Backend Engineer

Mumbai, Maharashtra
Work Type: Full Time

About Turtlemint:

Turtlemint is one of India's largest InsureTech companies. Launched in 2015, Turtlemint works on educating  customers and helping them research across all segments of insurance. It also has its own network of advisors  who are empowered with all necessary training, tools and license to sell insurance and other financial products  like Mutual Funds, Loans and e-Gold. It has a wide multi-brand distribution network through its multi-language  mobile application - MintPro 

With an advisor network of over 100,000 that caters to 1.5mn+ customers across 800 cities in India,  Turtlemint today has an overwhelming majority of Indian insurance companies as its partners. With a goal to  improve the skill and knowledge of the Insurance advisor community, it has invested in technology offerings,  online trainings and shareable content. The Mumbai-based Startup has been funded by Sequoia Capital, Nexus  Venture Partners and Blume Ventures. 

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• Design, implement, and support scalable and functionally resilient public REST APIs  • Support and help cultivate product mindset culture, by working directly with - business and  product management to understand customer needs, perform customer requirement analysis,  and collaborate on roadmap planning and its execution 

• 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 

Experience and Skill required: 

• Experience designing, developing, delivering, and scaling modern web applications • Strong experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not  limited to: Python, Java, C/C++, C# 

• Demonstrated expertise working with at least one modern enterprise application frameworks  like Spring Boot, Play Framework, Django 

• Demonstrated expertise in building scalable distributed applications in microservices  architecture 

• Expert knowledge of best practice software engineering methodologies and coding standards • Strong and proven advocacy for Test Driven Development is preferred 

• Experience with SQL (mySQL, Postgres, etc) and NoSQL (MongoDb, DynamoDB, Aerospike or  Redis) 

• Production experience in running cloud based enterprise-grade systems at scale • Natural ability to process requirements, figure out multiple execution options, their complexity,  and estimate the scope of work required to get tasks done 

• DevOps experience 

• Cloud experience (AWS required, Google Cloud Platform bonus)


Bachelors in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent experience Finally, and most importantly, drive, energy, and motivation to succeed with delivering great  customer experiences 

Experience: 3-8 years 

What you get: 

- To work in an early stage consumer internet start-up in disruptive space - To directly work with founding team of graduates from IIT/ IIM and experience at top internet  brands like Yahoo/ eBay 

- Silicon Valley like culture 

- Competitive salary 

Location: Mumbai/Pune

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