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Lead Software Engineer

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka IN


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Job Number: 27123

Position Title: Lead Software Engineer

External Description:

Our Team

Informatica Core Metadata Group delivers authoritative and trustworthy data quality to all stakeholders, all projects, and all data domains for all projects and all business applications—on premise or in the cloud—using a single, unified platform.

Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog is an integral part of the Intelligence Data Platform and provides a single version of metadata information across any organization’s data asset. Enterprise Information Catalog is responsible for

  • Extracting and loading metadata across a wide variety of source systems that include DI,DM, BI and Relational sources
  • Discover and profile sources to derive meaningful statistics
  • Provides a rich UI interface for searching metadata and provides lineage and relationship of various metadata assets
  • Leverages a variety of big data technologies.


Your Opportunity


We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer with working experience in customer facing roles to quickly identify product/usage issues and provide technical guidance in resolving the same. In this role, you will be responsible for working with multiple internal teams (R&D, Support, Field, PM) and provide clarity on the customer issues, proactively follow up to resolve these issues, provide architectural and sizing guidance where ever applicable. You will work in a fast-paced environment with the key goal of resolving customer issues at the earliest. Your technical skills will be very critical to quickly understand and narrow down the issue and provide resolutions. You will be presenting your solutions and recommendations to other product stakeholders to use as well as consider for future product roadmap.


Our Ideal Candidate


We want you to be a strong technical member with excellent debugging skills with never die attitude. We would like you to embrace complex problems and provide quick workarounds/solutions. Your technical capability to understand the product in a short time and adapt to new circumstances will be well received.  Having an excellent sense of time management to meet deadlines is quite important. We would like you to be someone who can experiment, fail fast and go back to learn again for new experiment with solution.



Your Responsibilities

As an integral part of the Core Metadata team you will be responsible for the following –


  1. Be very hands-on in understanding the low level working details of the product.
  2. You are able to work with multiple customers during the day switching from one to another who may be having totally different problems/issues.
  3. Collaborate effectively with multiple internal teams to get a sense of the issue and provide resolution to customer issues.
  4. Working with customers during POC and helping in installation, configuration and debugging issues to successfully bring the product to a running state.
  5. Debug and identify configuration/product issues and work with GCS and R&D
  6. Develop excellent understanding in breadth and depth of Informatica’ s products.
  7. Be a proven performer and team player that enjoy challenging assignments in a high-energy and fast growing distributed workplace

Your Qualifications


-BS/MS in Computer Science or related fields.
-Strong technical understanding and working knowledge of HDFS, Kerberos, SSL and Network storage.

- Working and hands on knowledge on Hadoop distributions like Cloudera and Hortonworks configurations

- Working experience and debugging knowledge on HBase, Solr and Spark.

- Exposure and good understanding of cloud deployment AWS/Azure

- Code for Emergency code fixes (EBF)

-Extensive knowledge on Linux scripting, commands and internals

-Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills

-Excellent debugging skills in Java

-Ability to quickly learn new technologies in a dynamic environment.
-Good organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
-At least 6-8 years working on enterprise software products.

City: Bangalore

State: Karnataka

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Company Profile:

Who We Are

Informatica empowers the world's most progressive companies to realize data-driven digital transformations that are changing the world.  To do this, we live by our We "DATA" values. We Do Good, Act As One Team, Think Customer First, and Aspire For The Future. Together, we are conquering the impossible with data and changing what was once unimaginable into what’s now common—making lives richer, businesses stronger, and our world better.

Unleash Your Potential

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

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Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

  • Since March 2020, our INFA Team have been working remotely to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19
  • During this time, work-life balance and the well-being of our team has been a priority for us. In lieu of not being in the office, our teams are actively participating online via video chats. You'll find groups connecting for online games, virtual break rooms, online training, yoga, morning coffee, and so much more!
  • We're also offering all teammates the ability to expense home office items (monitor, chair, desk, etc…) to ensure that you're as comfortable as possible

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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Travel Requirement: Limited

Location_formattedLocationLong: Bangalore, Karnataka IN

The Hiring Process

Apply for an open role via our Career Page or through an Internal Referral. While you're waiting to hear back from our Talent Acquisition Team, visit, our Informatica social channels, and Glassdoor. Doing so will give you insight into who we are, what we do, and why you should join our team.

If you're a great fit, one of our Recruiter's will reach out to you to schedule an initial screen via a video call. Use this time to share your experience with the Recruiter, and why you're the best person for the job.

After speaking to the Recruiter, you'll have a chance to meet with the Hiring Manager and team via a video call. Use this step as a chance to learn more about the team, and as a chance to sell yourself and impress the team.

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