Tech Lead (Full Stack OR Back End Experience)

Mumbai, Maharashtra   |   Full Time

Role overview

As a Tech Lead you will **actively lead a team of young talented web developers and oversee end-to-end delivery** along with Technical Project Manager(TPM). You will assist TPM with hiring and training the team.

The person that we are looking for

We are seeking a Tech Lead at RAX ( ) with 4+ years of enterprise web-dev and software architecture experience. We are looking for:

1. Excellent research skills to frame technical solutions for complex business problems.           

2. You have **experience with unit and integration testing**. You believe in and encourage extensive test coverage and seek to automate testing whenever possible.

3. You will be responsible for **designing and conducting high-quality code-review process** and maintain highly performant, testable code with following strong software design patterns.

4. You show remarkable foresight in designing optimized scalable solutions.

5. You enjoy breaking down complex problems into small tasks and PRs to deliver value safely and incrementally.

6. You will be **actively reviewing approaches created by the tech team** and help them to find the optimal solutions to the problems.

7. You take pride in estimating project efforts with reasonable accuracy and ensure healthy communication up to and down the chain of command.

8. You will work with the TPM and other senior developers to **optimize, update, and maintain cloud infrastructure and associated cost** (AWS).

9. You are very well acquainted with best practices around project deployment and educate the team about the same.

10. You will be helping the TPM in **evaluating the tech team performance (KPI)**.

10. You will be helping the TPM in **hiring process** making sure that we have a great tech team that has: (a) a high level of curiosity, (b) resourcefulness, (c) solid expertise level, (d) high attention-to-details, (e) superb commitment and reliability, and (f) obsession for amazing user experience.


1. You have **proven 3+ years of Tech Lead or Senior Software Engineer (full-stack or backend) experience** working with backend technologies including relational (Postgres/MySQL) and document (MongoDB) databases, Docker & Orchestration, CI/CD, Node.js.

2. You have strong experience working with **AWS technologies** like Lambda functions, SQS, SNS, RDS, DynamoDB etc.

3. You have **good understanding of HTML, CSS, CSS processors, CSS framework**.

4. You have **extensive experience of front-end JS framework** (eg. Vue.js / React.js)

5. You are well aware of best practices around developer tooling and workflows.

6. You consider testing, monitoring, and observability first-order priorities. Until your code runs in production and returns the results and metrics you expect, you know your work isn't complete.

7. You are energized by working in a highly collaborative environment at a user experience-obsessed startup. You see software engineering as a team sport and like collaborating with fellow engineers, product managers, and others to deliver customer value.

8. **Added advantage**: Elasticsearch sever cluster optimization; Apache Spark; Redis/memcache; Kafka/RabbitMQ

About RAx

[RAx]( is the first smart workspace that helps researchers (students, professors, corporate researchers) to be better and faster in their research projects. Powered with proprietary AI algorithms and a unique approach to solving problems with design and tech, RAx is set to be the default workspace for any research-heavy projects. Launched in 2019, the product connects information (Research papers, Blogs, Wiki, Books, Courses, Videos, etc.) to behaviors (reading, writing, annotating, discussing & more), opening up newer insights and opportunities in academic space that was otherwise not possible (or not imaginable).

About the team

We are a small group of passionate researchers, engineers, and designers who came together to build a product that can revolutionize the way any research-intensive projects are done. Reducing cognitive load and helping people to convert information into knowledge, is at the core of our mission. Our engineering team is building a scalable platform that deals with tons of data, AI processing over the data, and interactions of users from across the globe.

About the Company:

Crimson Interactive Pvt. Ltd.

Crimson is best defined as an organization that encourages innovation, employs creativity, and implements invention of nascent yet brilliant ideas, out-of-the-box strategies, and creative renditions of minds that work together to progress steadily.

Company Profile

Crimson Interactive Pvt. Ltd. provides Editorial Services to individual clients and corporate customers worldwide. We have over 40,000+ clients spanning more than 89 countries. Under the brands Enago, Voxtab, and Ulatus, Crimson works with a pool of highly skilled freelance professionals and a dynamic and constantly growing in-house team.

We provide specialized services to researchers, journals, and information specialists from various fields including medicine, biomedical sciences, physical sciences, and humanities.

Crimson™s Hall of Fame

A constant winner in the publishing industry, Crimson has grown from strength to strength.

- October 2014: BIZZ 2014 Award for Business Excellence and Excellence in Quality Management
- July 2013: Crimson won the much coveted 'India SME Heroes Challenge' initiated by FICCI and Google India.
- October 2012: Crimson won the revered World Quality Commitment Award in the Gold category.
- January 2011: Crimson won the prestigious Red Herring Top 100 Global Award for 2010. November 2010: Crimson was announced the proud winner of the renowned Red- Herring Asia Award.
- March 2009: Sharad Mittal, CEO, was honored with the revered Indian Achievers Award for Corporate Leadership by All India Achievers Foundation.

Certifications: ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Certified for Information Security Management.

Life at Crimson

Crimson is renowned the world over for its innovation but it is also famous for its excellent work culture. The company does not believe in any run-of-the-mill ideas endorsed by the corporate world. What it does endorse is unlimited enthusiasm to learn, uninhibited creative ideas to share, and unified energy that runs in the framework of the organization.

Crimson boasts a plush work area with fully equipped work stations for all employees, a state-of-the-art pantry with a much favorite coffee vending machine, a reading room with a back and foot massager that offers a quite sanctuary to all in need, and several conference and meeting rooms to add to the galore. To know more about Crimson benefits, click here:

The organization strongly believes in having fun to appreciate and laud the hard work that its employees put in. The Crimson Annual Awards Night is always a winner in this respect. Several monthly events also add to the element.

Crimson Interactive Pvt. Ltd. believes that success comes to those who walk the path leading to it. Crimson is a progressive organization that believes in its employees and offers a platform for growth, appreciation, and a successful career.

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