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Software Engineer - Data Platform

Engineering | Bangalore, India | Full Time

Job Description

At Instart, we are building a world where digital experiences continuously adapt to become increasingly engaging with every interaction.

Every major brand today, whether it is online shopping, travel or news, is making huge investments to improve their online experiences to keep up with consumer expectations. As consumers in a digital world, we tend to abandon websites very quickly if the experience is not as good as we expect it to be - fast, engaging and responsive. With over 100+ patents using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Instart’s unique technology continually optimizes the online consumer experience, learning from every interaction across devices and networks.

We’re growing at a rapid pace - on the path to increase our revenue and customer base by 4x in the next couple of years! You have an opportunity to be a part of this amazing growth, working on cutting-edge AI/ML cloud technology with some of the greatest minds, to help the most recognizable brands in the world create better digital experiences.

Instart is backed by major investors who are all looking to see us become the next Unicorn and more – Andreessen Horowitz, KPCB, Tenaya, Greylock, Geodesic, Sutter Hill and STTelemedia to name a few.  We take pride in the great experience we offer our employees from our flexible work schedules to free lunches and our super cool, dog friendly office in Palo Alto.  Let’s talk about your next career opportunity at Instart.

The ideal candidate for the Data Platform Engineer role need to have a deep passion for building big data pipelines to provide feedback and business analysis to the product and engineering teams, and also be versatile enough to explore and solve problems across various facets of data mining including:

  • Data Analytics

  • Java as a primary language

  • Machine learning

  • Scalable and Fault-Tolerant Serving systems.

The ideal candidate for this position should be able to answer the following questions with YES

  • Are you enthusiastic about solving business critical problems, where you can make an impact on the real world on a day-2-day basis?

  • Are you a compulsively data-driven geek?

  • Have a desire to publish your work in leading academic journals and industry conferences and talk about how you are powering the Data Platform for the #1 startup in the bay area?


We are looking for a Rockstar Engineer to help design and power our big data platform. The responsibilities will include innovating in building out a scalable, fault tolerant, highly available, low latency big data pipelines that can be leveraged for gaining deep insights for both external and internal needs. Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Design and implement large scale, fault tolerant, highly available, low latency and state of the art data platform

  • Perform analysis of vast data stores and uncover insights

  • Maintain security and data privacy which extracting insights from the data

  • Create scalable and high-performance web services for data tracking

  • High-speed querying to provide near real-time analytics to the clients 


  • Minimum 2 to 18years of hands-on development experience

  • Excellent development and debugging skills using Big Data Technologies including Kafka, Spark, Spark SQL, Elastic Search, Hadoop, and Presto

  • Experience in using Java as a primary programming language and knowledge of relevant libraries

  • Prior experience being part of a team that delivered early versions of a product in a successful startup is a plus

  • Qualification : Ph.D / M.Tech / MS / BE / B.Tech

Instart is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.