Vahan (S19)
Helping on-demand companies in India hire workers using WhatsApp.

Backend Engineer (Full-Time)

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India / Remote
Full-time
1+ years
About Vahan

At Vahan, our vision is to enable jobs for the next billion internet users via messaging apps such as WhatsApp. We’re backed by marquee investors such as Gokul Rajaram, who built AdSense at Google, Mekin Maheshwari, former Head of Engineering and Chief People Officer at Flipkart and Vir Kashyap, Co-Founder at Babajob.

About the role

Skills: Java, Node.js

At Vahan, we’re enabling jobs for the next billion internet users via messaging apps such as WhatsApp. We’re backed by marquee investors such as Gokul Rajaram, who built AdSense at Google, Mekin Maheshwari, former CPO at Flipkart and Vir Kashyap, Co-Founder at Babajob.

We're seeking a full-time Senior Software Engineer to help us realize our mission of disrupting the “ovarian lottery”.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, architect, build and maintain our web and mobile applications
  • Own features through the stages of design, implementation and iteration
  • Mentor junior engineers and build strong tech culture

Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of software engineering experience
  • Computer Science or Engineering degree
  • Experience developing Web and Android (mobile) applications
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Strong willingness to learn new technologies and languages
  • Collaborative, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passion for creating positive social impact
  • Must be located in Bangalore, India, or be willing to relocate there

Even Better:

  • Previous startup experience
  • Experience with Node.js and Python
  • Exposure to Agile Development methodologies
  • Good eye for usability and design

Why you’ll LOVE this job:

We’re a small team that enjoys working hard, getting a lot done and having fun. Not to mention that you’ll get to work on a product that is making a profoundly positive impact on people’s lives. We also provide an outstanding training ground for aspiring entrepreneurs.

We can promise:

  • Our co-workers are a close-knit, intelligent, and motivated team
  • We care about you. We offer competitive health insurance for employees and their dependents.
  • Unlimited PTO so you can take the time you need to rejuvenate
  • You’ll love where you work. We have a bright and modern collaborative office space located in the heart of Indiranagar, Bangalore’s most happening neighborhood!

Compensation will be commensurate with experience (cash + bonus+ equity).

Technology

We're building technology to enable a fully-automated conversational experience in informal Indian languages such as "Hinglish". We are also using machine learning to build a reputation model for our users based on the data we collect from and from our employer partners. Our stack includes NodeJS, Python, RabbitMQ and Postgres.

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