REQUIRED: Technical Lead - Backend Engineering

WE’RE LOOKING FOR A POLITE BUT AMBITIOUS, RAZOR-SHARP BACK-END DEVELOPER/TECHNICAL LEADER WHO CAN TEACH US A THING OR TWO! 

If you take software development, cloud services research and platform engineering seriously; if you’re passionate about technology, we want to meet you.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are currently seeking a Lead of Back-End Engineering to help management drive their vision, provide architectural guidance and leadership for a team of full stack programmers in an innovative & fast paced environment. 

The ideal candidate must be a master of their domain and be able to contribute as an individual contributor (software engineer and architect) half of the time.

Furthermore, the ideal candidate must be able to improve SDLC and Scrum processes or inspire, champion and teach his/her team when the need arises.

We are looking for a rare mix of intelligence, passion, integrity, domain knowledge, verbal and written agility, and diplomacy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will be responsible for championing business logic and other back-end layers, architectural and SDLC process strategy, as well as planning and successful execution of said strategy.
  • Contribute as an individual software engineer.
  • Continually drive innovation within the back-end development process to ensure our software engineers execute at the highest possible level.
  • Help us hire, onboard, develop and manage new tech team members on an ongoing basis.
  • Responsible for execution of SDLC processes to include sprint pre-planning/planning, retros, demos, architecture and code reviews.
  • Work closely with the rest of the tech team and management to ensure we're building an awesome, feature-rich, scalable and secure products and features.

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE:

  • 5-8+ years of hands-on backend development.
  • 8-10+ years of overall IT experience.
  • A very good understanding of software development lifecycle and project management.
  • Good knowledge of different operating systems, PAAS & cloud hosting environments such as AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc.
  • Outstanding leadership/organizational skills with great communication skills.


GOOD TO KNOW

OUR LOCATION:
PLANET MARATHI, 91SPRINGBOARD 74, TECHNOPARK, ANDHERI EAST, MUMBAI.

PERKS:

  • Close-knit, highly motivated core team with a flat hierarchy.
  • Since our company is in the entertainment/media niche, there is a lot of creative freedom with an encouraging work environment.
  • No client contact (the parent company itself is the client).
  • Informal dress code, unlimited coffee/tea, hygienic private spaces, we've got private phonebooths as well! 
  • Lots of room for professional growth.
  • Accessible office location.