Lead Engineer

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Engineering | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


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

We proudly serve 500+ customers across the globe with many of the fortune 1000 names in the list like Walmart, Amazon, Barclays, GE, Siemens etc. We have assessed more than 1M candidates, support 37 different programming languages, provide 8 different types of assessment techniques and enable assessments across 100+ different skills.

HackerEarth also has a community version of the product that is used by developers all 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 competitions/hackathons. We have a thriving community of 5M+ developers.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as a thought leader & decision maker on technical, design & related issues
  • Manage a team of 3-4 developers.
  • 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; 
  • Get acclimatized to our tech stack, which is an ever-changing landscape. 
  • Be versatile - Work on Django applications, micro-services, data models and data pipelines 
  • 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:

  • 5+ years of experience building web applications and full product life-cycles.
  • Experience in managing or mentoring a team of 3-4 developers
  • Expertise of development on a Linux system
  • Ability to design for performance, scalability, and availability
  • Demonstrated experience in SQL and data modeling skills
  • Hands on proficiency with at least one of Perl/Python/Ruby/Shell Script languages
  • Experience in building and architecture of data pipelines and data modeling
  • Solid understanding of server­ side MVC frameworks
  • Experience in developing and deploying applications on cloud (AWS/Azure).
  • Should love challenges, pickup new languages, frameworks or technologies on the go.

Above all, you love to build and ship products that real people will use every day.

If you’re looking for an outstanding opportunity that you can really make your own, we would love to hear from you. In return, you can look forward to being part of one of the coolest and fastest growing brands in the country offering outstanding professional growth and a healthy work culture.