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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Start-up openings at Zaakpay!


1.  Server Engineer


This role is ideally suited for someone who is a combination of a DBA, System Administrator and System Performance Engineer. Your work will include:
Key responsibilities which need to be handled:
  • Reliability - Zaakpay needs to be up all the time, no matter what the traffic.
  • Security - Ensure that Zaakpay servers comply with all certifications at all time and cannot be breached in any way.
  • Monitoring - Establish and run a sophisticated monitoring service using out of box and self-developed tools to record data for future use.
  • Automation - Build and maintain tools and scripts to automate various manual processes related to the application.
  • Performance - Tune the web servers, app servers, databases and all services to meet the performance goals set by the spec.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Deep experience with Linux and associated OS concepts, services and esp security
  • Ability to Automate processes by building new tools. Scripting experience(shell/php/python) is mandatory.
  • In-Depth Knowledge of Databases(esp Mysql) and tricks on how to configure and optimize them for scale.
  • Understanding of Network protocols (TCP/IP, BGP, HSRP, NAT, IPSec) and adept at configuring Hardware/Software firewalls.
  • Experience setting up application servers and configuring them for monitoring and performance
  • Experience in production deployment with minimum downtime.
  • Ability to work on call and respond to production failures.
  • Some knowledge of Java is a plus

2.  Senior Software Engineer (Ecommerce Payments)


We are looking for people with good coding skills along with leadership capabilities to augment the development team at Zaakpay. Your work will include:
  • justifying and designing features
  • ability to justify a change
  • ability to think out of the box
  • meeting deadlines, most of times which are very steep
  • programming product features using Java, JSP, Servlets, JavaScript, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, MySql, Eclipse, Jboss
  • following a well defined process of code review
  • testing the zaakpay product rigorously for each production release
  • taking ownership of parts of the application
Desired Skills & Experience
  • *** Freshers need not apply ***
  • 5-8 years of experience in the field of software development
  • Must be interested in web startups and an avid user of commerce websites globally
  • Common sense approach to problem solving is expected
  • One or many of these required: prior startup experience, contribution to open source projects, volunteering gigs, self started projects, freelance projects, etc.
  • Strong hands-on development experience using at least 1 language such as Java, C, C++, .Net, Python, Php, Perl, Ruby
  • Must be able to take risks
  • Skills important but self-starter attitude very important
  • Must be able to stick for one year minimum
  • Exposure to a transactional web application or the financial services space will be handy
  • BE, BTech, MCA, MS, MSc, MTech degree required

3.  Software Engineer (Ecommerce Payments)


We are looking for sharp analytical minds to work as software product developers and help build Zaakpay. As a developer, your work will include:
  • understanding why a feature is required and what you must do build it
  • logical reasoning to question the product manager and change the feature idea
  • analytical thinking and research to figure out how you must do it
  • juggling your major work and your minor projects in a way so that you meet deadlines
  • programming product features using Java, JSP, Servlets, JavaScript, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, MySql, Eclipse, Jboss
  • testing your code and getting a code review done before each commit
  • testing the zaakpay product rigorously for each production release
  • maintaining all your live features as their owner
Desired Skills & Experience
  • *** Freshers need not apply ***
  • 3-5 years experience in the field of software development
  • Must be interested in web startups and an avid user of commerce websites globally
  • Common sense approach to problem solving is expected
  • One or many of these required: prior startup experience, contribution to open source projects, volunteering gigs, self started projects, freelance projects, etc.
  • Strong hands-on development experience using at least 1 language such as Java, C, C++, .Net, Python, Php, Perl, Ruby
  • Must be able to take risks
  • Skills important but self-starter attitude very important
  • Must be able to stick for one year minimum
  • Exposure to a transactional web application or the financial services space will be handy
  • BE, BTech, MCA, MS, MSc, MTech degree required

4. Business Associate


Zaakpay is looking for smart people with passion to sell. If you love to interact with people and have shown an awesome performance in your career, you have to talk to us! We have very exciting role for you.
  • Call and prospect clients. Understand their existing problems and suggest them a solution
  • Build new partnerships with ecommerce companies and educational institutions
  • Network in various PR events to increase Zaakpay's visibility
  • Manage new proposals/ideas from ecosystem players
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 1-4 years of experience in business development
  • Good networking and presentation skills
  • Must be interested in web startups
  • Common sense approach to problem solving is expected
  • Skills important but self-starter attitude very important
  • Must be able to stick for two year minimum
  • Common sense approach to problem solving is expected
  • Any college degree

5. Content and Marketing Analyst


Zaakpay is looking for people who have the knack of establishing thought leadership by doing lot of research work and implementing marketing campaigns. If you have been a star performer in marketing or Content and Marketing, you have to talk to us!
  • Formulating knowledge pool of prospective clients across India
  • Supporting the Business Development team in creating and managing sales funnel
  • Formulating monthly Newsletters & e-mail campaigns
  • Managing database of events and award functions where Zaakpay.com can participate
  • Contributing to our social media presence
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Clear personal goals and logical thinking
  • Extremely well versed with Microsoft office. (MS word, Excel, Outlook etc)
  • Good E-mail/Newsletter writing skills
  • Proficient with various search mechanisms to acquire business intelligence: Linkedin, Google Alerts etc

6.  Operations Analyst


This role is ideal for someone who has spent a few years in web development and now wants to transition in to a business or operations role. This is a good role to be in order to understand the entire functioning of a payments company. Currently, this role is performed by the CEO, so the person who is hired for this role will work closely with her. You will:
  • Answer technical questions with regard to our payment APIs
  • talk to customers on phone/email/person about our technical integration, pricing plans, products, processes, card application, etc.
  • manage the relationship with the Ops, Sales and Risk teams at our partner banks
  • follow up on our customer issues with developer team and our bank partners
  • manage the new customer activation pipeline
  • *** If you are unable to understand https://zaakpay.com/developers, please DO NOT APPLY ***
  • 2-4 years experience in a tech or web company
  • Technical understanding of websites is required; must be able to tinker with web tools, content management systems, blogs ticketing and CRM software
  • Good email and oral communication skills
  • Patient in understanding customer queries and resolving them
  • Any college degree required: BE, MCA preferred
  • In addition, have a look at Basic Requirements for all roles below

7. Data & Risk Scientist


This guy is going to be champion of fraud detection at Zaakpay. He will shape Zaakpay's risk management capabilities and help keep chargeback losses in check. The core responsibilities would include
  • Build transaction risk and account risk models from scratch
  • Analyze model to optimize it and track portfolio performance
  • Identify new data sources which provide strong identifiers of fraud
  • Create fuzzy tools to identify new fraud trends
  • Fine-tune existing risk models
Desired Skills & Experience
  • *** Freshers need not apply ***
  • 5+ years of strong experience in analyzing data and building statistical models
  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD degree in Quantitative, Math, Stats, Engineering required
  • Experienced user of at least 1 modeling tool such as SAS, SQL, Matlab, Perl
  • Background in financial services or banking specifically in online fraud detection is a plus
  • Work experience in Consumer Credit or eCommerce is also a plus
  • Must be interested in web startups and an avid user of commerce websites globally
  • Common sense approach to problem solving is expected
  • Must be able to take risks
  • Skills important but self-starter attitude very important
  • Must be able to stick for one year minimum
  • You must be aware of these terms: eCommerce, Credit Card Fraud, Online Fraud detection, Risk modeling, Chargeback, Loss rate
  • You must be aware of these companies: Klarna, PayPal, Cybersource

8.  Developer Community Manager


Zaakpay is looking for a mixed bag of a person - some coding, some content writing, some evangilizing! You will :
  • build and manage a community/forum for our customers. Zaakpay want to be very developer friendly and build a buzzing community around it
  • write content for the site, blog, forum so as to reduce customer calls/emails
  • build a ticketing feature which is very easy to use for our customers
  • understand customer complaints to identify flaws in our product, UI flows, APIs; idea is to improve the product and customer experience constantly
  • performa basic social media and web marketing tasks
  • Experience with content management or online communities required
  • Good content writing and content management skills
  • Good networking and presentation skills
  • In addition, have a look at Basic Requirements for all roles below

Basic requirements for all roles @ Zaakpay:


  • Must be interested in web startups and an avid user of commerce websites globally
  • Common sense approach to problem solving is expected
  • One or many of these required: prior startup experience, contribution to open source projects, volunteering gigs, self started projects, freelance projects, etc.
  • Strong hands-on development experience using at least 1 language such as Java, C, C++, .Net, Python, Php, Perl, Ruby
  • Must be able to take risks
  • Skills important but self-starter attitude very important
  • Must be able to stick for one year minimum
  • Exposure to a transactional web application or the financial services space will be handy
  • BE, BTech, MCA, MS, MSc, MTech degree required

Not sure if you are interested? Just apply, we don't bite. *** Freshers need not apply for roles that require experience ***
Please drop a casual email to lovetojoin@zaakpay.com
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