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Job Profile: Principal Software Engineer – Production Engineering Team

Location: Bangalore , Karnataka

Years of Experience: 12 – 16yrs

About the Team & The Role

The production engineering team is responsible for the smooth operation of the production infrastructure at Swiggy. We thrive to excel & continuously improve on the key operational pillars (Reliability, Observability, Elasticity and Governance). We design, build and operate Swiggy?s cloud infrastructure and supporting platforms, to provide a flawless customer experience.

Principal Software Engineers at Swiggy not only contribute to the high-level architecture of several systems but also contribute to the overall success of the product by driving technology and best practices in engineering in their respective teams. They establish technology vision for respective teams and demonstrate how to solve a deeply complex and hard technical challenge, and help communicate that vision upward (CTO), inward (peers and engineering team) and outward (cross functional teams)

What will you get to do here?

Be part of a Culture where Customer Obsession, Ownership, Teamwork, Bias for Action and Insist on High standards are a way of life
Coming up with the best practices to help the team achieve their technical tasks and continually thrive in improving the technology of the team
Be a hands-on engineer, ensure frameworks/infrastructure built is well designed, scalable & are of high quality.
Build and/or operate platforms that are highly available, elastic, scalable, operable and observable
Experiment with new & relevant technologies and tools, and drive adoption while measuring yourself on the impact you can create.
Implementation of long-term technology vision for the team..
Build/Adapt and implement tools that empower the Swiggy engineering teams to self-manage the infrastructure and services owned by them.
You will identify, articulate, and lead various long-term tech vision, strategies, cross-cutting initiatives and architecture redesigns.
Design systems and make decisions that will keep pace with the rapid growth of Swiggy. Document your work and decision-making processes, and lead presentations and discussions in a way that is easy for others to understand.
Creating architectures & designs for new solutions around existing/new areas. Decide technology & tool choices for the team

What qualities are we looking for?

Hands-on experience with AWS and Kubernetes or similar cloud/infrastructure platforms
12 plus years of professional experience in infrastructure, production engineering
Hands-on with DevOps principles and practices ( Everything-as-a-code, CI/CD, Test everything, proactive monitoring etc)
Deep understanding of OS/virtualization/Containerization, network protocols & concepts
Exposure to modern-day infrastructure technologies, Expertise in building and operating distributed systems.
Hands-on coding on any of the languages like Python or GoLang.
Familiarity with software engineering practices including unit testing, code reviews, and design documentation.
Technically mentor and lead the team towards engineering and operational excellence
Act like an owner, strive for excellence

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for

employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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