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.

Data Scientist/Sr. Data Scientist

Bangalore - 1 position

REQUIREMENTS:

- Fluency using different machine learning techniques and algorithms, ideally using ML , Deep Learning frameworks & Statistical libraries such as Scikit-learn, Tensorflow, Keras, Pytorch etc.
- Work with engineers to translate models into scalable high-performance engineering systems
- Actively involve in envisioning and design discussions of new AI based assets/platforms with product stakeholders
- Exposure to Big Data technologies Hadoop, Hive, MapReduce, SparkML

TOP CHARACTERISTICS WE LOOK FOR:

- Great ML, DL and statistical implementations complementing Problem Solving Ability.
- Awesome SQL, data scripting and wrangling skills
- Fast paced, detail-oriented and ability to own the Data Science product pipelines.

BACKGROUND

- Degree in a relevant study area is required (e.g. computer science, mathematics, operations research, statistics, business analytics, engineering )
- 6 to 12 years of experience in the field of advanced quantitative techniques, data sciences and large scale machine learning while working for leading global academic institutes or corporate innovation research labs or analytics organizations of large corporates or in consulting companies in analytics roles

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Research Team Lead – Computer Vision

Bangalore - 1 position

REQUIREMENTS:

- PhD at a top tier university
- 3+ years of industry experience or a post-doc in computer vision or related areas
- Have experience in computational geometry, as well as machine learning, as applied to computer vision
- Good understanding of tensorflow / pytorch and allied platforms, tools and technologies
- Should have strong technical expertise in the underlying principles of the various techniques for object detection, surface detection, classification etc.
- Proven programming skills to enable rapid prototyping and implementation of solutions
- Prior academic publication record will be an advantage
- Proficient communication skills – verbal and written

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Jr. Research Scientist – Computer Vision

Bangalore - 1 position

REQUIREMENTS:

- PhD / Masters at a top tier university in Computer Science, Physical Sciences or Mathematics
- Must have prior experience or compelling project work in areas relating to computer vision
- Prior research experience or work experience in a research lab or an industry lab will be strongly preferred
- Proven programming skills to enable rapid prototyping and implementation of solutions
- Good grasp of tensorflow / pytorch etc.
- Prior academic publication record will be an advantage
- Proficient communication skills – verbal and written
- Ability to work independently with minimal guidance

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Sr. Research Scientist – Computer Vision

Bangalore - 1 position

REQUIREMENTS:

- PhD at a top tier university in Comp. Science, Physical Sciences or Mathematics
- Prior industry experience or a post-doc in computer vision related areas will be preferred, but not mandatory
- Prior experience in computational geometry as well as machine learning, as applied to computer vision will be an advantage
- Deep understanding of tensorflow / pytorch
- Should have deep technical expertise in the underlying principles of the various techniques for object detection, surface detection, classification etc.
- Proven programming skills to enable rapid prototyping and implementation of solutions
- Prior academic publication record will be an advantage
- Proficient communication skills – verbal and written

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Audio Signal Processing Researcher/Engineer (3-6 Years)

Bangalore - 1 position

REQUIREMENTS:

- In depth knowledge of DSP theory (should have taken a DSP course in UG/PG level)
- Qualified applicants should be having 3-6 years of experience in DSP
- Knowledge in C/C++

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

- Knowledge of scripting language (Python/ MATLAB preferred)
- Experience with Development environments such as VisualStudio/ GCC/ g++/ Eclipse

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Audio Signal Processing Researcher/Engineer (0-2 Years)

Bangalore - 1 position

REQUIREMENTS:

- In depth knowledge of DSP theory (should have taken a DSP course in UG/PG level)
- Qualified applicants should be having 0-2 years of experience in DSP
- Knowledge in C/C++
- Excellent communication skills and attention to details
- Excellent technical writing skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

- Knowledge of scripting language (Python/ MATLAB preferred)
- Experience with Development environments such as VisualStudio/ GCC/ g++/ Eclipse

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Jr. Research Scientist/Research Scientist/Sr. Research Scientist

Bangalore - 2 positions

- Graduate degree (MTech or MS or PHD) in Electrical / Electronics / Computer Science Engineering with specialisation in speech processing
- Sr. Research Scientist, we're looking for 8+ years of experience,
- Research Scientist is 4+ years of experience
- Jr. Research Scientist no prior work ex is required, but relevant coursework is needed. 1+ years of industry experience.
- Having experience in building and deploying automatic speech recognition systems
- Hands on experience with End to End speech recognition systems and on Kaldi tool kit
- Experience in Deep Learning Frameworks such as TensorFlow
- Familiarity with latest developments in ASR technology
- Working with Indian Languages is a plus
- Proficiency in programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Python

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Engineering Manager

Bangalore - 1 position

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Handling and managing a team of software engineers and technical leads from various disciplines such as frontend, backend, platform and data engineering.
• Working with Technical Architects to brainstorm and validate a solution or a proposal.
• Very strong technical guidance and direction to rest of the engineering teams.
• Work with product management team to transform a product plan to engineering plan.
• Effort estimation and ensuring that execution is in accordance with plan.
• Abilities to execute multiple projects within the team while maintaining the quality standards.
• 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, tech talks, conferences etc.

Required Qualification:
• 9+ years of overall engineering experience with at least 2 years of experience in leading engineering teams.
• Strong experience in designing and building complex platform built for web scale.
• Good understanding of big data ecosystem and data sciences.
• 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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Senior Software Engineer

Bangalore - 1 position

Background:
● 3.5+ years of experience working on large scale systems.
● Ideal candidate should have product mindset, so that all customers are delighted to use the product.
● Person should be a good team player and should be able to work collaboratively with others.
● Quick prototyping abilities to validate a solution
● Extreme focus on code quality and writing robust and maintainable code

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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Technical Lead

Bangalore - 3 positions

Minimum Qualification-

• 6+ years of experience working in complex and large scale systems.
• Candidate in their past experience must have work on designing and developing systems from
scratch.
• Candidate should be comfortable working with massive volumes of data.
• Candidate must have at least 1 – 2 years of experience leading and mentoring a team of
engineers.
• Candidate must have proficiency in writing code in extensible and robust manner.
• An ideal candidate would possess quick prototyping abilities to validate a solution.
• Ability to see challenges as big opportunity to learn and improve things for better.
• Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, shell scripting etc.
• Good understanding of cloud computing platforms more specifically AWS and its services.
• Experience in building and deploying microservices using containers.
• Comfortable in technologies such as Kafka, Aerospike, MySQL, Druid, MongoDB, beanstalkd etc.
• Comfortable with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Samza, Hive, Presto etc.
• Experience in server less architecture is an added advantage.
• Performance bench marking and troubleshooting skills using various monitoring and profiling
tools.
• Good debugging capabilities to resolve issues faster
• Comfortable managing multiple projects using tools like Jira

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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.

Sales - West Head

Bangalore - 1 position

REQUIREMENTS:

- 15+ years prior experience in media ad-sales, at highly reputed firms - preferable with a good understanding of the ad-tech and digital ad-sales ecosystem; Candidates with deep experience in the TV ad sales should also apply
- Strong knack for brand solutioning
- Experience in business development, pitching, winning client accounts and in client servicing
- Strong product focus and a passion for technology and tech innovation
- Must have excellent Powerpoint skills
- Must have terrific written and verbal communication skills
- MBA (focus on marketing and sales) is strongly preferred, but not mandatory
- Prior people management / team lead experience is strongly preferred, but not mandatory
- Comfort with anywhere from 25 %+ monthly travel

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Sr. Sales Manager/Manager-Kolkata

Kolkata - 1 position

REQUIREMNETS:

Prior experience in media ad-sales is a preference but not mandatory
● 5+ years of prior work ex is required for the Manager Role
● 8+ years of prior work ex is required for Sr. Manager Role
● Deep understanding of the ad-tech and mobile ad-sales ecosystem
● Experience in business development, pitching and winning client accounts and in client servicing
● Strong product focus and a passion for technology and tech innovation
● Must have excellent Powerpoint skills
● Must have terrific written and verbal communication skills
● MBA (focus on marketing and sales) is strongly preferred, but not mandatory
● Prior people management / team lead experience is strongly preferred, but not mandatory
● Comfort with anywhere from 25 – 40% monthly travel

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Sr. Sales Manager/Manager- Bangalore

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements-

● Prior experience in media ad-sales is a preference but not mandatory
● 5+ years of prior work ex is required for the Manager Role
● 8+ years of prior work ex is required for Sr. Manager Role
● Deep understanding of the ad-tech and mobile ad-sales ecosystem
● Experience in business development, pitching and winning client accounts and in client servicing
● Strong product focus and a passion for technology and tech innovation
● Must have excellent Powerpoint skills
● Must have terrific written and verbal communication skills
● MBA (focus on marketing and sales) is strongly preferred, but not mandatory
● Prior people management / team lead experience is strongly preferred, but not mandatory
● Comfort with anywhere from 25 – 40% monthly travel

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Sr. Sales Manager/Manager - Mumbai

Mumbai - 2 positions

Requirements-

● Prior experience in media ad-sales is a preference but not mandatory
● 5+ years of prior work ex is required for the Manager Role
● 8+ years of prior work ex is required for Sr. Manager Role
● Deep understanding of the ad-tech and mobile ad-sales ecosystem
● Experience in business development, pitching and winning client accounts and in client servicing
● Strong product focus and a passion for technology and tech innovation
● Must have excellent Powerpoint skills
● Must have terrific written and verbal communication skills
● MBA (focus on marketing and sales) is strongly preferred, but not mandatory
● Prior people management / team lead experience is strongly preferred, but not mandatory
● Comfort with anywhere from 25 – 40% monthly travel

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Product Manager/Senior Product Manager

Bangalore - 1 position

Requirements:

● Past experience with product management and product strategy at a startup or technology-centric firm is strongly preferred; Must have dealt with scale.
● Alternatively past experience at a top tier management consulting firm can be considered
● Prior experience with the ad-tech or media-tech industry is preferred but not mandatory, as well as past experience working on consumer-facing tech products.
● Deep technical background – computer science degree from a Tier 1 college or equivalent – is strongly preferred
● Must be capable of leading and working with cross-functional teams with a high bias towards action and operating with extreme discipline
● Ability to take complete ownership, manage multiple stakeholders, build consensus, demonstrate high
attention to detail and put in an incredible amount of effort to build world-class products
● Must have very strong communication skills – written and verbal

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