Mobile application engineer

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Android developer - A chance to revolutionise the mobile shopping web


Make awesome things that create a revolution


The world is changing, as is the internet. You can either experience changes, or be the change.

We are on the road to revolutionize online shopping - and become the starting point of every purchase made online in India. We are young, driven, and different. We are hatke and we think different. Our plans are not limited to the confines of a city or a college - but span the whole nation and the most booming sector - e commerce. We are on a mission to give the ultimate shopping experience to our user. In the process we defy ordinary thinking to achieve it.

So you think you could think outside the box? Well, we live outside the box.

Think you have what it takes? Come join us!


Read the JD below and if you think you are a fit then send your CVs to careers [ @] and stand a chance to be a part of the revolution.


One stint with us - and we are sure, it will never be the same again. Your thinking, your hatkeness, and your career!


Job Description:


We are India’s fastest growing shopping research portal and currently among the top 800 websites in India. We receive well over a million visitors every month to our website so any change you make is going to impact millions within a short span. We have also been in the eye of the media with prominent coverage from NDTV profit, ET, Dainik Bhaskar, Livemint etc. Buyhatke has been studied as a case study at one of world's leading management institute the Indian School of Business (Ranked 12 globally) for its phenomenal innovation. We have been among the winners of Microsoft bizpark, top 5 startups awarded by TATA NEN and winners at many business plan competitions.


Position: Senior android developer


Location: Bangalore




Deep expertise in one of the mobile platforms, preferably Android.

Touch gestures are at the core of every great mobile experience.  Previous Experience with working on apps involving various gestures is a plus. 

Knowledge of various network and data storage libraries is a must. Need to have good understanding of various caching strategies so as to make the app perform during flaky network conditions. 

Debugging mobile apps is considerably challenging. Need some insight into optimal debugging practices, collecting crash data and analytics from real-world usage to identify bottlenecks in the app etc. 

This role isn’t just about building mobile apps. This is about revolutionsing online shopping for millions and making it such easy to use that it feels like just taking a stroll in the park




·       Assist in the configuration/build-out of amazing new products for the mobile web to facilitate a better shopping experience for consumers

·       Work with dev team to harden, enhance, document, and generally improve the compatibility of our products across multiple platforms


Skills & Requirements


·       A BE / B.Tech / MCA / M.Tech / MS in computer sciences from one of the reputed Universities.

·       2+ years professional programming and mobile application development experience.

·       Experience with multiple programming languages, frameworks and databases. Extensive experience with at  Java.

·       Experience with android stack, phonegap etc.knowledge of libraries like ActionBarSherlock helpful. 


·       Pragmatic and agnostic to a particular technology solution or methodology.

·       Excellent time management and communication skills.

·       Ability to handle jobs independently if the need arises

·       Quick learner, able to grasps new technologies well

·       Should be able to stretch beyond working hours when needed.


 One live app on playstore. 

Apart from your CV send us the following answers:

Any awesome code /hack that you have made ? (Write in 100 words)

Previous work that was called awesome by many, won some awards ? (200 words)

Cover letter ? (300 words)




- Salary would be competitive with the market salary

- Chance of working in a startup and creating the change that millions would be a part of.

- Working closely with the founding team and getting cross functional knowledge of an online shopping portal

- Being at the centre of a massive change, a change that would sweep the lives of many on how they perceive shopping.


Application last date: 15 May 2014

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