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Backend Engineer

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We are creating the next big e-commerce distribution channel via homepreneurs selling on WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram. Our network is 20,000+ homepreneurs strong across 150+ cities in India. We are a Y Combinator S16 startup and Series A funded by top VC in India


Job Description

# Responsibilities

You should have a Engineering Degree from IIT/NIT/IIIT.

2+ years of experience in building systems of scale and high traffic.

- You'll be responsible for implementing new features, rearchitecting the existing code base for greater load and making sure that the services scale as the organisation grows

# Requirements

- Be able to write clean code 

- you should know Python, PHP & NodeJs. Polyglots are preffered

- Can differentiate between good API and bad API 
- Proficient in basic data structures and algorithms 
- Should know what happens when you type ls in the terminal 
- OOP 
- Understand what it means for something to be 'blocking' 
- Basic DB skills. Should understand joins, indexes, difference between select * and select idx 
- Curious to know what's under the hood, pragmatic enough to not take it to quantum mechanics 
- jedi level debugging skills 
- Know when 'worse is better' 
- Understand Memory Management 
- Understand HTTP 
- Basic Networking 
- Basic AWS infra management


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