Sr. Backend Engineer, Training & Coaching

India - Hyderabad
Product – Engineering /
Full time /
About Highspot
Highspot is a software product development company and a recognized global leader in the sales enablement category, leveraging cutting-edge AI and GenAI technologies at the core of its robust Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform. Highspot is revolutionizing how millions of individuals work worldwide. Through its AI-powered platform, Highspot drives enterprise transformation to empower sales teams through intelligent content management, training, contextual guidance, customer engagement, meeting intelligence, and actionable analytics. The Highspot platform delivers advanced features tailored to business needs, in a modern design that sales and marketing executives appreciate and is the #1 rated sales enablement platform on G2 Crowd.

While headquartered in Seattle, Highspot has expanded its footprint across America, Canada, the UK, Germany, Australia, and now India, solidifying its presence in the Asia Pacific markets.

About the Role
We’re very proud of our customer loyalty and our rapid growth. Concurrent with this growth is the need to scale our platform and deliver high-quality features in a fast-paced environment with the challenge to solve complex technical problems. We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to help build our Training & Coaching product. Our ideal candidate should have strong technical skills as an engineer and architect; understands how to build high quality customer-facing software; is a team player who enjoys working collaboratively with Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers; is values-driven and cares deeply about culture, is self-managed, curious, and resourceful.


    • Develop new customer-facing product features and clean, reusable, supportable, and well-tested RESTful APIs and web services.
    • Collaborate with front-end developers/Product Managers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic.
    • Be responsible for designing, developing, and executing tests to verify that the software meets the specified requirements and functions as intended.
    • Architect scalable and efficient database schemas and queries to support application functionality and performance.
    • Improve the performance, scalability, and efficiency of existing data services, as well as implementing enhancements to meet evolving business needs and technological advancements.
    • Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback to other team members to maintain code quality and ensure adherence to coding standards.
    • Stay updated on emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in backend development to further enhance team capabilities and your own skills.
    • Drive crew’s technical vision and implementation strategy by mentoring and empowering team members.
    • Collaborate with the broader Engineering team on overall technical strategy, processes, and frontend infrastructure.

Required Qualifications

    • B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience.
    • 6+ years of relevant professional software engineering experience with backend technologies, not including internships/co-ops.
    • Experience with server-side languages and frameworks such as Ruby, Java, Node.js, Python, or similar.
    • Hands-on Experience in writing unit tests and integration tests to ensure the quality and reliability of the codebase.
    • Experience in developing and integrating RESTful APIs in the application.
    • Solid understanding of relational and non-relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB).
    • Experience with code versioning tools like Git.
    • Experience working with CI/CD tools like Github, BuildKite.
    • An entrepreneurial spirit: you’re agile, creative, resourceful, and tenacious as you solve problems and achieve team and company goals.

    • Good To Have:
    • Experience in Frontend Framework - React JS.
    • Familiarity in writing Test Automation Code in TestCafe or Selenium.
    • Experience in containerisation and deployment technologies - Docker/CI/Kubernetes.
    • Familiarity with SaaS products/Cloud Technologies like AWS, Azure.

Equal Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.

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