About Flock Flock is an enterprise messaging and collaboration app. At Flock we believe that synchronous messaging tools, supported with internal and external applications, have the power to smash organisational hierarchies, breakdown silos in the workplace, help companies better capture innovative ideas, support individuals in making faster decisions, and also bring more personable communication style into the workplace. With 30,000 businesses already using the platform we know that we are onto something big, and are now gearing up for a period of rapid growth. Flock. Serial entrepreneur and billionaire, Bhavin Turakhia is driven by a passion for problem-solving and maximizing efficiency through technology driven innovations. In the last 22 years, he has built 5 successful businesses, all driven by his belief that ?it is our moral obligation to make an impact that is proportionate to our potential?? At 17, he co-founded Resellerclub, Logicboxes and BigRock, which he exited in a $160mn transaction in 2014. He is presently heading Flock – a suite of productivity apps, Zeta – a digital payments platform, and Radix – a leading registry for top-level extensions.
Titan is the first business-class email suite built to meet the needs of MicroSMBs and Solopreneurs. Titan is available exclusively through our partners some of the world’s leading web hosts, domain registrars and website builders. With feature-rich webmail and mobile apps, multi-account support, and easy-to-use tools for migrating existing emails and contacts, Titan provides the support to work smarter and more efficiently.
Flock and Titan are our work collaboration and email suites respectively – developed by Flock. Flock is used by tens of thousands of companies around the world to collaborate within their organizations. Titan is email built for new businesses and is sold through web-hosting companies and domain registrars.
Flock is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join the Platform Team. The Platform team is responsible for building and managing large distributed components that run Flock and Titan. We handle everything from core mailing and messaging Infrastructure, messaging Storage, and analytics. We are looking for engineers who are passionate about solving complex problems and building platforms at scale.What is the Job like?Design and develop large scale distributed services
Design and implement new user-facing features
Take ownership of one or more components of the platform and drive innovation in your area of ownership
Analyze and improve the efficiency, scalability, stability, and security of the platform as a whole
Work closely with product management and UX design teams to define and refine feature specifications
Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverablesParticipate actively in recruitment and nurturing of engineers as awesome as you
Who should apply for this role?3+ years of experience with a solid foundation in computer science and strong competency in data structures, algorithms, and software design
Java expert. Experience with golang, python, or other languages is a plus
Good understanding of nuances of distributed systems, scalability, and availability
Good knowledge of one or more relational and NoSQL databases and transactions
In-depth understanding of concurrency, synchronization, NIO, memory allocation, and GC
Experience with IaaS clouds like AWS/Google Cloud, Azure, OpenStack, etc
Experience in a startup environment is a plus
Good communication skills. Putting your thoughts through to other stakeholders in a cohesive manner is not a problem for you.
Benefits and Perks
We at Flock love our jobs. And it?s no surprise we get to work on exciting, new projects with some of the best brains in the industry, and that too in a vibrant atmosphere that is designed to be comfortable and conducive for our personal and professional growth.
We are passionate about helping teams move to the next level of communication and collaboration, and believe that happy employees are key to achieving this goal. If you like the idea of working on cutting-edge technologies and solutions that have a truly global impact, get in touch!