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We're an early-stage startup targeting the $100B online travel market. The founding team consists of individuals with degrees from IIT Bombay and Stanford, experiences that include working with Google in New York, co-founding and selling India's first campus startup and helping a telecom startup grow 20x in revenues.

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We're funded, have a product that our users love and a clear revenue model. As a company, we believe in following the user, treating each other as adults and having fun while trying to change the world. If you find this combination of risk and opportunity exciting, please contact us at jobs at mygola dot com

Full-time positions

Internships

None right now, but if you think you're spectacular,
email us at jobs@mygola.com
Senior Software Engineer - Front End

You'll work on the core experience that visitors to mygola.com see. You'll obsess about building elegant web UIs that allow our users to enjoy consuming gobs of information we can throw at them. You have a strong sense for beautiful, pragmatic code and an eye for detail. And you're convinced you were put on this planet to build the world's most amazing user experience.

Requirements:

  • 3-7 years of UI / front end development experience
  • Solid skills in writing frontend code for performance and modularity
  • Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable and efficient code, and to correctly employ design patterns
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML5/CSS3/Javascript (jQuery, backbone.js etc)
  • Experience working in cross-browser environments
  • Smarts, humility, and equal willingness to learn and mentor

Pluses:

  • Understanding of code and UI frameworks
  • Experience with LAMP stack, PHP/MySQL programming (3+ yrs)
  • Understanding of responsive design
  • Understanding of mobile development SDKs like iOS, Andriod

This position is in Bangalore.

Senior Software Engineer: Quality

You'll give the green signal for everything that goes into production. Obviously, with great power comes great responsibility. You'll be responsible for developing and contributing to test automation frameworks and tools. You'll also audit unit tests written by developers and provide ongoing analysis of data generated by tools and test.

Most importantly, you won't shy away from putting unsexy but critical processes in place to rein in some of our cowboy developers.

Requirements:

  • Several years experience testing software as a developer or quality engineer
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with testing automation tools like Selenium, jUnit etc.
  • Good working knowledge of scripting languages
  • Experience developing and debugging in php
  • Significant experience with linux systems
  • Strong communication and documentation skills

Pluses:

  • Experience in writing unit tests
  • Understanding of continuous deployment techniques
  • SUnderstanding of code coverage

This position is in Bangalore.

Software Engineer: Data Mining

Online travel sees lots of piecemeal innovation everyday. We want to bring it all together in one place, and you'll lead that effort. We routinely work with massive amounts of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data on the web. You'll work on efforts that include text mining, machine learning, natural language systems, recommendation systems and search and indexing.

You're pragmatic at heart, knowing when to dig deeper into the latest techniques and when to avoid going down the rabbit hole.

Requirements:

  • Strong proficiency with algorithms and data structures
  • Strong familiarity with text mining and machine-learning techniques
  • Strong programming skills (one or more of C/C++, java, perl, python with application to data mining)
  • Experience with defining and implementing scoring and ranking features

Pluses:

  • Experience with Lucene/Solr/ElasitcSearch a plus
  • Exposure to MapReduce and Hadoop

This position is in Bangalore.

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