10-Minute Grocery Delivery in India

Founding Backend Engineer

$20K - $60K / 0.05% - 0.70%
Mumbai, India / Remote
Job Type
1+ years
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About the role

Primary Responsibilities

As a founding engineer, you will be working very closely with the founders and lead end-to-end development. We’re looking for people who can

  • Collaborate with product, design, operations, data science, and peer engineering teams to build solutions that have a direct impact on our business growth and customer experience

  • Architect and implementing performant and scalable backend microservices in a lightning-fast environment

  • Contribute to system architecture and database design

  • Write quality documentation, handle conflicts well to build consensus, and develop a strong culture of quality

  • Design and manage an infrastructure that can scale to handle millions of requests daily

  • Mentor and guide junior developers

What We're Looking For

  • 1.5+ years of experience building scalable system using Python ecosystem

  • Sound understanding of computer architecture and CS fundamentals

  • Experience with database design and architecture, i.e. data modelling and experience with design patterns

  • Experience in microservice architecture design

  • Excellent understanding of different testing methodologies: Unit Testing, Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing

Why Work Here?

Besides the experience, excitement, and career boost that comes with working at a rocketship Y Combinator startup, there are also major hard benefits to joining KiranaKart. We offer a competitive salary and equity compensation with significant upside.

We are looking for someone that dreams of disrupting an industry instead of working at a large corporation for 25+ years. You would be building and making product decisions that will impact hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of real users.

In the process, you will be able to build strong connections with investors, successful founders, and mentors. These relations would be incredibly helpful to anyone with aspirations to be a startup founder in the future.

About Zepto

Zepto delivers groceries in 10 minutes through a network of optimized micro-warehouses or 'dark stores' that we build across cities. We're currently one of the fastest-growing startups in India today. Just 6 months after launching, we've raised $60 million from marquee investors in Silicon Valley and India.

Our Founders, Aadit Palicha and Kaivalya Vohra, dropped out of Stanford University to build Zepto in India. Together, they’ve created an incredibly strong team, with Senior Executives from Uber, Flipkart, Dream11, Pepperfry, and Pharmeasy.

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.

If you’re looking to be a part of India’s next big growth story, you’re in the right place. Join Zepto!

Team Size:1300
Location:Mumbai, India
Aadit Palicha
Aadit Palicha
Kaivalya Vohra
Kaivalya Vohra