Software Engineer - App Crawling at Anakin (S21)
₹1.5M - ₹2M INR  •  
We automate pricing for companies like Walmart and Britannia
Bengaluru, KA, IN
Any (new grads ok)
About Anakin

Anakin is building a fully automated pricing engine for large eCommerce companies such as Flipkart, Walmart, and Uber. We help companies like Uber and Flipkart increase their revenue by upto 12% by optimizing the pricing, products and trends data of their competitors.

We do that by collecting data and generating actionable insights. Our pricing engine automatically changes the prices of hundreds of millions of products across 15+ countries in real-time. Anakin is profitable and growing 24% every month with 6 multi-billion-dollar eCommerce companies as clients.

About the role
Skills: Node.js, Python, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

App crawling is a difficult task and provides the foundation from which the insights are derived for pricing. You would work with multiple networking tools, proxy tools, and servers to create crawlers and platform which enables running affordable and high-frequency crawlers. With most eCommerce companies moving to app, your work is critical. App crawling is becoming difficult day by day and you have to be one step ahead with your deep knowledge of networking and relevant tools.

Experience in large companies is not required to be successful here - rather we look for smart, motivated, collaborative engineers who love solving problems and want to make an impact on our inspiring mission. You will have full ownership of challenging problems, working with a team of enthusiastic engineers designing solutions that propel Anakin toward our goals at a rapid pace. Mission success at Anakin depends on the software you produce.


  • Develop and maintain scalable web and app scraping applications.
  • Configure and optimize the automated testing and deployment systems used to maintain over 1000+ crawlers across the company.
  • Analyze data and bugs that require in-depth investigations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Extremely effective, self-driven builder.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or related field.
  • Web Scraping experience with Python and Node.js.
  • Experience with AWS services such as EC2, S3, Lambda, etc.
  • Knowledge of networks or/and cybersecurity is a bonus.
  • Good communicator, both written and verbal.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be available to work extended hours and weekends when needed to meet critical deadlines.
  • Must have an aversion to politics and BS. Should let his/her work speak for him/her.
  • Must be comfortable with uncertainty. In almost all the cases, your job will be to figure it out.
  • Must not be bounded to comfort zone. Often, you will need to challenge yourself to go above and beyond.

We work on a microservices architecture and use Python, NodeJS with AWS.

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