Senior Software Engineer

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Full-time

HackerEarth is an AI-powered, developer assessment software that helps in measuring a developer’s skills accurately through online coding tests. It takes a skill-based approach to assessments that allows companies to automatically generate standardized tests based on various skills and then accurately measure a developer’s performance.

We proudly serve 500+ customers across the globe including Walmart, Amazon, Barclays, GE, Siemens, and more. We have assessed more than 1M candidates and support 35+ programming languages. We help recruiters to conduct assessments across 100+ different skills to hire the right candidate.

Additionally, HackerEarth has a community version of the product that is used by developers across the globe to assess their coding skills, become better at it, and measure their true potential. They do it by solving coding challenges across different topics/skills and by participating in online contests/hackathons. We have a thriving community of 3M+ developers.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with problems of scale, employ technologies that are distributed in nature.
  • Take sole ownership of your product(s) - keep a keen eye out for bugs that might arise, ardently resolve them; make feature additions to your product; or sometimes, when you're feeling ambitious - rewrite the whole product from scratch! (Don't make this a habit though.)
  • Get acclimatized to our tech stack, which is an ever-changing landscape. while True: unlearn() and relearn()
  • Be versatile - Work on Django applications, micro-services, etc during the day; transform into that DevOps savior at night.
  • Put your years of knowledge in working with relational databases, like MySQL, to use. Know the ins-and-outs of writing and optimizing queries against large datasets.
  • Document your contributions - at HackerEarth we promote consuming content and even more so - producing it. Write a new post on our engineering blog every time you roll something out.


Skills required:

  • 4+ years of experience building web applications and full product life-cycles.
  • Knowledge of development on a Linux system
  • Ability to design for performance, scalability, and availability
  • Demonstrated experience in SQL and data modeling skills
  • Proficiency with at least one of Perl/Python/Ruby/Shell Script languages
  • Solid understanding of server­ side MVC frameworks
  • Should love challenges, pickup new languages, framework or technologies on the go.
  • Above all, you love to build and ship products that real people will use every day.