Mid-Senior Level

Staff Engineer (Backend) - GHV (Remote)

Preferable Location(s): Bengaluru, India | Pune, India | Chennai, India
Work Type: Full Time


  • Act as a role model for best system design practices in the company, and strive for reducing complexity and building simple and elegant systems
  • Act as a role model for ensuring code quality at Hiver. Extensively participates in code reviews across various projects
  • Coaches all leads with code comments, documents, and presentations. Promotes the best coding and testing practices across the company
  • Partners with senior leadership to propose ways to improve team productivity and provide metrics to enable decision making
  • Deeply involved with all complex projects across the company and strives towards reducing uncertainty in them
  • Track record of assessing the fairly accurate expected time of arrival (ETA) for large & complex projects and working with a team to meet these timelines with high confidence
  • Takes initiative beyond engineering to influence cross-functional partners and the business outcome
  • Builds an engineering environment that provides scope for innovation and regular experimentation.
  • Actively participate in coaching engineering talent and hold them accountable for both systems and processes


  • You should have a minimum of 4 years of experience in an Architect role or a technical lead role and a total of 8 or more years of experience.
  • Strong object-oriented skills, testing patterns and 3+ years of programming experience in Python or Java programming language
  • Expertise working with distributed systems.
  • Good experience with Cloud platforms AWS or GCP
  • Experience with MySQL and NoSQL (transactional and non-transactional), database architecture, and schema design
  • Experience with mentoring junior developers and acting as an enabler to help them reach the next level
  • Experience building large-scale, high availability production web application infrastructure
  • Strong understanding of architectural principles for SaaS-based capabilities
  • Ability to navigate through a highly ambiguous problem statement and influence the team and the leadership towards the consensus and solution without any direct authority

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