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Urban Ladder

Urban Ladder is an online retailer of furniture and home goods selling products primarily under its own brand.

SDE II / Senior Backend Engineer
Bangalore, IN
Job Description / Skills Required

Location: Bangalore

Experience: 3+ Years

Education: Bachelors or Masters In Engg

Company Information:
Urban Ladder is a leading omni channel furniture startup based out of Bangalore that aims to provide a curated destination for home solutions, to help the urban Indian build well-furnished, beautiful homes

Urban Ladder is backed by top tier venture capital firms Sequoia Capital, Steadview Capital, SAIF Partners and Kalaari Capital. Mr. Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons has also made a personal investment in Urban Ladder

We are looking for a backend developer to help us design and build the next generation of microservices and applications that will drive our growing business. You will become an integral part of our world-class team of backend engineers that develop systems, microservices and APIs that (1) Power our client platforms such as, Apps, Design Partners, Affiliates (2) Help us build 1st of their kind novel omni channel experiences as well as (3) Drive supply chain excellence through our in-house logistics arm. While we are a technology agnostic team, a lot of our current systems are powered by RoR with MySQL backend, Elasticsearch, Redis, Beanstalkd, some amount of Java and Go and a web platform that is being transitioned to React and Node.js

We have a full blown CI system in place for building and deploying our apps and there are a plethora of internal tools written to automate everything from resource deployment to migration allowing developers to focus most on what they love doing; we are strong proponents of engineering excellence.

Primary Skills and Functional Experience:
Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
Strong foundation in computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, and coding
Strong ability and eagerness to quickly learn new technologies
Strong object-oriented programming skills
Good understanding of common design patterns and principles
Passion for code quality and attention to detail
A “go-getter” attitude with oceans of optimism, humility and self-motivation
Desired Skills and Functional Experience:
Advanced level experience with Ruby on Rails, RSpec, and Cucumber
Experience designing and building RESTful web APIs
Understanding of major browsers and the special considerations required for each
Strong experience in relational database and SQL
Familiarity with NoSQL databases, Distributed Caches and Data-Grids
Experience with Git