Senior Software Engineer

at Zepto

Agency job
via Seikor
Bengaluru (Bangalore)
3 - 6 yrs
₹40L - ₹55L / yr
Full time
Ruby on Rails (ROR)
Go Programming (Golang)
Hibernate (Java)

Senior Software Engineer, Java/Python (Bangalore, Remote option available)

4+ years of experience 



Why should you look at this role?

Salary 40-55 lakh per annum

Paid leave

Sick leave

Provident Fund


What Else?

  • High growth startup in quick commerce space (10 min delivery)
  • Given our very high hiring bar, we offer a very competitive salary and substantial equity to create everlasting wealth for our early believers as the company grows.
  • Work on real world logistics problems & benefit from the rocket ship Zepto is!


Tech Team: 40-50 (200+ in few months)


About the Employer

Zepto is a fast-growing startup that delivers products in 10 minutes through an optimised network of dark stores that we're building across the country!


Just 6 months after launching, we've raised $160 million from marquee

investors in Silicon Valley and India. Our investors include Y Combinator, Nexus Venture Partners, and many more! We’ve built out one of the best startup teams in India, with Senior Executives from Uber, Flipkart, Dream11, PhonePe, Goldman Sachs, Pepperfry, and institutions like Stanford, INSEAD, IITs, and IIMs.


The magic of Zepto is our ability to consistently deliver 2,500+ products in 10 minutes flat. It's the core of what we do, and the reason why we’ve been able to grow so fast with phenomenal customer love. Our mission is simple: to make 10-minute delivery the new normal.



Funding Zepto has raised a total of $160M in funding over 3 rounds.

Their latest funding was raised on Dec 20, 2021 from a Series C round.



Employer Reviews:

“High Ownership, Lots of Learning, Broad Roles, Accessible Leaders”

"Alot of benefits like ZeptoJoy coupon, internet bill reimbursement and cab reimbursement is also taken care of. Overtime is paid."


Reporting structure:

Software Engineer -> Sr Software Engineer -> Lead -> EM -> AD / Director / VP -> Head of Engineering -> CTO

This role would be by and large a Individual Contributor role.


Interview Process:

  • Round 1. Problem Solving + CS Fundamentals (60 mins)
    • DS/Algo Problems (30 mins) - You can expect 1-2 Leetcode easy/medium questions
    • CS Fundamentals (30 mins)
  • Round 2. Low Level Design (60 mins)
    • You would be given a trivial problem and expected to work through the low level design viz class structure, interfaces, db data models etc.
  • Round 3. High Level Design (60 mins)
    • You will be given a trivial problem, where we would work with you to design the system for the problem statement. We expect the detailed flow of the Functionality
      • Extract APIs, if any
      • Database choices
      • Schema design and Scale the system, if time permits


What You will do Everyday?

  • Work very closely with the Tech Leadership and lead end-to-end development.
  • Closely collaborate with product, design and business teams to understand product ideas and business needs and help deliver these as a series of ultra fast experiments.
  • Architect and implement backend services with high reliability and scalability.
  • Contribute to system architecture and database design.
  • Set up best practices for development and champion their adoption.
  • Write quality documentation and handle conflicts well to build consensus.
  • Learn about new technologies and incorporate them.
  • Mentor young minds and foster team spirit


Your Superpowers

  • 4+ years of experience with Java frameworks like Spring / Dropwizard/Play or Python frameworks like Django/Flask/FastApi and databases like PostgreSQL/MySQL/MongoDB
  • Experience in building highly scalable customer-facing applications that involve implementing complex business flows and dealing with an ever-increasing scale
  • Extensive experience in object-oriented design skills, knowledge of design patterns, and huge passion and ability to design intuitive module and class-level interfaces.
  • Experience in service-oriented architecture design.
  • Experience building at least one application from scratch.
  • Experience with cache store/message broker like Redis / RabbitMQ/Kafka
  • Interest in learning new languages/framework as needed.
  • Worked in a startup environment with high levels of ownership and commitment.
  • A growth mindset and passionate about building things from the ground up and most importantly, you should be fun to work with.




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