Senior C/Go Engineer

 Published 10 days ago
 United Kingdom
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Bumble is seeking an expert C/Go Engineer to help in the ongoing development and support of our large-scale Internal Developer Platform. This role will be focused on some of the most critical pieces of our platform on which everything else relies. Almost every developer in our company will use the results of your work, so we pay special attention to the performance, reliability and usefulness of our system.


What you'll do
  • Participate in a creation of our Internal Developer Platform, including things like
  • Writing user-friendly and machine-friendly tools for deployment to cloud and on-prem datacenters using contemporary technologies like k8s, ArgoCD, Vault, etc
  • Support our critical C/C++ based software, including PHP interpreter and its extensions
  • Take part in DBaaS system development...and lot more
  • Optimise backend code, look for bottlenecks and, as and when necessary, implement visualisation and monitoring systems
  • Suggest and implement high-tech, innovative solutions
  • Proactively communicate with colleagues to refine application design
  • Actively participate in the whole process of development, from initial design to deployment and support
  • Write backend code, client libraries for your systems for various languages and configure contemporary open source software stack.

About you
  • Proven backend development experience
  • Computer Science/Tech related degree is highly desirable
  • C/C++ and Go language proficiency
  • Experience in JVM languages is a bonus, especially Kotlin
  • Experience in PHP language is a bonus
  • Words like caching, sharding, replication, reliability are familiar to you or you should be able to learn them quickly
  • Strong will to learn new stuff
  • Knowledge of *nix console environment
  • Understanding how to optimise and fine-tune backend application that uses MySQL or other external data sources
  • Experience in relational databases and SQL, preferably MySQL


Global benefits

Maven Fertility 

We offer a $10,000 lifetime benefit opportunity to all employees and their partners around the world. This benefit can be used to support your reproductive journey - from abortion care and related travel costs to fertility treatment, egg-freezing, adoption, surrogacy, and more. 

Family & compassionate paid leave

Family leave to support you and your loved ones when needed (including victim of domestic abuse or violent crime).

26 weeks’ parental leave 

26 weeks paid leave for primary for secondary caregiver following the birth, adoption or surrogacy of a child.

Unlimited paid time off

Take the time you need when you need it. 

Company-wide week off

Twice a year, we have a company-wide week off (it’s essential for some teams to continue working and they will be offered alternative time off instead).

Focus Fridays

Twice a month we have a no meeting, no deadline, no email and no Slack rule on a Friday so you can focus without distraction.


Share in the success of the company with our Equity plan.

About Us

Bumble Inc. is the parent company of Bumble, Badoo, Fruitz and Official. The Bumble platform enables people to build healthy and equitable relationships, through kind connections. Founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014, Bumble was one of the first dating apps built with women at the center and connects people across dating (Bumble Date), friendship (Bumble BFF) and professional networking (Bumble Bizz). Badoo, which was founded in 2006, is one of the pioneers of web and mobile dating products. Fruitz, founded in 2017, encourages open and honest communication of dating intentions through playful fruit metaphors. Official is an app for couples that promotes open and honest communication between partners and was founded in 2020.

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