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Backbench helps teams release software quickly

Engineering Lead

₹3L – ₹4.5L • 0.5% – 2.0%
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About the company

The Product Engineering team at Backbench is building the next-generation platform to deliver intuitive experiences to developers when they interact with other amazing internet services.

Our work involves building high-performance, highly-available and reliable platform that are deployed in distributed environments to offer services in SaaS modality.

About the job

-> Preferably 3+ years of hands-on “product development” experience in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
-> 1+ years of experience in managing a team of software engineers is a must.

-> Manage and Lead engineering and operational project/program teams in the research, design, test and deployment of new projects, products, and/or features.
-> Ensure new technologies are employed productively in operations by planning their release, working with internal customers on adoption, as well as identifying and resolving problems throughout the project's life cycle.
-> Plan, coordinate, and deliver engineering projects by working closely with Product Management team by understanding the priorities.
-> Set and achieve challenging goals and build trust and influence across teams.
-> Expert knowledge with hands on experience developing high availability APIs. (HTTP/REST/Microservices)
-> Must be versed with modern software pipeline, including configuration management, deployment tools and continuous integration. (DevOps/CI/CD)
-> Hands on experience working with containers and containerized solutions. (Docker, Kubernetes, etc...) is a big Plus.
-> And you are always ready to get your hands dirty with coding and shipping products and services covering all the aspects yourselves - requirements gathering, resource allocation, testing, deploying, monitoring and iterating.

-> Extensive hands-on experience in Java and Node.js technologies is a must.
-> Experience building large scale distributed applications or large-scale internet systems. (cloud computing)
-> Proven track record of achieving objectives on schedule, on budget, and within quality targets.
-> Superb communication and facilitation skills.
-> Solid CS fundamentals. (Data structures, Algorithms, OS, Databases)
-> Experience in technically leading software development projects.
-> Experience with all aspects of software development lifecycle. Knowledge of agile methodologies is a big plus.
-> Strong programming skills.
-> Exposure to machine learning and other open source technologies is a plus.
-> Exposure to container orchestration tools is a big plus. (Kubernetes/Docker Swarm etc...)
-> Exposure to NoSQL and big data technologies. (Hadoop / Cassandra etc...)
-> Exposure to distributed messaging/queuing. (Kafka, RabbitMQ etc...)

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
Co-Founder @backbench Worked at @Symantec, @GlobalLogic and @Subex
Founder @backbench • Worked at @GlobalLogic

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