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Backend Engineer

India (Hybrid - office and remote)

About the Role

Why Join LightBeam:
Come and build a secure, privacy conscious AI future for the world. LightBeam is a channel-first company enabling you to leverage your channel network to expand your reach and compensate them for their efforts competitively. This is an exceptional opportunity to take a once-in-a-generation technology and make a lasting impact on the industry and the customers you serve. Your creative go-to-market ideas will directly impact the company's trajectory.

Why Avoid Joining LightBeam:
This is not your average cog-in-the-wheel role. We need someone who is ready to be the driving force behind our sales initiatives, leading the way with passion and ingenuity.

What's in It for You:
- Early stage startup equity: You'll be rewarded with ownership in the company, aligning your success with LightBeam's growth.
- Competitive pay and benefits: We value our team and ensure that you're rewarded for your dedication and hard work.
- A ton to learn: Being part of LightBeam means being exposed to various aspects of company building, and gaining valuable skills in a dynamic environment.

We are looking for a Backend Developer with solid prior experience to join us! As a Backend Developer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing distributed and scalable systems, Implementing GraphQL and REST APIs. Developing different microservices with the help of open-source projects, different SQL and NoSQL databases, and cloud-native technologies.




  • Write performant, maintainable, scalable code with Agile methodologies. 

  • Write design documents, get them reviewed with the Architecture team, and implement the features. 

  • Own and deliver the projects within given deadlines. Participate in other feature development design reviews, code reviews.



  • 1+ years of experience 

  • Strong in Python, MongoDB, Kafka, Elasticsearch 

  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes, Cloud 

  • Deep understanding of large-scale distributed systems architecture and data-driven development 

  • Excellent performance optimization, debugging, problem-solving, and communication skills 

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines 

  • Capable of prioritizing multiple projects in order to meet goals without management oversight


Desired Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of REST APIs and GraphQL APIs 

  • Experience with Agile software development (Scrum, Jira) 

  • Professional experience with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS Cloud, CICD 

  • Experience with Go language development 

  • Experience with Cloud native technologies: Prometheus, Grafana, Alert manager, Istio, gRPC.

About the Company

On a mission to create a secure privacy-first world, LightBeam has rapidly gained industry leadership by pioneering a unique convergence of data security posture management, privacy compliance and AI governance. Leading the disruption against legacy players, we are helping customers move away from complex and manual approaches, and experience the power of responsible AI to accelerate their businesses.

Join LightBeam today and be the driving force behind our technical alliance success. Make your mark in an environment that values creativity, growth, and taking on the industry giants.

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to

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