Senior Software Engineer

Gurugram, Haryana, India | Engineering | Full-time

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design, development, testing and deployment of significant features, driving them from development to production
  • Build RESTful APIs, components, frameworks and CI/CD pipelines that increase quality, predictability and efficiency of business outcomes.
  • Build pipelines to ingest terabytes of data spanning billions of rows
  • Develop scalable, robust, and simple web-based solutions to solve complex business problems
  • Collaborate closely with cross-discipline team including Frontend, Design, QA, Product to build scalable web applications and services
  • Proactively monitor application performance and stability using tools such as New Relic, Airbrake etc.
  • Formulate, implement, and evaluate algorithms and database queries to support SaaS scalability and stability.
  • Generates innovative new ideas, concepts, high fidelity software prototypes and minimum viable products (MVPs) which accelerate or create new business capabilities.
  • Evaluates, analyzes and leads the adoption of emerging new technologies and practices to evolve as new standards that improve software delivery and maximize value.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience developing object-oriented software with a solid understanding of Ruby and Rails
  • In-depth understanding of fundamentals of relational and nosql databases
  • ¬†Experience in working with large code bases and complex problems
  • Fluency using Git and GitHub in a team environment
  • Fluency in engineering practices such as TDD, CI, continuous deployment and code reviews
  • Ability to instrument a system to identify and solve performance issues and constraints
  • Understanding of scaling, throughput and latency
  • Enthusiasm for ensuring thorough automated test coverage for your own deliverables

The candidate should be a quick learner and should be up to date with current technology trends. We solve complex, completely new problems in the financial domain which requires someone who is not intimidated by challenges, thrives under pressure and hyper focused on delivering exceptional results.

Experience: 3-5 years

About Synaptic

Synaptic is a Gurgaon and San Francisco based startup that is bringing the power of alternative data to the world of investing. Our new age investment support platform analyses billions of data points to help investors make better decisions. We build tools, processes, and algorithms to power investors with cutting-edge proprietary insights. Traditional investment research is becoming more data intensive and we are at the forefronts of this change. We count some of the best funds as customers and some of the sharpest minds in Silicon Valley like Ribbit Capital, Felicis and Vy Capital as investors.