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Location
Bangalore
Type
Full time
Experience
6+ years
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Engineering Lead (Backend/Full stack)
Role Description

We are looking for an Engineering Leader with a focus on building maintainable and scalable applications. The Lead will be responsible for the design and development of Jodo's fee payments platform and be owning one of the products/verticals. Leads will be closely working with Product Managers and Founders to execute projects from ideation to completion. As a hands-on Team Lead, you will take ownership of services/systems and guide a team of developers.


Responsibilities
  • Own and drive the development of one or more of Jodo’s products
  • Take the lead in the design and development of the backend platform
  • Mentor a team of developers, promote collaboration and engagement, and promote practices that improve the developer experience
  • Work closely with Product Managers and Founders to brainstorm requirements and prioritize
  • Own quality - actively participate in code reviews
  • Own reliability - continuously monitor Production Health, proactively fix production issues
  • Own execution - Plan and delegate work for the team, optimize for speed of development and incremental delivery

Requirements
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in application development
  • 1+ years of leading a team
  • Experience in working with distributed systems
  • Proficient in building Microservices/RESTful APIs with any modern tech stack
  • Working knowledge of relational and nonrelational databases
  • Prior working knowledge of Python/Django is a big plus
  • Familiarity with modern CI/CD tools
  • Knowledge of AWS or any other Cloud Platform services
  • Champion code quality and drive best practices
  • Ability to analyze and convert business requirements into technical requirements
  • Self-starter and ability to take the ownership
  • Prior experience working in a startup environment is great to have
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Benefits
  • Becoming a part of the early core team
  • Competitive salary
  • Work with colleagues from strong backgrounds & hungry to succeed
  • Opportunity to interact with and learn from high-pedigree investors & mentors -
    • VCs: Tiger Global, Elevation Capital (erstwhile SAIF Partners), Matrix Partners
    • Select angel investors: Kunal Shah, Nithin Kamath, Amit Ranjan

What are we looking for?
  • Self-starter with a high sense of ownership - Comfortable working with minimal supervision
  • Hungry to learn and grow - Passion to learn & be a better version of oneself; motivated to succeed
  • Bias for action - Have the temperament to experiment and execute in uncertainty
  • Hustler - Ability to generate resources to solve a problem
  • Intellectual honesty - Always seeking and presenting truth irrespective of personal POV or beliefs
  • Mission-oriented - Deeply care about delivering value and making an impact on customer's lives

Key Details
  • Role: Engineering Lead
  • Location: Bangalore
  • Compensation: Negotiable based on candidate profile (structured as Fixed + ESOPs)

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