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Technology - Principal Software Engineer - Platform - JD (6-12 Yrs)

Tracxn Technologies Pvt Ltd. , Bangalore · · Full-time employment · Programming

Job Description

Tracxn is looking for experienced and motivated professionals to play a vital role in designing applications.
As a Principal Software Engineer - Platform, you will provide technical guidance to development teams and oversee the technical aspects of projects across teams.
The incumbent in this role would demonstrate a strong focus on system design, large-scale production engineering and orchestration.

What we are looking for

Expertise in at least one programming language.
Expertise in software development methodologies.
Experience building complex web systems.
Strong analytical and communication skills, ability to multitask.
Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies.
Experience with modern software components (Mongo, Redis, ElasticSearch, Kafka).
Experience with at least one cloud service provider (AWS, Azure, GCP).
In-depth knowledge of System, Network and Application design and security principles and practices.
In-depth knowledge of operating systems (processes, threads, concurrency issues, locks, mutexes, semaphores, monitors and how they work).

Key Deliverables

Recommending and adopting new technologies that can help improve the performance of our systems.
Supervising and overseeing the technical aspects of projects.
Build and lead a great team by example.
Provide insights by monitoring and analyzing engineering data and trends.
Design and Build frameworks that will act as a base for developing applications.
Design and Build common utilities that will be leveraged by multiple applications.
Design and Build products to manage application lifecycle.
Design and Build interfaces and products to act as a bridge between cloud providers and developers.
Design processes to manage and maintain systems like Kafka, Mongo, Mysql, ELK.
Improve product quality, security. Keep the customer-facing services highly available and performant.
Develop and maintain design documentation.
Drive RCA (Root Cause Analysis) for high priority incidents and work with respective teams on preventive measures.

What we have to offer

Work with a performance-oriented team driven by ownership and open to experiments.
Learn to design a system for high accuracy, efficiency, and scalability.
No strict deadlines, focus on delivering quality work.
Meritocracy driven, candid culture. No politics.
Very high visibility regarding which startups and markets are exciting globally.

About Technology Team:

Tracxns Technology team is 40+ members strong and growing. The technology team is subdivided into multiple smaller teams each of which has ownership of one or more services/components of the technology platform. Ours is a young team of motivated engineers with minimal management structure where almost everyone is actively involved in technical development and design activities. We have a team-centric culture where the ownership and responsibility of a feature or module lies with a team as compared to an individual.
We work on an array of technologies, including but not limited to Spring, Node, Elastic Stack, MySQL, Mongo, ReactJS, Webpack, Kafka, Redis, AWS Lambda, Ansible, etc.
As a team, we value ownership, continuous learning, consistency and discipline.

About Tracxn

Tracxn ( is a Bangalore-based product company providing a research and deal sourcing platform for Venture Capital, Private Equity, Corp Dev, and professionals working around the startup ecosystem.

We are a team of 600+ working professionals serving customers across the globe. Our clients include Funds like Andreessen Horowitz, Matrix Partners, GGV Capital, and Large Corporates such as Citi, Embraer & Ferrero.


Neha Singh (ex-Sequoia, BCG | MBA - Stanford GSB)
Abhishek Goyal (ex-Accel Partners, Amazon | BTech - IIT)

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