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Software Engineer - Systems

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.

We are looking for  Systems Engineers to help design and build the backend infrastructure for Instart's large-scale mission-critical distributed system. If you are passionate about working on cutting edge technology together with a world-class engineering team, we want to talk to you. You should have a solid background in distributed systems, large-scale high-throughput high-performance infrastructure, and experience monitoring and tuning performance of complex systems at scale.


  • Minimum 8 to 18years of hands-on infrastructure development experience
  • Excellent development and debugging skills using C/C++ and Python

  • Experience in programming on a multi-threaded environment

  • Prior experience with all of the following: fault-tolerant distributed systems, HTTP and related protocols, proxies and web servers, Linux and systems programming

  • Prior startup experience a plus

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment

  • Minimum Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science (or equivalent); PhD preferred

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.