Job Description
Company Profile:

Knoldus is a new age startup which is trying to disrupt the Reactive Software Development, Analytics, Machine Learning and Fast Data space.


Locations

Knoldus is incorporated in India, Singapore, US and Canada and is 100+ people overall.


Wondering who we are?


We are the only company which has the distinction of being Select partners with

  • Lightbend (Scala ecosystem)

  • Databricks (Spark in the Big Data space)

  • Confluent (Kafka ecosystem)

  • Datastax (Cassandra and Graph ecosystem)


We started working on the Scala ecosystem and Spark in 2009 and have gained an industry reputation of being a goto company for Reactive and Fast Data product development. Some of our marquee clients include Google, HPE, EY, Elsevier, BoA, Cisco, VMWare, Huawei, Philips and quite a few silicon valley startups which have gone from being 2 people companies to 50 million dollars + companies

Our process focus


Strongly Agile and NO to CMM


Knoldus software development model called Knolway is based upon the best Agile practices built on the combination of Scrum and XP where concepts such as Domain Driven Design, Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development and Pair Programming are used extensively.


What do we offer?


  1. Opportunity to work with top-notch people who are authors, write blogs, contribute to open source community, speak at conferences.

  2. Various social events organized by Knoldus (eg. Community events and conferences with the Industry leaders)

  3. Flat organization no hierarchies.

  4. Official time for doing your own professional growth which includes open source projects, blogging, pod-casting and technical article publishing. Visit http://blog.knoldus.com/ and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP4g5qGeUSY7OokXfim1QCQ

  5. Weekly knowledge sharing program. See http://knolx.knoldus.com

  6. Cubicle free workspace, relaxed and fun-filled work atmosphere.



Learn more about us: http://www.knoldus.com



Job Description

Technical Skills:

  • Experience in Java/J2EE and open source frameworks.

  • Experience in databases like MySQL/Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra, Riak, Neo4j.

  • Exposure to Agile/Scrum, TDD, and Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins, Bamboo.

  • Experience in Hadoop, NoSQL databases, Scala & Spark will be a big plus.

Other skills:

  • Able to work in a no-hierarchy environment, and fast sprint work cycles.

  • Excellent analytical aptitude and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and customer interfacing skill.

  • Constantly upgrade self-knowledge & share with team.

  • Blogger, Conference Speaker, Open Source Contributor.

KRA

Timely and successful completion of module  

Adherence to the quality process defined for the project  

Adherence to the operational process defined for the company  

Continuous updation of technical knowledge and skills by attending in-house and/or external courses, reading manuals ,accessing new applications and investigating new technologies  

Problem-solving and thinking laterally as part of a team, or individually, to meet the needs of the project   

Enhancing and maintaining work culture & environment  

Developing knowledge base which is dependable and useful for other team members.  

Desirables

  • A coder at heart with a creative bent and the responsibility of someone maintaining production systems.

  • Passionate about building great software.

  • Experience in engaging rapid prototyping and iterative product development.

  • Nimble and flexible enough to thrive in a rapidly evolving business environment.

  • An independent thinker and not a technologist who just executes on specs.

  • Able to have big thoughts and the courage to voice them

  • Enthusiastic for emerging technologies

Skills: Spark, Scala, Java, Hadoop

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Mtech/MS/MCA/BTech in computer science, information systems, or similar technical field would be the preferred.