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Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Cialfo is a leading platform connecting students, higher education institutions, and counselors through technology-driven solutions. Launched in 2017 with a mission to make education accessible to 100 million students, Cialfo provides a range of mobile and web solutions to students, K-12 institutions, and higher education institutions. We’re one of the fastest-growing tech startups in the region, consistently charting new heights!

About this Role
We are looking for a talented Backend Developer with expertise in Ruby on Rails to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining robust, scalable server-side applications and APIs. You will work closely with frontend developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration and performance of our applications.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop, maintain, and optimize server-side applications using Ruby on Rails.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code.
  • Integrate data storage solutions such as databases, key-value stores, and blob stores.
  • Implement and maintain RESTful APIs to support front-end functionality.
  • Collaborate with frontend developers to ensure seamless integration of front-end and back-end components.
  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding, debugging, and performance tuning.
  • Conduct code reviews and provide feedback to improve code quality.
  • Write and maintain detailed technical documentation.
  • Ensure security and data protection best practices are followed.

About You


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.


  • Proven experience as a Backend Developer with a strong focus on Ruby on Rails.
  • Proficiency in Ruby and the Ruby on Rails framework.
  • Experience with relational databases such as PostgreSQL or MySQL.
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies (e.g., JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3) for basic integration.
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs and web services.
  • Experience with version control systems, preferably Git.
  • Experience with cloud services (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks (e.g., RSpec, Capybara).
  • Knowledge of modern authentication methods like OAuth and JWT.


  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile development environment.

Visit our culture manifesto deck to learn more about the unique Cialfo culture and the opportunity to be one of us. This is an opportunity to be a part of a fun, flexible, and fast-moving organization which is scaling its global footprint.

The Benefits Of Being a Cialfolk

Exact benefits vary depending on your location. That said, all full-time Cialfo employees receive the following benefits:

  • Paid Annual and Medical leaves
  • Flexible working environment
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • and more...