Senior Backend Engineer - Metadata

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

About Prophecy

Prophecy is a rapidly growing startup that has solved the false dichotomy of having to choose between visual tools and code. We offer a self-service data transformation platform for the enterprise that provides a complete product, combining the power of code with the usability of visual ETL tools to deliver a zero-compromise solution. With Prophecy, data analysts can serve themselves and transform data at parity with the best programming data engineers, while data engineers can build and share standards and focus on other higher value activities. Prophecy breaks down the silos between these two crucial groups enabling greater communication and collaboration.

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

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 revolutionise 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 IDE

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.

What You'll Need

  • 10+ years of backend programming experience in solving a deep-tech problem.
  • Experience with Scala or functional programming.
  • Knowledge of Spark internals puts you in front of everyone else.
  • 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.
  • You have been a top performer your entire career and have very high standards.
  • You have a very high sense of ownership and responsibility, with high attention to detail.
  • B.Tech or above degree in CS or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Scala or functional programming.
  • Experience in designing and developing a search subsystem.
  • 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 toward a long-term vision.
  • Youhaveshippedsoftwareovermultiplereleasesincludingsoftwarewhereyoudrovethe delivery of the first version.
  • Ability to assess new technologies and make pragmatic choices that help guide us towards along-term vision.

Benefits and Perks

  • Great company culture.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Fair and Open Equity awards for everyone.
  • Amazing work.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Manage your own growth and career.
  • Experience building a transformative product.
  • High learning opportunity.
  • End-to-end ownership of your project.

Our Commitment to Merit and Inclusion
At Prophecy, we hire for merit and foster an inclusive culture where people from diverse backgrounds can excel and do their best work. 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, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and any other protected characteristics under applicable laws.