OPENS AT: Apr 01, 2022, 12:30 PM

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IDFC FIRST Bank_Women Only Challenge

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Congratulations to all the winning participants of the IDFC FIRST Bank OPEN Hack-a-Thon Challenge #TechNEXT 2022.

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This Hackathon will focus on your ability to understand business challenges and come up with innovative solutions. We are looking for women Application Engineers to join our Technology Team at IDFC FIRST Bank. In addition to the challenge, we will also throw open exciting job opportunities to the best performing applicants basis their ranking.

Register yourself for the challenge and be a part of experiencing a culture that fosters innovation alongside empowerment and solve real world business problems. At IDFC FIRST Bank, we offer you a support system of mentors, amazing colleagues, lots of learnings and opportunity to work on the best in class technology stacks. Exciting prize rewards are mentioned below with more details of the challenge.

As part of our vision to build a world class bank, right here in India, we invite women technologists to be a part of our technology team.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Years of experience: Open for Batch of 2020 / 2021 and 2022.

Location: Bangalore / Hyderabad.

Challenge Format:

  • 10 Multiple Choice Questions.
  • 2 Programming Questions based on DS and Algo.

Employee Testimonials


Application Engineer
Compensation: Best in class as per FinTech industry (15 LPA upwards basis experience)
Job Location: Bangalore / Hyderabad
Openings: 30

Objective of the challenge:

  • We are looking for the best-in-class talent and the best minds to join our team and to build a world-class bank, right here in India.
  • Looking at hiring a minimum of 30 women Application Development Engineers. (Data engineers, Tech Design: build technology for scale, Product Design: UI-UX design across devices, AI, product hack-a-thon).
  • Build India’s Silicon Valley Talent pool and attract the best women technologists to our Technology Team at IDFC FIRST Bank.

Job Purpose:

With the vision of building a world-class bank right here in India, one that is technology-led, we embark on our journey from a legacy platform approach to a micro-services platform.

As part of this journey, we are looking for women Application Engineers across our platforms/modules/systems/applications who could cater to our internal banking business requirements. The role is required to deliver on the technical requirements for their allocated domain in terms of engineering. Here is an opportunity for you, to manage technology banking needs across domains and build/develop products that are impactful and scalable!

If you are comfortable participating in a highly fluid environment applying agile principles, software development principles, collaborate with various stakeholders and take complete ownership! We’re more excited to get to know you! This role will act as a technical expert for the Technology Org. for that domain.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • The role will manage the technology development needs of their assigned platform/module/application.
  • The bank currently uses multiple platforms/applications to cater to our diverse banking needs across units; and you will be responsible for the technical delivery of the ones assigned to you.
  • Understand the functional and nonfunctional requirements, specifications and drive the story development by working with the team members.
  • Understand the functional and nonfunctional requirements, specifications and drive the story development by working with the team members.
  • Some prevalent technologies and concepts within the Tech team's work are - golang, microservices, data engineering, API, Kubernetes, DevOps, Docker, Ansible, Chef, Terraform, SaaS/IaaS platforms.
  • Ensure program milestones are achieved in the given timelines to avoid misalignment.
  • Work closely in a highly AGILE environment with a team of engineers, business analysts, delivery managers and vendors.
  • The success of this role is to ensure product evolution and include your features to ongoing releases.


IDFC FIRST Bank was founded by the merger of Erstwhile IDFC Bank and Erstwhile Capital First on December 18, 2018.

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