About the company
Acko is India's first and only all-digital insure tech product company. It was founded in 2016 by Mr. Varun Dua- a serial fintech entrepreneur who set simplicity, affordability and innovation as its cornerstones.
Through innovative digital products, customized pricing, and use of data and technology, we are changing how insurance works, and is perceived by users in India.
Although we are solving for the Indian market and are based out of Bangalore, we are part of a global wave of insurtech startups that are creating success through technology and business model disruption.
We are a well-funded series-D company backed by a slate of marquee investors including Binny Bansal, Amazon, Ascent capital, Accel, SAIF and Catamaran.
Through partnerships with large internet players such as Amazon, Ola, RedBus, Oyo, Lendingkart, ZestMoney, GOMMT group etc, our micro-insurance product has reached 50M unique users.
Role : Lead Software Engineer
The Lead Software Development Engineer’s core responsibilities include Lead by example, mentor and guide team members on everything from structured problem solving, architecting the large systems to the development of best practices.
You will be working in a fast-paced and agile work environment delivering quality and scalable solutions that have immediate business impact.
Experience level of 6 to 9 years of experience in very large-scale applications.
Strong problem-solving skills, computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms their space & time complexities
Design (LLD & HLD) and architect technical solutions for the business problems of a very large-scale portal.
Strong hands-on and practical working experience with Java as the programming language
Strong debugging skills - Code, Logs, DB, JVM
Excellent coding skills - should be able to convert the design into code fluently.
Hands-on experience working with Databases and Linux platforms.
B.E / B. Tech in Computer Science or equivalent from a reputed college.
Good to Have :
Hands-on experience in using cloud infra - like AWS
Understanding of how a web app works end-to-end
Understanding of how a mobile app works end-to-end
Have used tools for metrics and monitoring of the applications
Sense of urgency and ownership
Hands-on experience with one of the Postgres / MySql and some NoSQL databases
Understanding of Security fundamentals - DDOS / API level security etc
Understanding of Microservices architecture
Understanding of standard Queueing mechanisms
Understanding of standard Caching mechanisms
Understanding of Database Schema Design
Practical coding knowledge with Python / Java
Coming up with best practices to help the team achieve their technical tasks and continually thrive in improving the technology of the product / team.
Implementation of long-term technology vision for your team.
Creating architectures & designs for new solutions around existing / new areas.
Driving the adoption of best practices & regular Participation in code reviews, design
Participate in Code reviews, Design Reviews, Architecture discussions.
Mentor junior developers.
Helping Acko in team building.