SDE II - Backend

Hyderabad, Telangana   |   Full Time

About Nxtwave: 

NxtWave is founded by Rahul Attuluri (Ex-Amazon, IIIT Hyderabad), Sashank Reddy (IIT Bombay), and Anupam Pedarla (IIT Kharagpur). In February 2023, NxtWave raised ₹275 crore led by Greater Pacific Capital, a leading international private equity firm. The startup is also backed by Orios Ventures, Better Capital, and marquee angels, including founders of some of India’s unicorns.

NxtWave is one of India’s fastest-growing Ed-Tech startups, revolutionizing the 21st-century job market by transforming youth into highly skilled tech professionals irrespective of their educational background with its CCBP 4.0 programs.

As an official partner for NSDC under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, and recognized by NASSCOM, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, and Startup India, NxtWave has earned a reputation for excellence. The startup has received accolades such as ‘The Greatest Brand in Education’ in a research-based listing by URS Media, a leading international media house. NxtWave has also been honored with the "Startup Spotlight Award 2023" by T-Hub on its 8th Foundation Day.

Recently, NxtWave’s founders, Anupam Pedarla and Sashank Gujjula, were honored in the 2024 Forbes India 30 Under 30 for their exceptional contribution to transforming the tech education landscape in India.

The edtech brand eliminates the entry barrier to learning tech skills by offering vernacular content and interactive learning. Learning in one’s mother tongue helps achieve higher comprehension, deeper attention, longer retention, and greater outcomes.

Presently, NxtWave has paid subscribers from 647+ districts across India. In just 2.5 years, CCBP 4.0 learners have been hired by 1700+ companies, including Google, Amazon, Nvidia, Goldman Sachs, Oracle, Deloitte, and more.

Know more about NxtWave:

  • Our LinkedIn page: Link

  • NxtWave of opportunities with 1700+ companies - Link

  • 33M funding news - Link

  • Youtube Channel - Link

  • Impact Stores on LinkedIn - Link

Read more about us in the news - Economic Times | CNBC Yourstory | VCCircle

Why NxtWave
As a Backend SDE - II at NxtWave, you
  • Build applications at scale and see them released quickly to the NxtWave learners (within weeks)
  • Get to take ownership of the features you build and work closely with the product team
  • Work in a great culture that continuously empowers you to grow in your career
  • Enjoy freedom to experiment & learn from mistakes (Fail Fast, Learn Faster)
  • NxtWave is one of the fastest growing edtech startups. Get first-hand experience in scaling the features you build as the company grows rapidly
  • Build in a world-class developer environment by applying clean coding principles, code architecture, etc

Job Responsibilities
  • Develop REST & GraphQL APIs required for the applications
  • Take ownership of features you are developing & drive towards completion by working effectively with your team, other business stakeholders.
  • Designing the database schema for new features to develop highly scalable & optimal applications.
  • Take architectural decisions in choosing the right databases, application stack etc. 
  • Ensure highly quality code is produced by following the clean code guidelines, design principles & clean architecture
  • Be agile & flexible to quickly develop various 0 -> 1 experimental features
  • Do code reviews & constantly improve code quality
  • Proactively discover & learn new frameworks, technologies & improve efficiency of the team & performance of the application
  • Measure & improve all significant metrics for the APIs being developed by your teamHiring & Mentoring of SDE - I developers
  • Hiring & Mentoring of SDE - I developers 

Skills Required
  • 2-4 years of experience in backend application development
  • Strong expertise in Python, MySQL, REST API Design
  • Good understanding of Frameworks like Django or Flask & ability to work with ORMs
  • Expertise on indexes in MySQL and writing optimal queries
  • Familiarity & Comfort with Git
  • Have good understanding of NoSQL databases like DynamoDB, ElasticSearch
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Very good understanding of AWS Services
  • Troubleshooting & debugging skills
  • Practical knowledge of SOLID Principles & Component Principles
  • Strong communication skills to convey requirements to SDE-1 developers and get the outcomes
  • Experience in dealing with scaling problems for backend
  • Ability to deliver outcomes from each sprint.

Qualities we'd love to find in you
  • The attitude to always strive for the best outcomes and an enthusiasm to deliver high quality software
  • Strong collaboration abilities and a flexible & friendly approach to working with teams
  • Strong determination for completion with a constant eye on solutions
  • Creative ideas with problem solving mind-set
  • Be open to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it
  • Eagerness to learn and zeal to grow
  • Strong communication skills is a huge plus

Work Location: Hyderabad

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