What is the larger purpose and impact of this role?
At MiStay, we are changing the way hotel operations have been managed traditionally. Changing the decade old traditions of rigid full-day hotel booking into flexible stay will be a paradigm shift in the hotel industry. Technology would be the key driver in enabling this change.
As a backend developer, you'll be able to build innovative solutions that would disrupt how hotel room inventory management is being done since decades. You'll get to develop mobile and web experiences with real world impact by solving problems faced by travellers around the world.
What would be my responsibilities?
Take an idea to production - architect, build, test and deploy.
Engage in product discussions and help improve the user experience.
Prototype concepts to facilitate product development.
Participate in code reviews and collaborate with the team to ensure best practices are followed.
Leverage cutting edge technologies to power the solutions.
Assist other teams to enhance their productivity by building internal systems to improve their workflow.
What type of a candidate will succeed in this role?
Atleast 2 years of experience in web development using Python
Have successfully built, deployed, and supported a large-scale web application in the cloud
Strong software design skills and ability to break down problems independently
Prior experience in these technologies will be a plus: Docker, Django, React, Redux, MySQL, Docker, React native, ES6
Proficient in version control systems like Git
Ability to pick up new technologies quickly
Strong understanding of product development stages
MiStay is founded by alumni of IIT Madras and backed by Axilor Capital, Kris Gopalakrishnan (Founder of Infosys) and various industry professionals. Currently operational in 90 Cities in India with around ~1000 hotel partners, MiStay has been featured as "Top 5 Websites globally for Hourly or Day-use Hotels" and is one of the fastest growing travel-tech startup in the country. At MiStay, everyone gets the opportunity to participate and contribute to overall growth strategies of the company apart from the core responsibilities, while working in an extremely entrepreneurial environment.