Backend Engineer

Engineer - Be responsible for developing highly scalable distributed solutions

About the Role

You will be responsible for developing highly scalable solutions .

Specific Responsibilities

You’ll work closely with our Chief Architect and the Engineering team to develop components using the latest technologies.

About You

We are looking for someone who embodies our ideals and values, who is passionate about education and understands that collaboration is what builds and scales success.

Qualifications and Skills

  • BS / BTech or equivalent with a strong academic record
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in developing Java-based
  • Strong Programming skills in Java
  • Demonstrated Server Side Design and Dev experience for Enterprise Applications
  • Demonstrated experience in using Java Application Frameworks
  • Sound Database / NO SQL Fundamentals
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self Starter
  • Should be comfortable working on UNIX/LINUX

Specific technologies

  • Spring or Vertx framework
  • Kafka Message Bus is a plus, not mandatory
  • ElasticSearch is also a plus.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume along with a link to past work (ex: Github, published websites) by email with position title in the subject line (no letters, calls, faxes, or drop-ins) to We carefully consider each application, but due to the high volume of applications, we can personally respond only to candidates who we’d like to advance in the interview process. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

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Gooru is an equal opportunity employer. Gooru does not promote or discriminate against any person, population group, or organization with regard to categories protected by applicable United States law. These include, but are not limited to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, physical appearance, language, education background, national origin, age, disability, and veteran status. Gooru will not make any posting or employment decision that does not comply with applicable laws relating to labor and employment, equal employment opportunity, employment eligibility requirements or related matters.

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We are always looking for passionate people to join our teams at either our Redwood City or India offices. Please contact us at if you are interested in hearing about potential employment opportunities.