About PhonePe Group: 

PhonePe is India’s leading digital payments company with 50 crore (500 Million) registered users and 3.7 crore (37 Million) merchants covering over 99% of the postal codes across India. On the back of its leadership in digital payments, PhonePe has expanded into financial services (Insurance, Mutual Funds, Stock Broking, and Lending) as well as adjacent tech-enabled businesses such as Pincode for hyperlocal shopping and Indus App Store which is India's first localized App Store. The PhonePe Group is a portfolio of businesses aligned with the company's vision to offer every Indian an equal opportunity to accelerate their progress by unlocking the flow of money and access to services.


At PhonePe, we take extra care to make sure you give your best at work, Everyday! And creating the right  environment for you is just one of the things we do. We empower people and trust them to do the right  thing. Here, you own your work from start to finish, right from day one. Being enthusiastic about tech is a  big part of being at PhonePe. If you like building technology that impacts millions, ideating with some of  the best minds in the country and executing on your dreams with purpose and speed, join us!


About PhonePe: Our goal is to make digital payments so easy, safe, and universally accepted that people never feel the need to carry cash or cards again. We believe India is at the cusp of a new mobile revolution, which will change the way we manage our money on the go. We see ourselves facilitating this change, through technology and dogged customer centricity.

At PhonePe, we take extra care to make sure you give your best at work, every day! And creating the right environment for you is just one of the things we do.  We empower people and trust them to do the right thing. Here, you own your work from start to finish, right from day one.

Being enthusiastic about tech is a big part of being at PhonePe.

If you like building technology that impacts millions, ideating with some of the best minds in the country, and executing your dreams with purpose and speed, join us!

Position Overview:

We are looking for a highly skilled Software Architect with extensive experience in Big Data technologies to design, develop, and implement scalable solutions that leverage large datasets. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of Big Data frameworks, such as Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka, as well as proficiency in programming languages like Java, Python, or Scala. The Software Architect will play a critical role in shaping our technical architecture and driving innovation in our data solutions.


  • Design and architect end-to-end Big Data solutions that meet the business requirements and scalability needs.
  • Lead the development and implementation of data pipelines, ETL processes, and data integration solutions.
  • Evaluate and recommend appropriate Big Data technologies, tools, and frameworks based on project requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data engineers, data scientists, and business stakeholders, to understand and address technical challenges.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior team members, ensuring best practices and coding standards are followed.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends and advancements in Big Data technologies, and assess their potential impact on our architecture and solutions.
  • Conduct performance tuning and optimization of Big Data applications to enhance efficiency and throughput.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in software development, with a focus on Big Data technologies.
  • Proven expertise in designing and architecting scalable Big Data solutions using Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
  • Strong programming skills in Java, Python, Scala, or similar languages.
  • Experience with distributed computing, parallel processing, and cluster management.
  • Solid understanding of data modeling, database design, and SQL.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams.
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality software solutions on time and within budget.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with petabyte-scale datasets.
  • Familiarity with on-premises data center environments.
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Certification in Big Data technologies (e.g., Cloudera, Hortonworks, Databricks).
  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms and techniques.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.

PhonePe Full Time Employee Benefits (Not applicable for Intern or Contract Roles)

  • Insurance Benefits - Medical Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Accidental Insurance, Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program - Employee Assistance Program, Onsite Medical Center, Emergency Support System
  • Parental Support - Maternity Benefit, Paternity Benefit Program, Adoption Assistance Program, Day-care Support Program
  • Mobility Benefits - Relocation benefits, Transfer Support Policy, Travel Policy
  • Retirement Benefits - Employee PF Contribution, Flexible PF Contribution, Gratuity, NPS, Leave Encashment 
  • Other Benefits - Higher Education Assistance, Car Lease, Salary Advance Policy

Working at PhonePe is a rewarding experience! Great people, a work environment that thrives on creativity, the opportunity to take on roles beyond a defined job description are just some of the reasons you should work with us. Read more about PhonePe on our blog.

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