Multiple Openings | MyGola – Early Stage Startup | Freshers and Experienced

 

Product Manager

“Product managers are usually leaders in their organizations. But they typically don’t have direct line authority over others. That means they earn their authority and lead by influence. Leadership and interpersonal skills are critical for product management.” – Ken Norton

You’re an ambitious, self-directed technology-fiend who will guide our products from conception to launch. You’ve seen enough of the web that no one will dare second-guess your judgment on feature lists, information flows and UI elements. Of course, we still will!

Your responsibilities will include gathering requirements, helping to define a product vision and strategy, and working with our phenomenal engineers to execute that strategy.

Requirements:

  • You live & breathe the consumer web
  • Did your undergrad as an engineer
  • Product management or product design experience in consumer web companies, ideally those focused on the global market
  • You love data and making decisions based on them
  • Excellent familiarity with business issues & prevalent business models on the web
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong communication and documentation skills

 

If you’ve ever coded in your life, more power to you. And if you’ve started your own ventures in the past, we want to talk to you. Now.

This position is in Bangalore.

Senior Software Engineer – Front End

You’ll work on the core experience that visitors to mygola.com see. You’ll obsess about building elegant web UIs that allow our users to enjoy consuming gobs of information we can throw at them. You have a strong sense for beautiful, pragmatic code and an eye for detail. And you’re convinced you were put on this planet to build the world’s most amazing user experience.

Requirements:

  • 3-7 years of UI / front end development experience
  • Solid skills in writing frontend code for performance and modularity
  • Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable and efficient code, and to correctly employ design patterns
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML5/CSS3/Javascript (jQuery, backbone.js etc)
  • Experience working in cross-browser environments
  • Smarts, humility, and equal willingness to learn and mentor

 

Pluses:

  • Understanding of code and UI frameworks
  • Experience with LAMP stack, PHP/MySQL programming (3+ yrs)
  • Understanding of responsive design
  • Understanding of mobile development SDKs like iOS, Andriod

 

This position is in Bangalore.

Senior Software Engineer: Quality

You’ll give the green signal for everything that goes into production. Obviously, with great power comes great responsibility. You’ll be responsible for developing and contributing to test automation frameworks and tools. You’ll also audit unit tests written by developers and provide ongoing analysis of data generated by tools and test.

Most importantly, you won’t shy away from putting unsexy but critical processes in place to rein in some of our cowboy developers.

Requirements:

  • Several years experience testing software as a developer or quality engineer
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with testing automation tools like Selenium, jUnit etc.
  • Good working knowledge of scripting languages
  • Experience developing and debugging in php
  • Significant experience with linux systems
  • Strong communication and documentation skills

 

Pluses:

  • Experience in writing unit tests
  • Understanding of continuous deployment techniques
  • SUnderstanding of code coverage

 

This position is in Bangalore.

Software Engineer: Data Mining

Online travel sees lots of piecemeal innovation everyday. We want to bring it all together in one place, and you’ll lead that effort. We routinely work with massive amounts of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data on the web. You’ll work on efforts that include text mining, machine learning, natural language systems, recommendation systems and search and indexing.

You’re pragmatic at heart, knowing when to dig deeper into the latest techniques and when to avoid going down the rabbit hole.

Requirements:

  • Strong proficiency with algorithms and data structures
  • Strong familiarity with text mining and machine-learning techniques
  • Strong programming skills (one or more of C/C++, java, perl, python with application to data mining)
  • Experience with defining and implementing scoring and ranking features

 

Pluses:

  • Experience with Lucene/Solr/ElasitcSearch a plus
  • Exposure to MapReduce and Hadoop

 

This position is in Bangalore.

Growth Engineer

We think of growth as an engineering problem and you’ll join our scrappy team in building web applications that’ll turbo-charge our customer acquisition and retention. Think prototypes that’ll help us rapidly experiment with networks like Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook or make us smarter in our ad spend, or help us recruit locals from every city in the world.

You like hacks, you love APIs and you crave quick results.

Requirements:

  • BA or BS degree in computer science or a related technical degree
  • Proficiency with scripting and any web-development language (php, perl, python)
  • Enough knowledge of CSS/Javascript and MySQL to be able to throw up a quick prototype

 

Pluses:

  • Experience developing for Facebook Open Graph or Twitter and Foursquare APIs
  • Knowledge of rapid prototyping frameworks like Twitter Bootstrap
  • Knowledge and opinions about “growth hackers” and what they do
  • Avidly follow tech news from US & India
  • Responsible enjoyment of beer

 

This position is in Bangalore.

 

SEND YOUR RESUME :  email us at jobs@mygola.com

 

Vini

I am an engineering graduate looking to make her mark in the world of new and exiting technologies.

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