Job Title:
Senior Backend Engineer - Node.js

About Digit88

Digit88 is a niche product engineering consulting company based out of Bangalore with experience of building offshore development centers for top-notch US product start-ups and MNCs since 2014. 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, that is building a next-generation AI/NLP/Chatbots based customer engagement platform. The candidate would be joining an existing team of 45+ engineers and help expand Platform Engineering, Production Support as part of a collaborative engineering team.

Job Profile:

Digit88 is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on senior NodeJS platform engineer with great troubleshooting skills to join our engineering team. Experience with a fast-paced India/US product start-up or a product engineering services company in a senior engineer role, building and managing a high-performance real-time system is mandatory. 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.

In this role, you will:

●  Design and develop high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance
●  Design complex high performance backend services using NodeJS
●  Development of technical specifications and documentation
●  Debug production issues and help maintain existing code
●  Participate in on-call rotations along with the rest of the backend team
●  Work with the Unified Messaging and Conversational AI team in building next generation bot runtime platform

To be successful in this role, you should possess:

●  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field with a minimum 5 years of experience as a backend/platform engineer with fluency in Object-oriented JavaScript, Typescript
●  Minimum 5 years recent experience with backend web frameworks - NodeJS, Express and NestJS
●  Expert with Relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including MySQL, Cassandra and Elasticsearch.
●  Experience with distributed systems and microservices
●  3+ years of experience building successful production software systems
●  Strong programming skills in NodeJS/Typescript with good knowledge of Websockets and data streaming services
●  Strong experience in debugging complex multi-threaded socket based backend system
●  Experience with messaging using one or more of SocketIO, Kafka, Redis, RabbitMQ
●  Hands on with code repository and deployment pipelines - GIT, Docker and Kubernetes
●  Experience with Messaging products/Chatbots/Conversational AI SaaS products is a plus.
●  Experience with Java/J2E/Spring/Hibernate is a big plus

Additional Project/Soft Skills:

●  Product from scratch experience: at least 2 products, 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.

Benefits/Culture @ Digit88:

●  Comprehensive Insurance (Life, Health, Accident)
●  Flexible Work Arrangements/Remote Work
●  Accelerated learning & non-linear growth
●  Flat organisation structure driven by ownership and accountability.
●  Global Peers - Working with some of the best engineers/professionals globally from the likes of Apple, Amazon, IBM and other innovating product companies
●  Ability to make a global impact with your work, leading innovations in Conversational AI, Tele-Medicine, Healthcare and more.

You will work with a founding team of serial entrepreneurs with multiple successful exits to their credit. The learning will be immense just as will the challenges.

This is the right time to join us and partner in our growth!

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Job Location
Bengaluru, India
Employment Type

5-8 years

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