Software Development Engineer at Anakin (S21)
We automate pricing for companies like Walmart and Britannia
Bengaluru, KA, IN
Full-time
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: CSS, HTML, Python, SASS, Scratch

About us: 

At Anakin, we’re revolutionizing Pricing intelligence by enabling large global e-commerce companies to optimize their pricing strategies and stay one step ahead of their Competitors. 

Our technology engine can automatically find, analyze, and generate insights around hundreds of millions of online listed products across more than 15+ countries in real-time. By leveraging advanced algorithms and intelligent automation, Anakin empowers its clients to make dynamic and real-time pricing adjustments that align with market demands and competitor strategies. 

Founded in 2020 by Mohit Prateek (IIT Bombay) and Rashmi Bala (IIT Kanpur), Anakin is a Y-Combinator 21-backed team of 35+ members with revenue growth of 20%+ month on Month. +Visit www.anakin.company, TechCrunch, and VCCircle for more information. 


Role Brief: 

As a Software Development Engineer, you will work on a challenging task that provides the foundation from which insights are derived for pricing. You will use multiple networking tools, proxy tools, and servers to create crawlers and platforms that enable the running of affordable and high-frequency crawlers. With most eCommerce companies moving to apps, your role is critical for us.

If you are someone who likes to work with an early-stage startup that is building a SAAS product from scratch and solving customers' data-related challenges, this is an amazing opportunity. 

What do you bring to the table? 

  • B.Tech/M.Tech (Bachelor's Degree) in engineering or a related field.
  • 0-2 years of experience in engineering, with at least 1 internship experience.
  • Proficiency in Backend programming languages or Full-stack
  • Familiarity with web scraping frameworks and libraries (e.g., Beautiful Soup, Selenium, Scrapy).
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, and web structures.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering accurate and reliable data.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills are needed to identify and address complex technical issues. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 


Our current tech stack is: 

  • Python/Java/NodeJS/TypeScript 
  • AWS - (EC2, S3, SQS, Lambda, ECR, ECS) 
  • Database - Postgres/Any SQL database, MongoDB 
  • GCP - BigQuery 
  • CI/CD - (Jenkins, Docker) 
  • JIRA & Confluence 


You would be a great fit if you knew: 

  • Web crawling/Scraping knowledge 
  • Good experience in reverse engineering 
  • Django/Flask 
  • Redis 
  • Kubernetes.


Perks & Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance Coverage
  • Free Breakfast + Lunch at the Office.
Technology

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

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