Backend Developer

Bengaluru, Full time

About Us:

 

Loco is democratizing entertainment by enabling users across India to participate in live gameshows through their phones. We are building cutting edge tech for our platform: * Solving scale for massively multiplayer social communities (>500k concurrent users in single games) * Building best-in-class live streaming video latency * Creating strong capability to handle high transaction volumes * Constructing microservices architecture to enable rapid iteration Having launched in January 2018, we already have >1 crore users and are looking to solve boredom for the next 500+ million users who come on to the Indian internet. Would love to for you to join us on this mission and build a world class tech company! We're part of India's fastest growing digital entertainment company, Pocket Aces. Our sister brands include some of the most popular brands on the Indian internet: FilterCopy, Dice Media, and Gobble. Our investors include Sequoia Capital, 3one4 Capital, and the Infosys co-founders.

 
Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging
  • Write clean code to develop functional web applications
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Perform UI tests to optimize performance
  • Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve legacy applications
  • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server side logic
  • Gather and address technical and design requirements
  • Provide training and support to internal teams
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Liaise with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new features
  • Follow emerging technologies

Qualifications:

  • 3 years of demonstrable experience with back-end engineering
  • Strong algorithmic, discrete math, data structures, computational complexity
  • Experience with computer security and AWS is a bonus
  • In-depth knowledge of databases and middleware technologies (MySQL/PostgreSQL, RESTful Web services, Web sockets, etc.) preferably on AWS
  • Design, build, and maintain reliable reusable backend architecture, which scales to serve more than a million concurrent users
  • Work with product, business, and customer excellence teams to understand their requirements and architect appropriate solutions
  • Knack for solving complex problems without compromising on code quality and performance

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