Senior Software Development Engineer
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Esper is the industry’s first DevOps SaaS platform designed to provide a simple, safe, and secure way for engineering and DevOps teams to release applications and manage smart Android devices. Our device infrastructure enables developer, mid-market orgs, and enterprise fleets of 100,000+ devices to deliver their software as a service. Esper has rapidly-growing global customer adoption among some of the world’s most innovative major brands in retail, hospitality, logistics, and healthcare.
In this role you will contribute to a critical and highly-visible function within the Esper business. You will be given the opportunity to autonomously deliver the technical direction of the service, and the feature roadmap. You will work with extraordinary talent to deliver end to end features, improve platform quality and be a technical leader. If you’re excited to have a large impact on Esper and the device industry, you’ll find this role to be engaging, challenging, and full of opportunities to learn and grow.
Why this role is unique
You’ll be responsible for end to end implementation and maintenance of the features, fixes and enhancements to the platform.
Your contributions directly and immediately improve the experience of our customers
You get to work on cutting edge technologies
You’ll solve scalability problems that come with managing millions of devices
Each project you take up will increase the scope of your impact on the platform
What you’ll do
Improve Esper Platform by planning, recommending and executing strategic projects.
Create standards, guidelines, sample projects, demos to influence engineering teams to write stable, secure, maintainable and quality code.
Communicate with engineering teams across multiple time zones to drive and coordinate changes.
Write crisp, clear and structured architecture, workflow and usage documentation.
Deliver large projects with zero customer disruption.
Objectively assess new technologies, tools, frameworks and design patterns for adoption into Esper Platform
Bring a shift left attitude to problem solving by identifying and solving problems during ideation, design and prototyping phases.
Become the Subject Matter Expert(SME) for the Cloud Team.
What we’re looking for
6-8 yrs experience in Python Development
working experience or knowledge in C/C++ is an added advantage
Hands on experience in working with all parts of the stack
Experience with managing deployments and creating automation workflows on at least one public cloud
Experience in writing integration with external systems like API’s, DB, message queue etc
Experience in building, deploying and maintaining scalable distributed systems
Experience in driving engineering best practices for efficient software development like coding standards, review guidelines, build processes and automation
Experience in collaborating with the Product team to gather feedback to drive technical decisions
Customer and requirements driven approach to problem solving
Experience in managing an application (or part of it) on any cloud provider e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure etc
Experience in database design for non trivial domain objects.
Experience in defining and driving success metrics for a product/feature.
Knowledge of Android ecosystem and/or experience in developing Android Applications.
What we think makes us special
Esper is a company where everyone matters and you can see your impact daily. We trust our teammates and offer intense ownership and therefore accountability. We’re inventing the future and building something special. The team really enjoys what we do and cares about your input. We don’t hire just to fill a spot, we want you to make a difference.
As you help us build this special company, Esper will take care of you. We offer flexible vacation, regular hack-days, competitive pay and benefits, and room for advancement. We hire capable veterans so we avoid the drama and trust in each other’s work. Our worldwide footprint mixes different cultures for a unique experience. We also like to have fun because we play just as hard as we work.
Don’t meet every single requirement?
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Esper we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.