Flipkart Search Team is responsible for driving an enhanced customer experience by helping them browse and find the products they are looking for with ease. The team works on a number of problem statements in information retrieval, distributed systems, data engineering, machine learning, algorithms, and search experience. This role gives you an opportunity to solve interesting problems in the area of e-commerce search.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Architects at Flipkart are responsible for driving Technology; Good Practices in Engineering in their
respective teams. We are a rapidly growing; constantly improving the organization. We seek very high
levels of ownership in all individuals, especially roles like this - ownership of systems in your team and
their impact on the entire Flipkart eco-system. Going beyond your role & contributing to make the
organization; business better is an expectation. Actively participate in development along with team
members for as much as 75% of their time, creating modules & systems that can then be treated as a
working reflection of the best practices.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Technical Breadth - Exposure to a wide variety of problem spaces, technologies.
Very Strong System design and OO skills with a nifty ability to craft clean interfaces and operate at the
right levels of abstraction
Solid coding skills with the ability to drive teams through massive refactoring exercise &; improve coding
standards across large codebases
Good knowledge, understanding & experience of working with a large variety of multi-tier architectures.
Awareness of pitfalls; use cases for a large variety of solutions
Experience of high-performance web-scale & real-time response systems
Exposure to complete product development cycles - From inception to production to scaling up,
supporting new requirements,re-architectures - the Architects should have seen it all. Should have been
part of scalable product development cycles with either large data handling or large transaction processing
exposure for 3 years
Must be comfortable working in fuzzy environments - where boundaries aren t clearly defined