Principal Backend Engineer / Architect – $ 100K – $125K

This is an early tech team with <20 team members offering tremendous growth opportunities.

You will be responsible for architecting, designing, development and maintenance of complex core backend systems that integrate with various service and data providers or full stack web portals facing customers and business operation teams with complex workflows. You will own new product lines, drive large initiatives by leading / mentoring other engineers. You work with product and business teams in arriving at an optimal solution. Experience in payments or finance domain is a BIG plus. Commitment to collaborative problem solving, solid design, and creating quality products are essential.

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8+ Years of Experience

About you

Strong knowledge of server-side or full stack development- Experience with higher level programming languages like Java, Python or JavaScript – Experience in frameworks like SpringBoot, Hibernate, Vue.js / ReactJS / AngularJS (for full stack), etc. – Experience with databases like Postgres, MySQL, Mongo – Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect front-end applications to back-end service – Knowledge of the open-source ecosystem, frameworks and the libraries available for common tasks – Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications – A knack for benchmarking and optimization – Proficient understanding of code version tools, such as Git – Ability to work in a fast-paced startup


Data modelling to optimize for performance based on access paths. Designing APIs and abstractions to expose to the web and app front-end. Building servers and clients for data storage and querying. Developing, designing and monitoring large-scale web and mobile applications. Ensure the best possible reliability, correctness, performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application. Help maintain code quality, organization and automation.

Big goals, challenging work, fast learning cycles and the opportunity to join “stellar team and build a world class product.”.

If you are the type of person that likes to solve hard problems with meaningful impact, we’d love to hear from you. Write to to get started!


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