Paytm Labs is hiring a

Software Engineer (Cassandra) - Risk

Toronto, Canada
Full-Time
About Paytm Labs:
At Paytm Labs, we’re on a mission to provide useful technological solutions that enrich and empower millions of people in their daily lives. We apply big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to bring the next generation of financial products and services to the Indian, Japanese and Canadian markets.

As a company, we’re committed to offering the most transparent, secure, and personalized consumer experience to over 333 million consumers and over 21 million merchants. Since our journey began 6 years ago, we’ve launched the Paytm Canada app (our bill management app), and PayPay (a QR-based payment app in Japan), all while powering the Paytm India app.

Job Description:
Paytm Labs is looking for a Software Engineer to work on our real-time fraud solution which needs high throughput, availability, and low latency. These challenges require lots of creative thinking based upon a very deep understanding of how the software works.

Our ideal candidate is an ace problem solver and a learner at heart. You should have a very high degree of comfort in Cassandra. We offer a flexible work schedule and you get your choice of tools (both hardware and software) and most importantly, the opportunity to work on tough problems with the brightest minds around you.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive and accelerate improvements to our feature ingestion service
  • Optimize feature ingestion flow to detect possible common issues such as hot-partition and inadequate compaction strategies
  • Simplify feature ingestion process to make it easier and faster to onboard new features
  • Act as a subject matter expert on Cassandra and share your ideas with the development team
  • Adopt problem-solving as a way of life - always go to the root cause!

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of strong, demonstrable experience on distributed systems
  • Hands-on experience with CassandraHands-on experience with Scala or Java
  • Solid foundation in designing and implementing large scale systems
  • Deep understanding in concurrency, distributed computing, large scale system, messaging, and algorithm

Why join Paytm Labs!

  • Flexibility to WFH
  • For the third year in a row, we are proud to announce that we have been certified as a Great Place to Work 
  • We were also certified as one of the Best Workplaces for Mental Wellness in 2020
  • We are an open work environment that fosters collaboration, ownership, creativity, and urgency
  • We ensure flexible hours outside of our core working hours
  • Enrolment in the Group Health Benefits plan right from day 1, no waiting period
  • Team building events
  • Fuel for the day: Weekly delivery of groceries, and all types of snacks
  • Catered lunches and desserts on a monthly basis
  • Daily fun in the office with our competitive games of Ping Pong, Pool, Smash Bros competitions, or FIFA
  • And of course, an unlimited amount of freshly made coffee and tea! We’re pretty serious about our coffee beans
  • Online learning through the platform, UDEMY

Notice for Job Applicants
Following the advice of Canadian health authorities, to mitigate the risk of the potential spread of COVID-19 and support social distancing, all recruiting activities including interviews and new hire onboarding will be conducted remotely. While we are doing our best to ensure reasonable response times, please expect potential delays during the recruiting process due to the current situation. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and uniqueness at our company. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Paytm Labs is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. 

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