2021, 2020 & earlier Batch – Backend Engineer

April 25, 2024
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Job Description

We are India’s largest bike-taxi platform, steadily venturing into Auto, Cabs, Delivery, Rental, and more. Currently, present in ~100 cities, we are growing close to ~50% year-on-year with steady funding. We have changed the concept of intra-city travel and made last-mile connectivity affordable to all. Along with being the #1 choice of 40 million people, we have also built a solid captain base of over 5 million registered captains, who have bettered their lives with Rapido. As an employer, we provide a lot of ownership to our team members providing multiple avenues for them to grow within the company. You will only grow with us with the right balance of ambition, fun, and transparent work culture!

Rapido Cabs made its debut on May 2023, marking the commencement of its services in eight cities. Notably, Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Delhi stand out as the primary cities for this initial launch. However, the ambitious plan includes an extensive expansion to encompass over 50 cities in the coming 12 months.

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Job Summary:

As a Backend Engineer, you are expected to design, build, deliver, and improve features on a system that spans a diverse tech landscape, striking a balance between business priorities and the technical vision of the organization. The coolest part of this role is the ability to own the future of products, ensure quality and longevity, and see the results of your efforts in people’s everyday lives.

What responsibilities:

  • Participate in design, code, sprint planning, solutions, and delivery of features alongside other engineers
  • Evangelize clean coding practices and ensure that the delivery meets our quality benchmarks
  • Work across a diverse tech landscape(Go/Node/Java/Kafka/Redis/Mongo), thus expanding the breadth of knowledge and having an opportunity to go in-depth in an area of your choice
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Collaborate with stakeholders from Product, Design team, and Engineering team
  • Go beyond the obvious, go in-depth, as with scale many things are beyond obvious reasoning
  • Be part of a team that values continuous learning and pushes the boundaries to improve individually and collectively

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Job requirements:

  • B.Tech. / B.E. degree in Computer Science or equivalent software engineering degree/experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in software development using Go / NodeJs / Java
  • Big Data is a plus
  • Understanding of microservices architecture
  • Experience working with an Agile cross-functional team
  • Good knowledge of any databases NoSQL or SQL
  • Passion for learning new things and solving challenging problems
  • Willingness to give and take feedback, learn, and improve

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What’s there for you?

Our team handles everything – infra, tooling, and self-manages a bunch of databases, such as:

  • 150+ microservices with event-driven architecture across different tech stacks
  • More than 100,000 Request per second of internet traffic on our edge gateways
  • ~20,000 events processed per second
  • 100s of TBs of data on self-managed databases
  • Real-time continuous deployments at scale.100s of deployments every week to production
  • Bleeding-edge tech like Golang, Mongo, ES, Kafka, Kubernetes, Istio

Excited to solve challenges? Join Rapido & chase bigger milestones too!

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