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Insure Techathon is an offline Challenge organized by HDFC Life in Bangalore on 9th-10th December (24 hr) to hire both Fullstack Developers. After you get shortlisted you will be required to attend the hackathon in Bangalore on 9th December.

In an increasingly tech-focused world - where we have moved from paper to online transactions, in-person to online interactions, brick-and-mortar establishments to businesses that are increasingly e-commerce platforms, and from physical to online forms of exertion, it has become increasingly obvious that technology will be providing our solutions from this point on.

HDFC Life is looking to disrupt the insurance industry as we know it - and you can play a part in designing this new chapter using your innovative designs and ideas for future technologies!

The shortest path to becoming HDFC Life’s next Full Stack Developer - attend, provide innovation and win HDFC Life job offers at the 24 hr Insure Techathon.

About HDFC Life

HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited (‘HDFC Life’ / ‘Company’) is a joint venture between Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited, one of India’s leading housing finance institutions and Standard Life Aberdeen plc (one of the world’s largest investment companies), initially through its wholly owned subsidiary The Standard Life Assurance Company and now through its wholly owned subsidiary, Standard Life (Mauritius Holdings) 2006 Limited.

Established in 2000, HDFC Life is positioned as a leading life insurer in India, offering a range of individual and group insurance solutions. Its portfolio comprises various insurance and investment products such as Protection, Pension, Savings, Income and Health. As on June 30, 2017, the Company offered 31 individual and 10 group products, along with 8 optional rider benefits catering to specific needs of customers during each stage of their lives.

HDFC Life has a pan India presence, comprising 414 branches and spokes, and over 11,200 branches across India of its top 15 bancassurance partners, as on June 30, 2017. The Company has two wholly owned subsidiaries namely HDFC Pension Management Company Limited, which is regulated by Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India and HDFC International Life and Re Company Limited, which isregulated by Dubai Financial Services Authority.

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How it works

If you love challenges and have the relevant skills and experience of 3+ years, go ahead and take up the task

Yes, please bring your laptop and a charger as well.

Nope. Nothing. Nada. Zilch. All you have to do is to register for free on our platform.

It’s a team challenge, with a max team size of 4. However, if you are alone and your profile gets shortlisted, come to the Hackathon and we will form a team for you.

We are looking for a Full Stack Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users, as well as translating the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce the visual elements of the application. You will also design the overall architecture of the web application and evolve it to ensure maximum performance and stability.


  • Design of the overall architecture of the web application
  • Implementation of a robust set of services and APIs to power the web application
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Translation of UI/UX wireframes to visual elements
  • Integration of the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient knowledge of back-end programming language such as Python, JavaScript etc.
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms (such as mobile vs, desktop), and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages such as Django, Jinja, Mako etc.
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors such as Stylus, Less, Sass etc.
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Ability to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery or other frameworks such as Zepto, MooTools, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, ability to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tool (Git)


  • Proficient on Node JS, Angular and React
  • Proficient on PostGreSQL 9.x or MySQL 5.x
  • Proficient on Bitbucket or GitHub
  • Proficient on JIRA, Confluence and Slack
  • Proficient on Message Broker tools such as RabbitMQ, SQS
  • Proficient on Mongo, Dynamo or any other NoSQL DB
  • Proficient on API documentation tools/frameworks such as Postman, Swagger
  • Hands on experience using various AWS Services such as EC2, Elastic Search, API Gateway, S3, Redis etc.
  • Good understanding on Agile Development methodologies


  • Must have at least 2-5 years of experience building highly scalable web application


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