Golang Senior Software Engineer remote

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Posted 3 days ago Worldwide Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

The Job

This role requires a Senior Software Engineer Backend with strong skills around Golang, to work remotely. You will work as part of a full stack team to develop solutions to ensure optimal experiences for the clients customers and teams within the company. You will utilise a variety of Back End technologies (Go, Ruby or Scala) to build scalable products. You will take part in decisions related to how the client undertake new projects. You will gather requirements and scope out projects with the rest of the team.

The role doesn't expect all of the below as essential but would love you to have experience in the following areas:

  • Pride in readable, well designed, well tested software. 5 or more years professional experience writing web based applications in any language and a willingness to quickly get up to speed on their stack (ruby/rails, Go, Phyton or Scala).
  • Experience with TDD environments (RSpec, Minitest, Capybara, Selenium)
  • Experience with relational databases (PostGreSQL, MySQL) and key-value stores (Memcache, Redis)
  • Experience with Front End web technology, bonus points for React
  • Experience with web architecture at scale (20krpm and above)
  • Experience with PostGIS, or any geography-heavy applications
  • Experience with "NoSQL" data backends (Redis, MongoDB, ElasticSearch)
  • Experience solving logistical problems with software

The company

My client is fast growing and has expanded to support millions of customers across the world. The client has a desire to hire the best talent available to support their requirements in this expanding market. The client is a London based company and looking to hire remotely.

The rate

£500-£750 Daily


100% remote, happy for you to be based in UK or Europe


1 hour paired programming interview + 1 hour cultural interview

Why apply to this job?

My client is a fast growing team with very large impact, seeking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. To be able to predict what someone wants before they know? How do data and technology to help their clients grow as consumer habits change?

Working on problems that their customers didn't know they had, you will work with one of the most talented engineering teams on the planet, you will learn from them and them from you. The contracts are long term and the client focuses more on outputs than inputs.

What should you do now

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