Technology

Senior PHP Developer

Mumbai, Maharashtra   |   Full Time

Job Brief 

You're full-stack. Period. You can and want to write code end-to-end. You would enjoy designing a system for speed and scale.

Looking for an experienced team lead to help write new features, design and build useful API methods, and improve the reliability of our systems as we quickly grow.

Our main tools that we use to build Kissht are PHP, Python, MySQL, MongoDB and Linux -- reliable tools that the Kissht team knows well and trusts. Knowing these tools would be a huge plus but having familiarity with other common web languages (such as JavaScript, Python or Ruby) and relational databases are fine substitutes.

Team Leader duties and responsibilities

  • Set clear team goals 

  • Delegate tasks and set project deadlines

  • Oversee day-to-day teams' operation and performance

  • Do regular performance evaluation

  • Create a health and motivating work environment and atmosphere

  • Develop a well designed and motivating evaluation program

  • Communicate with teams about their performance

  • Monitor team performance and report on metrics

  • Motivate team members

  • Discover training needs and provide coaching

  • Listen to team members’ feedback and resolve any issues or conflicts

  • Plan and organize team building activities


Skills Required

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.

  • Own & build new modules/features end-to-end independently.

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

  • Thorough understanding of  PHP and/or Python

  • Excellence in at least one framework like Codeigniter, Laravel, Django, Flask etc

  • Excellence in at least one Javascript framework like Angular, vue.js, Ember, React or Backbone.

  • Basic architectural understanding of modern day web applications

  • Diligence for coding standards

  • Must be good with git and git workflow

  • Experience of external integrations is a plus

  • Working knowledge of AWS or Azure

  • Expertise with linux based systems

  • Experience with CI/CD tools like jenkins is a plus.

  • Experience with testing and automation frameworks.

  • Extensive understanding of RDBMS systems

  • Go-getter attitude and a passion for making killer web applications

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment

  • Ability to quickly understand complex problems and devise effective solutions

  • Inclination to application design standards


Typical week at Kissht

  • Talk with our front-end/mobile team to decide how an API method should work 

  • Build new features that can support our growing userbase 

  • Whiteboarding a fix to a scaling problem -- and then making it happen 

  • Help our skilled operations team manage transactions in the fastest way possible 

  • Build tools that help us manage both users and our systems

What We're Building

Kissht is a one of its kind digitally enabled platform with a vision to provide speedy and hassle free credit financing to its customers across India.

Kissht is solving the problem of ease of access to quick and instant personal loans when making ecommerce purchases. Think of us as the Bajaj Finserv for the eCommerce world. We are aiming to cut down the hassle and frustration for taking a small purchase loan down to zero. Our constant efforts to financially empower our customers led us to being present across various segments of business like Instant Cash, Personal Loan, Consumer Durable Loans, Online shopping across more than 50k+ affiliated partners like Amazon, Flipkart , Caratlane , Make My Trip , Uber and many more.

Founded by CMU, Yale, IIT Mumbai and IIT Delhi graduates who've previously built innovative trading solutions, risk and credit management solutions and strategies at varied places like McKinsey, All Major Indian Banks, US Hedge Funds and many payment startups.

 We are engaged in the business of merchant acquisition / tie-ups, development of credit gateway technology, assessing the credit worthiness of the customer using its proprietary software and algorithm and credit marketplace platform for provisioning of instant consumer loans. Our unique Kissht Score has led us to tap a relatively new market of customers without an existing CIBIL score.

Kissht provides access to flexible credit, to a large segment of India’s young demographic who do not traditionally have access to it. Kissht aims to radically change the end-to-end customer experience of a borrower, for their personal and professional growth, and make young Indians more financially independent and financially literate, thus revolutionizing the way banking is done for today’s smartphone-wielding Indian.

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