Backend Engineer -Metadata

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, October 21, 2022

About Prophecy

Prophecy is a rapidly growing startup enabling all the data users to visually build data pipelines with modern software practices including code on Github using its Low-Code Data Engineering Platform.

Prophecy is trusted by top Fortune 500 firms to replace their legacy ETL tools as they re-platform to the Cloud or Apache Spark. We're very well funded, backed by top VCs, and on the path to establishing ourselves as the leader on the cloud.

Prophecy is a Core Technology and Deep-IP company with an engineering center in India. Prophecy engineers often say that they have never worked in a more productive, higher-horsepower organization in their careers. The engineers love their work, are being challenged, and are doing the best work of their careers.

Position Summary

This is an amazing opportunity to be an early engineer in a high-growth, high-potential startup starting in Prophecy’s India engineering center. You will be working with a team of dynamic engineers who take pride in solving complex problems.

We're seeking A players to work with A players. We're a high-growth company on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to revolutionize the way data engineering is done. Be a part of it.

The impact you will have

Drive next-generation revolution in Data Engineering

Prophecy's low-code data engineering platform fulfills significant whitespace – it's creating a new category within modern data engineering platforms. Be a part of next-generation tech which is revolutionizing the data engineering space.

Design/Develop/Deliver: End-to-End Ownership

You will design, code, test, and launch a new set of features for Prophecy Transpiler

Over Achiever

In Prophecy we encourage and give environments to engineers to overachieve their own limits. Set up your own metrics, and improve them iteratively under the guidance of senior expert engineers.

Entrepreneurial skills

Own the features end to end as a Founder/CEO from the requirement to delivery. We don’t believe in hierarchy, the number of years of experience. Manage your own career growth.

  • 7+ years of backend programming experience in solving a deep-tech problem
  • Experience with Scala or functional programming
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software design with strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Great problem-solving skills
  • Comfort in working in short, agile, iterative development cycles
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, priding yourself on getting things done with a high level of quality
  • Strong desire to work in a not well-structured, fast-moving startup environment
  • Good experience in building robust distributed metadata systems with a focus on performance scalability, and availability
  • B Tech or above degree in CS or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Scala or functional programming
  • Experience of designing and developing a search sub system
  • If you have worked on AirBnb’s Dataportal, Uber’s Databook, Netflix’s Metacat, Lyft’s Amundsen, Google’s Data Catalog, or LinkedIn’s DataHub, you are a better fit for us. Our metadata system is significantly superior to all of these. Ability to assess new technologies and make pragmatic choices that help guide us towards a long-term vision
  • Great culture
  • Amazing work
  • Group medical insurance
  • Manage your own growth and career
  • Experience building a transformative product
  • High learning opportunity
  • End-to-end ownership of your projects

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Prophecy, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Prophecy are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and any other protected characteristics.