Senior Backend Engineer

Full-Time Anywhere

About Us
UrbanYogi is a global stress-tech company. We’re reimagining wellness for the 21st century by bringing the best of personal coaching, psychology, biofeedback and premium content. We help people calm their anxiety and sleep soundly. Our mission is to make it effortless to learn and to inspire you to pause, breathe and relax and unwind daily.

What we’re looking for
UrbanYogi is seeking a talented individual who possesses infinite curiosity and builds systems and infrastructure to enable a seamless user experience. This is an incredible opportunity to make a meaningful impact. You would solve business first problems and optimise and improve the user experience. As the backend engineer on this team, you will not only help to deliver the features with the best experience to our daily users but also advocate for providing some great solutions to push the product forward. A successful engineer in this role feels pride in their work, likes learning new technologies and practices. To succeed as a backend developer you would be expected to deliver a streaming experience like Netflix, a Recommendation system like Tik-Tok, ensuring Security like Google.

You will be responsible for and take pride in…
Taking ownership to run and maintain Cloud infrastructure
Build robust secure and scalable micro-services to power the Application
Work on building out the core backend services used to support the UrbanYogi experience.
Implementing an API gateway/aggregator service that acts as the single entry point for all front-end clients invokes multiple internal micro-services, collates their results, optionally applies business logic, and returns a consolidated response to the client
Having a product-oriented mindset: you like offering technical solutions to business problems.
Interest in building things from scratch and be a decision maker here
You should recognize yourself in the following…
2+ years experience and worked on Backend Systems (preferably server-less)
Experience with programming languages like Java, Node, python.
Understanding of front-end web technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
At ease with technology, able to quickly pick up new platforms and troubleshoot
Proactive, able to take initiative and work independently
Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
Worked with complex database environments. You know your way around APIs.
Experience owning a project from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, and execution
Good to have
Competitive Coding Experience or Hackathon or Computer science from Top Institutes or equivalent experience would be preferred
Experience with statically typed language like Kotlin, Java, Go-lang
Experience with the AWS, GCP ecosystem especially server-less and micro-services.
Experience in a peak performance organization, preferably in the streaming Industry
Writing technical blogs and contributions at conferences
Working knowledge on data science and Machine Learning Test-Driven Development skills
Health insurance: Complete health cover for employee and family. Complete health cover for employee and family.
Competitive espos: When we solve the most important problem of our time, we are rightly rewarded.
Remote friendly: Work from an Airbnb on the hills, your cosy bed, a WeWork in any urban city or our HQ. Your call.
Latest gadgets: Have fun and play with the latest tech devices and gadgets.
Your growth is on us: Knowledge, mind or body. Keep building the growth muscles. We take care of any membership or subscription that helps you achieve the same.
Internal flexibility: You can start as a data analyst and get into the product, you can start as a marketer and end up in design. We’re ok with you growing professionally internally, in unique ways. In fact, we take pride in this.

Tagged as: Flexible hours, Remote