Grow money and win $1000 every week by saving and playing games
About the role: We are looking for a highly capable Technical Architect to design, develop, deploy and optimize our system and mobile based application performance. You will be collaborating with our founders, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), technical lead, Product Manager and integrating data storage and protection solutions. As a Technical Architect, you should possess extensive knowledge of technical architecture and programming / frameworks such as Node.js, serverless microservices and experience with solution providers such as AWS. An accomplished architect will be someone whose expertise results in fast, stable, and secure exchange of data between servers and end-users.
What makes you a great fit: ● Ability to design highly scalable, highly available distributed systems using strong software architecture. ● Bridge the gap between business problems and technology solutions. Finding the best technical solution among all possible to solve the existing business problems. ● Strong expertise in microservice architectures with careful focus on inter and intra service communication and lifecycle optimisation. ● Ability to craft case specific solution stacks based on product or feature requirements. ● Through and through understanding and hands-on experience with major AWS services including CFT, Fargate, Lambdas, SQS, SNS, and so on. ● Exceptional expertise in NoSQL databases such as MongoDb/DynamoDb/Firestore and SQL databases such as PostgreSQL. This includes effective data partitioning strategies, optimisation, and clean database modelling. ● Careful focus on system security - rule based or policy based invocations, seeking vulnerabilities and potential exposures and ensuring best security standards. ● Good experience with setting up performance monitoring and cost optimisation strategies on the cloud. ● Preferred experience with Typescript, and use of frameworks such as serverless.
What you’ll receive: ● A compensation at par with premier firms Incredible learning ● Exposure to every aspect of a funded financial startup as an early member, working directly with the founders. ● Recognition and experience of working on a platform with an exponential user growth curve. ● A fun and receptive work culture which promises to never get mundane!
Fello is India's first game-based savings and investment application for the gen-z and young millennials of India. We are merging the worlds of gaming and finance to make finance fun, easy and exciting. On fello, Users can start saving/investing in Digi-gold and for every rupee they save, they get gaming tokens. With these tokens, they can play fun games and get to win amazing weekly rewards. On one hand, their savings and investments grow over 7%, and on the other hand, they get the fun and excitement of gaming along with the partner-led rewards. They have raised $1M from Entrepreneur First, KubeVC, Upsparks, Ashneer Grover(BharatPe), Charlie Songhurst, Faiz Mayalakkara and Bala Parthasarathy(MoneyTap and Advisor of Forbes India) Fello is also one of the Ycombinator W22 companies and one of the 9 companies incubated by CIIE.CO of IIM-Ahmedabad as a part of their Fintech Inclusion Lab. We also partnered with ICICI prudential Mutual Fund and Augmont gold to be our fund/investment assets partners.
Just within 6 weeks of launch, Fello has over 250,000+ users of which 94% have been organic referrals, 80% within 18-25-year-olds, 85% first-time savers/investors and are growing at 30% WoW. We have 60% from Tier 1 cities and 40% from tier 2 cities. All of this is within India.
Future Growth and Scaling: By end of 2022, the company aims to scale to over 10M+ users and build a robust gaming and savings app with over 15+ games and over 15+ savings and investment options across Mutual funds, safe AIFs and cryptos. In the next 3 long years, their vision is to solve other problem statements of credit, insurance, financial inclusion, etc. through gaming and will be solving it by molding into a neo bank where the front end will be a gaming ecosystem and the back end will be a neo banking ecosystem and potential go global as we discovered several countries with similar problem statements. The company is bringing the success stories of Yotta Savings, Prizepool, Longgame, and Premium Bonds of the USA and UK to the Indian market to solve this massive problem in India.
The team is currently capitalizing on the virality of the product as we have over 94% referred users. But we are also executing our GTMs by partnering with the HR community, Financial Advisors and AMFI distributors, NBFCs and Banks to cross-sell our product, partnering with gaming companies, Digital Marketing and Influencer marketing. They have already cracked our partnership with ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund and in the long run, they are trying to explore a dedicated partnership to tap onto their distributor network. Currently, Fello is a team of 17 members and will shortly be a team of 25.
Manish Maryada, the CEO of Fello is a Finance grad from Texas A&M College Station and comes with 5+ years of experience across traditional finance and early-stage fintech startups like HSBC, Koinex and Flobiz where he was leading product, strategy, and operations and played a key role in scaling the company from x to 10 x. Shourya, the CTO, is a CS Engineer from Manipal University. He is a full-stack and cross-platform developer with close to 3 years of experience in building financial tools at BlackRock and also built several award-winning mobile applications.