Job opening at Arghyam: Technical Lead - Digital Infrastructure

About the Position

Join us at Arghyam for a transformative opportunity that not only promises professional growth but also the chance to make a profound societal impact. As we embark on designing a unified, national technology infrastructure for the Government of India’s National Jal Jeevan Mission, your role as a Technical Lead- Digital Infrastructure will be at the heart of pioneering a Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI).

This initiative will revolutionise the way states choose, build and innovate digital tools for achieving the JJM vision of safe sustainable domestic water to all rural households across the country. Positioned within the Ministry in Delhi, this role offers a rare chance to closely engage with government operations while driving a high-impact technology initiative forward. You will delve into the intricate task of analysing existing systems, designing state-of-the-art services and APIs, building data registries and establishing critical standards and specifications. You will be working in collaboration with the Senior Manager - Digital Infrastructure & Government Relations.

Be at the forefront of a transformational journey that not only aims to do something meaningful for society but also offers an unparalleled learning experience in emerging technology domains. Embrace the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy on a national scale, shaping the future of digital infrastructure in India.


The role involves working with ecosystem stakeholders to design APIs and registries and the candidate should possess a mix of technical and analytical skills.

Technical Skills
○ API Development and Management:
○ Proficiency in designing, developing and managing APIs.
○ Understanding of API protocols, authentication and security best practices.

System Architecture and Design
○ Strong knowledge in system architecture and design principles.
○ Experience in designing scalable and interoperable digital solutions.
○ Understanding of data standards, privacy and security regulations.

Programming and Technology Stack
○ Proficiency in modern programming languages and technology stacks.
○ Familiarity with cloud services, database management and web technologies.

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
○ Strong analytical skills to assess systems and identify areas for improvement.
○ Ability to interpret and utilize data in decision-making.
○ Proficiency in identifying challenges and developing effective solutions.
○ Creativity and innovation in approaching technical problems.


● 5-8 years of experience in a technical role, preferably in digital infrastructure, API development, or system architecture.
● Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field from a reputed university/ college.
● Strong knowledge in API development, system design, and data management.
● Proficient in modern programming languages and technology stacks.
● Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and technical skills.

Join us in our mission to make a lasting impact on India's water security landscape. Your expertise and dedication will be pivotal in driving positive change and improving the lives of millions. If you are a dynamic leader committed to driving transformational change, we encourage you to apply for this role and be part of our journey towards a water-secure future for all.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience and abilities.

Location: Delhi

Reporting: Senior Manager - Digital Infrastructure and Government Partnerships

Last Date of Application: 4th March 2024

To apply for this post, please email your updated resume to: with a mandatory subject line “Application for the post of Technical Lead - Digital Infrastructure”

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