Position title
Lead Engineer - Java Platform Engineering (SDE3)

About Digit88

Digit88 is a niche product engineering consulting company based out of Bangalore with experience in building offshore development centers for US startups and MNCs over the last 7+ years. The founding team has 50+ years of product engineering and services experience out of India, China, and the US.

The Opportunity:

Digit88 manages and is expanding the dedicated offshore product development team for its US (Bay Area, NYC) based NLP/Chatbot platform development partner, which is building a next-generation AI/NLP/Chatbots based customer engagement platform. The candidate would be joining an existing team of 16+ engineers and help expand the Platform Engineering, Production Support, and Monitoring services for our client, assume technical leadership of the highly scalable and available messaging platform that connects the conversational AI platform to human agents.

Job Profile:

Digit88 is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on Java/J2EE platform engineer to join the back-end platform engineering team for our partner. Experience with a fast-paced India/US product start-up or a product engineering services company in a developer role, building a high-performance real-time system is mandatory. Applicants having experience in developing and maintaining large-scale messaging platforms are preferred. Applicants must have a passion for engineering with accuracy and efficiency, be highly motivated and organized, able to work as part of a team, and also possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

To be successful in this role, you should possess:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field with 7-10 years hands-on experience with Java based open source tech stack
  • Expertise in Core Java, Data Structures, J2EE with proven expertise in Spring MVC, Spring boot, Microservices architecture, Web Services (Rest) in distributed system
  • Practical experience with MySQLand/or NoSQL databases like Couchbase, DynamoDB, Cassandra
  • Practical experience with Caching frameworks Memcached/Redis, Message Queues (JMS, RabbitMQ)
  • Practical hands-on experience in JavaScript and NodeJS
  • Experience in building high performance, high availability REST APIs and REST clients
  •  Expertise with log file analysis using one or more of ELK, Splunk, Kibana
  • Prior experience with CI/CD, Container architecture - Docker/Jenkins and build scripts Maven/Ant
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Prior experience in transformation to cloud platforms is preferred
  • Experience with Kafka is a definite plus
  • Experience with building analytics pipeline and analytics DB is a plus
  • Strong practical experience in applying design patterns, multithreading concepts to solve complex problems, strong problem solving skills

You are someone who would easily be able to

  • Study and learn the latest in AI/NLP/Chatbots domain and the messaging platform
  • Work closely with the US and India engineering teams to help build the Java/Spring based backend and REST APIs.
  • Closely collaborate with the principal engineer in the India engineering team in technical excellence and ownership of critical modules; own the development of new modules and features
  • Troubleshoot live production server issues; assume leadership responsibilities in the production issue resolution lifecycle
  • Handle client coordination and be able to work as a part of a team, be able to contribute independently and drive the team to exceptional contributions with minimal team supervision
  • Perform Unit Testing and Integration testing in a Continuous Deployment scenario
  •  Follow Agile methodology, JIRA for work planning, issue management/tracking

Additional Project/Soft Skills:

  • Should be able to work independently with India & US based team members.
  • Strong verbal and written communication with ability to articulate problems and solutions over phone and emails.
  • Strong sense of urgency, with a passion for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to work calmly in high pressure situations and manage multiple projects/tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and possess superior skills in issue resolution.
  • Should have the passion to learn and implement, analyse and troubleshoot issues

Benefits/Culture @ Digit88:

  • Comprehensive Insurance (Health, Accident)\
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Remote Work
  • Profit Share Opportunities
  • Accelerated learning & non-linear growth
  • Flat organisation structure. Zero politics.
  • Global Peers - Working with some of the best engineers/professionals globally from the likes of Apple, Amazon, IBM on the world’s top most Conversational AI platform.
  • Ability to make a global impact with your work, leading innovations in Conversational AI

Thank you for submitting your application. We will contact you shortly!

Job Location
Pune, India
Employment Type

7-10 Years

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