Software Engineer - Discovery

Job description

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

‘Empowering people to live their passions’

Aaqua is a refreshingly new Social experience built around passions.
We bring like-minded people, fans, icons, creators and brands together in communities - blending epic online and offline events - centred around M.A.G.I.C

(Music, Arts & Entertainment, Games, Interests and Community).

Our philosophy empowers people to live their passions through trust, positive engagement and a more democratised value-sharing ecosystem.

Your Community

You will be a member of the Aaqua Engineering team, working closely with the product owner and your engineering colleagues in your cross-functional squad to deliver the next great thing.

Your Purpose

Your passion to build high-quality software will drive the team to deliver a great platform that brings a lot of value to our members. As a part of the Discovery team, you will work on products like Search and Autocomplete.

About You

  • You have a Masters in Computer Science or related field with minimum 1+ years of work experience or a Bachelors in Computer Science with minimum 2+ years of work experience
  • You have experience working with object oriented languages like Python and Java
  • You have good understanding of how Search Engines work and have used Elasticsearch in the past
  • You have good understanding of event driven and microservice architectures
  • You have experience working with distributed computation frameworks like Kafka, Spark, Flink
  • You have experience working with Graph databases and RDMS. NoSQL databases are a big plus
  • You have experience with Docker, Kubernetes, CircleCI (or other CI/CD tools)
  • You have experience with profiling code to find bottlenecks and propose performance improvements
  • You can work independently and take matters into your own hands.

Your Qualities

Your qualities are seen, heard and observed every day through your words, actions and behaviours. They are a key part of our DNA.

We seek our team members to be :


Your Attitude

Your attitude is a big part of what you bring to Aaqua. It contributes hugely to our culture, which is why cultural fit is something we take very seriously when we bring on new team members.

We expect everyone to play their part in :

Putting Members First
Building an Inclusive Community
Delivering the Unexpected
Be Always Evolving, and
Keeping it Real

Why work for us

At Aaqua we are committed to real economic value distribution and this extends to our people. Aaqua is creating a work culture that caters to all your YOU's. Our total rewards package is highly attractive, with generous compensation, options programs, comprehensive medical coverage and workplace flexibility.

Developing our people is a given and the exposure you will get at Aaqua will see you always evolving, creating opportunities for rapid career advancement. By putting our "members first" (that includes YOU), you will deliver the unexpected every day. Aaqua's agile focus drives collaboration, ideation and allows you to be your true self, empowers our people and delivers a passionate and fun team.

Aaqua is a diverse and inclusive culture. We want our people to be reflective of our members and commit to a non-discriminatory culture that does not judge by; age, gender, sexual orientation and gender reassignment, race and colour, disability, religion and beliefs, pregnancy and family responsibilities, education level and all of your YOU's.

Aaqua is the place for all YOUR YOUS.

Feel like YOU are a fit for this opportunity?

If so, please send your interest to

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