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CleverTap is a user engagement and analytics platform for mobile app developers.

Backend Engineer
Mumbai, IN
Maharashtra, IN
Job Description / Skills Required

CleverTap offers an AI-powered customer engagement and retention platform that enables digital enterprises to improve user retention and conversion rates through behavioural insights, predictive segmentation, user experience optimization, and omni-channel campaign orchestration.


Consumer brands around the world representing over 8,000 apps—including Gojek, Disney+ Hotstar, Discovery Kids, Sony, Vodafone, Carousell, and Cleartrip—trust CleverTap to help them improve user engagement and retention thereby growing long term revenue. CleverTap is backed by leading venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Tiger Global Management, Accel, and Recruit Holdings, and is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. with offices in Amsterdam, Singapore, Dubai, and Mumbai. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.



To write programs for the backend that aligns with the entire application and database to enable a functional and scalable platform.

Responsibilities :

  • To understand the system requirements and specifications for program and use this for writing program as per the required standards/ protocol

  • Collaborate with Frontend developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic.

  • Write programs as per specifications and the guidelines/ standards to deliver scalable and functional programs

  • Debug and deploy the tested programs to support mission critical fault tolerant java based enterprise level software systems

  • Work in cross-functional team, collaborating with peers during entire SDLC to achieve delivery/ output and seamless integration with interdependent systems

  • Follow coding standards, unit-testing, code reviews etc. so as to create the final backend software application.

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use

  • Follow release cycles and commitment to deadlines


  • BS / MS degree in Computer Science from premier institute with top grades or equivalent practical experience.

  • 2 - 5 years of experience in back-end development.

  • Strong foundation in computer science with competencies in data structures, algorithms and system design.

  • Strong programming concepts(Object oriented programming concept, design patterns etc )

  • Experience with one of the JVM languages or other server-side technology.

  • Experience in API & service architecture design.

  • Endless curiosity and ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

  • Empathy for internal customers.

  • Detailed oriented and Quality release are your north star.

  • Strive to find simple solutions for complex problems.

  • Has prior excellent and demonstrable engineering track record

  • Coding skills in JavaScript /AJAX and good understanding of HTML and CSS.

  • Must be familiar with RESTful APIs

Measure of Success 

  • Writing quality and bug free codes

  • Follow standard practices (Unit Tests, Reduce technical debt, Code Coverage, Integration Test, etc)  

  • System design and program architecture


Key Competencies

  • Functional Competencies: Programming, system design and analysis, data structures and algorithms, SDLC

  • Behavioral Competencies: Analytical problem solving,  attention to detail, teamwork and collaboration


Reporting Relationship: 

  • Reports to: Manager Backend Engineer
  • Direct reports: None

Why join us?

  • You are a leader ready for your next challenge

  • You want to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where your contribution matters

  • You are passionate about technology and its impact on the high growth mobile marketing space

What is working at CleverTap like?

  • Work, performance and results are real sources of happiness in addition to the fun of working with and celebrating success with an exceptionally talented team

  • Hierarchy is a myth, merit is lauded

  • Accountability and driving outcomes is the key to success

  • Your career here is limited by you and nothing else

  • Teamwork trumps individual success