Principal Engineer / Technical Architect - Full Stack Engineering

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Engineering | Full-time


Whatfix is disrupting the way Application Support and Learning content is consumed by providing Contextual and Interactive WalkThroughs inside enterprise applications at the exact time a task is being performed.

We provide enterprises with a Software Platform that allows them to create Interactive Guides or Flows that sit as an overlay inside any web application. Flows are Contextual - appear based on where you are in the application (location) and who you are (role). Optimal performance and adoption of any web application is attained when there is easy access to Contextual Information - inside the application at the time a task is being performed.

 Our Team:

The Engineering team at Whatfix provides end to end engineering throughput that forms part of core platforms and services that drive Whatfix business.

Our team is responsible for creating the Customer Platform and everything around it be it Analytics, Infrastructure or Core Algorithms. The team owns and is responsible for all pieces that we design, build and support end to end for Whatfix product/ business.

 Your Opportunity:

As part of the Core Engineering Team @Whatfix, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference by being a part of the development team that builds future forward products. At Whatfix it’s all about scale. One of the key attributes of this job is that you are required to continuously innovate and apply technology to provide business 360 views of Whatfix customers.

 Your Responsibility:

  1. Define architecture blueprints & take complete technical ownership of high-level design, tech stack, non-functional attributes of one or more components of various platforms
  2. Design, build, test and deploy cutting edge solutions at scale, impacting millions of customers worldwide
  3. Work closely with other architects in the team and ensure architectural consistency and technical excellence of the products and platforms
  4. Work with engineering teams in building high-quality and highly resilient scalable products and platforms at Whatfix
  5. Work with cross-functional teams to address all technical dependencies
  6. Drive some of the company-wide tech initiatives striving towards continuous technical excellence of our platforms
  7. Actively participate in technical innovations, external presentations, technical publications etc.
  8. Identify right open source tools to deliver product features by performing research, POC/Pilot and/or interacting with various open source forums
  9. Develop and/or Contribute to add features for analytics at Whatfix
  10. Deploy and monitor products on Cloud platforms
  11. Develop and implement best-in-class monitoring processes to enable data applications to meet SLAs

 Our Ideal Candidate:

You have a deep interest and passion for technology. You love writing and owning code and enjoy working with people who will keep challenging you at every stage. You have strong problem solving, analytic, decision-making and excellent communication with interpersonal skills. You are self-driven and motivated with the desire to work in a fast-paced, results-driven agile environment with varied responsibilities.

 Your Qualifications:

  1. 8+ yrs. of experience in Computer Science or a related field
  2. Ability to work with teams in a collaborative and productive manner
  3. Strong computer science fundamentals in data structures and algorithms
  4. A self-motivated learner and builder with strong customer focus and obsession with quality

 Must Have:

  1. Strong exprence in Core Java, REST
  2. Expertise in Front End Technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ReactJS)
  3. Experience in building Web applications using frameworks like Spring Microservice architechture
  4. Analyze Functional & Non-Functional requirements with effort estimation and deployment strategies
  5. Hands on in Architecting and developing large scale applications
  6. Hands-on debugging skills
  7. Design for performance, scalability, fault tolerance and high availability

 Good to have:

  1. Experience in Client-side technologies such as GWT, jQuery
  2. Knowledge of analytics platforms like Google Analytics, Omniture, ELK, Mixpanel etc
  3. Experience with Storage systems - RDBMS, NoSQL (Cassandra/MongoDB)

  Behavioural traits: 

  1. Excellent communication and technical leadership skills
  2. Can-do attitude to take BIG problems by their horns and solve them
  3. Ability to inspire others & be a role model and mentor for upcoming engineers in the organization
  4. Entrepreneurial spirit to conceive ideas, turn challenges into opportunities and build products

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status