Software Developer Engineer 2 - Backend

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Technology | Full-time


About us

WeWork is a global platform for creators, providing hundreds of thousands of members around the world with space, community and services that enable them to do what they love and create their life’s work. 

WeWork India, is run by the Indian real estate conglomerate, Embassy Group and commenced operations in 2017. Currently, it has over 62,000 members and 43 locations and six cities in India - Bengaluru, Mumbai, Gurugram, Noida, Hyderabad, and Pune. Its portfolio comprises small and medium enterprises, start-ups, large businesses, freelancers, etc. Our mission is empowering tomorrow’s world of work. 

Flexibility is paramount in today’s workforce and the WeWork India team is laser-focused on fuelling growth opportunities and fortifying its position as the leading flexible workspace brand with customisable and innovative solutions for all businesses. In October, WeWork India made its first investment in Bengaluru-based conferencing and collaboration platform, Zoapi. Founded in 2019, Zoapi is a unified conferencing and collaboration solution provider for enterprise companies, coworking spaces, and education centres.

WeWork India’s latest brand campaign ‘Great Inspires Great’, showcases the breadth of products at WeWork India which makes it the ideal end-to-end workspace solutions provider in a hybrid and flexible world. WeWork’s products include digital offerings like On-demand, All Access, Managed Office by WeWork, and its space as a service portfolio consisting of private offices, custom build offices, and conference rooms, among others.

WeWork India is the country’s leading flexible workspace provider that offers a personalised experience to different types of professionals with varied needs through its innovative and customised offerings. WeWork India is home to a community of diverse set of people – from innovators to visionaries to dreamers and go-getters, making it a space where people meet and inspire each other to achieve greater heights of success. You can learn more about our team and organisation here. Read more about our culture code to understand how we do things.

About the role

As one of the founding members of the Engineering team at WeWork India,  you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining robust and scalable backend systems to power our innovative products in flex-space. 

Roles and responsibilities

  • System Design and Architecture:

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into technical specifications.

    • Design, develop, and implement high-performance and scalable backend systems.

  • Database Management:

    • Design and maintain databases, ensuring data integrity and optimal performance.

    • Write efficient and optimized queries to retrieve and manipulate data.

  • API Development:

    • Develop and maintain RESTful APIs to facilitate seamless communication between frontend and backend systems.

    • Implement authentication and authorization mechanisms to secure API endpoints.

  • Integration:

    • Integrate third-party services and APIs to enhance the functionality of our real estate applications.

    • Work on data synchronization and integration with other internal systems.

  • Code Quality and Testing:

    • Write clean, well-documented, and maintainable code.

    • Conduct thorough testing, including unit testing and integration testing, to ensure the reliability of backend systems.

  • Performance Optimization:

    • Identify and address bottlenecks to optimize the performance of backend services.

    • Monitor and troubleshoot production issues, ensuring timely resolution.

  • Collaboration:

    • Collaborate with frontend developers, UI/UX designers, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality software solutions.

    • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members.

  • Agile Development:

    • Work in an Agile development environment, participating in sprint planning, stand-ups, and retrospectives.

    • Adapt quickly to changing requirements and priorities.

Experience and qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

  • 2-3 years of experience as a backend software developer.

  • Strong proficiency in server-side programming languages such as Java, Python, or Node.js.

  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases (e.g., MySQL, MongoDB).

  • Solid understanding of RESTful API design and development.

  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git).

  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure) is a plus.

  • Knowledge of containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) is desirable.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Effective communication and teamwork skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer

WeWork India is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our employees and members. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

We expect all employees to embody our values and all aspects of employment including the decisions to hire and promote, are based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.

Our total rewards philosophy is aimed at providing compensation that is competitive, performance-linked and helps us attract and retain the talent we need to drive our business forward and serve our members. As part of WeWork India, our commitment to you is that you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters collaboration, flexibility and inclusion