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Software Engineer - Backend



Software Engineering
Delhi, India · Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022

*The firm : *

It’s an amazing time to be joining SalaryBox as we continue to transform attendance and payroll for over 60 million MSME’s in India.

*We launched the app in Jan 2021, and now have more than 1 million downloads of the app. We support more than 200k businesses and operate at scale. *

Backed by Y-Combinator, SalaryBox is India’s leading attendance and payroll app. Considered to be the engine of economies around the world, the MSME segment in India alone has ~63 million units, and employs ~100 million people. The sector accounts for 27% of GDP and is crucial to the functioning of the economy.

We are on a mission to make work easier for these business owners, managers, and employees so that they can focus on the things they do best.

Today, SalaryBox is a fun bunch of analytical and ambitious folks building the first-of-its-kind technologies for the MSME ecosystem. We are here to enhance the employee experience of over 10 million end consumers in the next twelve months. Our mission is big, so we act with urgency in everything we do. We find creative ways to test ideas and learn today so that we focus on the right things tomorrow.

And we are just getting started!
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Who we are looking for

We are looking for Backend Engineers with at least 1 year experience to join our team at Salarybox. You will be an integral part of building the backend architecture and developing core systems as our first backend hire. Furthermore, you’ll get a front-row seat to the entire startup ecosystem - ranging from fundraising to partnerships to exit strategies.

Skills you will bring to the team

1+ year experience as a backend engineer
Expert in Python
Experience in any python related web-framework, Django is preferred
Experience with databases (MongoDB, MySql/Postgres, Redis etc.)
Basic understanding of Dev Ops (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure etc.)
Hands-on attitude and ability to drive solutions to completion.

Roles & Responsibilities

Architect and develop our core systems from scratch
Find and address performance issues