Senior Back-end Engineer



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024
About Cognite
Embark on a transformative journey with Cognite, a global SaaS forerunner in leveraging data to unravel complex business challenges through our cutting-edge Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) platform. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms. In the realm of industrial digitalization, we stand at the forefront, reshaping the future of Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Energy sectors.
Our CDF enables asset-intensive industries to make data-driven decisions. It makes the operational data available at scale and adds value to the data through data processing. The industrial data problem is at the heart of transforming asset-intensive industries to be safer, more sustainable and more profitable. Our platform is a robust and scalable platform built on many different technologies, each good at solving various challenges. We care deeply about the user experience and create products that users really want to use.
We are extending our footprint to the vibrant landscapes of India, which opens the door for you to be part of the expansion from the beginning. Join us to forge the path to a smarter, more connected industrial future!
Learn more about Cognite here

Role & responsibilities

  • Develop Cognite Data Fusion - a robust, state-of-the-art SaaS for industrial data.
  • Solve concrete industrial data problems by designing and implementing delightful APIs and robust services with Python and Kotlin.
  • Build graph database technology using PostgreSQL and Elasticsearch to power our industrial knowledge graph, realizing Cognite’s vision of a safer and more efficient industrial future.
  • Work with application teams to ensure a delightful user experience that helps the user solve complex real-world problems that have yet to be solved before.
  • Build scalable and performant solutions with open-source technology like Spark and Foundation DB and Cognite’s data infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Be actively involved in product and technical decisions.

We believe most of these should match your experience

  • Solid experience with building complex backend services using JVM-based languages and/or Python.
  • Good understanding of modern database technologies, particularly PostgreSQL
  • Passion for graph processing, databases, performance engineering, or distributed systems
  • Broad experience with DevOps practices such as CI/CD and Infrastructure as code
  • Experience with large Cloud deployments on any of AWS, GCP, or Azure; build, test, deploy, and monitor software in a multi-cloud Kubernetes environment.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills; ability to track down information in logs, traces, and metrics and take appropriate action based on findings.
  • Solid understanding of monitoring tools such as Prometheus and Grafana
  • Comfortable working with Open-Source community - request features, fix issues
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Join the global Cognite community! 🌐
- Join an organization of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝
- ITPL office location (Bengaluru)
- A highly modern and fun working environment with sublime culture across the organization, follow us on Instagram @cognitedata 📷 to know more
- Flat structure with direct access to decision-makers, with minimal amount of bureaucracy
- Opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best people on some of the most ambitious projects found anywhere, across industries
- Join our HUB 🗣️ to be part of the conversation directly with Cogniters and our partners.
- Hybrid work environment globally
Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀
Join us in making a real and lasting impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new software companies in the world. We have repeatedly demonstrated that digital transformation, when anchored on strong DataOps, drives business value and sustainabilityfor clients and allows front-line workers, as well as domain experts, to make better decisions every single day. We were recognized as one of CNBC's top global enterprise technology startups powering digital transformation! And just recently, Frost & Sullivan named Cognite a Technology Innovation Leader! 🥇 Most recently Cognite Data Fusion® Achieved Industry First DNV Compliance for Digital Twins 🥇
Our values
Impact: Cogniters strive to make an impact in all that they do. We are result-oriented, always asking ourselves.
Ownership: Cogniters embrace a culture of ownership. We go beyond our comfort zones to contribute to the greater good, fostering inclusivity and sharing responsibilities for challenges and success.
Relentless: Cogniters are relentless in their pursuit of innovation. We are determined and deliverable (never ruthless or reckless), facing challenges head-on and viewing setbacks as opportunities for growth.
Apply today!
If you're excited about the opportunity to work at Cognite and make a difference in the tech industry, we encourage you to apply today! We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and identities to join our team.
We encourage you to follow us on Cognite LinkedIn; we post all our openings there.