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Backend Engineer (BE II)

We are looking for a young, passionate Backend Engineer - who is looking to help build powerful backend functionality for a product that could have a very large scale impact. At Surreal, the work we do today can have an impact on 100M+ students, teachers and parents of tomorrow

This position is based out of Hyderabad (on-site)


  • You get to drive new features, take ownership of multiple intricate back-end functionalities. 80%+ of your work will be on new features and < 20>

  • You will get to work very closely with the backend lead and Sr Backend Engineers - your inputs will be taken for DB Schema design of critical functionalities

  • You will get to work on API response structures by coordinating with frontend team and Product team

  • You get to build high-quality, clean, scalable and reusable code by enforcing best practices around backend engineering. We value engineering fundamentals such as performance, reliability, diagnosis, deployment, manageability, security, compatibility.

  • You will be closely involved in peer reviews of code

  • You have a say in every functionality keeping user experience at the forefront. Freely pitch ideas and suggestions to product and design team

Qualifications to Apply :

(Kindly note that ALL of the qualifications are mandatory and candidates without all matching qualifications will not be considered)

  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in software development.
  • In-depth knowledge of NodeJS (Minimum 2 years).
  • Recent Experience of working with Databases like Postgres, MySQL.
  • Strong understanding of data structures.
  • Must have expertise in coding MVC design patterns.
  • Must be comfortable working with source control and unit testing.
  • Fluent in SQL scripting & JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of API specifications & documentation.
  • Should have knowledge of Linux/Unix systems.
  • Good to have experience in AWS Cloud.

Why Surreal?

  • We are working on bottom of the pyramid problems in the Indian in-school education sector, with 100’s of exciting & challenging problems to solve

  • Our headquarters is located at WeWork, Hyderabad and we assure you that you will always have a great office space that fosters focused work, collaboration & creativity - (Office Tour)

  • We are building an environment of high trust and accountability. Your task handoffs will be detailed and well documented, you are expected to give deadlines for your own tasks

  • We have built a team of young, passionate and dynamic individuals. We are a tight-knit group of people who celebrate and support the differences that make each of us unique

  • We provide a politics free, ego free, highly collaborative environment - where everyone is collectively and effectively working towards a common goal

  • We are getting ready for scale, any candidates joining us in this hiring run will have a tremendous growth opportunity with an ability to a big part of what happens next

Job Type



Backend Developers

Must have Skills

  • Node.Js - 2 Years


  • SQL - 1 Years


  • AWS - 1 Years


  • PostgreSQL - 2 Years


  • MVC Framework - 2 Years


  • API Development - 1 Years


  • Linux - 1 Years


  • Unix - 1 Years


  • JavaScript - 2 Years



english - Fluent

17 - 19 K/Year USD (Annual salary)

Longterm (Duration)

Onsite Hyderabad, Telangana, India


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