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The opportunity: We are looking for a candidate who would improve system quality by identifying issues and common patterns, and developing standard operating procedures, would also work in close partnership with cross-functional teams and management

Responsibilities:

  • Devise innovative and scale-able solution to complex problems using design patterns, or other known algorithms/tools available
  • Improving system quality by identifying issues and common patterns, and developing standard operating procedures
  • Maintaining and improving existing codebases and peer review code changes
  • Remain current on new technologies and available vendor packages; evaluate and make recommendations as necessary
  • Assist in task planning, estimation, and scheduling
  • Work in close partnership with cross-functional teams and management
  • Takes responsibility for his/her deliverables, especially in relation to sensitive timings

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in writing human-readable, scale-able, robust, and secure code with unit test cases with maximum coverage
  • Languages:
    • PHP with Laravel OR Node Js AND
    • Angular/React/Vue (or any other JavaScript framework)
  • Working knowledge of basic algorithms and data structures, design patterns, Docker, AWS, Git(or any code versioning)
  • Deep understanding of OOP concepts (encapsulation, inheritance, interfaces, polymorphism)
  • Must be comfortable working on a Ubuntu machine
  • Outstanding all-round communication skills and ability to work collaboratively

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The opportunity: If you have pursued a PhD or masters and are looking for a place, where you can apply your research instead of just pure research focused on publication only? If so, join us and apply your skills, and research on various Cactus Labs products that makes a real difference to millions of researcher’s lives across the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Immerse yourself in providing cutting-edge solutions to real world, large-scale problems
  • You have the opportunity to realize your ideas in products and services used worldwide
  • You would collaborate with engineers, researchers to work on something impactful and meaningful

Requirements (Desired skills & experience)

  • We welcome applicants who are
    • Close to completing Master’s or PhD degree in Computer science.
    • Completing a postdoctoral position.
    • Have comparable research experience
  • 2+ years of applied AI research experience.
  • Experience in building Machine translation, Natural language generation, and grammatical error correction systems.
  • Experience with one or more general-purpose programming languages: C++ or Python.
  • Knowledge of common machine learning frameworks.
  • Experience with research efforts including having published papers at conferences(NeurIPS, ACL,AAA, EMNLP etc)
  • Ability to design and execute on research idea.
  • You are self-motivated, excellent problem solver, a go-getter.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals (data structure, algorithms, architecture and OO design)
  • Relevant work experience including internship or full time industry experience as a researcher in a lab is plus.

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Who we are:

Kolabtree is an on-demand platform with a vision to accelerate R&D and innovation through academia-business collaboration by connecting clients to highly qualified freelancers for advanced services. Put simply, we’re Uber for Scientists. We look for people who want to build something revolutionary – who are passionate and enjoy problem solving in an uncertain environment. Ever wondered what it would’ve felt like to be part of the founding teams at Airbnb or Google? This is your chance to find out! Kolabtree is a startup that is incubated and owned by CACTUS Communications! Learn more on www.kolabtree.com

The opportunity: We are looking for experienced Data Architect to join Kolabtree’s engineering team. As a valued member of the team, you will be the key contributor in long term data and analytics strategy of the platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and setup a data hub for the organization.
  • Create a fluid, end-to-end vision for how data will flow through an organization.
  • Process structured data, semi structured data and un-structured data to derive business insights.
  • Develop strategy to optimize data quality and data integrity of the platform.
  • Optimize database architecture and design.
  • Implement and support systems that reliably and efficiently provide interactive query performance on large amounts of multi-modal data.
  • Integrate data from several internal and external sources.
  • Troubleshoot and improve the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from variety of data sources.
  • Create, design and customize data visualizations, including charts, tables and reports.
  • Develop customized dashboards in Microsoft Power BI.
  • Write queries to pull/summarize/analyze data from various data sets and platform.
  • Write automated scripts to perform complex analysis.
  • Collaborate with IT teams and management to devise a data strategy.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • 7 to 8 years of relevant experience in data engineering and architecture
  • Hands-on experience in setting up data warehouse / data lake for the organization / enterprises.
  • Implementation experience in data technologies, including ETL tools.
  • Coding experience with languages common in data engineering.
  • Hands-on experience in Azure Synapse Analytics and Azure Data Factory
  • Experience with large scale data and query optimization techniques.
  • Technical expertise with data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
  • Strong experience in Microsoft Power BI, including expertise in implementing advanced AI & predictive Power BI features.
  • Proficient in SQL.
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amount of data with attention to details and accuracy.
  • Experience handling various types of databases.
  • Experience working in cloud environment.
  • Expertise in data modeling techniques.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills.
  • Certification in CDMP (Certified Data Management Professional) or equivalent would be an added advantage.

What’s in it for you?

  1. Be a member of a startup team where your work will directly contribute to business growth. You’re not just a cog in the machine, everything you do will matter.
  2. Take advantage of major learning opportunities only available in a startup environment. Working with a small team, you’ll get a full 360 degree view of the business and work with a variety of roles and functions, with plenty of opportunities to work on new technologies and innovative solutions.
  3. Enjoy a safe startup environment supported by CACTUS: As a startup incubated and owned by Cactus Communications, Kolabtree’s stakeholders are deeply invested in its success and fully support the Kolabtree team in all aspects.

About Kolabtree

Kolabtree has registered over 10,000 clients and 18,000 freelancers on the platform from around the world in the last 5 years. Kolabtree aims to build an efficient and convenient platform that allows for seamless connections, collaboration, and communication. The team at Kolabtree is always on the look out for people with an ability to adapt in a dynamic and agile environment, curiosity-driven approach to learning, aspiration to build value, passion for problem-solving, and deep desire to build a world-class product.

Kolabtree in the news

Connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Instagram to keep up with the latest developments.

Kolabtree is a startup that is incubated and owned by CACTUS Communications.

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Who we are:

Kolabtree is an on-demand platform with a vision to accelerate R&D and innovation through academia-business collaboration by connecting clients to highly qualified freelancers for advanced services. Put simply, we’re Uber for Scientists. We look for people who want to build something revolutionary – who are passionate and enjoy problem solving in an uncertain environment. Ever wondered what it would’ve felt like to be part of the founding teams at Airbnb or Google? This is your chance to find out! Kolabtree is a startup that is incubated and owned by CACTUS Communications! Learn more on www.kolabtree.com

The opportunity: We are looking for an experienced and ambitious Full Stack Engineer to join Kolabtree’s engineering team, who will be involved in design, development, coding, customization, configuration, testing, and deployment in support of enterprise packaged solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in technical scoping, derive low level technical tasks based on requirements and deliver work items following architectural specs
  • Perform application design, development and deployment
  • Enhance and improve existing application
  • Deliver high quality, clean and maintainable code
  • Develop database structures for the web application and write stored procedures
  • Monitor application performance at post-deployment stage and make necessary changes if needed
  • Collaborate with product team, UX designers, technical team members and business stakeholders to translate business
  • requirements into technical tasks and implementable code
  • Prepare technical documents as per established project standards
  • Perform code review of team members.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • Proficient in C#, .NET framework, .NET core, Web APIs and MVC
  • Expertise in Angular 9+, TypeScript, JavaScript and JQuery
  • Capable of designing reusable angular components, directives, and services
  • Ability to research, integrate, and consume external APIs
  • Practical knowledge of database paradigms, worked with Microsoft SQL Server and must be able to write optimized SQL Queries and Stored Procedures
  • Experience in Elasticsearch would be added advantage
  • Familiarity with BitBucket and Jira
  • Strong understanding of OOPs concepts, design principles and patterns, data structures, reliability and security
  • Ability to implement automated unit test suites and frameworks
  • Working experience in Microsoft Azure platform and CI/CD implementation
  • Passion for industry best practices and continuous improvement
  • Be a fast learner and eager to learn new technologies
  • Possesses good problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

What’s in it for you?

  1. Be a member of a startup team where your work will directly contribute to business growth. You’re not just a cog in the machine, everything you do will matter.
  2. Take advantage of major learning opportunities only available in a startup environment. Working with a small team, you’ll get a full 360 degree view of the business and work with a variety of roles and functions, with plenty of opportunities to work on new technologies and innovative solutions.
  3. Enjoy a safe startup environment supported by CACTUS: As a startup incubated and owned by Cactus Communications, Kolabtree’s stakeholders are deeply invested in its success and fully support the Kolabtree team in all aspects.

About Kolabtree

Kolabtree has registered over 10,000 clients and 18,000 freelancers on the platform from around the world in the last 5 years. Kolabtree aims to build an efficient and convenient platform that allows for seamless connections, collaboration, and communication. The team at Kolabtree is always on the look out for people with an ability to adapt in a dynamic and agile environment, curiosity-driven approach to learning, aspiration to build value, passion for problem-solving, and deep desire to build a world-class product.

Kolabtree in the news

Connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Instagram to keep up with the latest developments.

Kolabtree is a startup that is incubated and owned by CACTUS Communications.
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The opportunity: R Discovery is an initiative from Cactus Communications which aims to re-define how research content is discovered, accessed and read by researchers (academics) across the globe. One of the most exciting and revolutionary new developments in the industry & built on the foundations of cutting-edge technological innovations in AI, Machine Learning, NLP and Deep Learning, R Discovery was launched as an Android and iOS app in 2020. During the Beta phase itself, it has received 100,000+ downloads. It also has a web presence and serves thousands of users from 50+ countries every week across platforms. If you are a user of Flipboard, Medium or InShorts for reading articles, news etc. you know the feeling of delight that these products bring via a personalized feed of content in a simplest possible way, always updated. R Discovery creates the same delight for a researcher by enabling him to access his personalized feed of most relevant and recent content in a single tap. The challenge, though, is bigger since what the researcher reads influences his research which ends up shaping new developments in science.

Responsibilities:

  • Create modern and effective design solutions for R Discovery’s native mobile apps
  • Shape the design solution by aligning the product’s roadmap with user needs
  • Provide detailed hand-offs to engineering and work with them to ensure product experience is shipped at high quality
  • Collaborate with product managers and other designers to ideate on product opportunities
  • Build and advance product visual style guides and pattern libraries across mobile and web.

Requirements

  • Minimum 2-3 years of product design experience for mobile apps
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates your thought process and finished design solutions
  • Experience grounding your design decisions in user research, metrics, and business goals
  • In-depth understanding of how design impacts development (and vice versa) to ensure the technical feasibility of designs.
  • Proficiency in Figma, XD or Sketch
  • (Preferred) Degree/Certification in HCI, Product Design, UX

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Who we are:

Kolabtree is an on-demand platform with a vision to accelerate R&D and innovation through academia-business collaboration by connecting clients to highly qualified freelancers for advanced services. Put simply, we’re Uber for Scientists. We look for people who want to build something revolutionary – who are passionate and enjoy problem solving in an uncertain environment. Ever wondered what it would’ve felt like to be part of the founding teams at Airbnb or Google? This is your chance to find out!

The opportunity: We are looking for an experienced and ambitious QA Engineer (Automation and Manual) to join Kolabtree’s engineering team who will be responsible for creating and implementing a strategy for quality coordination and testing as well as suggesting solutions to identified quality problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and write test scenarios and test cases
  • Develop automated test scripts
  • Conduct automation and manual performance testing, and prepare test summary and defects report
  • Identify bug / defects and get it fixed by the developer
  • Test and prove that the software meets business and functional requirements
  • Prove scalability and performance of a software and ensure quality of the system as a whole
  • Work with firmware developers and validation engineers
  • Collaborate with stakeholders for QA testing activities

Requirements (Desired skills & experience)

  • Must have 2-3 years of experience in QA Automation testing in Selenium with C#
  • Performance testing experience with JMeter
  • Manual testing experience
  • Knowledge of test design techniques with an ability to design test strategy / test approach
  • Good level of experience in SQL/database
  • Experience in test automation framework
  • Critical thinker, problem-solving abilities, attention to detail, time management skills

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Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead in product and design ideation, planning and prioritisation. Also be responsible for the creative direction the product should take.
  • Drive user research, create detailed user journeys and take appropriate design decisions backed by user-behaviour and data.
  • Work closely with the Product and the engineering team deliver delightful customer experiences and ship new features
  • Take part in creative and holistic thinking across our diverse products and conduct design reviews and status meetings as needed.
  • Effectively mentor and inspire a team of designers. Help the team in raising the bar, resolving blockers, prioritising and breaking down complex projects into simpler tasks.

Requirements (Desired skills & experience):

  • 3+ years of experience in designing digital products.
  • Ability to understand short and long-term goals of the product and business.
  • Excellent understanding of user-centred design and visual design principles.
  • A good understanding of frontend principles to guide the team from an engineering point of view.
  • Understanding of behavioural analytics and goes by data-driven decisions, when needed.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to clearly articulate design decisions to the team and leadership.
  • Keen interest in applying user research, user-needs validation and usability evaluation.

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The opportunity: Do you have passion and expertise to work in Natural Language Processing domain? Are you looking for a place, where you can apply your research instead of just pure research focused on publication only? If so, join us and apply your skills, and research on various Cactus Labs products that makes a real difference to millions of researcher’s lives across the world.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Work with a team of linguists, editors, and python developers to deliver against your goals
  • Develop solution for real world, large-scale problems.
  • Support the team in performing various tasks in executing our vision for NLP-based technology products using various NLP toolkits like Spacy, CoreNLP, OpenNLP and so on
  • Test and deploy promising solutions quickly, managing deadlines and deliverables while applying latest research and techniques.
  • Leverage linguistic information from various tools and resources to build high-performing solutions
  • Perform relevant data analysis and benchmark the NLP solutions to improve our offerings

Requirements (Desires skills & experience)

  • 5+ years of experience with Python
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in building NLP systems from scratch using various NLP frameworks/tools
  • Understanding of linguistic concepts like Part of Speech, Name Entity Recognition, Dependency Parsing, Parsing, Shallow Parsing and so on
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to design and execute on research idea.
  • Experience implementing deep learning techniques to solve language challenges
  • Experience with research efforts including having published papers at conferences(NeurIPS, ACL,AAA, EMNLP etc)
  • Experience with AWS cloud is a plus

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The opportunity: We are looking for an experienced software developer to develop high quality software aligned with business goals and client requirements while ensuring timely delivery. Write, review and debug code.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Development, Testing and deployment of software projects
  • Understand project scope, provide estimates
  • Create an execution plan, ensure it is followed to deliver the project within the given timelines while maintaining quality
  • Coordination with Devops, monitoring systems to ensure they meet user needs and business goals
  • Delegate tasks if needed. Follow up on status of the projects.
  • Maintain coding standards. Keep up with latest technologies
  • Duties also include:
    • Coding, testing of software and fix bugs in existing code
    • Ensure communication between various project stakeholders
    • Review projects, provide status updates, inform of any constraints.
    • Follow up with team members, ensure coding guidelines are being followed, provide assistance if needed.

Requirements (Desires skills & experience)

  • At least 5 year of experience in software development along with project management.
  • Technical skills:
    • JavaScript, JS frameworks like React, Angular, Nodejs, HTML, CSS
    • Knowledge of server side languages like PHP, Python etc. Previous experience in frameworks is a plus
    • A working knowledge of database design and databases (Mysql, PostgreSql)
    • Version control preferably Git
    • Must be comfortable working on Linux and using the command line.
    • Knowledge of Devops, writing scripts for setup/deployment of projects on local and production environments
    • Experience with cloud service providers like AWS, Azure, GCP etc.
  • Application skills: JIRA, Any IDE
  • Softer skills: Excellent communication skills. Team management skills
  • Ability to:
    • Solid coding and debugging skills
    • Ability to work individually as well as in a team and deal with changing requirements
    • Ensure adherence to coding standards & efficiently delegating tasks

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The opportunity: As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for reliability and resilience of our web applications. You will work closely with DevOps team to improve collaboration, shorten feedback loops in development and most of all improve the quality of code that goes on to production.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, code, test and deliver software to automate manual ops/infra work
  • Troubleshoot and facilitate blameless post-incident evaluations and ensure permanent closure of incidents
  • Engage with development teams throughout the life cycle to help develop software for reliability and scale, ensuring minimal refactoring or changes
  • Identify application patterns and analytics in support of better service level objectives
  • Design self-healing and resiliency patterns
  • Design performance tests, identify bottlenecks and opportunities for optimization and capacity demands, and present solutions for continuous improvements
  • Design best in class monitoring frameworks to accomplish end-to-end flow monitoring and noiseless alerting
  • Design automated software and product upgrades, change management and release management solutions
  • Coach or manage teams as applicable

Requirements (Desired skills & experience)

  • Expert in at least one technology stack designing, coding, testing, delivering software
  • Expert practitioner in one or more technology domains, must be a cross-domain expert, able to solve complex and mission critical problems within a business or across the firm
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure components such as load balancers, cloud products, container systems, compute, storage and networks.
  • Excellent debugging and trouble shooting skills
  • You have critical thinking skills and are able to reason about how things should work for a web application.
  • You are motivated, curious and independent, with a desire to learn, and be a part of a growing company.
  • You are motivated to learn from people with deep industry insights – but also willing to challenge and question decisions and ask intelligent questions.

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The opportunity: You will be a part of Cactus Labs which is the R&D Cell of Cactus Communications. Cactus Labs is a high impact cell that works to solve complex technical and business problems that help keep us strategically competitive in the industry. We are a multi-cultural team spread across multiple countries. We work in the domain of AI/ML especially with Text (NLP – Natural Language Processing), Language Understanding, Explainable AI, Big Data, AR/VR etc.

Within Cactus Labs you will work with the Big Data team. This is a small team that manages 20-30TB of data today which is on its way to grow to 150-200Tb within the next 10-12 months. We have also designed a custom orchestration service to handle this data at scale. We operate across all the three Cloud Platforms and leverage the best of them.

Your role within the Big Data team is crucial and exciting. In this role, you will lead project end to end. You will collaborate and interact with business to understand needs and also get a chance to manage and set expectations. You will be a part of planning and roadmap discussions with a team of Product Specialists, Subject Matter Experts and industry leaders. You will also get to design a Big Data pipeline that operates at scale and yet has room to grow 10X.

You may also have opportunities to advise some of the largest publishers and key players in the industry helping them realise the importance of big data and drive technical partnerships ahead

Role Responsibilities:

  • Drive and own the product from the technical point of view as well as be the technical SME while working with Product Managers, Big Data Engineers, Big Data/Cloud Architect and Domain SMEs
  • Design and build solutions for massive scale. This requires extensive benchmarking to pick the right approach
  • Understand the data in and out, and make sense of it. You will sometimes need to draw conclusions and present it to the business users
  • Actively mentor and coach the team and help them realise the best solution to a problem
  • Be independent, self-driven and self-motivated. While you will have the best people to learn from and access to various courses or training materials, we expect you to be proactive
  • Keep yourself up to date with progress in the domain. And take charge of your learning and growth. Since we work with cutting-edge technologies and are highly experimental in our approach.

Requirements (Desired skills & experience)

  • 8+ Years of experience in Big Data. Experience in the Big Data ecosystem is a must. Deep understanding of distributed computing and Big Data Ecosystem – Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS, Spark etc
  • Experience of architecting big data pipeline in Cloud Environment (AWS, Azure or GCP). You can setup, maintain and optimise big data pipelines. You have a knack for developing architectures that can scale to handle 10x data, is highly available and remain cost effective.
  • You know how to setup and maintain a data lake – know about how to split data in lakes, ponds and puddle as well as when to transition data across them. You can query data from Datalake for near real-time analysis.
  • Extensive hands-on knowledge of using visualization tools and creating data dashboard for easy consumption.
  • Good familiarity with search engines like ElasticSearch and Bigdata warehouses systems like AWS Redshift, Google BigQuery etc.

Soft Skills

  • You understand that data is only useful when in the hands of consumers and only as successful as the consumers.
  • You are eager to work with our Product Specialist to understand as well as identify various use cases and deliver on them.
  • You are keen & proactive on collaborating with a team of Big Data Engineers, Cloud Architects etc who are also working towards a common vision.
  • You like to work towards an end goal without a lot of handholding or supervision. You like to be hands-on with your work and do not shy away from getting on the keyboard whenever required.
  • Above all, you get excited by data. You like to dive deep, mine patterns and draw conclusions. You believe in making data driven decisions
  • You like extending mentorship and coaching to the team and can work both as a team player and a leader when required

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The opportunity: Academic research is a niche domain with its own world of problem statements and solutions. The domain involves research students, scientists, large and small publishers, service providers, suppliers and vendors, institutions, private and public bodies. CACTUS’ new global consumer initiative touches all of them in terms of needs, solutions, products and services.

CACTUS is looking for a champion from the domain of data and analytics – someone who can partner with the business and product stakeholders and help the business identify and solve the challenges for it to grow multi-fold. The person should be passionate for problem solving, automation, looking at Web data and extracting meaningful intelligence out of it and skilled with scientific techniques for predictive analysis, data analysis and data gathering.

You will be working very closely with Product, Marketing and Business Intelligence team to share Insights around the User navigation across different web portals

Role Responsibilities:

  • Interpret data, analyse results, and provide ongoing reports by verifying data from the various sources (incl. tools like Google Analytics, GTM, Big Query, Data Studio etc.)
  • Share Root Cause Analysis behind the business metrics by looking at funnels, web navigations, drop offs, source/ device wise data and share insights along with actionable items
  • Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets by doing querying or programming using Big Query/ SQL or any other language
  • Work closely with product, marketing and business stakeholders to understand various products, consumer touchpoints, data streams, reports and draw insights to help the team make data informed decisions
  • Drive business insights by designing visualizations with logical and meaningful data flow
  • Work with data visualization tools (Tableau etc.) to create real-time visuals that give proactive steps to support the business
  • Explain observations and inferences to wider audience via structured documentations or presentations

Requirements (Desired skills & experience)

  • 4-6 years’ experience playing the role of data-driven Web Analyst
  • Familiarity and experience with Google analytics (Premium)/ Big Query/ Data Studio, and a good understanding of website metrics like bounce rate, time on page, traffic source/medium etc. (Optional)
  • Ability to understand the Events on website and drive user journey
  • Passion to look at data, find insights and solve problems
  • Hungry to go deep into the business problems and various data sources to find root cause of the problem and have intention to fix that completely by automating the workflow
  • Proven experience of working with unstructured data and creating relationship and structure around it to solve strategic, tactical, structured, and unstructured business problems

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The opportunity: We looking for a Product Analyst to join the Product Management team at CACTUS and work as the data stream owner providing critical insights to plan business decisions or feature launches and closely work with core groups comprising of data, product and business teams for org level business insights and planning. This high visibility role provides a great opportunity to work directly on various business and product aspects with key leaders, that will also provide a great learning and up-skilling opportunity in a fast paced multi geography business.

Responsibilities:

  • Own overall product analytics and work in close collaboration with product management and business analytics teams
  • Develop insightful metrics, dashboards and reports for continuous tracking and evaluation of products and features.
  • Track product funnels and co-relation between product launches and funnel deviations based on set success criteria.
  • Understanding customer behaviour, sharing insights and testing hypothesis with data analysis.
  • Establish and track metrics to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of product launches

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 2-5 years of experience as Data/Business Analyst with a Product team/E-Commerce company
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL
  • Knowledge of either R/Python
  • Strong technical skills in data analysis and statistics
  • Hands on experience with Google Analytics a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and analytical reasoning

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Responsibilities

Lead product, innovation, and roadmap
  • Drive product innovation and product discovery and own the strategic as well as tactical product roadmap, co-owning revenue and customer acquisition goals.
  • Own the customer development process, understand (internal & external) user needs, and translate them into product features.
  • Build fast and fail fast to offer new product features based on user feedback and data.
  • Mine through site, traffic, performance and other data to decide roadmap and feature prioritization.
  • Conduct necessary experiments for UI/UX improvements and define delighting factors that will make Editage unique and users sticky.
Business Partnering
  • Interact regularly with senior leadership of various business verticals for road mapping & MVP definitions.
  • Support internal business users and act as the central point of contact between business users and technical team.
  • Understand the business and industry and act like a bridge betweenindustry innovation and business.
  • Liaison with business users across geographies to understand and cater to localization.
  • Bring in tools and techniques to align business with product design and development
  • Be a custodian and bring in business point of view to the product and software development team.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Should have 6-8 years of core product management experience and preferred experience in B2C domain.
  • Should have managed a product team before and partnered with business or driven business goals.
  • Well read about technology, design and UX trends.
  • A thorough understanding of user-centric design principles being able to engage well with product design teams.
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically, coupled with very strongexecution skills.
  • Strong team player with an energetic, well-rounded personality.
  • Ability to work at a cross-functional level and be comfortable with interacting with senior leadership.
  • Great analytical skills with the ability to track and improve product progress using data and qualitative feedback.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • An attitude to get things done and be extremely comfortable working in high-pace, dynamic environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of software development life cycle with hands-on involvement in past projects preferably AGILE.
  • Skills with mock-up, analytics & project management tools like Balsamiq, New Relic, Insights, Google analytics, JIRA etc.
  • An attitude to create impact – follow the philosophy of release -> measure impact, take feedback -> iterate and not be just a feature development manager.
  • An ability to manage stakeholder expectation and ‘be your own man’. Product manager must not have a ‘yes to everything’ philosophy.

This position reports to the CPO.

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The opportunity: CACTUS is looking for an experienced Tableau Engineer who will play a key role in developing reports that provide business insights to top leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop basic Business Intelligence dashboards as per business requirements by writing efficient SQL queries and using Tableau to create visualizations that tell a story
  • Create complex dashboards which give deeper business insights via data blending, blending from multiple data sources like Google Analytics and RDBMS (PostgreSQL, Oracle, etc.)
  • Ensure complete accuracy and validity of data through thorough testing and validation

Requirements (Desires skills & experience)

  • Prior experience of minimum 3 years with Tableau (Desktop and Server)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Experience in creating schemas and writing queries
  • Experience with redshift, google analytics and adwords schemas (preferred)
  • Experience of working on Microsoft Excel (Statistical experience preferred)

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Who we are:

Kolabtree is an on-demand platform with a vision to accelerate R&D and innovation through academia-business collaboration by connecting clients to highly qualified freelancers for advanced services. Put simply, we’re Uber for Scientists. We look for people who want to build something revolutionary – who are passionate and enjoy problem solving in an uncertain environment. Ever wondered what it would’ve felt like to be part of the founding teams at Airbnb or Google? This is your chance to find out! Kolabtree is a startup that is incubated and owned by CACTUS Communications! Learn more on www.kolabtree.com

About the opportunity: We are looking for experienced Software Architect to join Kolabtree’s engineering team. As a valued member of the team, you will be the key contributor for overall architecture of Kolabtree platform and will be making important architecture and design decisions for the long term strategy of the platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications.
  • Create architectural approaches and make architectural decisions for software design and implementation.
  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards.
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality product platform.
  • Work closely with other partners such as product team, designers and other software engineers to develop new feature offerings and improve the efficiency of the solution.
  • Optimize database architecture and design.
  • Troubleshoot and improve the infrastructure required for the platform.
  • Write automated scripts to perform complex analysis.
  • Design solutions involving third party components and Integrate them with the platform.
  • Design the whole architectural solution and turn it into actionable release specifications.
  • Provide technical guidance to developers and software engineers.
  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • 8 to 10 years of relevant experience in software engineering, out of which 4+ years of hands-on experience in software architecture.
  • Experience in designing, building and implementing software applications.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building Web Applications, Enterprise Applications and Web Services.
  • Proficient in C#, .NET Core, Web APIs, MVC, Angular 8+, TypeScript, JavaScript, MS SQL Server database, Microsoft Azure Cloud platform, Azure Cosmos DB, Elasticsearch.
  • Code writing skills developed over 4+ years of experience for a variety of products.
  • Strong knowledge of databases (SQL, NoSQL, Graph), and ability to make choices among available technology based on requirements.
  • Implementation experience in Micro Services Architecture.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals in system design, data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience with Architectural patterns and Design patterns for high availability, performance, scalability, Security architecture and cloud-based architectures.
  • Champion in creating seamless software experience for customers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of open source technologies.
  • An expert problem solver with a strong understanding of the broad range of software technologies and platforms available.
  • Technical mindset with good attention to details.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills.

What’s in it for you?

  1. Be a member of a startup team where your work will directly contribute to business growth. You’re not just a cog in the machine, everything you do will matter.
  2. Take advantage of major learning opportunities only available in a startup environment. Working with a small team, you’ll get a full 360 degree view of the business and work with a variety of roles and functions, with plenty of opportunities to work on new technologies and innovative solutions.
  3. Enjoy a safe startup environment supported by CACTUS: As a startup incubated and owned by Cactus Communications, Kolabtree’s stakeholders are deeply invested in its success and fully support the Kolabtree team in all aspects.

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The opportunity: The primary goal of the Group Product Manager (GPM) is to accelerate top-line and bottom line growth for Editage by providing strategic direction on product vision & roadmap for Editage products along with managing, developing & coaching a group of product managers.

Responsibilities:

  • The candidate will be responsible for strategically analysing new business models, emerging technical trends, and will be supporting on product- focused, process-driven and service-led innovations.
  • Continuously improve existing products and features to drive higher engagement and conversion.
  • Guide customer-facing product strategy, identify key success metrics, and analyse the performance of new product launches.
  • Act as a cross-functional leader, collaborating with design, engineering, and business teams to drive new product initiatives with a team of Product Managers.
  • Drive product development through the entire development cycle, from concept, design and development, through to launch and ongoing support in a fast-paced, agile environment.
  • Serve as expert on trend-setting practices, particularly in mobile space, including analysis of the competitive landscape.
  • Lead the creation of overall product roadmap across all platforms – web, mobile, apps — based on consumer feedback, strategic priorities, analytics and market dynamics, setting expectations with all relevant stakeholders.
  • End-to-end product ownership, right from ideation and concepts to product success.
  • Be the custodian of user experience. Drive and have a passion for user engagement, conduct research required for improvements, define USPs which would make the sell.
  • Documentation, at all necessary touch-points, in order to engage the organization with you in terms of thought leadership and product updates.
  • Build products for global audience, understand local nuances and localize offerings to suit needs of consumers from different geographies.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 7 to 10 years Product Management experience in building consumer/eCommerce products.
  • Passionate about solving problems and making a difference to lives of millions of people.
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically, coupled with very strong execution skills and accountability.
  • Ability to think ‘Consumer’ at all times and live the philosophy of ‘Consumer First’ while making decisions and building products.
  • An attitude to get things done and willingness to work in a high-pace environment.
  • First-hand experience with agile development methodologies and hands-on involvement in past projects.
  • Great analytical skills with ability to track key metrics, bring out insights from numbers and take decisions based on data.
  • Well read about technology, design and UX trends with thorough understanding of user-centric design principles, being able to engage well with product design teams.
  • Ability to work across functions & levels, a good communicator and comfortable with interacting with senior leadership.
  • An attitude to create impact – follow the philosophy of release -> measure impact, take feedback -> iterate and not be just a feature development manager.
  • An ability to manage stakeholder expectation and ‘be your own man’. Product manager must not have a ‘yes to everything’ philosophy.

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The opportunity: We are looking for a Data Scientist to be a part of Cactus Labs, an R&D and innovation cell of Cactus Communications focusing on reimaging customer experience and publishing workflows leveraging AI and machine learning. We pursue big ideas that power transformation advances for our customers to work smarter, faster and secure every day.
We are engineers, linguists, researchers, technology leaders and experts working to develop next generation products that are transforming scholarly communications. Our products have a global reach with users in 170+ countries and is required to handle data at massive scale.
Responsibilities:

  • At Cactus Labs, bring fresh ideas from all areas including information extraction, information retrieval, distributed computing, large scale system design, artificial intelligence and natural language processing.
  • Immerse yourself in providing cutting-edge solutions to real world, large-scale problems.
  • You have the opportunity to realize your ideas in products and services used worldwide.
  • Be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on complex real world problems across the industry as we continue to push our limits and advance the technology.

Requirements (Desired skills & experience):

  • We welcome applicants who are
    • Close to completing Master’s or PhD degree in Computer science.
    • Completing a postdoctoral position.
    • Have comparable research experience
  • 2+ years of applied AI research experience.
  • Experience in building Machine translation, Natural language generation, and grammatical error correction systems.
  • Experience with one or more general-purpose programming languages: C++ or Python.
  • Knowledge of common machine learning frameworks.
  • Experience with research efforts including having published papers at conferences(NeurIPS, ACL,AAA, EMNLP etc)
  • Ability to design and execute on research idea.
  • You are self-motivated, excellent problem solver, a go-getter.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals (data structure, algorithms, architecture and OO design)
  • Relevant work experience including internship or full time industry experience as a researcher in a lab is plus.

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