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Engineering Manager - Backend

ThoughtSpot

ThoughtSpot

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Sunday, August 6, 2023
About the role:

We, at ThoughtSpot, are looking for an Engineering Lead to lead and grow the team based out of Bangalore. Come join a team of world-class engineers building Thoughtspot’s data modeling platform. ThoughtSpot's data modeling platform is a semantic layer that hides the complexity of the schema of relational databases from the search engine. This semantic layer is a very high performance, programmable, highly expressive and is the reason why ThoughtSpot's search is so simple yet powerful. This team also owns, ThoughtSpot Modeling Language, TML in short, which is a powerful modeling language to empower developers and data engineers to build data models and share it as reusable SpotApps in our App Marketplace. As we build new applications for ThoughtSpot and with growth in users and usage, the demand for new and a diverse set of data modeling capabilities for different customer needs sets us on an exciting journey to redefine and re-architect our modeling layer.

In this role, you will be a hands-on technical leader responsible to manage a team that designs, builds and scales features to deliver automated insights, to help millions of business-people make smarter decisions.

What you'll do:

  • Manage and mentor backend engineers to be more effective at their work and grow their careers.
  • Drive the quality and stability of the product by getting hands-on as required with code, design and test plan reviews, and debugging distributed systems issues
  • Build a culture of operational excellence with a focus on observability, performance, scalability, cloud cost and security.
  • Collaborate with diverse, cross-functional teams of designers, engineers, product managers, SREs, customer success executives.

Required skills/qualifications

    • 10+ years of experience with at least 2+ years of experience in people management and 5 years of hands-on experience in backend development.
    • Extensive experience in designing and implementing high-performance distributed systems and real-time systems of data processing.
    • Experience with setting high standards of software quality, operational excellence and customer centricity.
    • Experience in programming languages C++, Java, Python, or Go.
    • Experience with tools like kafka, elastic search, k8s, spark or their managed cloud offerings.
    • Experience working with geographically distributed teams and infrastructure, preferably in a high release velocity/startup environment, is a plus.

What you bring (One or more of the experiences below and an insatiable desire to build and scale globally):

  • Are an engineer at heart and crave putting imagination into action. You likely have 10+ years of experience crafting world-class 1.0 products of complexity and building robust, high-performance and intelligent systems for them with a B.Tech/M.tech in CS.
  • Extensive experience in designing and implementing high-performance distributed systems and real-time systems of data processing.
  • Experience with setting high standards of software quality, operational excellence and customer centricity.
  • Experience in programming languages C++, Java, Python, or Go.
  • Experience with tools like kafka, elastic search, k8s, spark or their managed cloud offerings.
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams and infrastructure, preferably in a high release velocity/startup environment, is a plus.
  • Love building and leading exceptional cross-geo teams in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. You have a strong bias for action and being resourceful
  • Are obsessed with the customer experience and uncompromising engineering standards

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What makes ThoughtSpot a great place to work?

ThoughtSpot is the experience layer of the modern data stack, leading the industry with our AI-Powered Analytics and natural language search. We hire people with unique identities, backgrounds, and perspectives—this balance-for-the-better philosophy is key to our success. When paired with our culture of Selfless Excellence and our drive for continuous improvement (2% done), ThoughtSpot cultivates a respectful culture that pushes norms to create world-class products. If you’re excited by the opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the business and make your mark on a truly innovative company, we invite you to read more about our mission, and apply to the role that’s right for you.

ThoughtSpot for All

Building a diverse and inclusive team isn't just the right thing to do for our people, it's the right thing to do for our business. We know we can’t solve complex data problems with a single perspective. It takes many voices, experiences, and areas of expertise to deliver the innovative solutions our customers need. At ThoughtSpot, we continually celebrate the diverse communities that individuals cultivate to empower every Spotter to bring their whole authentic self to work.

We’re committed to being real and continuously learning when it comes to equality, equity, and creating space for underrepresented groups to thrive.

Research shows that in order to apply for a job, women feel they need to meet 100% of the criteria while men usually apply after meeting 60%. Regardless of how you identify, if you believe you can do the job and are a good match, we encourage you to apply.

About ThoughtSpot

The world’s most innovative companies use AI-Powered Analytics from ThoughtSpot to empower every person in their organization, from C-suite executive to frontline employee, with the ability to ask and answer data questions, create and interact with data-driven insights, and use these insights to make informed decisions and take action. ThoughtSpot is simple enough for any business person to use, yet built to handle even the largest, most complex data, wherever it may reside. That’s why customers like T-Mobile, BT, Snowflake, HubSpot, Exxon, Daimler, Medtronic, Hulu, Nasdaq, OpenTable, Huel, and Nationwide Building Society have turned to ThoughtSpot to transform their data driven decision-making cultures.



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