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Senior Software Developer (Backend)

Senior Software Developer (Backend)

at Cutshort

Posted by Monika Singh
Remote, Pune
4 - 7 yrs
₹18L - ₹30L / yr (ESOP available)
Full time
NodeJS (Node.js)
Elastic Search
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

About this role

If you like to develop strong architecture and framework for a product, then this role is made for you. Here at Cutshort, you will be a part of a small but highly cross functional, enthusiastic team. The opportunities here would not be limited to just core product and development but anything and everything that contributes to the success of the company.


About Cutshort

Welcome to today’s professional world where:

  • Older job skills are becoming irrelevant. There is a constant need to upgrade.
  • The value of work matters more than the number of years of experience a person has.
  • The education system is still failing to prepare people for the real professional world.
  • You can work on anything from anywhere for whatever time

These facts may look scary but they are actually opportunities if the professionals get to:

  • Figure out their career interest paths
  • Learn the skills
  • Share learnings
  • Find people for mentorship, side projects, freelancing etc
  • Get opportunities to apply their skills at a place that fits their needs

At Cutshort, this is what we do. We have built an AI-powered solution to help millions of professionals plan and grow their careers to become more successful and satisfied in their lives. Since we started in 2015, 1.5M+ professionals have used Cutshort to hire, find jobs, connect with each other to grow their careers.



  • You will build robust secure and scalable micro-services to power Cutshort and our other applications
  • You will continuously evaluate relevant technologies, influence and drive architecture and design discussions 
  • Focus on code optimisation, code quality, maintainability etc.
  • Identify architectural weaknesses, design issues, performance and scalability issues, and recommend solutions.


  • 5 - 7 years of full-time experience in working on backend technologies like NodeJS, MongoDB, Firebase, etc
  • Experience with AWS stack
  • Experience in server-side services using ElasticSearch
  • Understanding of scaling up the engineering and deploying processes is desirable.
  • Ability to make architectural decisions (choice of development frameworks and tools, database optimisations, load handling)


The work culture at Cutshort

We are a small, remote team that believes in

  • Working with a few, but only with the highest quality team members who want to become the very best in their fields.
  • Having a flat organisational structure with a merit-first, no-politics environment
  • Partnering with our employees to achieve their career goals and helping them grow professionally, financially and holistically.

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About Cutshort


At Cutshort, we are building an unconventional startup to connect passionate professionals with each other. Using Artificial Intelligence (AI), gamification and network intelligence, our focus is to reduce noise and give high quality results to our users.

Our recruitment solution was launched first and is seeing good traction 2.20M+ users and ~20000 companies such as Google, Flipkart, Ola, Zomato, Oyo Rooms, HackerRank, BrowserStack have used the platform. So far, more than 8000 positions worth $17,500,000 have been closed by the hiring staff at these companies.

To experience the future, check out our latest product Voila:

If you are smart and want to build something as big as LinkedIn, we might have a position for you. But before applying, be sure to read this blog post to see if you'd be a fit.

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