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Senior Platform and Services Engineer


ScaleArc is the leader in database traffic management – software that improves the performance and availability of mission-critical SQL applications, requiring no modifications to the database or application infrastructure. The ScaleArc platform has created patented technology to abstract database servers from application servers to provide instant horizontal scaling and connection management, and enables real-time visibility into every query to provide real-time analytics and instant troubleshooting, one-click query caching, wire-speed security enforcement, and much more.

Our current customers and prospects include:

Web 2.0 companies including SaaS, e-commerce, content and media portals Large/medium enterprises in retail, healthcare and insurance services, financial services, technology, and other verticals Cloud hosting service providers.

ScaleArc is headquartered at Santa Clara, CA with an R&D facility in Mumbai and Pune, India, and is backed by Accel Partners, Trinity Ventures, and Nexus Venture Partners. Please visit for more details.

ScaleArc Engineering

At ScaleArc, engineering is solving hard technical problems while innovating cool, customer-focused, big data products. We are a product-driven company where engineers are valued and empowered to influence product strategy, and propose and drive product initiatives. They work with the field/ customers to identify and address problems, gather requirements, and build innovative solutions.

ScaleArc engineers are encouraged to explore and pursue opportunities to learn and grow. We celebrate teamwork, excel at collaboration, and enjoy sharing knowledge and experiences. We follow agile processes to not only keep us resilient but also focused and productive to create high-quality products on time.

Our team includes engineers and technical leaders from companies such as Oracle, IBM, Cisco, Sybase, Symantec, Citrix, EnterpriseDB, ParAccel, Delphix, NeoPath Networks, NetScalar, CloudVelocity, to name a few. We have deep expertise in distributed/ cluster systems, databases, storage, networking, massively scalable high-performance web platforms, cloud, virtualization, big-data analytics, user interfaces, and more.

We are building an amazing global engineering culture to fuel company’s growth and invite you to be a part of the revolution!

Position Overview

As a member of the Core group, you will be responsible for designing, developing and unit-testing various modules for the ScaleArc iDB Platform. You will take ownership for large software components, work with product management on customer requirements, apply your knowledge to functional design, utilize your programming skills for efficient and robust implementation, and interact with quality assurance teams in the whole software development cycle. ScaleArc has multiple jobs openings and are looking for motivated individuals which meet one or more of the below requirements.

This position is based in Mumbai, Pune and reports to the Engineering Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Proficiency in RDBMS such as Oracle, MySQL,MsSQL or in NoSQL databases.
  • Experience/Working knowledge of Clustering Frameworks and designing fault tolerant distributed systems
  • Strong experience with designing and implementing object oriented system software in Python on Linux
  • Work closely with other cross functional teams in an agile environment.
  • Experience in creating services, APIs and platform in Python for our products.
  • Excellent debugging skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good understanding of Linux Internals and networking features like High Availability.

Required Skills

  • 5+ years strong experience with designing and implementing object oriented system software in Python on Linux.
  • Strong Python development experience on Linux platform and indepth knowledge of Linux internals.
  • Hands on experience with unit test frameworks like unittest, nose, mock etc.
  • Hands on experience with TCP/IP Sockets and UNIX/Linux internals, multi-threaded and systems programming.
  • Good understanding of HTTP, SQL and JSON.
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills; Linux shell commands.
  • Knowledge and working experience with Linux appliances, Cloud infrastructure software like Openstack, HTTP Caching/Proxies and Web traffic acceleration techniques and technologies a great plus
  • Good verbal and written technical communication and documentation skills.
  • Knowledge of designing and implementing APIs in Python
  • Education Qualification: Btech/ Mtech(CS/EC)/ MCA with 5+ years of relevant experience.


We offer market-competitive benefits as well as generous stock options.


Only qualified candidates. No recruiters please.

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