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Software Development Engineer III - C++

Upstox

Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra

Headquarters : India

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Developer

Experience : Mid Level

Job Description
Upstox Story:
Upstox is one of India's leading Fin-Tech companies with a mission to simplify trading & investing to make it easily accessible to the masses. From new investors to seasoned traders, we aim to enable everyone to invest across multiple categories with our state-of-the-art trade & investment platform and commission-free pricing. We offer numerous asset categories to invest in, like Stocks, Digital Gold, IPOs, Mutual Funds, and more.
By focusing on our customers’ needs and equipping them with personalized yet powerful tools, we witnessed a steep growth of 800% in our customer base from 25 Thousand in 2017 to 2 Lakh in 2019. With 1500% growth in 2020, currently, over 4 million customers trust us with their investment decisions, thus setting us on the course to become an industry leader in the country.
The company was founded in 2009 by Ravi Kumar and Shrinivas Viswanath, and in 2016 Kavitha Subramanian joined as the third co-founder. Backed by Ratan Tata, we raised $4 million in Series A funding (2016) led by Kalaari Capital. In 2019, US-based investment firm Tiger Global Management invested $25 million in a Series B funding round. Visit our Linkedin page to learn more about us.

What we want:
We are looking for talented engineers with strong foundations who can learn and pick up new tools on the fly. We want you to share our passion for developing products that will help change the landscape for fin-tech in India. You would be working with the latest web technologies to build new features, improve performance and reliability of existing features, and improve our development processes as we scale our company.
Location: Mumbai and Bangalore.
Role: Software Development Engineer 3
Responsibilities:
  • Solve complex problems and mentor Junior Developers, Freshers and Interns in the team for following good coding practices and complying with existing quality standard.
  • Provide technical guidance in planning and executing assigned projects
  • Develop new systems and maintain and modify existing systems when required
  • Analyse project requirements and accordingly provide technical and functional recommendations
  • Evaluate existing engineering processes and recommend improvements
  • Recommend new technologies to improve system performance and reliability
  • Perform system failure analysis and provide corrective actions
  • Setup high quality standards in production running code by performing diligent code reviews and rigorous unit test coverage
  • Ensure high availability of backend services including implementation of auto recovery procedures in collaboration with DevOps teams
  • Identify proof-of-concept or stand-alone tasks and assign them to suitable interns
Experience Required:
  • You are fast learner with a bachelor's degree and 5+ years professional software development experience.
  • Strong experience of object oriented programming languages like C++ & Write code with clean modularisation
  • Mastery with data structures & core libraries, as well as familiarity with both STL & Boost Knowledge of linux and git
  • Familiarity with Agile development, continuous integration, and modern testing methodologies
  • Solve complicated problems such as handling 10K concurrent requests
  • Determine the best programming language for a given problem statement
  • Understand internal working of external services during integration
  • Author high quality technical documents that can be clearly understood by technical associates and fellow engineers
  • Assess open source libraries that can best fit the solution
  • Write high performing database queries even at scale
  • Think out-of-the-box while solving problems considering scale and changing environment variables. Quickly learn and contribute to changing technical stack
  • Mentor juniors in the right direction with clean architecture & best coding practices
Qualifications Required:
  • Expert knowledge of computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Strong understanding of end-to-end architectures and development frameworks; knowledge across tiers in a multi-tier cloud environment including load balancers, web servers, application containers, data stores, and distributed caches
Bonus Points:
  • GitHub profile showcasing your contributions (unless it’s a list of public repo forks)
  • StackOverflow profile with your answers to tough questions
  • A blog on any of the following topics on where you see it going: scalable architecture, distributed data processing, multi-threaded coding architecture
If you fit the above description, we would love to connect with you! APPLY NOW
A basic requirement but one that many forget: Make sure you go through our website, download our app and give us feedback!
"Upstox is an Equal Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics"
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