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Software Development Engineer - Infrastructure Engineering

Bengaluru, Karnataka Flock - Software Engineering Full-Time
About Flock
Flock is an enterprise messaging and collaboration app. At Flock we believe that synchronous messaging tools, supported with internal and external applications, have the power to smash organisational hierarchies, breakdown silos in the workplace, help companies better capture innovative ideas, support individuals in making faster decisions, and also bring more personable communication style into the workplace.
With 30,000 businesses already using the platform we know that we are onto something big, and are now gearing up for a period of rapid growth.

Flock is founded by Bhavin Turakhia. Serial entrepreneur and billionaire, Bhavin Turakhia is driven by a passion for problem-solving and maximizing efficiency through technology driven innovations. In the last 22 years, he has built 5 successful businesses, all driven by his belief that “it is our moral obligation to make an impact that is proportionate to our potential”. At 17, he co-founded Resellerclub, Logicboxes and BigRock, which he exited in a $160mn transaction in 2014. He is presently heading Flock - a suite of productivity apps, Zeta - a digital payments platform, and Radix - a leading registry for top-level extensions.

Role Overview
We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our Infrastructure Team. We handle everything from Core Messaging Infrastructure, Messaging Storage, Flock platform to Analytics. You will play an important role in helping build and run our globally distributed infrastructure stack and platforms by designing and developing large scale distributed microservices.
What is the Job like?
  • Write comprehensive API to integrate infrastructure modules with various other components across the operational groups
  • Write custom monitoring plugins to collect and monitor the application metrics 
  • Design and develop large scale distributed microservices 
  • Build scalable log management tool to turn unstructured data to structured data for data analysis
  • Build and maintain dashboard to automate provisioning and access management 
  • Works with others or independently on projects medium to high complexity with minimal or no cross team alignment needs
  • Responsible for proactively setting up monitoring and ensuring all issues are addressed and resolved in a timely and robust fashion
  • Automate provisioning, infrastructure, and code deployment by leveraging the latest in configuration management tools and containers
  • Participate in Production Operations, Oncalls etc and troubleshoot and fix production outages , performance issues etc in our AWS/Linux infrastructure stack
  • Who should apply for this Role?
  • Experience in API Design and writing production level infrastructure code
  • Strong working proficiency in one or more programming languages such Python, Bash, Ruby, Go  C, C++
  • Experience with algorithms and data structures, ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks. 
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale infrastructure systems. 
  • Experience with SQL and/or No-SQL database technologies
  • Implementing DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment
  • In depth Linux/Unix knowledge, good understanding of the various kernel subsystems (cpu, memory, storage, network etc)
  • Experience in AWS  Cloud infra is a plus (e.g. EC2, RDS, ELB, S3, VPC, IAM, CloudWatch, KMS,  Athena, Containers(Docker)
  • Knowledge and exposure to network protocols and tools DNS, TCP/IP, Routing Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision
  • Strong sense of urgency combined with proper discretion in resolving issues.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML will be good to have.

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    Benefits and Perks
    We at Flock love our jobs. And it’s no surprise – we get to work on exciting, new projects with some of the best brains in the industry, and that too in a vibrant atmosphere that is designed to be comfortable and conducive for our personal and professional growth.

    And Flock goes the extra mile to make you feel at home. We offer benefits ranging from affordable catered meals and even snacks on the house. Our workspaces are welcoming and fun, complete with bean bag chairs and ping pong tables. You are free to wear what makes you comfortable and choose the hours you keep, as a team. Oh, and we’ve got your family covered too, with great health insurance plans and other benefits. In short, everything you need to be your best self at work!

    We are passionate about helping teams move to the next level of communication and collaboration, and believe that happy employees are key to achieving this goal. If you like the idea of working on cutting-edge technologies and solutions that have a truly global impact, get in touch!