Backend Engineer

Industry: Ecommerce
Company size: 51-250
Not disclosed

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Job description

A fast-growing company operating an on-demand E-commerce platform across several Indian cities is looking to hire a Back-end Engineer. The engineer will be responsible for handling large, complex problems that span multiple components and teams. The start-up has been valued at about $200 million and raised over $121 mn in funding from world-class investors. The role offers an excellent opportunity to join a talented, passionate team in finding solutions to local, offline challenges and leveraging technology to make our cities better. It requires a minimum of 5 hours overlap with India.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Tackle complex problems that span multiple components and teams
  • Independently own one or more multiple modules, which includes: requirement  analysis, design, development, maintenance & support
  • Write extensive, efficient code to address complex modules and that handles interaction between multiple components
  • Rapidly iterate to add new functionalities and solves complex problems with simple and intuitive solutions 
  • Produce architecture with clean interfaces, that are efficient and scalable 
  • Participate and contribute to architectural discussions 
  • Perform design and code reviews 
  • Perform technical feasibility and trade-off studies
  • Solve production issues, investigate and provide solutions to minimize the business impact due to outage 
  • Continuously improve performance metrics of the modules 
  • Participate in the hiring process (referrals, interviews, attending recruiting events or writing blogs) 
  • Onboard and mentors new team members, helps shape the culture of the team  
  • Collaborate effectively across teams to solve problems, execute and deliver results

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • 4+ years of relevant software development experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Kotlin, RxJava, Dagger, MVVM with Data Binding, Android architecture  components 
  • Prior working experience in Python/Django, Go, Node.js, Postgres, Mongo, Spark, Elastic-Search, Redis, Kafka, and Kubernetes 
  • Demonstrable skills with React.js, Redux, Typescript, and server-side rendering 
  • Experience with RestAssured, Appium, Java, Jenkins, TestNG, Junit, Jenkins (CI/CD), Cucumber, JMeter, and Maven framework
  • Fluent in English and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate effortlessly with team members

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