Technical lead / Tech Architect

Mumbai, Maharashtra   |   Full time


Turtlemint is a technology platform ( that facilitates the entire process of researching, decision-making and buying insurance. Turtlemint is building a unique insure-tech platform which is enabling transaction of complex product with a simple and intuitive interface. On the supply side, Turtlemint aggregates more than 25+ insurers and enabled three unique demand channels. First, direct to consumer channel where users buy insurance product. Second, a network of more than 35,000 agents across India who use Turtlemint platform to sell insurance. Third, SaaS version of the same platform for large financial institutes, consumer applications etc. Now it is expanding into other financial products like mutual funds.

Turtlemint is founded by IIT/IIM graduates, ex-employees of top companies like ICICI Lombard, Yahoo, eBay, and Quikr. Our management team has experience building and growing many successful technology and consumer companies. Turtlemint is growing rapidly and it is already amongst the top three insurance platforms in India. We are a well-funded startup, backed by leading Venture Capitalists, and began our business operations in September 2015. We strongly believe that as a technology-led company we can truly disrupt the 'old economy' financial services businesses, a multi-billion dollar industry in India.

Turtlemint promises to offer an intellectually enriching and fun work environment, and an opportunity to work with smart and dedicated colleagues. Come make an impact on millions of users on an important but often ignored aspect of their life - financial security & freedom!

Job Description

Position: Technical Lead/ Technical Architect

Role: Principal Architect/Architect

Location: Mumbai/Pune

Experience: 8-12 years


  • Advocate for best practice development methodologies across the entire team and help iterate on software development processes and standards 
  • Contribute to the development of test automation 
  • Demonstrate flexibility and leadership in a fast paced startup environment while remaining focused on the responsibility of creating sustainable and scalable platform code base
  • Solution designing, coding, and debugging (RCA) of production issues
  • Building scalable architecture using micro-service architecture
  • Site & API Performance optimization
  • Implementing data and application security
  • Provide technical leadership to the team
  • Ability to analyze and resolve technical queries

Job Requirements:

  • Expertise with multiple programming languages including Java, nodeJS. Knowledge of other
  • programming languages like Python is a plus
  • NoSQL Databases like MongoDB, Casandra
  • Caching & Searching tools like Elastic Search, Aerospike or Rediss
  • DevOps – AWS, Ansible, Jenkins, CI-CD, NGINX
  • Frontend technologies – AngularJS, ReactJS
  • Architecture – Microservices, Infrastructure architecture, Solution Designing, Site Performance,
  • App Performance, Data Security, Application Security, Server performance tuning
  • Frameworks – Play Framework, Spring Boot, Spring 5, Reactive programming
  • Programming – Asynchronous, Reactive, Event driven, Multi-threading
  • Sprint planning and estimation
  • Good communication and leadership skills

Ideal background:

  • Great technical expertise
  • BTech/ BE or higher Degree in Computer Science or IT
  • 3-5 years of experience working in similar product based company with total experience of 5-12 years
  • Prior experience in a start-up is a plus

What you get:

  • To work in an early stage consumer internet start-up in disruptive space
  • To work with in a team comprising of some of the best brains and tech geeks around
  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance

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