Software Design Engineer

Pune, Maharashtra, India Full-time

Merkle|Sokrati, a leader in Paid Search & Social Advertising, provides a sophisticated technology solution to efficiently manage Digital Marketing campaigns for several brands in India. The technology developed takes a beating of serving and tracking 20M+ impressions a day. It runs crunching algorithms and keyword discovery routines using distributed computing, housing the entire data in distributed caches and sharded MySQL databases.

To be a geek at Merkle|Sokrati you need to know how to build scalable and high-performance systems. Nothing at Sokrati is small. We start with a proof of concept that demands a traffic rate of 10M+! To achieve any of this you need to understand Distributed Systems, Distributed Caching, High-scale Databases. And we possess the skills to create software that makes this entire heterogeneous system function together even if it runs on 100 boxes. A system that is so widely used cannot sustain any downtime and hence it uses elegant high-availability techniques to survive an outage. Not many startups can say “been there, done that”!

@Merkle|Sokrati, you will:

  • Implement solutions for broadly defined problems
  • Drive best practices and engineering excellence
  • Be involved in the development of code in object-oriented languages like Java etc and build large scale robust distributed systems
  • Be involved in full fledged product development.
  • Build New Features, Push them to production fast.
  • Debug production issues across services and levels of the stack
  • Build services or APIs which will for easy application integrations at Sokrati to develop applications faster.
  • Build scalable/fault-tolerant backend systems that process and analyze billions of data points every day.

You'd fit right in if you have:

  • 1-3 years of experience in building successful production software systems
  • A solid grounding in Computer Science fundamentals (based on a BE/BTech or MS in Computer Science)
  • Experience developing software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
  • Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript, C/C++) and open-source technologies (Linux, Spring)
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced, agile and in an ownership and results oriented culture

If you are excited about:

  • Having an unmatched startup experience that allows you to work on bleeding-edge technologies.
  • Making a splash in a multi-billion dollar Digital Advertising industry
  • Learning & Growing far beyond your current horizon
  • A place full of like-minded & ridiculously smart folks
  • A start-up culture that you'd cherish forever in your work life

  

Feel like you are a good fit? We would love to hear from you!