Software Developer Engineer 3 - 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. Your expertise will contribute to the core architecture, performance, and reliability of our systems.

Roles and responsibilities

  • System Architecture and Design:

    • Lead the design and architecture of backend systems, ensuring scalability, reliability, and maintainability.

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

  • Backend Development:

    • Write high-quality, efficient, and maintainable code

    • Implement RESTful APIs and other backend services to support the functionality of our applications.

  • Data Management:

    • Design and optimize databases for performance, scalability, and data integrity.

    • Write complex queries and implement database indexing strategies.

  • Performance Optimization:

    • Identify and address performance bottlenecks in backend systems.

    • Implement caching mechanisms and other optimizations to enhance system performance.

  • Technical Leadership:

    • Mentor and guide junior developers in the backend team.

    • Provide technical leadership in adopting best practices, coding standards, and emerging technologies.

  • Collaboration:

    • Collaborate with frontend developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to deliver end-to-end solutions.

    • Participate in agile development processes, including sprint planning and retrospectives.

  • Security:

    • Implement and maintain security measures to protect backend systems and data.

    • Stay updated on security best practices and proactively address potential vulnerabilities.

  • Testing and Quality Assurance:

    • Develop and maintain unit tests and participate in integration testing.

    • Collaborate with QA engineers to ensure the reliability and quality of backend applications.

Experience and qualifications

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

  • 4-6 years of experience as a backend developer, with expertise in designing and building scalable backend systems.

  • Proficient in Node.js (Javascript/Typescript) and distributed technologies like Kafka, SQS, Redis, ElasticSearch etc

  • Strong understanding of database design and optimization principles - for both relational and non-relational DBs (MySQL, PostGres, MongoDB).

  • Strong Experience with RESTful API design and development.

  • Good experience with cloud platforms (AWS & GCP) and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker).

  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.

  • Strong understanding of software development best practices and design patterns.

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