Principal Software Engineer

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Engineering | Full-time | Fully remote


Title: PSE / Architect


Location: We are open to candidates working from anywhere in India/across the globe. We are fully remote.

If you are keen to develop and drive product architecture, technology vision, strategy, and execution of our Platform, keep reading!


About Us

Lummo (formerly Bukukas) is a SaaS startup seeking to empower entrepreneurs and brands in SEA to accelerate their growth and to serve their customers by giving them the best technology and partner solutions.

Lummo offers localised solutions made for SEA, thereby shining the spotlight on entrepreneurs and brands, enabling them to discover all possibilities to grow their business.

Lummo was founded as BukuKas in 2019 by serial entrepreneurs Krishnan Menon and Lorenzo Peracchione.

Our Products

The journey started with BukuKas, an app to digitize the physical record-keeping books by enabling micro and small enterprises to record their sales, expenses, and cash transactions at ease using their smartphone.

Lummo's flagship product, LummoSHOP (formerly Tokko), helps growth oriented entrepreneurs and brands unlock their full potential by helping them build a strong relationship with their consumers by selling to them directly (D2C), maximize operational efficiency across multiple channels & build their own brand online.


Backed by top venture capital firms including Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global, CapitalG (Google’s venture fund), Credit Saison, Speedinvest, and other prominent investors and entrepreneurs like Gokul Rajaram (DoorDash), Taavet Hinrikus (Founder, TransferWise), Sandeep Tandon (FreeCharge), Santiago Sosa (Founder, Nuvemshop), Nipun Mehra (Ula, Sequoia), and Amrish Rao (Pinelabs, Citrus pay).

Having raised more than $150 Million in funding with the backing of marquee global investors, Lummo has built a world class team with top talent from across the world and is well poised to become a legendary SaaS company that will last beyond our lifetimes

We just received C series funding in January 2022, read more about us here:


What will you work on?

  • Own the overall architectural decisions, design, and development of technology.
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the full lifecycle of product development and testing.
  • Play a significant role in the career development of others. Work with engineering teams to provide continuous architecture and design mentor-ship / leadership and be a source of support that ensures successful product delivery and operational excellence in production.
  • Actively participate in design reviews, improve product delivery and align teams across the organization towards coherent architectural strategies.
  • Deliver artifacts that set the standard in your organization for engineering excellence, from designs to algorithms to implementations.
  • Help others understand when it is appropriate to create new versus reuse or extend existing software solutions.
  • You will develop systems, component architectures, and APIs that meet the test of time. Articulate and evangelize architectural principles that ensure that system components fit and last and align with the company's business direction.

What does it take?

  • You will have worked in past faced product companies and at least 10 years of experience
  • Should have been part of scalable product development cycles with either large data handling or large transaction processing exposure.
  • You will also possess a good understanding of object-oriented design, algorithms, Web Applications Architectures, and Microservices.
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance, and reliability
  • Champion a culture of innovation, in an environment that requires high levels of scalability, security, and reliability.
  • You are an excellent collaborator & communicator. You know that start-ups are a team sport. You listen to others, aren’t afraid to speak your mind and always try to ask the right questions. You are excited by the prospect of working in a distributed team and company.
  • Solid coding skills with the ability to drive teams through massive refactoring exercises & improve coding standards across large codebases.
  • Hungry to make an impact ethically and effectively, with deep empathy for end consumers.
  • Any open-source code or contributions to OSS projects would be a bonus!

What do we offer?

  • A multicultural and diverse team of colleagues from all over the globe
  • Mission-driven and fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Competitive salary and other benefits
  • A collaborative and flat company culture

What’s in it for you?

Do you truly want to make a difference and revolutionize the lives of millions of business owners? Do you thrive in an environment where moving at light speed and embracing new challenges every day is essential?

If yes, Lummo is the perfect place for you!