Backend Engineer

Makati - Remote
Technology – Technology /
Full-time /
Our Company
SAVii was founded in 2017 as SAVii PH, since then, we have been revolutionizing the employee wellness landscape. Our primary goal is to transform lives everyday by offering 360° salary linked wellness services in emerging markets. We currently operate in the Philippines and India.
Through our employee benefits platform, we empower HR leaders with 360 degree salary linked financial wellness services that elevate team members personally and professionally. Fast forward to today, we are now the category leader in our pioneer market of the Philippines. We are always here to transform lives with you. Together, let’s make financial power at work a reality.

Our Culture
SAVii is all about people. We aim to transform lives everyday for our customers and our own team members. We promote a culture of people-centricity, engage deeply with our SAViiers and encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to work. Each member of our team has something unique to contribute, so we naturally embrace your individuality and recognize your unique perspective as an important catalyst of positive change. We are a remote-first organization, we work where we feel happy and productive. Beyond the monetary aspect, we offer a plethora of enabling benefits enhancing your personal and professional life. In SAVii, we Think Fast, and execute faster.

Our Values
Excellence is an Attitude. We are Licensed to Dare so that everyone can Learn and Succeed. Our shared culture of respect and Fast Executions are built on Integrity and knowing we are Stronger Together.

Our Commitment
SAVii is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our SAViiers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability and age. We believe that diversity in talent invites more opportunities for innovation that leads us to our goal to Transform Lives Everyday. As part of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage individuals from all walks of life to apply.


    • Strong experience working in product teams, interfacing with engineers of all levels, and working closely alongside Product Managers to refine requirements, flush out technical dependencies.
    • 1-2 years in the industry in web app development.
    • Database Management: Design, create, and optimize database schemas for different use cases. Utilize PostgreSQL and MongoDB to store and manage structured and unstructured data effectively.
    • Data Modeling: Translate complex business requirements into well-structured data models that ensure efficient storage, retrieval, and manipulation of data.
    • Authentication and Authorization: Implement secure authentication and authorization mechanisms in APIs, ensuring proper access control to resources.
    • Caching Strategies: Implement caching mechanisms using Redis to improve application performance, reduce database load, and speed up frequent queries.
    • Microservices Architecture: Design, develop, and maintain microservices using Python.
    • Implement communication between microservices using appropriate protocols (e.g., REST, gRPC).
    • Database Query Optimization: Write efficient SQL queries and use indexing techniques to optimize database queries for better performance and reduced latency.
    • Code Quality and Testing: Write clean, maintainable, and well-tested code. Develop unit tests, integration tests, and conduct code reviews to ensure high code quality.
    • Good understanding of design patterns, test-driven development, and software development best practices. Demonstrable experience on unit testing.
    • Knowledge and experience of Java, Springboot is a plus.
    • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply if you have completed an internship in a startup environment.