Software Development Engineer II - Backend

Work Type: Full Time

Job Title: Software Development Engineer II - Backend

Location: Bangalore/Remote

Role Overview: As a Software Development Engineer II - Backend at Scrut Automation, you'll be an integral part of our Engineering Team, contributing to the development of our information security and compliance monitoring platform. We're seeking an innovative individual with a strong foundation in server-side development, particularly with Node.js and related technologies. You'll collaborate closely with front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness. Your role will involve building reusable code and libraries, optimizing applications for speed and scalability, and defining technical and design requirements.


  • Develop server-side logic using Node.js and Express, prioritizing performance and responsiveness.

  • Create clean, maintainable, efficient and reusable code and libraries for future use. Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback to peers.

  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.

  • Define and communicate technical and design requirements.

  • Work closely with front-end developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and deliver high-quality solutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • 3-5 years of experience in server-side development using Node.js with Express, and familiarity with NoSQL databases, particularly DynamoDB.

  • Proficiency in asynchronous programming concepts.

  • Basic understanding of AWS services and CI/CD tools.

  • Experience with our current tech stack (Node.js, Express, Next.js, React, DynamoDB) is a plus.

About Us 

Scrut Automation is an information security and compliance monitoring platform, aimed at helping small and medium cloud-native enterprises develop and maintain a robust security posture, and comply with various infosec standards such as SOC 2, ISO 27001, GDPR, and the like with ease. With the help of the Scrut platform, customers reduce their manual effort for security and compliance tasks by 70%, and build real-time visibility of their security posture.

Founded by IIT/ISB/McKinsey alumni, the founding team has over 15 years of combined Infosec experience. Scrut is built out of India for the world, with customers across India, APAC, North America, Europe and the Middle East. Scrut is backed by Lightspeed Ventures, MassMutual Ventures and Endiya Partners, along with prominent angels from the global SaaS community.

Why should this job excite you?

  • Flat-hierarchy, performance-driven culture 

  • Rapid growth and learning opportunities

  • Comprehensive medical insurance coverage 

  • A high-performing action-oriented team 

  • Competitive package, benefits and employee-friendly work culture

Note: Due to a high volume of applications, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the HR team. We appreciate your interest and effort.

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