All posts by Lokesh Gupta

Engineering culture @

  “No company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it “ - Jack Welch Culture of any company is that thing which binds everyone together but can not be seen or heard. It can only be felt and followed. As they say change is the only constant, so is the way at Naukri engineering team where we have been constantly evolving for growth. As a result, our unique culture has too evolved over last few years. Our engineering culture rests on 7 important pillars all of which... Read More

Hackathon 3.0

What happens when productivity, talent and innovation come together, bounded under a time limit?   Answer is “Hackathon”. The word seems all exciting by itself. It means ‘hacking’ and ‘marathon’ combined. And the fun part is, by ‘hacking’, we don’t actually mean performing illegal activities, but to construct a useful piece of software that enhances productivity. So, did we achieve it this time? Yes, this time as well. Every year we conduct Hackathon at Naukri where our entire technology team participates in it. This year we conducted our 3rd Hackathon for... Read More

Tools we use to build India’s No. 1 Jobs site –

  Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. - Archimedes   As Archimedes rightly pointed out, to do anything  worthwhile, one needs right tools. We are no exception. Building as India’s No. 1 job site, does require lot of tools. Our engineering teams on a daily basis rely on lot of tools for communication, design, development, deployment and monitoring of our applications.   In this article we will walk you through some of the applications that we use across all teams.   Jenkins - Jenkins is an open source... Read More

Short Primer on our experience on developing Mobile Websites

Sale of Smart phones and tablets have seen a phenomenal growth over past few years. More and more people are now using mobile phones for shopping, entertainment, finance, health and even job search. Almost every company now has a mobile presence i.e. they either have a mobile app or mobile websites or both. For the uninitiated, mobile website is simply a normal HTML or HTML5 website optimized for display on mobile. It has a responsive design with very limited features as compared to full fledge desktop website. They run in the mobile web browser. They do not have access to... Read More