Background

Life at Zapr

We are a young, dynamic bunch working on some very exciting technology problems and building out some very unique solutions. We take pride in our culture, and our ability to build on each other’s ideas and work best together as a team. At ZAPR, we are always looking to learn new things, all the way from developing new algorithms, to learning new combo moves on console fighter games. If you like to challenge the status quo and work with some phenomenal people, you have come to the right place.

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Product Engineering

At Zapr you have the opportunity to develop new and powerful tools out of India's largest media consumption repository and audience engagement platform. Join our journey in building world class technology.

Audio Signal Processing Researcher/Engineer

Bangalore - 1 position

Required Qualifications:

• In depth knowledge of DSP theory
• Master’s or Bachelor’s degree, from a reputed institution, in digital signal processing for
speech and audio applications
• Experience developing and debugging software in C/C++
• Good MATLAB or equivalent skills
• Proven ability to create fundamentally new signal processing technologies
• Excellent communication skills and attention to details
• Excellent technical writing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge of scripting language (Python preferred)
• Experience with Development environments such as VisualStudio, GCC, Eclipse

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Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Bangalore - 2 positions

Requirements:

- Proficiency in programming languages like Java, Scala etc.
- Proficiency in at least one of the scripting language.
- Working knowledge on Unix based systems
- Understanding of various API development frameworks such as Jersey, Dropwizard, Netty etc.
- Understanding of various kind of data stores such as MySQL, MongoDB, Aerospike, Druid etc.
- Knowledge of big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Samza etc.
- Good debugging knowledge to resolve issues faster

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Software Engineer - UI

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements:

• 2+ years of experience working in Javascript, HTML and CSS
• Functional knowledge of Angular.js and ability to write modular code
• Working knowledge of Angular 2 or React framework is an added advantage.
• Expertise in creating responsive designs
• Functional knowledge of CSS grid frameworks like Bootstrap
• Functional knowledge of javascript task runners and dependency management systems (Grunt, Yeoman, bower)
• Knowledge and ability to use charting frameworks such as D3 or highcharts

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Data Scientist

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements:

• The candidate is expected to own Data and ML pipeline projects across the different business units in Zapr and should have good experience implementing and handling end – to – end data science products(~10 TB of Datasets). He is also expected to own periodic model validation and optimization workflows for the data science products developed.
• Should have worked on data heavy projects on user profiling, propensity algorithms, classification modeling, forecasting models, segmentation, campaign optimization, recommender engines, etc. Hands on : Organize and “wrangle” large datasets.
• Good understanding of model validation processes and optimizations.
• Strong hands on scripting and programming experience in Python.
• Great analytical skills, with expertise in Machine Learning methods: supervised and unsupervised learning, SVM, Decision Trees, Neural Networks, Decision Trees, PCA etc.
• Strong hands on scripting and programming experience in Python; Knowledge of statistical tools such as R, Python and also ability to work with very large datasets.
• Fluency in Python with working knowledge of ML & Statistical libraries (e.g. Scikit-learn, Pandas).
• Exposure to Big Data technologies Hadoop, Hive, PIG, MapReduce, SparkML, Python, Splunk.
• Ability to own real time data and ML pipelines end to end.
• Creating and deploying large-scale, data-driven systems

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Product Manager

Bangalore - 1 position

Key Requirements:

• 3+ years of product management and product strategy experience at a top-tier startup, or technology centric firm.
• Prior experience with the ad-tech or media-tech industry is preferred, but not mandatory.
• Deep technical background – engineering degree from a Tier 1 college or equivalent – is strongly preferred.
• Capable of leading and working with cross-functional teams with a high bias towards action and operating with extreme discipline.
• Must have very strong communication skills – written and verbal.

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Engineering Manager

Bangalore - 1 position

Major responsibilities of this role involve:

• Handling and managing a team of software engineers and technical leads from various disciplines such as frontend, backend, platform and android engineering.
• Very strong technical guidance and direction to rest of the engineering team.
• Work with product management team to transform a product plan to engineering plan.
• Effort estimation and ensuring that execution is in accordance with plan.
• Creating relevant engineering practices and policies, to improve productivity, efficiency and build predictability in a very dynamic environment.
• Creation of charter for career growth for all direct reportees in the team, and map it to SMART goals.
• Evangelising good engineering practices and creating structure to make sure they are being followed across the team.
• Identifying and executing tech debt, wherever necessary.
• Represent ZAPR tech in various meetups, conferences etc.

The candidate must fulfil the following requirements:
• 8+ years of overall engineering experience with at least 2 years of experience in leading engineering teams. • Very strong technical expertise and ability to drive tech stack of various systems.
• Ability to execute in a very fast paced environment.
• Ability to deal with chaos and provide structure to it.
• Strong result orientation and willingness to continuously improve engineering practices.

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Technical Architect

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements:

• At least 8 years of experience in building and handling large scale systems.
• Deep experience working in big data technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Samza, kafka etc.
• Writing and tuning latency sensitive, high throughput application, especially in cloud environment.
• Experience working with micro-services and containers such as docker, kubernetes is an added advantage.
• Very thorough understanding of engineering concerns while developing mission critical applications
• Very good prototyping skills to evaluate new technologies.
• Abilities to drive projects, while working with engineers.
• Ability to scope or descope projects based on cost benefit analysis.

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Senior Software Engineer - Android

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirement:

1) Bachelor or Master of engineering degree from a reputed university.
2) Around 3+ years of mobile development experience.
3) Deep understanding of android libraries.
4) Experience in development of SDKs.
5) Experience in working on mobile rich media creatives is a big advantage.
6) Deep understanding of server-client architecture.
7) Good debugging skills to sort issues related to bugs, crashes etc.
8) Deep understanding of build tools such as maven, gradle etc.

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VP - Product

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements:

• Minimum of 3 years of data-centric ad-tech experience, with exposure to video ads. Overall 8+ years of experience across product management in top tier technology firms or startups.
• Must have an MBA or an advanced degree in a quantitative discipline (engineering etc.) from a top tier school in India or abroad.
• Capable of leading and working with cross-functional teams with a high bias towards action and operating with extreme discipline.

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Senior Software Engineer - Platform

Bangalore - 3 positions

Requirements:

 4+ years of experience working in complex and large scale systems.
 Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, shell scripting etc.
 Good understanding of cloud computing more specifically AWS and its services.
 Comfortable in technologies such as Kafka, Aerospike, MySQL, Druid, MongoDB, beanstalkd etc.
 Good understanding of Unix kernel is a plus.
 Performance benchmarking and troubleshooting skills using various monitoring and profiling tools.
 Good debugging capabilities to resolve issues faster.

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Software Engineer - Quality

Bangalore - 1 position

Minimum Qualification

• Previous experience (5-7 years) as a software engineer, with atleast 2 years as software development in testing engineer
• Strong coding skills in any object oriented language (JAVA, C++)
• Strong scripting skills in any one language of choice (python, shell etc)
• Quick prototyping skills to mock system behaviour
• Experience in testing mobile apps and/or SDKs
• Understanding of server side technologies such as webapps etc.
• Working with UI automation frameworks such as Selenium
• Previous experience of testing in domain of big data technologies is a plus
• Experience in leading and managing a small team is an added advantage

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Software Engineer - Infrastructure

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements:

 2+ years of working experience on large scale systems.
 Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, shell scripting etc.
 Good understanding of cloud computing more specifically AWS and its services.
 Comfortable in technologies such as Kafka, Aerospike, MySQL, Druid, MongoDB,
beanstalkd etc.
 Good understanding of Unix kernel
 Performance benchmarking and troubleshooting skills using various monitoring and
profiling tools.
 Good debugging capabilities to resolve any issues faster

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Operations

Zapr is operating at the intersection of media-tech, data analytics and mobile advertising. Join our operations team in delivering cutting edge marketing solutions to leading brands all over India.

Visual/Graphic Designer

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements:

• 1+ years of strong design experience
• Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
• Strong understanding of typography, color theory and branding with attention to detail is a must.
• Knowledge of user-centered design principles to produce high-quality visuals across multiple
platforms.
• Experience working with front-end developers & content writers to create relevant design assets.
• Proven experience in conceptualizing and transforming ideas into effective visual communication.
• Experience in mobile ad creatives – good understanding of mobile formats/layouts and interactive
mobile technologies will be helpful
• Ideate and create visual graphics and infographics for website, social media, blog etc.

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Pre-Sales Content Specialist

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements:

• Prior experience as a writer for Pre-Sales Content as well as PR content, with significant experience in copywriting, blogger etc.
• Prior experience in writing for the web, will be preferred
• Assist with the creation of presales plan
• Assist market research & analysis.
• Has the ability and prior experience creating sales collaterals, presentation decks etc.
• Must have knowledge of design tools, like photoshop, illustrator etc.
• Must be able to quickly ideate, create and turn around proposals documents
• Exceptional attention to detail and fantastic communication skills
• Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
• Comfortable working in ambiguity in a fast-paced environment

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Sales Strategy Specialist

Bangalore - 2 positions

Requirements:

• At least 2 years prior experience in a Sales Strategy or a Pre-Sales or a Research role
• Prior experience in account planning an advantage but not mandatory
• Have business acumen and a keen understanding of key business drivers
• Ability to leverage multiple sources for secondary (and primary) research
• Must be able to quickly come up to speed on a new industry
• Exceptional attention to detail and ability to connect dots between research and sales objectives
• Ability to work independently and multi-task with minimal supervision
• Comfortable working in ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
• Capable of presenting the analysis in a clear and easy to understand PPT format
• Business degrees will be preferred
• Exposure to Television/Media & Entertainment industry a plus but not mandatory

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Content Writer

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements:

• Prior experience as a writer, content writer, copywriter, blogger etc.
• Prior experience writing for the web, will be preferred
• Knowledge of SEO and use of Keywords to leverage search traffic.
• Has the ability and has worked in the past to build SEO friendly content
• Must be able to quickly ideate, create and turn around content pieces
• Basic knowledge of WordPress, is not required, but will be a plus
• Exceptional attention to detail and fantastic communication skills
• Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
• Comfortable working in ambiguity in a fast-paced startup environment
• Literature, journalism or creative writing degrees will be preferred

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Publisher Account Manager

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements-

• 3+ Years of Supply / Publisher facing experience and account management
• Education: Master’s preferred. But candidates with drive, experiences and skills are
always welcome.
• Strong analytic, strategic and problem-solving skills
• Strong Written and Oral communication skills
• Enjoy identifying problems and working with teams to solve them
• Good understanding of the mobile ad-tech ecosystem and apps
• Ideally a tech background or have spent significant time working with Tech teams.
• Analytical and problem solving bent of mind

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