Principal Engineer / Engineering Manager – Remote

Roles and Responsibilities

Looking for a detail obsessed Principal Engineer for a once-in- a-lifetime opportunity for a Global Educational Technology Start-Up with both a mission and tremendous value creation upside.

Background: An incredibly rare opportunity for a Senior Principal Engineer/Architect to join a well-funded Series an Ed Tech Start-up backed by bulge-bracket VCs and an award-winning management team.

The founder is highly reputed with a blue-chip pedigree and a history of successful exits. Prototype and subsequent MVP both have blockbuster results, targeting an immediate $1.1+ Billion market, enabling tremendous wealth creation in a short time for a detail-obsessed product manager


  • Lead a small group of highly talented engineers to build platform components to power various micro services.
  • Responsible for end-to-end architecture of Platform. Leads High- & Low-level design of critical components.
  • Mentor other Senior & Lead engineers

Desired Candidate Profile

Ideal candidate has:

  • More than 8 years of Hands on experience building end to end critical applications
  • Good experience of Product/Business and handling teams
  • Experience with any of the following languages like Java / Nodejs / Python
  • Expertise in micro service / Data modelling / AWS / Messaging
  • Expertise in building scalable & reliable systems
  • Good Experience in working with technologies like AWS, Redis,
  • Experience in messaging systems like SQS/RabbitMq
  • Good knowledge of caching, Databases, distributed systems.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good to Have
  • Minimum 5 Years of experience in startups
  • Good startups which has seen scale (Million+ users) – Preferable

Years of Exp: 7 -14 yrs.


  • Engineering graduates from Tier I or II institutes.
  • B.E/ B.Tech/ MCA/ ME/ M.Tech

Perks and Benefits

This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to gain tremendous experience watching a organization being built from the ground-up (and subsequently, earn life-changing equity) for an exceptional Engineering Manager

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