Backend Lead (SDE-3)

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Company size

Early-stage Startup


About Scaler

Backed by Sequoia and Tiger Global, Scaler is one of India’s leading ed-tech and upskilling firms that aims to solve
the tech talent gap worldwide, starting with India. The curriculum trains students (in their 1st/2nd/3rd year of
college) and also working professionals (with 1-6 years of work experience) through intensive, live classes, teaching
them the basics of computer science and also making them job-ready. In the last 12 months alone, Scaler has
placed more students in Amazon than all IITs combined.


The founders of Scaler, Anshuman Singh and Abhimanyu Saxena, are IIIT Hyderabad alums with leadership
experience across Facebook (working directly with Mark Zuckerburg and setting up the London Office) and
NYC-based retail marketplace unicorn Anshuman Singh has also represented Team India twice at the
prestigious ACM ICPC World Finals. The core team is handpicked from leading firms such as Facebook, Google,
Twitter, McKinsey, BCG, Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital and Hotstar to name a few.

Key responsibilities would involve

6+ years of experience in building web scale Backend applications

In depth knowledge of at least one relational database

Good understanding of both high level and low level architecture of systems

Should care deeply about writing clean, maintainable code even while solving hard technical problems.

Work across multiple products and help us ship faster

Able to work in cross-functional teams

Mentor junior engineers and interns

Good to have

Hands on experience of Ruby on Rails

Hands on experience of AWS and infrastructure ownership

Product building experience

Tech Stack

Ruby on Rails, React JS, Mysql, DynamoDB, AWS ECS, Redshift, Redis

Why Scaler?

Empowering role: You get a front-row seat to a high-growth, fast-paced B2C+B2B business in a role that expects you to learn and contribute specifically in high-impact initiatives critical to our trajectory

Distinctive team: Our team is an inspiration powerhouse built with the best of Facebook, Google, Twitter, McKinsey, BCG, Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital and Hotstar to name a few

Unicorn trajectory: Unlike 99% of startups, we believe in sustainable growth. No wonder, we are profitable and on course to be a unicorn in the next 24-36 months

Marquee investors: Our investors are marquee firms such as Sequoia Capital (Investors in Google, Apple, and Cisco) and Tiger Global (major investor in Flipkart). We are also backed by the Singapore govt along with other strategic angel investors

Culture of a caring meritocracy with great perks: A caring meritocracy built by inspirational leaders; free food, health insurance and an ultra-chic office space

Market leading compensation: If we like you, we will make sure you like our offer

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