OPENS AT: Sep 21, 2020, 05:30 AM

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Pratilipi Backend Developer Hiring Challenge

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Pratilipi is a platform which brings readers, writers, and their stories together. From the next-door neighbor reading stories in the afternoon to the funny college kid downstairs, millions of people around you are using Pratilipi to discover, express, and share their stories in the language they love.

Pratilipi currently has:

  • 2.5Cr+ Readers
  • 27L+ Stories
  • 2.7L+ Writers
  • 12 Languages
  • 1.3+ billion requests per day spread across 40+ micro-services
  • Resting around 10TB of data
  • Daily ingestion of 500GB data

They are looking for Software Engineers that can build services, features, use-cases in a fast-paced environment while improving the performance of their systems as they rapidly scale the product and organization and delight their users. You will be working in their Bangalore office.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Years of Experience: 1-5 years
  • Good to have skills: Go, Node, Python, Java, Mongo, MySQL.

 Challenge Format: 1 Application building question to be solved in 5 hours.

Here are some interesting tech-stacks you will get to work on in Pratilipi:


Software Engineer
Experience: 1-5 years
CTC: INR 13.0L - INR 35.0L
Job Location: Bangalore
Openings: 4

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build robust, secure and highly scalable microservices that powers Pratilipi
  • Work closely with Software Engineers and Data Scientists to build data infrastructure
  • Build stream processing pipelines to compute personalization recommendations for our users in real-time
  • Automate and optimise manual processes for data extraction and delivery required for a wide variety of use-cases from analytics to recommendations


  • High speed of execution
  • Posses high ownership for the tasks
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Highly dedicated and a good team player
  • Willing to take risks and willing to fail to do that
  • Self motivated

Good to have:

  • Knowledge of Microservices Architecture
  • Knowledge in building scalable distributed domain driven microservices
  • Knowledge of No-SQL Databases (Mongo, Neo4j, Cassandra...)
  • Knowledge in AWS/GCP, CI-CD, Caching


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