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Member of Technical Staff (Backend)



Software Engineering, IT
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

We, at ThoughtSpot, are looking for a passionate and experienced Member of Technical Staff - Backend. You will be responsible for the core visualizations platform inside of ThoughtSpot. It powers the creation and interaction with visualizations on both answer pages and interactive Liveboards for the Analyst User, Business User, and also the Developer User personas, who can choose to customize the experience on the ThoughtSpot application. You’ll be part of a team that works closely on both backend(metadata) and frontend(experience) areas to power the engine.

You will work on designing and developing the next generation of search & visual analytics applications & experiences. You will be a hands-on engineer, with a customer-centric mindset, responsible to design, build, and drive the backend systems. We have a rapidly expanding list of happy customers who love our product and we're growing to serve even more.

What You'll Do:

  • Build a highly customizable, extensible & smart data visualization platform
  • Partner with both product and cross-functional teams to build, scale, and implement elegant Application Infrastructure solutions that scale and are built with enterprise-class operational excellence
  • Are obsessed with customer experience and uncompromising engineering standards
  • Work with diverse, cross-functional teams of designers, UX researchers, engineers, product managers in a fast, collaborative process

What You'll Bring:

  • 4+ years of experience crafting world-class experience designing and deploying enterprise-grade solutions. Experience leading engineering teams with e2e full stack ownership
  • Strong coding skills with 4+ years of experience in modern languages such Java and frontend application technologies and experience with modern JavaScript framework/libraries - Browser fundamentals, HTML5/CSS3/Javascript, React, Angular, Typescript, GraphQL, styled-components, and jest.
  • Experience with Core Java & J2EE technologies, Spring Framework, Spring Security, Web Services (SOAP / REST), ESB & XML.
  • Good knowledge of OOPS concepts, Hibernate and Spring version 3.x 1, Spring Dependency Injection (IOC, MVC, JDBC, JMS, etc.)
  • Must have a deep knowledge in any of the database like Oracle, MySql etc.
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams and infrastructure, preferably in a high release velocity/startup environment, is a plus
  • You love building and leading exceptional teams in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. You have a strong bias for action and being resourceful
  • You are obsessed with the customer experience and uncompromising engineering standards.
  • Bring amazing problem-solving skills and an ability to identify, quantify, debug, and remove bottlenecks and functional issues
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written, and an interest in working with a diverse set of peers and customers
  • Alignment with ThoughtSpot Values


What makes ThoughtSpot a great place to work?

ThoughtSpot is the experience layer of the modern data stack, leading the industry with our AI-Powered Analytics and natural language search. We hire people with unique identities, backgrounds, and perspectives—this balance-for-the-better philosophy is key to our success. When paired with our culture of Selfless Excellence and our drive for continuous improvement (2% done), ThoughtSpot cultivates a respectful culture that pushes norms to create world-class products. If you’re excited by the opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the business and make your mark on a truly innovative company, we invite you to read more about our mission, and apply to the role that’s right for you.

ThoughtSpot for All

Building a diverse and inclusive team isn't just the right thing to do for our people, it's the right thing to do for our business. We know we can’t solve complex data problems with a single perspective. It takes many voices, experiences, and areas of expertise to deliver the innovative solutions our customers need. At ThoughtSpot, we continually celebrate the diverse communities that individuals cultivate to empower every Spotter to bring their whole authentic self to work.

We’re committed to being real and continuously learning when it comes to equality, equity, and creating space for underrepresented groups to thrive.

Research shows that in order to apply for a job, women feel they need to meet 100% of the criteria while men usually apply after meeting 60%. Regardless of how you identify, if you believe you can do the job and are a good match, we encourage you to apply.

About ThoughtSpot

The world’s most innovative companies use AI-Powered Analytics from ThoughtSpot to empower every person in their organization, from C-suite executive to frontline employee, with the ability to ask and answer data questions, create and interact with data-driven insights, and use these insights to make informed decisions and take action. ThoughtSpot is simple enough for any business person to use, yet built to handle even the largest, most complex data, wherever it may reside. That’s why customers like T-Mobile, BT, Snowflake, HubSpot, Exxon, Daimler, Medtronic, Hulu, Nasdaq, OpenTable, Huel, and Nationwide Building Society have turned to ThoughtSpot to transform their data driven decision-making cultures.

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