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Senior Software Engineer - Mobile

JOB TITLE: SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINNER - MOBILE

LOCATION: MUMBAI, INDIA

OUR STORY:

Saavn is the world’s largest South Asian focused music streaming service with millions of monthly active users. We are 150 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite music across all languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe.

Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Shazam - to name a few - Saavn reaches more music fans than any other South Asian service. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, such as The New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times, The Times of India, CNBC, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies, including Tiger Global Management, Bertelsmann, Steadview Capital, Liberty Media, Mousse Partners, Quilvest, and a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, these are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.

OUR CULTURE:

At Saavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: building a mobile entertainment ecosystem and the best possible music experience for hundreds of millions of people. From in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel, Saavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose Saavn, you join a diverse world of high-caliber techies, artists, and inventors, hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are amongst the few digital companies that provide tremendous opportunities for high-tech work in Mumbai, that one would have to otherwise seek in Silicon Valley.  Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual on our global team to be a catalyst for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your thinking to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard. 

ROLE:

Saavn is seeking an experienced, self-motivated, team player, with strong communication and collaboration skills to join our global organization.  We’re looking for great engineers to be key members of our rapidly growing team.  Your work will have a highly visible impact on our products, and will be seen by tens of millions of users.  We use the latest tools and technologies to create high performance products that run at scale. We encourage and reward curiosity, ingenuity, and technical excellence.  If this sounds like you and you can show it, we’re interested in talking to you about joining our top caliber engineering team. To get the discussion started, send us your resume along with an awesome piece of code, a website to something you’ve built or a hack that you’re proud of. We’d love to take a look!

ABOUT YOU:

You will have a direct impact on our product and will work on our awesome mobile products. You will work in a closely-knit team with a focus on agile development and innovative solutions. You write code based on exciting product requirements. You will report to the VP of Mobile Engineering and work directly with people who have shipped products for companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, Google and HBO.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE TEAM:

  • Masters in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Engineering talent proven by great work experience, hobby projects, open source contributions, and/or superior academic results
  • Strong foundation in the fundamentals of computer science, with familiarity in data structures, algorithms, and software design optimized for embedded systems
  • Expert knowledge in mobile development with at least Android or iOS
  • Experience with performance tuning including memory management and priority scheduling
  • You are comfortable working with a dynamic team with rapidly shifting priorities
  • Plus if you have experience in multimedia and audio/video codecs

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At Saavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously across time zones to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.  We love what we do, and we think you will too. 

  • Group Mediclaim
  • Fun Fridays
  • Flexible vacation policies
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches & snacks
  • Saavn-sponsored team outings
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