Systems/Engineering Sr. Software Engineer - Database (Mumbai, India)

VEVE is a business unit owned and operated by Affinity, an advertising technology holding company. VEVE is a marketing technology platform that connects brands with OEMs through its solutions - tiles, notification ads and offers engine.

Our unique products are built to run performance campaigns for brands globally while they are intelligently designed to become a brand discovery platform in the browser environment. With VEVE, brands can tap into a pool of millions of untapped users through various moments of discovery. VEVE unlocks newer monetization avenues for OEMs & browsers and also enhances users’ online journey.

The Job: The ideal candidate is someone who has rich experience handling data and building internet scale products. Our Products will serve ads to 100’s of million users globally, helping them access insights about various tiles, notification ads, and offers and deals in their geography in multiple languages. We need someone who is a creative problem solver, good at writing SQL queries and resourceful in getting things done, and productive working independently or collaboratively. The person will be responsible for developing database processes for our advertising product, generating reports, managing data and deploying large databases across multi-cloud environment and adapting to changing and highly-disruptive advertising technology platform.


  • Develop database processes, gather and process raw data at scale (including writing scripts, web scraping, calling APIs, write SQL queries in MySQL, etc.).
  • Work closely with our engineering team to integrate your amazing innovations and algorithms into our production systems.
  • Support business decisions with ad hoc analysis as needed
  • Troubleshoot production issues and identify practical solutions
  • Routine check-up, back-up and monitoring of the entire MySQL and Hadoop ecosystem
  • Take end-to-end responsibility of the Traditional Databases (MySQL), Big Data ETL, Analysis and processing life cycle in the organization.
  • Build, deploy and maintain real-time streaming pipelines and real-time analytics
  • Manage deployments of big-data clusters across private and public cloud platforms.

Required Skills

  • 7+ years of experience with SQL (MySQL) a must.
  • 2+ years of Hands-on experience working with Cloudera Hadoop Distribution platform and Apache Spark.
  • Experience as a Database developer writing SQL queries, DDL/DML statements, managing databases, writing stored procedures, triggers and functions and knowledge of DB internals.
  • Knowledge of database administration, performance tuning, replication, backup and data restoration.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Hadoop Architecture and HDFS, to design, develop, document and architect Hadoop applications.
  • Working knowledge of SQL, NoSQL, data warehousing & DBA.
  • Working knowledge of Map-Reduce, Hive, Impala, Kafka, HBase, Pig, and Java.
  • Experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data.
  • Experience extracting and transforming data from remote data stores, such as relational databases or distributed file systems.
  • Experience with Python, R, and Big Data tools like Oozie, Zookeeper, Sqoop, Hive, Impala to manage and administer TB of data processing.
  • Working expertise with Apache Spark, Spark streaming, and Python or Scala programming.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with data analytics, mathematics and statistics.

Additional Desired Skills

  • Adequate exposure to Linux environment and file system.
  • Exposure to handling large datasets (billions of records) is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to tailor technical information for different audiences.
  • Excellent teamwork skills, ability to self-start, share insights, ask questions, and report progress.
  • Strong enthusiasm in solving messy problems with good solution design skills.
  • Adequate experience with data analysis or software development in a Unix-based system.
  • Ability to grasp emerging technical standards and apply in right direction.


  • Young, Dynamic, Competitive work environment
  • 5-day work week
  • Casual dress code
  • Allowances (medical, maternity, etc.)
  • Bonus- Performance, Referral, Marriage & Child
  • Big Results = Big Rewards
  • Daily Recreational Activities organized by WeWork Community (Stand Up shows, Yoga Classes, Dance Classes, Training Programmes, etc.)

About Us

About Affinity
Affinity (, established in 2006, is an advertising technology holding company which ideates, invests and develops businesses around the intersection of technology, media and advertising. It today operates 5 different business units – mCanvas (, SitePlug (, VEVE (, Yield Solutions ( and OneDash (

We are a company, which realizes that its employees are its most important assets & hence we strive towards providing a conducive work environment, which is flexible, professional, prospering, stable, innovative and truly international in scope. If you wish to build a career with a thriving, fast-paced and cutting-edge technology company that offers personal & professional growth, we sure do want to hear from you!

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