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SDE-III : Lead Backend Engineer-NodeJs


  • Build robust, secure, and scalable microservices to power the core platform.

  • Design and implement low-latency distributed systems and storage solutions.

  • Own and manage all phases of the software development lifecycle (planning, design, implementation, deployment, and support).

  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.

  • Collaborate effectively with product managers, designers, engineers, and stakeholders on projects.

  • Communicate technical ideas and set direction on projects, focusing on solving business challenges.

  • Work closely with the leadership team to drive the product roadmap.

  • Work as an individual contributor or a team player, as and when required.


  • A solid grounding in computer science fundamentals and 4+ years of software development experience with strong expertise in Javascript (ES6).

  • Experience working on frameworks like Node.js, Express.js, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, message queues, asynchronous systems, and design patterns.

  • Good understanding of microservices, SOA principles and surrounding technologies (such as Kubernetes and Docker).

  • Strong understanding of engineering software processes, life-cycle methodology, configuration management, release management, and system verification and testing.

  • Good to have proficiency in CI/CD (Continuous integration/continuous deployment pipelines)

  • Good understanding of asynchronous processing model - message queues, worker processes etc.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment is a must. Open-source contribution is a plus.


At Trential, we are building the next-generation digital credential ecosystems which allow entities to establish trust in all digital interactions and empower users to take control of their identity on the internet while making their credentials accessible across the globe in one single tap. Using state-of-the-art verifiable credentials models(W3C) and Decentralised Identifiers (DIDs), we aim to transform how identity operates in the digital world and establish the missing identity layer on the internet.

Looking for Lead Backend Engineers to join the early-stage engineering team. As one of the early members of the engineering team, you will work closely with the stakeholders and product team to build new and compelling experiences for our users worldwide. In this role, you will be responsible for building and maintaining large-scale engineering systems that power the core platform, which spans multiple data centers globally. If you want to tackle hard and interesting problems at scale, create an impact within an entrepreneurial environment, and do your life's work, Join Us!

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