Flipkart is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace with a registered customer base of over 150 million. In the 10 years since we started, Flipkart has come to offer over 100 million products across 120+ categories including Smartphones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle.
Launched in October 2007, Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash-onDelivery, No-Cost-EMI and 10-day replacement policy. Flipkart was the pioneer in offering services like In-a-Day Guarantee (65 cities) and Same-Day-Guarantee (13 cities) at scale. With over 1,20,000 registered sellers, Flipkart has redefined the way brands and MSME’s do business online.
Software Development Engineer III
About the role
Flipkart has defined the eCommerce industry in India and will continue its leadership with its core value of putting “Customer first”. Flipkart is made of people who love being themselves and their independence of thoughts pave way for disruptive innovation in technology, business and operations fronts.
You will own a functional area – from product conception to its delivery to customers. You are expected to design and code independently in multiple tech components related to your functional area. You must also develop a deep understanding of non-functional requirements, such as reliability and availability, scale, horizontal scalability, etc., over time and make tech stack decisions accordingly. You are expected to actively mentor junior engineers. You own the codebase quality.
We are looking for seasoned engineers who are quality conscious, product thinkers, business cognizant and smart not mere coders. Engineers get to significantly amplify the impact of their work or creations with the scale that Flipkart operates at. The same scale also demands the engineers to produce super-efficient solutions.
What you’ll need
B.Tech or M.Tech equivalent with at least 6-years experience
Deep expertise in at least one programming language & tech stack.
Strong object-oriented design skills, ability to apply design patterns, and an uncanny ability to design intuitive module and class-level interfaces
Experience in building data-driven web application design and development is a plus
Good understanding of multiple tech solutions and ability to pick the correct one for the given situation
Prior work experience in an agile environment or continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI or CD)
Ability and experience in designing high-level software designs of the scalable system, taking NFR (non-functional requirement) in consideration
Problem Solving, Coding , Design/Arch and Culture Fitment
What you’ll do
Own a functional area from product conception to delivery
Given a fuzzy product requirement, work with other stakeholders, product to understand & refine the requirements and change them to tech requirements
Prepare high-level designs under the guidance and document them
Low-level design and code independently in multiple tech components related to functional area
Choose the right tech stack for a given situation under guidance from senior team members
Optimise any existing microservices
Take non-functional requirement (Reliability & Availability, Scale, horizontal scalability) into considerations while taking any decision
Build, develop, mentor and coach junior team members
Owning the quality of code, UT coverage, documentation etc
Collaborate with teams by contributing to the shared vision and working closely with cross-functional stakeholder