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Backend Engineer (SDE II)

πŸ”© In a nutshell:

  • Full time
  • Remote
  • Super Early Stage
  • Cash (industry standards) + Stock (with great upside)
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience with our stack
  • Gritty team, building for India
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πŸͺ€ Oro tech stack

Backend: Node.js, AWS

Data stores: PostegreSQL, Redis

Frontend: React.js, Vue.js

Mobile: Flutter

πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ­ The Role

πŸ—žοΈ Objective

As a Backend Software Engineer at Oro, you will be involved with the engineering and product teams. You will design, implement and scale resilient microservices, build, build state-of-the-art products from scratch, lead our technical plans and have an outsized impact on our engineering and product decisions.

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Oh did we mention? You will be working with people who have had experience founding and building various startups!

πŸ”§ Responsibilities

  • Have a strong foundation in the fundamentals of computer science, with familiarity in data structures, algorithms.
  • Collaborating with the front-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience.
  • Own code for the products with responsibilities including but not limited to designing, developing, testing, maintenance of products.
  • Work on DevOps tasks and multiple AWS features.
  • Building RESTful services and do devops.
  • Talking to customers and business teams to suggest improvement areas in product flows.
  • Create peer learnings for team members and build context for new team mates
  • Help with building Oro's engineering team and iterating on the hiring framework.
  • Provide regular feedback to your team (peers and managers) to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Keeping abreast with the latest technologies and working on your skills regularly.

πŸ‘Ÿ Skills & Requirements

‼️ Must haves

  • Good knowledge and experience of working with backend systems; designing server-side architecture, including production maintenance experience are must-haves.
  • At least 3 years of experience working with NodeJS.
  • Understanding of micro-services oriented architecture.
  • Experience with Databases design (SQL, PostgreSQL) and analytics.
  • Experience in driving and delivering complex features/software modules from technical design to launch.
  • Expertise with unit testing & Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Have empathy for the users you build for

🍰 Good to have

  • Experience in the fintech industry
  • Experience working with AWS and its services
  • Experience leading design and implementation of robust and secure web services

🏒 More About Us

β˜• Who is building Oro?

We've made a conscious effort to put together people who come from diverse experiences, not just in terms of industries, but also in terms of the time they've spent in these industries. We've built businesses before, and we're super excited about what Oro can become!

The Team

NameExpertiseProfile
Sreekesh Krishnan
ProductEngineering
Oro is Sreekesh's 6th entrepreneurial gig, but his biggest achievement is losing 50Kgs of bodyweight in 2020! A product person, a designer and a UI/UX person, he was the cofounder of Genie and handled growth partnerships for Dunzo. It is usually advisable to schedule meetings with him after his first cup of coffee.
Parth Shah
Business
Parth is Oro's resident Gujju fixer, always in shorts. At any point, he's thinking either food or money. Has been an entrepreneur since he was 20, starting a construction company, a grocery startup before cofounding Genie which got acquired by Dunzo where he was handling merchant ops.
Rakesh Mani
Operations
Co-founder of Genie with Sreekesh and Parth, before leading Dunzo's Chennai business for 2 years and Hyderabad business for 3 quarters. He just found out that he's lactose intolerant and that his entire life has been a lie. You can find him arguing with cooks to make food as per his dietary requirements. He's also the CEO.
Mithun Sacheti
GoldBusiness
Mithun is a doting father, a surfing enthusiast and pro badminton player. He also happens to be the founder and CEO of CaratLane.com – India's first omni channel jewellery brand founded in 2008.
Mahalingam K
BankingOperations
Mali is the most radiant of us all! Apart from keeping us accountable, he's the Director of TSM Group, one of the largest pre-owned car dealership and one of the biggest distributors of 3rd party financial products in South India, representing all leading banks in the country since 1988.

🎁 Benefits 

Can't wait to work with us! But there's more -

  • Flexible vacations and working hours: If you're working with us, means we trust you.
  • A brand new laptop: Which ever suits your work needs - Mac or Windows, you choose. You will be the best to take that call.
  • Easy remote work policy: If you want to work from home (or anywhere) for some time, we are easy.
  • Make a big difference: Take, own and implement decisions to build Oro from scratch. The focus is on a quality product and the big little details.
  • Company health and insurance policy: We take health seriously, and so should you. The insurance policy is just a part of the package.
  • Allowances for work: We all need certain things to get our work done. So get those things that are beneficial to succeed in this role.

🏁 The Process

We want you as soon as possible. But, we are willing to wait for the right candidate.

  1. Get to know each other - You'll talk to someone who already works with Oro, understand what we do and how we do it. Don't worry! This is a non-technical round. It's meant to get you excited about Oro and see if we align together.
  2. Technical Rounds - This is to evaluate your problem solving skills; how you break down a problem and how you think about solving it. We'll work with data structures, algorithms, and database & system design - understanding the technical stand point. Also, how you will grow with Oro.
  3. Final Chat - So you're almost there. Have a chat with the leadership to understand your interview experience, talk about your ambitions, what you're looking for. We value team fit, and want to you to see if you'll enjoy working with us. And, finally, compensation too.
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We are mindful of your time! Going through all stages, and issuing offer letter can be done within 1 week (once all requirements are met, of course). Once this is all clear, we will extend a formal offer.

πŸ‘‹ How to apply

  • If you are interested, and think we'd be a good fit for you. Apply here.
  • Think you can add value some other way? Write to us at careers@orocorp.in
  • Is there something else you want to talk about? Write to us at careers@orocorp.in

Can't wait to hear from you! πŸ₯³