Principal Backend Engineer

  • Hosur Rd, Karnataka 562110, India
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

We’re building our Engineering team at Assembly, a fast-growing start-up based in Los Angeles and Bangalore! Our employee engagement platform offers organizations a better way to engage employees and drives organizational culture.

At Assembly, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. 



Job Description

We are looking for Principal Backend Engineer, to join our team and contribute to the evolving Assembly product offering. This person will report directly to our VP of Engineering. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in shaping the direction and trajectory of a new product. 


About you:
You are passionate about company culture. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and you share your knowledge to empower others. You are self-directed and scrappy, able to solve problems effectively without compromising the product. You look beyond the surface to understand the root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem. And finally, you enjoy being a part of a small but mighty team with a mission of changing the way companies engage their employees!

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Guide and lead Architecture decisions. Drive changes to scale Assembly’s Infrastructure 10x and beyond

  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging

  • Write clean reusable code to develop functional web applications

  • Perform Unit & Integration tests to optimize performance with javascript test frameworks

  • Collaborate with Front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic

  • Design, build and operate Assembly’s APIs with a focus on performance and reliability. 


If you’re on the fence about whether you meet all of the requirements for this role, please apply!

  • Proven work experience as a Back-end developer

  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development, and deployment).

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with Back-end languages ( JavaScript libraries like Node.js or similar )

Additional Information

Assembly is an equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law.