Senior Backend Engineer

CLEVERTAP – Engineering /
Full-Time /
About the Role:
We are looking for an engineering mindset which brings fresh ideas from various areas, including large-scale platform design, analytics, data structures, security practices, large-scale data retrieval and processing environments. As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will be working closely with product managers, QA engineers, and designers, software engineers, and will be responsible for designing, building, deploying and scaling various products under the umbrella of CleverTap Platform.

What will you do:
- You will be responsible to write server side scripts, API’s to be utilised by front side engineers and also other microservices.
- The day to day consists of optimising servers for speed and stability, implementing security structures, generating reusable code libraries and generating data storage solutions.
- Apart from this, you will also be involved with the product team directly in deciding the requirements, estimating delivery date for a particular feature and documenting the technical details for developing it.

What are we looking for?
Must have:
- 4 to 6 years of experience in back-end development (Designing, developing, testing and deploying large scale applications with one of the JVM languages or other server side technologies)
- Strong organisational and time-management skills
- Large capacity for attention to detail
- Ability to meet communicated deadlines and release project with minimal bugs
- Good knowledge of data structure, OOPs concepts and Java

Good to have:
- Hands-on on Mongo DB, Redis and AWS
- Familiarity with front side platforms such Javascript, HTML5, CSS3 and Vue
- Prior knowledge of FCM and APNS services

Measures of Success:
- Writing quality and bug free code adhering to the functional and non-functional requirements
- Follow standard practices (Unit Tests, Reduce technical debt, Code Coverage, Integration Test, etc)
- Excellent troubleshooting skills - memory leaks, GC tuning

Who will you report to: Team Lead/ Manager Backend Engineer

Key Competencies:
- Functional Competencies: Programming, system design and analysis, data structures and algorithms, Agile development
- Behavioral Competencies: Analytical problem solving,  attention to details, teamwork and collaboration

Why join us?
- Be a part of a global growth stage startup
- Work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where your contribution matters
- You are passionate about technology and its impact on the high growth mobile technology space
- Innovate at scale, with learning opportunities

What is working at CleverTap like?
- Be a part of a global category creator - hyper growth B2B SaaS startup
- Work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where your contribution matters
- Work, performance and results are real sources of happiness in addition to the fun of working with and celebrating success with an exceptionally talented team
- Accountability and driving outcomes is the key to success
- Your career here is limited by you and nothing else
- Teamwork trumps individual success
- You are passionate about experience technology and its impact on enabling  growth
- Innovate at scale, with learning opportunities and having fun along the way!

About the Function:
At CleverTap, we built TesseractDB™, the world’s first database built specifically for engagement and retention. It was created to overcome the limitations of ordinary martech and to bring the full power of AI/ML to marketers. The CleverTap platform ingests 36 billion user interactions daily, and sends out over 16 billion message notifications each day on behalf of its customers, and currently stores over 50 petabytes of data.
We’re building newer capabilities around machine learning, better behavioral analytics, collaboration tools, and more ways to offer hyper-personalized experiences.

We are a team of Growth Pilots where everyone works together towards a common objective:
P  :  Act with First Principles
I   :  Take Initiative 
L  :  Seek to Learn
O :  Take Ownership of Outcomes
T  :  Help Achieve Together
S  :  Speak up then Commit

About CleverTap:
CleverTap is the all-in-one engagement platform that helps brands unlock limitless customer lifetime value by helping them create personalized experiences to retain their most valuable customers. The platform empowers businesses to orchestrate experiences for individuals across their lifecycles and design personalized journeys that span a lifetime. It offers analytics that encompasses every aspect of the lifecycle, enabling businesses to measure and optimize each experience in real-time. Its unique AI capability is insightful, empathetic, and prescriptive, facilitating smarter and faster decisions. The all-in-one platform unifies experiences from every touchpoint, paving the way for a new era of customer engagement.

The platform is powered by TesseractDB™ – the world’s first purpose-built database for customer engagement, offering both speed and economies of scale.

CleverTap is trusted by 2000 customers, including Electronic Arts, TiltingPoint, Gamebasics, Big Fish, MobilityWare, TED, English Premier League, TD Bank, Carousell, AirAsia, Papa John’s, and Tesco.

Backed by leading investors such as Peak XV Partners, Tiger Global, Accel, CDPQ, and 360 One, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with presence in New York, São Paulo, Bogota, London, Amsterdam, Sofia, Dubai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Singapore, Jakarta, and Ho Chi Minh. 

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If you think you’d be a good fit for this role, we’d love for you to apply!
CleverTap is dedicated to establishing an inclusive culture that welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds, encouraging them to contribute their unique perspectives to our workplace.
We are committed to cultivating an empowering environment, enabling each of us to reach the peak of our professional careers.

We're excited to showcase what we have to offer!