Technology Lead - Backend

Mumbai   |   Full Time

Pepper ( is building India’s largest content marketplace that brings companies and content creators together to scale up content creation processes across 10 content verticals and 150+ content categories. Over the past 1.5 years we’ve worked with brands like Businessworld, Times Group, Digit,  Wittyfeed, YourStory etc. along with 225+ brand companies like BookMyShow, UpGrad,, Paisabazaar, Social Cops, Zivame, Yatra, Bewakoof, Imarticus Learning etc. to create content that is meticulous and customized according to our clients' needs.


Now we are in a rapid expansion phase to enter into more content service offerings, engage a wide spectrum of content creators and at the same time, scale up our existing services. To fuel all this, we have some exciting product ideas planned, and we are looking for a Sr. Backend Developer to join our tech team and build upon these ideas.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create standard RESTful APIs

  • Define API models

  • Define Database models

  • Communicate with other teams about breaking changes

  • Maintain code quality

  • Optimizing services for maximum performance


  • 5+ years of work experience
  • Advanced understanding of SQL ( NoSQL is a plus)

  • Proficient understanding of Node.js

  • Willingness to learn new ways of doing things

  • Experience exposing functionality through RESTful APIs and GraphQL

  • Perform performance tuning and query optimization using native SQL Server tools

  • Ensure performance, security, and availability of databases

  • Should be familiar with the AWS ecosystem and services

  • Experience in deployment of scalable, low-latency, and highly available distributed systems

  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development

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