HomeLane: Backend Hiring Challenge




 About HomeLane:

Started in 2014, Homelane is a technology-driven solution provider for personalized home interiors. We focus on the predictability and quality of the products and services delivered. HomeLane is headquartered in Bangalore, with ~20000 homes delivered successfully across several Indian cities. We are a series D funded company, with over $60M funding cumulatively raised so far and an enviable set of investors such as Accel, Sequoia, Growth Story, Aarin, and Evolvence Pidilite. Visit our press coverage page and know more about us on Crunchbase.



HomeLane is a technology-driven organization that delivers end-to-end interior design services for homeowners. HomeLane relies on end-to-end automation of 2D/3D design, instant quote, and order fulfillment using a range of web applications. Our tech products enable a 3-way marketplace collaboration between HomeLane, customers, and vendors to become absolutely hassle-free.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Years of experience: 1.5-8 years
  • Skills:
    • Java programming, Springboot
    • Reactive programming frameworks like RxJava, Kotlin, WebFlux
    • Python, Django
    • Javascript, Node.js, Express.js
    • PHP, Codeigniter, Laravel

Challenge Format:

  • 1 Backend File Upload



BACKEND ENGINEER (Multiple Experience Levels)

Experience:2-8 years
Compensation:10L-30L (Exact Compensation will depend on the role being hired for)
Job Location:Remote (WFH)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building and developing products and platforms for web, mobile and desktop web applications.
    • Design and develop production-ready microservices
    • Deliver back end software solutions that yield excellent scalability and reliability
    • Work as part of sprint team for on-time delivery of deliverables (software, documents)
  • Hands on participation in design, prototyping, implementation and review activities, including review of software requirements and development strategies
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness/performance of applications
  • Realize unit/integration test scripts/code for testing software before release
  • Support and troubleshoot deployed systems on field, if needed
  • Analyze any new/alternate technologies to improve software performance and tools to improve the productivity of the engineering team.
  • Collaborate well with engineers, QA and product teams as needed

Required Skills:

  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to think of smart solutions for real world problems
  • Backend expertise in one or more of the following stacks
    • Java programming, Springboot
    • Reactive programming framework like RxJava, Kotlin, WebFlux
    • Python, Django 
    • Javascript, Node.js, Express.js
    • PHP, Codeigniter, Laravel
  • Expertise in SQL database, NoSQL database: MongoDB, Redis, Postgres
  • Experience on AWS, GitHub, Jenkins(CI/CD), Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • In depth knowledge of REST APIs (JSON, XML) and MVC architecture
  • Proficient in database optimization, indexing and caching

Other Details:

  • Hiring at all levels: 1.5 to 8 years of experience
  • Location: Anywhere with good WiFi connectivity and power back up! We are in the WFH mode for the entire engineering team
  • A Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science/Engineering from a Tier 1/2 engineering college


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