The JAVA backend hiring Learn Up

5th Floor,Akruti Trade Centre, Andheri East, Mumbai

Start 06 May 2017 - 10:00 am
End 06 May 2017 - 02:00 pm

Build a Social network graph using Facebook's API


About The JAVA backend hiring Learn Up

Back-End Software Engineer:


You have a very strong, demonstrable, knowledge of Java (8) and Spring-Boot. You have the ability to give total focus to a problem, no matter how basic it sounds at first. You are enthusastic about creating software, have a drive to learn and expand your knowledge, and bring lots of motivation with you. You have an interest and some knowledge about all parts of the software engineering stack, including devops. You love to automate, whether it's processes or repetitive tasks.

  • Demonstrable experience of building software with Spring or Spring-Boot
  • Rock-solid knowledge of Java (8)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of shell scripting and using basic unix tools

  • Hands-on experience with JUnit
  • Hands-on experience with Mockito
  • Basic knowledge of coding in Python
  • Experience of working in a team of software developers

Session Agenda
  • Overview of Spring-Boot and configuration
  • Create a sample Spring-Boot application

Problem statement
Create an application that accesses Facebook data (users’s profile, friends information, etc) and builds a simple social network graph on the backend using the Neo4j database.

  • A laptop with linux or iOS installed
  • Java 8 SDK installed
  • Maven installed

About the Speaker

Shradha Kampani
Development head of Product

She leads the development of the KyePot products & platform as Head of Product. She has a very hands approach at kyepot andalso doubles up as scrum master, project manager, driving requirements & also building models & algorithms.

She has spent the last 15 years in various roles in banking & payment industry in Europe as a software engineer, software architect and then product manager of cash management & liquidity platform for Bank Of America Merrill Lynch. Her last role was head of Liquidity platform at BAML.

Sidd Gandhi
CoFounder & CEO of KyePot

Sidd Gandhi is the CoFounder & CEO of KyePot. He spent last 14 years with Banks & Payment companies like Bank of America & Visa in UK building payments products & platforms as green field platforms. He started KyePot with the vision of serving the underbanked with a better way of saving & borrowing money. Sidd leads the Business development, Partnerships & Strategy at KyePot.

Onkar Saravade
full-stack developer at KyePot

Onkar Saravade is working as full-stack developer at KyePot. He started his life as a native Android developer, before taking on more and more of a full-stack role. He has worked on all the mobile applications developed at KyePot and is currently one of the lead developers of the new generation React-Native application.

Dr. Kiran Lakhotia
co-founder and CTO at KyePot

Dr. Kiran Lakhotia is the co-founder and CTO at KyePot. He has over 13 years of experience spanning the entire software engineering stack, with considerable time spent working on AI techniques for different software engineering problems. He currently heads the engineering team developing the mobile applications and backend platform at KyePot.

How it works ?


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Come to the LearnUp at the Kyepot office in Mumbai.


Create an application using the Neo4j database


Learn and get hired with Kyepot.


KyePot is a fintech startup based out of Singapore and Mumbai, with its flagship product a Group Savings & Lending app for the Indian & African markets. KyePot's aim is to make savings & borrowing accessible and easy for the under-banked, including the younger demographic who see saving as a chore. To sum it up we at KyePot are "Unlocking the financial potential of the collective."


Under the FAQ section, you will find answers to the most commonly asked questions about our challenges. If you have any questions apart from the ones listed on the right, contact us at

Kyepot, 5th floor, Akruti Trade Centre,Bhim Nagar Rd, Kondivita, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400069, India
No, but registration is mandatory though.
Yes, this is a hiring Learn up.You solve the problem statement and if the mentors are happy with your solution, you are selected for the interview and you get hired.
Apart from getting hired with kyepot, you will also receive AWS credits worth $100 for uploading your services.
Yes, you need to get your laptop and your charger to the Learn Up.