Razorpay was founded by Shashank Kumar and Harshil Mathur in 2014. Razorpay is building a new-age digital banking hub (Neobank) for businesses in India with the mission is to enable frictionless banking and payments experiences for businesses of all shapes and sizes. What started as a B2B payments company is processing billions of dollars of payments for lakhs of businesses across India. 

We are a full-stack financial services organisation, committed to helping Indian businesses with comprehensive and innovative payment and business banking solutions built over robust technology to address the entire length and breadth of the payment and banking journey for any business. Over the past year, we've disbursed loans worth millions of dollars in loans to thousands of businesses. In parallel, Razorpay is reimagining how businesses manage money by simplifying business banking (via Razorpay X) and enabling capital availability for businesses (via Razorpay Capital). 

A Principal engineer at Razorpay is well-grounded - innovative, quality focussed, product thinker, business conscious - not mere coders, of course, with deeper technical context and experience to build quality software. You should be able to see nuances and elements that others might not. Engineering creates a significant impact across different areas, considering the scale of our software product outreach. You’re expected to be involved in almost every project and also influence the culture of the company and help shape it in the right way.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Drive the technology and engineering best practices on different fronts like quality, performance, design, and operations at the organizational level
  • Responsible for design, architecture, and delivery of a feature or component/product with the highest quality with high-level directions from architects
  • Drive technology innovations & remaining ahead of the curve
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to deliver end-to-end products & features
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and re-prioritize responsibilities based on changing requirements
  • Estimate efforts, identify risks, devices and meets project schedules
  • Runs review meetings effectively and drives the closure of all open issues on time
  • Provide functional, design, and code reviews in related areas of expertise within team and cross-team.
  • Mentor/coach engineers to facilitate their development and provide technical leadership to them
  • Rise above detail to see broader issues and implications for the whole product/team & Implement a long-term technology vision for your organization & team
  • Contribute to streamlining hiring challenges and helping hire high-quality engineers for the organization
  • Represent organization and team  in external & internal forums, respectively

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • 12+ years of strong design/development experience in building massively large-scale distributed internet systems and products
  • Deep expertise in more than one programming language and tech stack to write maintainable, scalable, unit-tested code
  • Experience leading & mentoring project teams 
  • Strong Object-oriented skills, knowledge of design patterns, and uncanny ability to design intuitive modules and class-level interfaces.
  • Deep understanding of data-driven web application design and development
  • Superior organization, communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Must be a proven performer and team player that enjoys challenging assignments in a high-energy, fast-growing, and start-up workplace
  • Must be a self-starter who can work well with minimal guidance and in a fluid environment
  • Must be excited by challenges surrounding the development of massively scalable & distributed system
  • Agility and ability to adapt quickly to changing requirements and scope and priorities
  • The experience of having been a software engineer for at least 12 years.
  • Have a few weekend side projects up on GitHub
  • Have contributed to an open-source project
  • Have worked at a product company
  • Have a working knowledge of a backend programming language

Location: Bangalore

Razorpay believes in and follows an equal employment opportunity policy that doesn't discriminate on gender, religion, sexual orientation, colour, nationality, age, etc. We welcome interests and applications from all groups and communities across the globe.
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