Lead Software Engineer


Pune, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/26/2021
  • Website: aktana.com
  • Company Address: 207 Powell Street 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94102

About Aktana

Automating how pharmaceutical sales and marketing teams focus their activities for maximum productivity

Job Description

Aktana is seeking a Lead Software Engineer who is qualified as a full-stack Engineer to drive the design, and implementation of our products to continuously deliver value to our customers and business. The ideal candidate has 8+ years of experience. In the role you will partner with product management, engineering, services to build and execute on the product roadmap. This opportunity presents a significant intellectual, technical and operational challenge with an enormous impact. You will be highly successful if you enjoy working with people, love technical challenges, and do more with less by automation.

What you’ll own and accomplish...

    Collaborate closely with product managers, architects and engineers to develop the tools.
    Design and build tools and frameworks to automate development, testing, deployment.
    Create Automated Unit Tests in a Test-Driven development environment.
    Contribute to the analysis and refinement of functional requirements.
    Participate and promote architectural initiatives, balancing long-term velocity with short-term customer needs.
    Consider localization, scalability, and ease of maintenance in all solutions.
    Work with on and offshore developers in a team focused environment.

Key Performance Indicators:

    Execute on the product roadmap
    Design & deliver on committed work in agile release cycles
    Improve code coverage by adding automated tests and reduce number of bugs


What you’ll need to be successful...

    BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience
    Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    Experience working with distributed teams
    Value team excellence over individual productivity.
    Have a passion for delivering high-quality product and services and writing clean, solid, readable code that scales and performs well
    Deep Understanding of REST API and Web API design in general.
    8 + years’ experience in software design, development, and algorithm related solutions
    8 + years programming experience in an object-oriented programming language such as Java spring boot, C/C++, Python
    5 + years front-end programming skills including expert-level JavaScript, CSS and CSS-preprocessors, DOM, AJAX, HTML5 and cross-browser and device development
    4+ years developing Enterprise Level SaaS Applications.
    Experience using ReactJS, Angular or Polymer.
    Experience in designing and implementing technologies for highly distributed platforms.
    Experience designing and building infrastructure and web services at large scale.
    Experience with containerization, orchestration.
    Experience in version control systems (svn, git, gradle, perforce).
    Knowledge and experience with Tomcat, Jetty, Netty, Apache/ATS, Scala/sbt, or Node.js.
    Knowledge of database systems (MySql, , Oracle, SQL Server , PostgreSQL).

You’ll really stand out if…

    You love solving problems and have great examples of key challenges you’ve solved on the job and have experience leading high-impact, cross-organization initiatives.
    Have worked in a challenging environment, master in agile software development, built products using spring boot, react js, gradle, docker, mysql, jenkins, rundeck
    You can juggle between priorities, self starter, work with minimal direction, worked in a distributed team across multiple timezones


Why you’ll love working at Aktana…

In this role, you will build tools that empower the team to implement our products as efficiently as possible. You’ll work on our hardest problems, building high quality, architecturally sound systems that are aligned with our business needs. You are hands-on in automation. Above all, you inspire those around you. Your presence conveys trust, teamwork, and togetherness.

Committed to customer success and innovation, Aktana is at the forefront of transforming how life sciences companies share information with healthcare providers (HCPs). Our proprietary platform harnesses machine learning algorithms to enable marketing and sales teams to seamlessly coordinate and optimize multi-channel engagement with HCPs. Today, more than half of the top 20 global pharma companies are using Aktana for intelligent engagement.

Aktana is growing fast and looking for exceptional talent to join our team. We are committed to building a diverse workplace in which our employees are empowered to do their best work. We value hard work, transparency, and collaboration – and we like to have fun too!

Headquartered in San Francisco, we also have offices in Philadelphia, London, Barcelona, Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Bucharest, Pune, Sydney, and Sao Paulo.


Aktana conducts background investigations and/or reference checks on all new hires.

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