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Animaker Python Developer Hiring Challenge

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Backend Challenge
Python Developer
3 years+
As per Market Standards

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Welcome to Animaker's Genius Hacks!

At Animaker, we are building one of the world's leading video products with expertise in React & Python/Django Framework. Animaker is a disruptor in video creation and video infrastructure space that enables more than 11 Million Users to create 100s of videos every minute.

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  Years of Experience: You need to have 2+ years of experience.
  •  Skills: Python coding and Frameworks.

Challenge Format:

  •  2 Programming Questions
  •  15 MCQ’s

What will you be working at?

Our apps are primarily built using Python + Django. Also, all the world-class tech stack for both front and back end.

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Python Developer
Experience: 3 years+
CTC: As per Market Standards
Job Location: Chennai


Animaker's growth is skyrocketing. We plan to make Animaker the world's go-to place for animation & video. We look for someone who is excited to make an impact with a constant everyday effort to set a difference in the project, team, company & the industry as a whole. We’re out to change the world, one video at a time.


  • Design, develop, and support new features and functionality for a newly-created engineering function at Animaker
  • Work cross-functionally with designers and managers to scope out new features, functionality, and technical requirements
  • Participating in design meetings, Tech meetings, and code reviews
  • Develop self-service chat infrastructure from the ground up to empower our Messaging system to work more efficiently
  • Communicate with other teams to figure out the best solutions to the problems
  • Propose new approaches and solutions to ensure we future-proof Animaker's communication channel as we scale up
  • Be invariably passionate about performance debugging, benchmarking, building awesome things, and picking up new technologies and skills

The Expectations

  • Distributed databases: Knowledge in building own data store for a chat
  • Real-time messaging.
  • High performance: our API responses are in the 10ms range
  • High scalability: knowledge in using sharding, master-master, and master-slave to ensure scalability
  • High availability: our entire infrastructure is designed and operated to survive entire data center crashes
  • Multi-region: Know how to deploy in different regions.

You have

  • Proficiency in Python/Go
  • 3+ years as a backend developer
  • Experience with high traffic and high-performance applications
  • Good knowledge of relational databases
  • Experience with building HTTP APIs
  • Experience managing your own projects and work in a team

Bonus points

  • Celery with Redis or RabbitMQ
  • New Relic / Opentracing

Skills / Tech stack: (Not all are mandatory)

  • Go, gRPC, RocksDB, Python
  • Postgresql, RabbitMQ
  • AWS, Puppet, CloudFormation
  • Grafana, Graphite, ELK, Jaeger
  • Redis, Memcached

While we won’t take any blood samples but we love to see a Startup DNA. You should be ready to fail & be flexible, ok to be both unrealistic & pragmatic, know when to be tenacious & when to move on. Finally take ownership and attitude to hustle around for deliverables.


About Us

Founded in 2014, Animaker Inc has come a long way from being a tiny startup with just thousands of users to more than 11 million today! With the perfect blend of ...



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