Software Engineer - Backend

Engineering - India Mumbai, India Mumbai, India


Egnyte is seeking an experienced Sr. Software Engineer to join our Software Engineering (Infrastructure) group. The Software Engineering (Infrastructure) group builds large distributed components and services that run Egnyte’s Cloud Platform. Our code serves billions of requests per day with sub-second latency in a fault-tolerant environment. Some of the responsibilities for this group include Egnyte’s Cloud File System, Object Store, Metadata Stores, Search Systems, Recommendations Systems, Synchronization, and intelligent caching of multi-petabyte datasets. We are looking for candidates with a shared passion for building large-scale distributed systems and a keen sense for tackling complexities that come with scaling through multiple orders of magnitude.

What You’ll Do (but is not limited to)

  • Design and develop highly-scalable elastic cloud architecture that seamlessly integrates with on-premises systems
  • Challenge and redefine existing architectural fundamentals in order to provide next level of performance and scalability; ability to foresee post-deployment design challenges, performance and scale bottlenecks
  • Work with multicultural, geographically distributed teams and closely coordinate with cross-functional teams in multiple time zones.
  • Deliver enterprise-grade products to customers and continuously work with engineering team to refine products in the field
  • Mentor interns and junior engineers, collaborate with Operations, and work closely with CTO on roadmap items
  • Extensive penetration testing to ensure security across a hybrid deployment between public/private cloud
  • Monitor and manage 3,000+ nodes using modern DevOps tools and APM solutions
  • Proactive performance and exception analysis

Your Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant industry work Experience
  • Demonstrated success designing and developing complex systems
  • Expertise with multi-tenant, highly complex, cloud solutions
  • Experience owning all aspects of software engineering, from design to implementation, QA and maintenance.
  • Experience with the following technologies: Java, SQL, Linux, Python, HBase/BigTable
  • Data driven decision process
  • Relies on unit testing instead of manual QA
  • Knowledge of DevOps techniques
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related field

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with Hybrid and/or on-premises solutions 
  • Experience in working with AWS or GCP
  • Experience with the following technologies:, Nginx, Haproxy, BigQuery, New Relic, Graphite, and/or Puppet
  • Security / Governance expertise

About Egnyte

In a content critical age, Egnyte fuels business growth by enabling content-rich business processes, while also providing organizations with visibility and control over their content assets. Egnyte’s cloud-native content services platform leverages the industry’s leading content intelligence engine to deliver a simple, secure, and vendor-neutral foundation for managing enterprise content across business applications and storage repositories. More than 16,000 customers trust Egnyte to enhance employee productivity, automate data management, and reduce file-sharing cost and complexity. Investors include Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers, and Goldman Sachs. For more information, visit