Lead Backend Engineer


Posted: about 2 months ago

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Position type
full time
Job source
15 - 36 lacs/annum
Job location
About POSHN:
POSHN is a new and exciting India-based ag-fintech venture founded in 2020 and supported by leading marquee financial institutions.
We’re on a mission to organize and digitally transform the global agri-supply chain market. We are applying first principles thinking and re-imagining the solutions with a tech-product-first mindset.
The agri-supply chain space is gigantic, complex and has been largely un-organized. So we are taking the hassle out of it by creating a platform that empowers our products and facilitates a better, more efficient and seamless experience between each stakeholder.
About TEAM:
The core team holds together alumni of BITS Pilani, IIM & XLRI with each having decade-long experience in the fields of the supply chain, technology and product. Previously, we have built several highly impactful tech-product startups from the ground up.
About the role:
  • You will work closely with the team, help define the product roadmap, and have a lot of room for flexibility. You are expected to gradually take responsibility of the full mobile engineering stack at Poshn.
  • You will use lean experimentation principles and techniques to develop digital experiments where you will help accelerate evidence-based decision-making to inform product, business and commercial decisions.
  • You will work with the team of UX, Data engineering to ensure that product & service solutions truly address important customer needs and thus deliver superior customer and business value.
  • You will take initiative to improve the system both at the design and implementation levels. As Poshn grows, you may also help with recruiting and training the mobile engineering team.
  • Working closely with  stakeholders to understand business requirements and help translate these into technical requirements for the development
  • Ability to analyze the core business needs and to suggest the best approach
  • Capturing and clearly articulating requirements: work closely with end customers to prioritise different working items
  • Designing, building and configuring applications to meet business process and application requirements
  • Execute, and deliver large and complex projects end-to-end, with or without the involvement of other team members
  • Writing testable, scalable and efficient code and leading code reviews
  • Carrying out solution testing: ensure efficient on-boarding processes for new clients; carry out root-cause analysis to develop logical conclusions and suggest alternatives
  • Overall ownership of solution implementation: be in charge of assigned product, ensuring timely and efficient communication and solutions are delivered to plan
  • Mentoring junior team members and ensuring they adhere to determining software quality standards
Career Experience we'd love to see:
  • You have 5+ years of experience in building web & mobile-based backend applications preferably using a microservices architecture.
  • You have made major contributions to 3 or more complex backend application projects from zero to one. You have experience designing and shipping fully functional applications.
  • You understand the core engineering principles and agile methodologies and are also able to adapt them to a face pace working environment.
Technical Experience we’d love to see:
  • Experience with building up scalable backend microservices architecture
  • Proficient in languages such as NodeJS, Go or Python
  • Expertise in Database modeling, NoSQL  and SQL; spotting DB bottlenecks and writing optimized DB queries
  • Expertise in all common AWS Cloud technologies, Knowledge of CI/CD tools and workflows
  • Proven track record in building highly-available and scalable distributed systems
  • Experience with performance and memory tuning  
  • Experience with modern software engineering practices: agile development cycle, coding style, engineering documentations, unit & integration testing, code review, git version control, etc..
Bonus Points/Nice to have:
  • Published mobile apps on the app store and play store.
  • Experience with engineering hiring & training of engineers Interfacing and collaborating with B2B clients
  • Any experience or knowledge of the e-commerce & supply chain industry
About you:
  • We want you to come with creativity, expertise, flexibility and drive, but above all a desire to learn and keep learning
  • You enjoy designing and building complex software systems with multiple components and code bases.
  • You enjoy taking responsibility and ownership of tasks.
  • Curious and a continuous hunger for learning and staying up to date with the latest solutions on the market
  • Analytical mind Creativity, open-minded attitude
  • Intuitive about how an idea can be turned to an actual working application that delivers value and meets customer needs.

  • We offer a competitive salary and ESOPs to make sure you are rewarded for your best work
  • Flexible hours and work arrangements either fully remote or a hybrid remote and in-office, suiting your home commitments.
  • Generous leave
  • Become one of the key team members of an exciting startup changing the agri-supply chain industry
  • Open, fun and collaborative work culture
  • Training and development to the areas of growth you’d like to uncover
  • Autonomy at work
Skills:- MongoDB, NodeJS (Node.js), Systems design and Server architecture

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