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The first engagement platform for contingent workers

Principal Software Engineer - Backend

₹25L – ₹50L
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At Sense, we are transforming the Contractor Experience for the World's Best Places to Work. Independent Workers now make up nearly 31% of the US workforce totalling almost 41 million. We are reinventing the way companies build long-term relationship with this workforce by creating the industry's first employee engagement platform to drastically improve communication and job satisfaction. We believe this type of work is only going to get more common and the experience can be much better for the contractor.

We care deeply about the success of our customers and strive to help them achieve their goals in inspiring and engaging with their workforce. Sense is seeking a Backend Engineer to deliver our contractor communication platform to the world's best places to work. Sense is a rapidly scaling company making this the best environment to take on ownership as well as learning how to grow a company. As a Back End Engineer at Sense, you'll be intimately involved with bringing features from idea to completion.

You'll join a collaborative, fun team where everyone, including you, is active in the product defining and development process. Our founders are lifelong entrepreneurs and have built and scaled large companies. By working with them, you will have the front row seat to see how a company grows and scales. We want to support your career goals, whether it remains here or beyond. Interested in knowing how product management or sales work? Let's have you sit in on actual sales calls. Wondering how to grow engineering teams in a high growth company? We'll directly mentor you and you'll learn from those who've been at multiple successful companies.

Responsibilities
• Given a product feature platform requirements, keeping availability, scalability, performance, observability and recoverability in mind, come up with complete design around the implementation of the same.
• Work across teams to help drive implementation while owning certain parts of it as self- deliverables.
• Hold reusability, extensibility, right separation of concerns in high importance while designing at all levels (data, component, service, multi-tier architecture).
• Help proactively identify areas of improvement (scalability, fault-tolerance etc.) in the existing design and architecture, and help drive findings to conclusion.
• Help define “measures” of product/platform quality, and work towards constantly & consistently improving on the same.
• Mentor other engineering team members through code reviews, pair programming etc.

Skills
• Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, time & space complexity etc.
• Strong knowledge of at least one programming language such as Python, Java, C++ etc.
• In-depth knowledge of RDBMS, NoSQL, Messaging Brokers. Especially modelling,
operational and performance aspects of it.
• Experience in developing highly performant, horizontally scalable & fault-tolerant
enterprise-grade distributed systems.
• Good understanding of building systems with AWS ecosystem is a plus.
• Experience with building self-recovering distributed architectures/systems is a plus.
• Excellent communication skills.

Sense at a glance

The first engagement platform for contingent workers

Sense focuses on SaaS, Temporary Staffing, and Employee Management. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees.

You can view their website at https://www.sensehq.com/

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