SaaS services is a big plus
  • Ability to work independently

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
4 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
SMCH Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi, Pakistan
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelor (16 Years)
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
2 Years - 8 Years (Minimum [2/4/8] ( junior/mid/senior) years experience developing software, with some experience using container technologies like Docker)
Apply Before:
Dec 16, 2018
Posting Date:
Nov 16, 2018
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