Director Engineering - Backend
About Us: Paytm is India’s leading digital payments and financial services company, which is focused on driving consumers and merchants to its platform by offering them a variety of payment use cases. Paytm provides consumers with services like utility payments and money transfers, while empowering them to pay via Paytm Payment Instruments (PPI) like Paytm Wallet, Paytm UPI, Paytm Payments Bank Netbanking, Paytm FASTag and Paytm Postpaid - Buy Now, Pay Later. To merchants, Paytm offers acquiring devices like Soundbox, EDC, QR and Payment Gateway where payment aggregation is done through PPI and also other banks’ financial instruments. To further enhance merchants’ business, Paytm offers merchants commerce services through advertising and Paytm Mini app store. Operating on this platform leverage, the company then offers credit services such as merchant loans, personal loans and BNPL, sourced by its financial partners.
About the role:
As a Director, you will be developing the detailed design structure, implementing the best practices and coding standards, leading a team of developers for successful delivery of the project. You will be working on design, architecture and hands-on coding.
14 to 17 years in Technical development with 8+ years in Providing technical leadership for high performance teams
Work closely with business and product teams to understand the requirements, drive design, architecture and influence the choice of technology to deliver solutions working closely with architects and leadership team
Build robust, scalable, highly available and reliable systems using Micro Services Architecture based on Java, Spring bootImprove Engineering and Operational Excellence by identifying and building the right solutions for observability and manageability
Keep the tech stack current with the goal to optimize for scale, cost and performanceMigrate workloads to public cloud
Attitude to thrive in a fun, fast-paced environmentServe as a thought leader and mentor on technical, architectural, design and related issues
Proactively identify architectural weaknesses and recommend appropriate solutions.
Preferred Qualification : Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Skills that will help you succeed in this role:
Tech Stack: Lang: Java, DB: RDBMS, Messaging: Kafka/RabbitMQ, Caching: Redis/Aerospike, Micro services, AWS
Strong experience in scaling, performance tuning & optimization at both API and storage layers
Hands-on leader, and problem solver with a passion for excellence.
Why join us:
Because you get an opportunity to make a difference, and have a great time doing that
You are challenged and encouraged here to do stuff that is meaningful for you and for those we serve
You should work with us if you think seriously about what technology can do for people
We are successful, and our successes are rooted in our people's collective energy and unwavering focus on the customer, and that's how it will always be.
If you are the right fit, we believe in creating wealth for you.
With enviable 500 mn+ registered users, 21 mn+ merchants and depth of data in our ecosystem, we are in a unique position to democratize credit for deserving consumers & merchants – and we are committed to it.
India’s largest digital lending story is brewing here. It’s your opportunity to be a part of the story!