Senior Backend Engineer


30LPA - 50LPA

Min Experience

8 years





About the role


Company name: Pictory | HQ Location: Bothell, WA | Website | LinkedIn


Role: Senior Backend Engineer

  • Salary: Rs. 30-50 lakhs per annum
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Location: Remote
  • Type: Full-time


What you will do (responsibilities):

As a Senior Software Engineer (Backend), you'll lead the design and development of reliable API solutions, along with the following responsibilities:

  1. Lead the development of high-quality backend APIs using Python or Node.js, ensuring scalability, performance, and adherence to best practices.
  2. Mentor and guide junior engineers in designing and implementing robust API solutions and engineering practices.
  3. Establish and maintain comprehensive unit test cases and automated testing processes to ensure code quality and reliability.
  4. Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to design API interfaces that meet complex business requirements and drive product excellence.
  5. Architect and optimize APIs for maximum speed, efficiency, and seamless integration with frontend components.
  6. Lead troubleshooting and debugging efforts, ensuring smooth API functionality and enhancing user experience.
  7. Drive the creation of comprehensive and user-friendly API documentation, ensuring clarity and accessibility for both internal and external stakeholders.
  8. Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies, providing guidance on adopting new tools and best practices to improve API development processes continuously.


What we are looking for (qualifications and skills):

We are seeking a Senior Backend API Engineer with 8-10 years of hands-on experience, possessing the following qualifications and skills:

  1. 8+ years of hands-on experience developing backend APIs, with a track record of successfully leading complex projects.
  2. 5+ years of Experience working with AWS services and infrastructure, with a focus on optimising API performance, scalability, and reliability.
  3. Expertise in Python or Node.js, with a deep understanding of their ecosystems and proven experience in building scalable and efficient solutions.
  4. Strong leadership skills and experience mentoring and guiding junior engineers.
  5. Proven ability to design and implement comprehensive unit test cases and automated testing processes.
  6. Deep understanding of RESTful API principles, along with experience in designing and architecting complex API solutions.
  7. Experience working with AWS services and infrastructure, with a focus on optimizing API performance, scalability, and reliability.
  8. Proficiency in database systems, data modeling, and optimizing data retrieval for performance.
  9. Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail in debugging and troubleshooting.
  10. Strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively document APIs and communicate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences.
  11. Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated with industry trends and best practices.


Join our dynamic team as a Senior Software Engineer (Backend), where you'll have the opportunity to lead and mentor, while making significant contributions to our API development efforts and driving product excellence. Your expertise and leadership will shape our engineering practices and ensure the delivery of high-quality, scalable, and reliable API solutions.

About the company

About us

Pictory is the AI that helps produce a month of short social video posts from long-form content such as blogs, webinars in minutes


Founder/Recruiter profiles:

Vishal Chalana