Computer Programming

Backend Engineer

At NVICO, we build careers to Inspire Energy

  • We offer strong visionary leadership – with emphasis on research and impact at scale​

  • We actively promote leadership by initiative​

  • We celebrate talent and ambition​

  • You will be surrounded by smart people who will challenge you and help you grow​

  • You will learn faster than your peers in other organization’s​

  • Curiosity and irreverence, as well as responsibility come together at NVICO​

  • You will get above-market remuneration​

  • We provide a safe space for all​

  • At NVICO, your career life is your example for others​

Designation offered: Backend Engineer
Reporting to: Product Manager
Location: Remote /

Job Summary

NVICO seeks to hire (1-3 positions) who will assist the sustainable virtual team in carrying out research in technology, including but not limited to carrying out techno design analysis. In addition to the duties and responsibilities outlined below, should be prepared, as and when necessary, to take on additional responsibilities. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design the individual components of the backend platform in our SaaS product

  • Setup the complete DevOps including tracking and alerting to support the backend infrastructure

  • Set up well defined targets and work in an agile manner to make sure timelines are met

  • Collaborate efficiently with front-end, product and business teams to build a world class quality product

  • Contribute to team best practices including UT, TDD, Documentation, code reviews, CI/CD etc.

  • Integration of user-facing elements with server side logic

  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use

  • Optimisation of the application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Implementation of security and data protection

  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting

  • Managing Kafka or similar queues, storing and managing BigData

NVICO operates in a dynamic environment,

and the candidate will be required to show flexibility in undertaking a variety of tasks.

Shortlisting Criteria

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a specialisation in Software / Computer Science / Information Technology or related field

  • Candidates with prior technical know-how of Software / Computer Science / Information Technology is desirable

  • A fair interest in the creative industries / economy


Key Skills

  • Deep expertise and practical knowledge of operating systems, MySQL and NoSQL databases

  • Understanding of microservices architecture

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • Ability to directly connect the business problem to the technical problem

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes

  • Working knowledge of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Amazon Web Services(AWS) is a plus

  • Prior experience in SpringBoot is a plus

  • Understanding of Pub/Sub, Kafka is a plus

  • Experience with tools like Sentry, MixPanel, NewRelic is a plus


  • Team player and self motivated

  • Agile enough to learn new technology on your own

  • Positive towards problem solving, have a very structural thought process to solve problems

Culture Fit

  • At least one hobby outside technical work

  • Ownership

  • High energy and fun at work

About NVICO:

We are a bunch of

  • Technology Minds (Geeky enough to forget food at times)  &

  • Self Starters and Learners &

  • Experienced Folks ( experience in startups, tech, design, enterprise, B2B, B2C, data... ok the list can be long)

Working on a

  • Tech Idea (...reason you are probably reading this… we think it’s also a killer Idea - literally)  &

  • SaaS B2B Product (meant for Developers like us - so we claim to know this space ) &

  • Targeting Small and Medium Businesses

Trying to

  • Solve a Developer pain point (You may want to risk trusting us on that) &

  • Build a world class product &

  • Think and Live out of Box ( We are currently bootstrapped but again we have some super creative people on the team) &

  • Have Fun @work (Life ain’t meant to be that serious - we share a lot more than just work) &

  • Be Passionate both (@work and !@work) &

  • Remote Work (as long as the Product works of course!)


Application Process

NVICO is an equal opportunity employer and the selection process does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, caste, ethnicity, religion, or sexuality. 

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV with a cover letter (in one pdf) to with 'Application: Backend Engineer’ as the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are advised to apply at the earliest possible.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We appreciate your interest.

If this role is of interest, please apply at the link here.