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Backend Engineer
Full Time
Pune, Bangalore, PAN India, India

₹ 20,00,000 - ₹ 30,00,000 | Plus ESOPs

2 Years to 4 Years

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About referral program - Anyone who has an eLitmus account (you don't have to be a Lightbeam employee) can refer their friends to this job. More details enclosed below. Also, at the time of applying, if no friend has referred you - please enter 'None'.


About the company:

Lightbeam is working on a next-gen AI-based Privacy platform. We are looking for passionate backend developers to help us to build the platform. Do you wish to challenge and sharpen your skills in data engineering, distributed and scalable systems and microservice development? Come join us!



  • 2-4 years of experience (2018/19/20 batch BE/BTech)
  • Good academic record


Job description:

We are looking for a Backend Developer with solid prior experience to join us! As a Backend Developer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing distributed and scalable systems, Implementing GraphQL and REST APIs. Developing different microservices with the help of open-source projects, different SQL and NoSQL databases, and cloud-native technologies.


  • Write performant, maintainable, scalable code with Agile methodologies.
  • Write design documents, get them reviewed with the Architecture team, and implement the features.
  • Own and deliver the projects within given deadlines. Participate in other feature development design reviews and code reviews.


  • Strong in Python, MongoDB, Kafka, Elasticsearch
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes, Cloud
  • Deep understanding of large-scale distributed systems architecture and data-driven development
  • Excellent performance optimization, debugging, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Capable of prioritizing multiple projects in order to meet goals without management oversight

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of REST APIs and GraphQL APIs
  • Experience with Agile software development (Scrum, Jira)
  • Professional experience with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS Cloud, CICD
  • Experience with Go lang development
  • Experience with Cloud native technologies: Prometheus, Grafana, Alert manager, Istio, gRPC.


  • PAN India Medical coverage
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
  • Generous stock options



Anyone who has an eLitmus account can refer their friends to this job. As a token of gratitude eLitmus will pay you a cash reward (paid to a bank account of an Indian resident post applicable tax deductions by eLitmus):

  • ₹ 92,000 for each successful referral

For detailed terms, please visit the referral program link given above.