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Technical Lead - Backend



Software Engineering, IT
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Who are we and what do we do?

BrowserStack is the world's leading software testing platform powering over two million tests every day across 19 global data centers. BrowserStack's products help developers build bug-free software for the 5 billion internet users accessing websites and mobile applications through millions of combinations of digital environments—devices, browsers, operating systems, and versions. We help Tesco, Shell, NVIDIA, Discovery, Wells Fargo, and over 50,000 customers deliver quality software at speed by moving testing to our Cloud. With BrowserStack, Dev and QA teams can move fast while delivering an amazing experience for every customer.

BrowserStack was founded by Ritesh Arora and Nakul Aggarwal in 2011 with the vision of becoming the testing infrastructure for the internet. We recently secured $200 million in Series B funding at a $4 billion valuation in June 2021.

At BrowserStack we solve real problems—each day is a unique challenge and an opportunity to make a difference. We strive to be open, transparent, and collaborative, so no feat is too big to achieve. BrowserStack is an extension of its people and a place where they can grow both professionally and personally. To that effect, we’re humbled to be recognized by leading organizations around the world:

  • BrowserStack is Great Place to Work-Certified™ 2020-21

  • Named “SaaS Startup of the Year” in 2022 by SaaSBOOMi

  • Ranked in Forbes Cloud 100 in 2021 - for the second time

  • Featured in LinkedIn Top Startups India 2018

Role in nutshell:

The role involves researching and solving critical, complex and challenging problems impacting our business objectives. Reporting to an Engineering Manager, you will be part of a high performing team, with primary responsibility of leading a small group(2-3) of engineers and delivering objectives and key results.

Desired experience:

  • Good experience in at least one scripting language: Ruby, Nodejs, Python, AppleScript, Unix shell or similar.

  • Familiar with one compiled language: C, Java, C ++, Go or similar

  • Good working knowledge of operating systems(windows and linux) and networking concepts.

  • Ability to work on Windows and Linux platforms beyond user and application layers, including file systems, kernels, custom installations, shell scripting, internal APIs, etc

  • Relevant software engineering experience of 6+ years

What will you do?

  • Solving critical, complex and challenging problems by designing and developing highly scalable, available and reliable user centric applications

  • Contribute and lead development across web application/app layers, backend systems, databases, open source code bases, streaming and other associated technologies

  • Research and adapt cutting edge technologies as per product requirements in a rapid paced environment

  • Write & review tech specs, mentor junior engineers and review code

  • Take initiatives and display high levels of ownership and commitment


In addition to your total compensation, you will be eligible for following benefits, which will be governed by the Company policy:

  • Medical insurance for self, spouse, upto 2 dependent children and Parents or Parents-in-law up to INR 5,00,000

  • Gratuity as per payment of Gratuity Act, 1972

  • Unlimited Time Off to ensure our people invest in their wellbeing, to rest and rejuvenate, spend quality time with family and friends

  • Remote-First work environment that allows our people to work from anywhere in India

  • Remote-First Benefit for home office setup, connectivity, accessories, co-working spaces, wellbeing to ensure an amazing remote work experience