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Software Engineer with Pivotal
London, United Kingdom£60k - £75k
4 days ago

Job Description

Always be kind: a simple daily affirmation and one that feels more like a personal mission statement than a corporate motto – but Pivotal isn’t just any corporation. Underpinning our world-class capabilities in cloud-native software delivery and agile development methodologies is one common thread: empathy. Not only do we want to transform the way the world builds software, we also want to make sure that sustainable pace, kindness, and diversity are at the core of every enterprise.

Known for taking an iterative approach, our 2000+ employees are empowered every day to help shape the way we build software. Pivotal is committed to open source, a diverse culture, and fostering safe spaces for all of our individual employees.

*You*

You are looking for a collaborative environment building distributed systems that enable enterprises to focus on their business rather than re-architecting a cloud platform from scratch. Pair programming has always been something that you wanted to try out.

Furthering your education has always been a goal of yours. Learning new programming languages and getting to work with Golang piques your interest.

Contributing to open source software makes you feel good about the transparency it brings to an organization’s code quality.

*Us*

Agile concepts are at the core of our process. We have a whole host of Pivotal Practices around Test Driven Development, pair programming, team retrospectives, technical retrospectives and continuous integration. We are excited to teach these to you and innovate with you on their implementation.

We stick to a strict 8 hour a day schedule (with flexible start and end times). Although on-call rotations are part of most teams, incidents are exceedingly rare.

We pair in small teams of 4 - 8 people in our London office, conveniently located at Old Street. We use Slack to stay connected and Tmux for pairing. We are working hard to make sure that our distributed teams function as smoothly as our distributed systems.

You’ll rarely be alone when developing; from pairing all day to 1 on 1 time with your manager, there is always a Pivot there to lend a helping hand. Mentorship from senior engineering leadership is built right into our process - you’ll always be empowered.

Making an investment in each Pivot’s professional development improves the organization as a whole. We encourage you to go to conferences or purchase those pricey O’Reilly books - and we’ll give you a budget each year to do it.

*Your Day*

As cliche as it may sound, every day is completely different from the next. We have a general framework for what our day looks like and the majority of it will be spent with your pair:

9:06 AM - Office-wide stand-up to build office cohesion and start the day off together.

9:10 AM - Team standup - discuss any blockers, choose pairs, maybe even tell a joke.

9:30-12:30 PM - Start pairing, tackle an open GitHub issue and open a pull-request.

12:30-1:30 PM - Lunch! Grab food from one of the many nearby restaurants, run an errand, or join a book club.

1:31-6:00 PM - Get back with your pair and start an acceptance test for a big feature.

While that schedule does look busy, don’t worry - we take ample breaks throughout the day. Take a walk to get boba, read a book on the balcony, play a game of ping pong, or chat with co-workers at the snack bar. Sustainable pace is held in high regard. We know there is a life outside of work, we want you to be able to spend time with family and friends.

*Desired Skills / Experience*

We know from experience that not ticking every box on the skills sections stops many from applying. You should apply regardless of your self-assessment because we want to hear from you.

  • Ability to dive into a large polyglot codebase and contribute as you learn
  • Being okay with the uncomfortable feeling that comes from learning new things
  • Interest in exploring new programming paradigms, languages, and patterns
  • Demonstrable ability to research problems and break them into discrete parts

*Nice to Haves*

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Operations or Systems Administration experience, particularly on UNIX
  • Worked with large Go/Ruby/Rails codebases
  • Used Test Driven Development (TDD) extensively
  • Worked in a pair programming environment
  • Contributed to an open source project
  • On-call experience with production grade systems
  • Has mentored others in a professional setting

Cloud Foundry engineers participate in an on-call rotation with their team to support software they work on.

Pivotal is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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DevOps Engineering Consultant with Armakuni
London, United Kingdom£50k - £90k
1 week ago

Job Description

Armakuni empower our clients to take ideas to production in weeks, not months. Our Engineering Consultants act as change catalysts, enabling teams to leverage development best practices to fully optimise their cloud journeys.

Best practice. What does this actually mean? What’s “best” for one company doesn’t always work for others, right? Well, not quite. Research has shown that there are certain practices that lead to happier, more productive development teams and environments, and it’s these that we are positively evangelistic about here at Armakuni. We combine the practices of Software Craftsmanship, Agile/Lean, DevOps, Cloud Native architectures and infrastructures to enable high quality, high velocity, sustainable engineering teams.

What we enjoy:

  • Sharing our knowledge of cutting edge tech stacks with clients and colleagues alike to ensure the long-term benefits of cloud platforms are fully leveraged
  • Extolling the virtues of Test Driven Development & Continuous Integration/Delivery
  • Assisting with the development of elegant micro-service products used at extreme scale
  • Delivering hands-on training that ensures our legacy remains long after we do
  • Regular retrospectives to figure out what we’re doing wrong so we can fix it, and what we’re doing right so we can improve on it

A day in the life:

  • Your primary responsibility is training and knowledge sharing with client Engineering and Development teams. As you’ve spent most of your career coding and discovering strategies for successful DevOps or Cloud Native adoption, you are enthused by the concept of transferring this to new teams as they enhance their capabilities further
  • Mentoring client engineering teams in the adoption of new tools, technologies, techniques, patterns and processes, ultimately helping leverage a range of tools and methodologies
  • Driving the adoption of development best practice through whatever method is practical given the obstacles encountered.
  • Representing Armakuni and communicating our vision to client engineering teams, technical management and executives when required
  • Delivering training and support on world-class PaaS solutions composed of best-of-breed cloud native and CI/CD tools such as Cloud Foundry, PKS and Concourse

What does good look like?

First and foremost you will have a passion for leveraging technology to optimise processes and procedures. With a background in software development you will enjoy working alongside client Engineering teams to introduce and optimise development tools and methodologies, ultimately enhancing their cloud journey.

From a technical perspective we find those who enjoy a successful career as a Consulting Software Engineer with Armakuni typically have:

  • A proven track record of software/application development with Ruby, Golang or Java
  • Experience of automating deployment using CI/CD (bonus points for Concourse)
  • Passion for Pair Programming and TDD - these skills are crucial in how we engage and work alongside our clients
  • The ability to relay the positives and negatives of various tools, methodologies and ideas in a clear and constructive manner
  • Strong communication and consulting skills - our teams are comfortable running workshops (inceptions)/standups
  • Passion for growing and developing both technically and personally by tackling interesting work and challenging problems
  • Ability to distill complex business requirements into simple code concepts

The reward:

We offer the chance to be a part of a rapidly evolving technology-driven community; a team of like-minded experts in sharing their knowledge not just with clients but with each other. Perks include:

  • The chance to take ownership of your career within a rapidly evolving organisation; forge your own path!
  • Consulting environment free from sales and utilisation targets
  • Weekly company-wide retros and demos
  • Opportunities to visit and present at key conferences and industry events
  • Regular training and informal/social knowledge sharing sessions
  • Company stickers!

Of course we also make sure that you are well looked after offering highly competitive salaries plus an ever growing benefits package which currently includes:

  • Annual training allowance
  • BUPA Healthcare and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Shiny new MacBook Pro
  • Contributory pension
  • 25 days holiday

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Cloud Native Engineer with Container Solutions
London, United Kingdom£60k - £80k
1 week ago

Job Description

Why this job matters

IT has become the core asset for most businesses. Our Cloud Native engineers guide our clients through this increasingly complex IT landscape.

We build confidence with cloud technologies and help clients transition to modern architecture. Our engineers also work with Cloud Native vendors on next-generation open-source tools.

What we look for

  • Background in development or operations; we’re looking for senior engineers.
  • Experience with at least one programming language and/or scripting (e.g. Go, Java, Python, C++, Bash).
  • Experience with microservices (technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos) is valuable.
  • We are a cloud agnostic. Any cloud experience (AWS, Google, Azure) is a plus.
  • Cloud automation and infrastructure provisioning (Terraform, Ansible, Cloud Formation etc).
  • We value consultancy skills and community work, such as open-source contribution, meetups and conference talks, and/or blogging. We’re more than just engineers.

Why apply

You’ll be in charge of shaping a new IT architecture for some of the best companies in the world. We work in small, self-managed teams that take full responsibility for the projects. We’re not tech/cloud service resellers. We mix the best open-source tools and services that make sense for the project. We move fast and deliver mainly short-term projects (2-4 months), mostly working from our offices. We automate the infrastructure of our customers and deploy orchestration layers on top of it to run apps and data.

All our engineers are encouraged to share their knowledge at conferences and within the company. We consider ourselves a continuous learning company. There are no rockstars here, just people that wanna grow themselves and their community. Switching between projects/roles/offices is possible and quite common.


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Senior Software Engineer with Blokur
London, United Kingdom£40k - £80k
1 week ago

Job Description

Who are we?

Blokur is a platform that helps musicians and music companies get paid what they should, when they should. We are a curious, diverse and creative team representing five countries and counting. And our users represent 60% of music industry revenue

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Software Engineer that can help us enhance our innovative platform for the music industry. You will be working directly on product features and overseeing the scalability of our infrastructure.

The Role

  • Implement new product features and deploy them on an on-going basis.
  • Work on the whole software development lifecycle.
  • Help drive product vision, working closely with stakeholders to deliver scalable product features.
  • Lead the scaling up our infrastructure based on an AWS, Golang, Node.js and PostgreSQL.
  • Help the team champion software quality in a pragmatic manner.
  • Be part of a highly collaborative and cross-functional team that values the creativity to experiment and build a product we are all proud of.

About you

  • Worked in a similar role before shipping scalable product features.
  • Best practices like; Continuous Integration, Infrastructure as code, Containers and Microservices are very familiar to you.
  • Have experience working with distributed systems.
  • Are interested in joining a dynamic start-up environment, feel comfortable picking up new programming languages and technologies and like to take ownership.
  • Can bring an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit to the team.
  • Have a passion for music and an interest in decentralised applications.

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Share options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Generous family leave
  • Flexible working
  • An opportunity to make your mark in a fast-growing start-up re-imagining the way that creators get paid
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Backend Engineer with Risk Ledger
London, UK£45k - £80k
2 weeks ago

Job Description

Risk Ledger is seeking software engineers to join our core team and take ownership in developing & shaping our platform that will improve the security maturity of the entire global supply chain. This is an opportunity to work with the latest technologies to solve an increasingly important problem, and to have an outsized impact on a product early in its lifecycle.

We are looking for an amazing and talented team from a diverse set of backgrounds and skillsets to help us grow and build a truly special company. The main focus of the role will be on backend development, but with opportunity to work up and down the stack. It’s all hands on deck at this stage, so you’ll need to be ready and willing to delve into the frontend, ship new functionality, and be involved in the product development, improving and learning as we go.

What you’ll be doing * Building our system’s backend, primarily in Go. If you’re a fast learner and keen to work with Go in production, we’d love to speak with you; * Getting your code, and that of the team, into production - hopefully continuously and bug-free by writing automated tests and engaging in peer code reviews. * Helping to expose the backend functionality in the frontend when necessary. The UI is built in HTML, CSS and JavaScript using Vue.js, so you should be willing to learn enough to understand how everything fits together and be happy to make improvements where appropriate. * Working closely with the customer success side of the company, to ensure that we’re always focused on and building what is right for our clients to make their lives easier, not just ours.

What success will look like * An awesome looking product, with the functionality our clients need. * A growing engineering team that people enjoy working with, who laugh together, know each other’s strengths and get the job done. * A rapidly expanding customer-base who are eager to use our product, keeping us on our toes when it comes to infrastructure and scaling.

About Risk Ledger We’re a London-based startup with a mission of improving the way organisations approach cybersecurity and information management in the global supply chain. With over 60% of data breaches currently occurring through the supply chain, Risk Ledger provides the tools and knowledge that organisations need to increase their security maturity. Our platform changes the way that companies identify, measure and mitigate security risks for themselves and their suppliers, enabling them to truly understand their security landscape.

Risk Ledger is backed by multiple high-profile VCs, including Firstminute Capital, Seedcamp, Village Global and Episode1. Currently a small team, we’re looking to expand rapidly, and this is the perfect opportunity to put your stamp on a fun, fast-paced, early-stage startup.

We are currently based in White Collar Factory, next to Old Street roundabout.


Perks & Benefits

🚀 An opportunity to work on a exciting cyber security product with a young, growing startup. 👌 We offer the autonomy and flexibility you need to deliver the work as you see fit 📚 All the learning resources and books you want to aid in your personal development. 💻 The equipment you need to get the job done 📈 Generous EMI stock options 🏖 32 days of holiday a year - take a break, enjoy yourself ✈️ Up to an additional 30 days of unpaid leave a year to use as you wish. 🏥 Private health insurance 🎉 Regular socials to unwind and have some fun

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Backend Engineer with Monzo
London, United Kingdom£40k - £100k
1 month ago

Job Description

At Monzo we’re aiming to build the best current account in the world. We are always keen to hear from capable, creative engineers who want to help us accomplish that goal 🚀

Please note: we get lots of successful applications for Backend Engineer, so there could be a delay in scheduling interviews from the initial stage right up until the final interviews. If you’re invited to interview and you have any immediate time pressures, please let us know, as we’ll always do our best to speed things up for you 😊

Our backend engineers have a variety of different backgrounds

We have several non-graduates; only some of us studied Computer Science; one of the team has a degree in Marketing; some of us have worked in huge companies; some have only ever worked in startups; others are former consultants. As long as you enjoy learning new things, we’d love to talk to you.

We encourage an open and transparent working environment

You can get involved in any aspect of the business you are interested in and,following Stripe’s example, all emails in the company are visible in an email archive. We regularly run hackathons in which people build things on our third party API and we contribute to open source software as much as possible. We’ve also made ourproduct roadmap public and give sneak peeks of features in our community forum. Our blog is a good place to learn even more about what we do!

Monzo works in project-based sprints in small, interdisciplinary teams

We have around 150 engineers out of roughly 800 people in total - and we have big ambitions. There are many interesting challenges ahead, and we’re happy for people to move between teams or to specialise, whatever you prefer. As an engineer here you’d be able to work directly with anyone across the company, and we run regular knowledge-sharing sessions so you’ll learn heaps about everything from how banks work to effective communication.

At Monzo you will get to work with a lot of exciting new technology.

We rely heavily on the following tools and technologies:

  • Go to write our application code (there’s an excellent interactive Go tutorial here)

  • Cassandra for most persistent data storage

  • Kafka for our asynchronous message queue

  • Envoy Proxy for RPC

  • Kubernetes and Docker to schedule and run our services (Oliver,our Head of Engineering, gave a great talk at KubeCon on how we use these technologies)

  • AWS for most of our infrastructure

  • React for internal web dashboards

  • We also have two physical datacenter sites with actual cables to connect to various third parties

You should apply if:

  • the work we’re doing sounds exciting!

  • you want to be involved in building a product that you (andeveryone you know) use every day

  • you’re keen to learn more about new technologies and the arcane inner workings of the financial industry

  • you’re comfortable working in a team that deals with ambiguity

  • you’re interested in distributed systems and writing resilient software

  • you have some experience with strongly-typed languages (Go,Java, C, Scala etc.).

At the moment, the following teams are looking for backend engineers:

Product The product backend team work primarily on creating backend services and APIs for our in-app user-facing features. They work closely with our mobile engineers and designers to create a delightful user experience, and to drive growth and retention. Projects that Product backend engineers have worked on recently include Summary (giving people insight into their finances to empower them to spend sensibly) and the Current Account Switch Service (all the hard work to allow users to move to Monzo quickly and easily).

Lending The Lending team works on making borrowing money simple, fair and transparent. They’ve already shipped and scaled overdrafts to hundreds of thousands of Monzo customers and they’ve made it easy to take out a loan without the unfair fees or confusing pricing that you find elsewhere. They work on everything from the way borrowing works in the app, right down to how they move and account for money that our customers borrow. One of the most interesting problems they face is deciding how much to lend and to whom. The team believes that they can make access to credit fairer and more transparent.

Logistics

We can help you relocate to London, we can sponsor visas, and we’re open to remote working (as long as you can spend around 20% of your time in London).

We offer competitive salaries based on skills and experience, which could be anywhere between £40,000 - £100,000 per year.

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can - whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance.

We’re continually hiring for Backend Engineers! Our interview process typically consists of an initial phone screen, a take-home code task, and a half-day on-site interview. We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions, and we won’t make you code on a whiteboard

Questions about this role? Head over to our careers page to read our FAQs (www.monzo.com/careers) or email tech-hiring@monzo.com


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Golang (Go) Backend Engineer with Healum
London, United Kingdom£50k - £65k
1 month ago

Job Description

We are Healum - a well funded digital health company on a mission to improve and save 100 million lives across the globe. We believe that everyone should have access to better personalised preventative healthcare and healthcare professionals should be empowered to deliver this experience to their patients. Digital solutions can make this a reality. We build digital products to enable patients to monitor and understand their health, and software that empowers health professionals to achieve better outcomes with their patients. Our single aim is to maximise people’s engagement with their health by delighting them with products that make them feel confident, supported and motivated.

We are looking for a Golang Software Engineer based for a full-time position, to help further build Healum’s distributed services platform to enhance our value proposition to our users. Are you excited about building petabyte-scale, business-critical, distributed software that helps people to transform their health outcomes? Do you find a peculiar satisfaction in bringing efficiency through intelligent algorithms? Do you enjoy looking at real-time data and incorporating that in to how you build software? The most important characteristic is that you can wear many hats and you’ll love getting your hands dirty with planning, scaling, security and testing. You’ll have a passion for playing a lead role in envisioning our platform services and preparing Healum for scale and high availability. You will work closely with the founders to build high quality and scalable systems that are integrated with our products that establish Healum as a leader in providing useful and intelligent solutions for clinicians and their patients.

You have

  • 5+ years experience in software development
  • Extensive knowledge of Golang and at least one other formal software languages (think compiled software languages C/C+, Java, Scala, Erlang, Clojure). **This is really important**. In your application note - please mention ONE feature about Golang that you like in order to qualify your application for consideration.
  • Experience in building distributed scalable and fault tolerant systems using micro-services, CEP, MQs.
  • Strong experience in working with data and multiple datastores both SQL / Non- SQL like relational data stores, document data stores, caches and graph Databases
  • Experience using go-micro or some other microservices framework and other tools like glide, godep, gorilla mux, revel,
  • Affinity for smart hacking over process and the ability to take complex technical requirements and breaking them down into smaller execution units.
  • Ruthless capabilities of documenting major technical details outside of the code and minor ones inside the code.
  • cognitive abilities to choose smart practices over best practices with a keen eye over security and scalability.
  • experience in continuously shipping and testing through deployment pipelines using CI/CD tools in an agile development environment.
  • experience in performance tuning your code and scalability thinking while writing it.

You also have

  • Deep understanding of distributed systems and service mesh concepts
  • Familiarity in Linux systems (like Centos) and some experience in scripting, automation and tooling.
  • Experience working with virtualisation systems (like Docker, Vagrant etc.) VMs and hypervisors (like vsphere, xenserver etc.)
  • Experience working with orchestration tools (like Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker Swarm etc.) and container registeries (GCE, Docker hub etc.)
  • Crazy attention to detail - sleepless nights because you found a bug that you couldn’t resolve at 5:44 pm.
  • Familiarity with agile development practices (a/b testing, unit testing, continuous deployment,continuous integration,scrums) and worked in a production environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate technical concepts to a wide variety of audience.
  • Ability to be empathetic and form strong working relations with your team members, customers and partners.

As one of our first team members, a typical day might include some of the following

  • Write, test, debug and ship code and gather feedback on scale, performance, security to incorporate back into the platform.
  • Work with the founders to identify complex technical problems and solve them.
  • Work with the product design and client experience development team to support them with scalable services
  • Feed into the overall mission and vision of the Healum’s platform over the period of coming months and years.
  • Inspire us with latest technical trends and frameworks especially in programming languages, data stores, security and create some of your own.
  • Work with the infrastructure team to squeeze every ounce of efficiency from our existing systems.

To land this gig, you need…

Quality experience in building large scale distributed systems, a formal degree in computer science, physics or mathematics. Background and expertise in software development, micro services, API integrations, data analytics, security and huge scale thinking!

Would you like to make a lasting impact in people’s lives and change them for better? Then get in touch. Absolutely NO recruitment agencies or outsourcing companies as we work with our PSL only.


Interview Process

If you are interested in this role email us at hello@healum.com with your CV, and one feature about Golang that you like and why!

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Senior Backend Engineer with Over
Remote / London, United Kingdom / Cape Town, South Africa$60k - $100k
1 month ago

Job Description

Over is an exciting Silicon Valley startup based in Cape Town, focused on making visual content and design easy for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Our vision is to inspire the world to create and empower small business owners, self-starters, and entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge to create eye-catching visual content that helps their brands grow.

You will assist in building robust backend microservices to support content, search and other features which will drive the business to scale.


Perks & Benefits

  • Unique learning and development opportunities
  • Remote-friendly work environment
  • Unlimited leave
  • Choose your hours to match your energy levels
  • Own shares with generous stock options
  • A progressive and meaningful maternity and paternity policy
  • A monthly travel subsidy for your commute to work
  • A culture focused heavily on wellness
  • A dynamic and engaging work environment where you can:
    • Spend your downtime with a buddy playing table tennis
    • Flex your mind and muscles in weekly yoga sessions
    • Find your zen with daily meditation sessions
    • Increase resilience with weekly physiotherapy treatments
    • Get your hair styled and trimmed once a month
    • Enjoy in-house coffees, teas, smoothies, and drinks made by our awesome barista
    • Read more with your Kindle (courtesy of Over) and Expensify all your books
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Senior Back End Engineer (Go) with Vidsy
London, United Kingdom£50k - £65k
1 month ago

Job Description

Vidsy is the new way to create, combining tech with a new generation of creators and its world leading creative intelligence to deliver best-in-class video ads.

Vidsy is one of the fastest growing creative platforms globally with offices in New York & London. The creative platform driving digital transformation for the world’s leading advertisers, Vidsy is a creative partner with Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Pinterest, while also being awarded Facebook’s Global Innovator for ‘Creativity in Video’.

Our Vision

Vidsy is built on 3 key pillars; Create, Disrupt and Unite. We believe that fates of brands and creators are intertwined; and that together we can build a new advertising model that drives value for all. Vidsy is defining a new era of creativity empowered by technology, constantly evolving and always in motion.

The Role

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us to build and scale the services that power our innovative products. We use cutting edge technologies such as GoLang, React, Redux and microservices to power our platform and products.

This is a chance to have a real impact, where your contributions make a difference and you will have input into the way code, culture and product are built at Vidsy.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Being involved in the end-to-end lifecycle of features, from concept to deployment to metrics.
  • Contributing to our technical discussions and architecture.
  • Working in an autonomous, multi-functional team of developers, QA engineers, designers and product owners.

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in software engineering (GoLang, Ruby, Python, PHP and/or C) or equivalent.
  • Commercial experience working in GoLang and with distributed systems.
  • Solid foundation of architecting production services at scale.
  • A good understanding of design patterns and software engineering principles.
  • Pragmatic approach to writing unit and integration tests.
  • An active interest in programming with Go (it’s our primary back end language).
  • An understanding of large micro-service oriented architectures.

Diversity at Vidsy

Vidsy is working hard to create a representative, inclusive and super-friendly team, because we believe different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds make a better workplace, and ultimately better products.

Vidsy doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class.


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Software Engineer (Go) with Utility Warehouse
Colindale, London, United Kingdom / Remote £45k - £90k
2 months ago

Job Description

Company

Utility Warehouse is a FTSE 250 organisation which has established itself as the most trusted supplier of utility products in the UK. Utility Warehouse is the only genuine multi-utility operator in the market providing gas, electricity, landline, broadband, mobile & insurance products and services to households and businesses nationwide, all on one single monthly bill. With over 600,000 customers the organisation has grown through a philosophy of offering savings, simplicity and service. Customers enjoy a number of advantages, including membership of a discount club, and a unique CashBack reward system on everyday shopping. The organisation does not advertise, preferring instead to invest in customer services and to keep prices low. Utility Warehouse has predominantly grown through a network of over 45,000 partners who operate as lead generators and advocates for the organisation. These partners come from a range of personal and professional backgrounds, and actively take it upon themselves to promote and recommend Utility Warehouse to friends, families and their professional networks. Trust between these partners and the organisation is crucial, and ensures that customer service and satisfaction are consistently prioritised.

Background

Utility Warehouse is an energetic and entrepreneurial challenger in a market traditionally composed of monolithic, slow competitors. In the utilities market, it is difficult to compete on the quality of the product and therefore establishing a strong value proposition is crucial to avoid a race to the bottom on price. Utility Warehouse has established itself as the most trusted brand in its sector, winning accolades from industry publications and consumer advisory guides. Customer service is at the core of their business ethos and another way they differentiate from their competitors; 93% of customers would recommend the organisation to a friend. By establishing a best-in-class experience for the consumer, Utility Warehouse commands a strong market position in an age where technology makes it increasingly easy to access information on consumers’ experiences. The organisation is well-placed to capture an increasingly large portion of the £52bn market that they operate in. By staying true to their values of trust and service, Utility Warehouse is the only major provider in the market to be both growing and profitable.

Utility Warehouse has an adaptive, agile, fast-paced culture which has enabled it to grow rapidly. The management team has expanded over the last two years as part of the growth strategy with significant hires in technology, legal, marketing, and finance. These hires and the rebuilding of the platform will enable the company to grow to two million customers over the medium-term. Utility Warehouse operates at high-transactional scale, processing large volumes of data. This presents new opportunities to understand customer behaviours better and to create an improved customer experience as a result.

Opportunity

With ambitious product plans for the future, it is important to have a solid foundation to enable growth for the business, allow innovation and achieve rapid time to market. To realise this, the underlying platforms and systems must be designed to be flexible, modular and resilient.

You will join our Insurance team tasked with designing and building the insurance platform from the ground up to enable new opportunities to our insurance product and services.

The platform will be a set of simple and intelligent APIs built using microservices and event driven architectures. Internally, the decision and rating engines will leverage integration with numerous 3rd party systems to provide quotes, offer addons, allow policy uptake and operational management.

Key responsibilities

  • Design, architect and build multi-channel platform solutions
  • Contribute ideas and influence business wide solution architecture
  • Build robust and scalable end-to-end software solutions
  • Participate in the entire development life cycle, from requirements to delivery
  • Influence other team members in a cross functional product team
  • Build integrations with legacy systems with a focus on eventually moving away from them

Key requirements

  • Good engineering skill with an eye for both modelling and code architecture
  • Knowledge of when and how to apply test driven approaches
  • Understanding of microservice/service oriented and distributed architectures
  • Understanding of event source and/or event driven architectures
  • Belief in agile principles and a devops culture and be familiar working in a agile enviornment
  • Experience with a modern programming language (preferably golang)
  • Experience with containers and container orchestration technology will be beneficial but not essential

Interview Process

Hangout with engineering manager, pairing interview and whiteboard (non-algorithmic)

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Senior Software Engineer (Go) with Vidsy
London, United Kingdom£40k - £65k
3 months ago

Job Description

About Vidsy

Vidsy is the new way to create, combining tech with a new generation of creators and its world leading creative intelligence to deliver best-in-class video ads.

Vidsy is one of the fastest growing creative platforms globally with offices in New York & London. The creative platform driving digital transformation for the world’s leading advertisers, Vidsy is a creative partner with Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Pinterest, while also being awarded Facebook’s Global Innovator for ‘Creativity in Video’.

Our Vision

Vidsy is built on 3 key pillars; Create, Disrupt and Unite. We believe that fates of brands and creators are intertwined; and that together we can build a new advertising model that drives value for all. Vidsy is defining a new era of creativity empowered by technology, constantly evolving and always in motion.

The Role

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us to build and scale the services that power our innovative products. We use cutting edge technologies such as GoLang, React, Redux and microservices to power our platform and products.

This is a chance to have a real impact, where your contributions make a difference and you will have input into the way code, culture and product are built at Vidsy.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Being involved in the end-to-end lifecycle of features, from concept to deployment to metrics.
  • Contributing to our technical discussions and architecture.
  • Working in an autonomous, multi-functional team of developers, QA engineers, designers and product owners.

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in software engineering (GoLang, Ruby, Python, PHP and/or C) or equivalent.
  • Commercial experience working in GoLang and with distributed systems.
  • Solid foundation of architecting production services at scale.
  • A good understanding of design patterns and software engineering principles.
  • Pragmatic approach to writing unit and integration tests.
  • An active interest in programming with Go (it’s our primary back end language).
  • An understanding of large micro-service oriented architectures.

Diversity at Vidsy

Vidsy is working hard to create a representative, inclusive and super-friendly team, because we believe different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds make a better workplace, and ultimately better products.

Vidsy doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class.


Perks & Benefits

Perks include bonus scheme, share options, WFH & flexible hours, regular team lunches and more

Interview Process

  • Phone Screen with Head of People
  • Onsite interview with Head of Engineering
  • 2nd Onsite interview including cross-functional meeting with Product and Testing and meeting Founder
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Senior Back End Engineer with Somo
London, United Kingdom£45k - £90k
3 months ago

Job Description

About the Job

We are currently looking for a Back-End (Golang) Engineer to work alongside a very exciting client of ours. They are disrupting the global digital marketplace for assets enveloped in company shells.

The role will entail being the back bone of the tech team and it is a unique opportunity to be part of a product with significant market fit as it scales exponentially.

About You

You are huge fan of clean design thinking & architecting, as well as a good communicator with the ability to learn and adapt.

Commercial experience with Golang and Java, along with an understanding of other programming languages such as ES6 & Python.

You will be well versed with database technologies like SQL, noSQL, key-value stores (e.g. mySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Redis…)

Strong knowledge of cloud technologies such as Google Cloud or AWS & experience with CI/CD

Familiar with unit testing, integration testing, or similar testing frameworks

About Us

We’re one of the fastest growing digital agencies in the UK, helping the world’s biggest brands to transform their customer experiences and become the leaders in digital change.

We’re not just about building digital products. Using our Rapid Actionable Innovation Engine, we take our clients on a journey of digital transformation, identifying and solving their challenges from a truly customer-first perspective.

But we wouldn’t be where we are without our people. We hire only the best, the smartest and the nicest folks in digital – those who push boundaries, who think big and are not afraid to be different. There are a few things that make us special, but we like to think our culture is what truly makes the difference. We’re brave. We’re innovators. We lead with knowledge. And we make sure everything we do creates success. If You think you’d fit in, apply https://www.somoglobal.com/career/ or drop us an email at workwithus@somoglobal.com


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Founding Engineer with Metomic
London, United Kingdom£60k - £80k
3 months ago

Job Description

Hey!

Do you like solving problems? Building things? Breaking things? Experimenting with things? (because we do)

Come on, the answer’s yes already …

We’d like you onboard!

We’re funded, we’re early, we’re moving super fast, and we’re about to solve a MASSIVE problem. At Metomic, we’re building the “privacy by design” infrastructure of the internet. Technologies plug together like Lego - it’s about time that our preferences, consent and sharing permissions do the same.

It’s a greenfield opportunity. We have:

  • A vision to make data ethics globally important. We want to make data-misuse a thing of the past. We want to give every product and service in the world a permissions screen.
  • A wide-open green field of freshly baked services
  • A young and pliable tech stack and infrastructure
  • Energy and drive in abundance

We love awesome engineering, and awesome engineers:

  • We’re playing with Docker, Typescript/NodeJS, Go, a smidge of Python, React, rapid prototyping, metrics-metrics-metrics and tight feedback loops
  • We love autonomy and ownership, and believe in empowering our team
  • We like polyglots! If you take like a duck to water with new languages, we don’t care if you haven’t used much of ours

You’re curious, creative and smart

And modest, too. Here are some of the other things that you have:

  • A curious mind. A love for the question “why”
  • Flexibility. Your peers say you can turn your hand to pretty much anything you set your mind to
  • Good communication skills. We’re a small team!
  • The ability to code (no surprises here). You are comfortable in two or more languages
  • The ability to build fast
  • A working knowledge of devops. You can spin up a cloud hosted prototype in a jiffy…
  • … or have sufficient google skills to make it look like you already could

…and you have a wide set of interests:

Perhaps in your free time you’ve dabbled with front-end. Or painting. Or robots. Or a markov-chain Trump-tweet generator. In which case can you take it down please? It’s currently running the United States.

Hey you said full-stack … but “dabbled” with front-end?

Yes. We don’t need you to be a front-end person. We’re looking for a great engineer in general, not a specialism - and this is the closest tag we could decide upon. So if you’ve ever felt “But I do lots of things! How do I present myself as capable doer of multitudinous things?” then you’re perfect. “So do I need to build the front-end” Nope!

Unless that’s your burning passion, in which case, hey, we’ll hook you up.

What else? I want more. Open-source? Dev talks? Community?

Ok, we’re going to be hitting the noise channels pretty hard to make a bit of a racket. We’re engineers, and a lot of other engineers are getting on board with this idea of doing shared data “right”.

So for us that means: meetups, blogging, tech talks, open-sourcing, spec-defining and platform designing. There will be lots of pizza and snacks because we’re supposed to like pizza and snacks and Richard’s pretty health conscious so there’ll be some kind of vegetable presence too.

And if you like the sound of having a voice in the community, we will absolutely make that happen.

Whoa whoa wait, the salary?

Of course. We believe in hiring good people, and paying them well. This is a big role, it comes with a big salary. We’re also offering equity, because we want everyone to be in the same boat.

Ok I’m sold. Let’s chat.

Great! Our CTO Ben gets a small electric shock for every application; so even if you’re not interested you should try it out to keep him on his feet.


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Senior Backend Developer with Ori
London, United Kingdom£55k - £65k
3 months ago

Job Description

Excited by microservices? Deploying on top of Kubernetes? Writing in Go? Curious about edge computing? So are we!

We work with networks, big and small, to build the future of communication. Based in central London, we are looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join a growing team of driven entrepreneurs. We are looking for candidates interested in driving architecture, technology choices and using their experience to help improve our edge computing platform.

Our Promises

  • Support your personal development, prioritising growth in knowledge around technology
  • Build an environment that encourages individual autonomy within a close-knit team
  • Provide constant technical challenges and puzzles requiring creative thinking and problem solving
  • Encourage the proactive use of new technologies and processes

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop, test, deploy, and maintain services capable of delivering content, applications and services in a 5G-ready world
  • Ensure software is designed and implemented for quality, robustness, and scale
  • Support Ori and the rest of the product development team in resolving customer problems
  • Take ownership and responsibility of production-ready code
  • Contribute to and ensure the completion of code development so that product releases reach general availability on time

What we’ll expect

  • Experience and understanding of production-ready services in a Cloud-like environment (public or private)
  • Multiple examples of architectural designs or decisions resulting in real-world implementation
  • Continued development experience; writing code, tests, and debugging issues
  • Strong grasp of core architectural and programming principles
  • Experience with Go or similar languages (Java, C/C++, etc.)
  • Architectural concepts (SOA, Containerization, etc)
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related fields is a bonus
  • True grit

Send CVs, Github profile links and references to careers@ori.co


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Software Engineer (Go) with Utility Warehouse
London, United Kingdom£40k - £90k
4 months ago

Job Description

Software Engineer (Go)

Technology

London NW9 5AB, UK

Utility Warehouse is an award winning multi-utility provider, our core offering is simple: all your utilities, one monthly bill. Our network of 45,000 partners add the human touch to our delivery, help us get the word out to our existing members and bring in new ones. We consistently win the Which? awards for our service and don’t believe “good enough” exists when it comes to customer satisfaction.

We’ve got the culture and focus of the earliest stage startups with the resources and strength of an extremely profitable and loved brand. Our eyes are on meteoric growth over the next few years. All the pieces to make it happen are here, we need you to help us put them together.

Our philosophy revolves around getting things done and we only hire people we can trust to do that. Bring your A game and you’ll always get ours. If you’re the type that can deliver you’ll be rewarded with small, fully autonomous teams that have real ownership of their products using a cutting edge stack in a best-idea-wins meritocracy. If that doesn’t quite cut it, we can throw in flexible and remote working (no, really) with top of market compensation.

As for the tech we use: the best tool is the right tool. Go and React are our bread and butter but nothing is stopping you from reaching for something else if it does it better. We deploy to Kubernetes across both AWS and GCP with some help from Terraform. We run a mature event sourced microservice architecture using Kafka, NATS and GRPC. As much as is possible we code in the open on GitHub. If it can be open- sourced, it shall. If we can submit a PR instead of building our own, we will. Getting your hands dirty from the top to the bottom of the stack isn’t a promise to be broken, it’s a requirement. If you’re only good at parts of it that’s okay, we’ll quickly make you good at all of it.

Squads currently hiring Software Engineers:

The Partner Experience squad is responsible for providing digital tools that help partners be more successful. The primary goal of the partner experience team is to increase the size of UW’s customer base by creating a well informed and highly motivated network. Using gamification techniques, the team delivers innovate tools covering and supporting the entire partner lifecycle from recruitment over on-boarding to enduring self-service business management to provoke continuous activity throughout the network.

The Energy squad is responsible for providing the systems that allow UW to integrate with the energy industry and function as a large Energy supplier; the frontend systems that allow our operational staff to manage the UW energy supply base and the systems to provide information and accurate energy billing to our customers. The team’s primary goals are to improve the operational efficiency of the operations and customer services teams by providing innovative and simple to use software solutions; ensure business continuity as a supplier by providing robust industry integration and regulatory compliant systems and build the platforms to allow UW to become an innovator for customer offerings in the Energy supply market.

The Insurance squad is responsible for the delivery of enhanced P&L through the successful growth of our new insurance business unit. It’s anticipated this 6th core service might also help improve customer retention. The team is responsible for the delivery of a platform for the insurance suite of services and products which will grow over time. The team owns the lifecycles of the insurance policies and manages any industry interactions, API integrations that are required to orchestrate this. This team is also responsible for enhancing customer data from customers answers during quotes process.

Careers page here: https://careers.utilitywarehouse.co.uk/

Github here: https://github.com/utilitywarehouse


Perks & Benefits

Share options, energy discounts

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Go Developer with MachineMax
London, United Kingdom£45k - £80k
5 months ago

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic developer with experience in Go, looking for the opportunity to join a small but rapidly growing start-up?

MachineMax is a start-up positioned to transform and disrupt heavy industries through the use of IoT and data analytics, with the backing and investment of Shell, BCG Digital Ventures and B Capital.

What does the role involve?

  • Develop event-driven data pipelines to process IoT data
  • Design and build a suite of web services to support web and mobile apps
  • Design a system to accommodate a high volume of IoT sensor data
  • Develop automated tests for everything going into production
  • Develop CI/CD pipelines to deploy the different services

What are we looking for?

  • An experienced software engineer motivated by getting an excellent product into the hands of consumers
  • A few years of experience working with Go
  • Willingness to operate across the tech stack, from data engineering, to backend, to devops
  • Someone happy to collaborate as part of a team
  • A drive to deliver high quality code with a focus on automated testing

Tech stack:

  • Go, Python, Terraform, GCP, React, React Native, Embedded C/C++/LoRA

Interview Process

  1. 30 minute call with the CTO
  2. Technical test (2-3 hours, take home)
  3. F2F meeting (90 minutes)
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Site Reliability Engineer with Goldman Sachs
London, United Kingdom£40k - £100k
8 months ago

Job Description

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is an engineering discipline that combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. At Goldman Sachs, SRE is responsible for the availability and reliability of our firm’s most critical platform services, and ensures they meet the requirements of our internal and external users. We look for engineers who are motivated to collaborate with our businesses to build and run sustainable production systems, which can evolve and adapt to changes in our fast-paced, global business environment.

Skills & Requirements

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following: Go, Python, C, C++, Java, Perl, Ruby or shell scripting
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures and software design
  • Experience with UNIX operating systems internals and / or networking
  • Experience with distributed systems design, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • Hands-on experience with debugging and optimizing code, as well as automation
  • Strong interpersonal skills, drive, and ownership
  • Coding beyond simple scripts
  • Solving novel problems from first principles

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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Software Engineer with FundApps
London, United Kingodm£45k - £75k
8 months ago

Job Description

We’re a small team of smart, friendly people who collaborate closely and take pride in delivering amazing software and providing extraordinary customer support. You’ll help shape what we work on and how we do it. You won’t be micro-managed or stuck in a rut. We work hard on challenging problems and have a good time doing it. We believe focusing on automation, testing and code quality enables us to move faster than our competitors whilst delivering better software.

We are looking for motivated, intelligent problems solvers who ❤️ code to join our close-knit engineering team. We pride ourselves in getting our engineers up and running fast – expect to build and deploy your first feature in week one!

*What will I be working on?*

You will be identifying ways to improve our overall architecture and lead from the front on deliverying on new technical solutions. Focusing on the daily routines and working practices you will be helping delivery on this identified work, slice stories and minimise technical risk as you build these new features.

More broadly, with happy customers on long term contracts we are investing in our platform to prepare for the next phase of our journey. You will be a key contributor to the evolution of the platform to support ambitious plans to grow market share and launch new products.

Our technology stack

We use the best tools for the job and you’ll have full input into what our stack evolves into. We’re currently using:

  • Front-end: React, Redux, Webpack, Gulp, Jest, Jasmine
  • Back-end : C#, Golang, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ
  • Others: AWS, HAProxy, Atlas, Terraform, Packer, SumoLogic, TeamCity, Octopus, Selenium, Sentry

About you

  • You are mid-senior developer with a real passion for back-end related work
  • You get a kick from understanding the technicalities of platforms and have architectural aspirations
  • You thrive on getting things done and deployed to users.
  • You care about your craft and are hungry to learn new skills and improve your existing ones. Whilst we have .NET at the core of our stack, we’re pragmatic about other technologies and open-minded about your technology background.
  • You know and appreciate automated testing, clean code and continuous deployment.
  • You are a pragmatist who believes in strong opinions weakly held.
  • You have permission to work in the UK - unfortunately we can’t provide sponsorship.

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Senior Software Engineer with Luno
London, United Kingdom£80k - £100k
8 months ago

Job Description

Luno is a leading global cryptocurrency company operating across more than 40 countries and with offices in London, Singapore and Cape Town. We’re a profitable, growing company with over 2 million customers, and are backed by some of the top tech investors in the world.

Our products and services make it safe and easy for people and businesses to buy, store and learn about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Our vision is to upgrade the world to a better financial system.

To the moon! 🚀

Your Mission

We have multiple openings for senior software engineers in our brand new London office. These are in a range of teams including fraud, platform, payments, shield, onboarding, and crypto-security. With over 40 engineers based in our Cape Town office, you’ll be joining a group of highly motivated experienced developers who you’ll work collaboratively with across our currency exchange, fraud, payments and compliance pods.

As a small company operating on a global scale, you’ll immediately see how your contributions directly impact both our internal users and client experience. We make decisions based on facts, not fiction. Many of the problems we’re solving result in genuinely trail blazing solutions which can’t be found on StackOverflow; so we’re looking for an experienced engineer that thrives on working in a complex domain.

We use Go, microservices architecture (gRPC) and AWS, but if you come from a Java, Python or other relevant language we’ll help you get up to speed with our comprehensive engineering onboarding program.

How we work

We succeed as a team. Our teams are split into pods, each of which focuses on a specific aspect of our product. Any engineer is able to deploy to production, and we deploy multiple times each day. Your pod will include a product owner, back end engineers, Android and iOS developers, and web developers who each bring a unique perspective to the problem you’re all solving.

A typical day

  • Join the pod’s daily standup to share progress and remove blockers
  • Collaborate with other engineers on the design of a new payment integration to launch to a new market
  • Write clean, well-tested code that directly affects users, the company and the Bitcoin ecosystem
  • Grab lunch with the company (we provide lunch Monday - Thursday)
  • Coach a team member by giving feedback on their pull-request

What’s in it for you

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about cryptocurrencies, blockchain, emerging and developed markets, and scaling a global business. We provide great benefits and the autonomy to conceive and execute your own projects. Best of all you get to work with a diverse team of talented, ambitious and friendly people on something that will truly revolutionise the world.

As a “Newnaut” we’ll fly you to Cape Town to meet the wider team, and go through our comprehensive onboarding program. We expect you to have a passion for blockchain and cryptocurrencies but we understand that this is a new industry so we’ll help you learn about how the blockchain works and understand all aspects of our business.

What you’ll need

Building a new financial system for the world requires a special breed of people working together with unusual skill, focus and determination. “Moontality” represents the ten core principles that underpin everything we do, setting us apart from the rest.

As an experienced lead-level or senior engineer, you’ll have:

  • A solid foundation in computer science in areas such as algorithms, data structures, and software design
  • Extensive programming experience in an object-oriented language. We use Go but we welcome applicants who have strong experience in other languages like Java, Scala or C++, etc.
  • Proven experience of building, shipping and supporting a product
  • An interest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin

Don’t be put off if you don’t tick all of the boxes – they’re a guide based on what we’d love to see but we appreciate that great software engineers have diverse backgrounds.


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Senior Software Engineer with Synthace
London, United Kingdom£50k - £90k
8 months ago

Job Description

We are looking for a software engineer to continue developing and scaling our products and infrastructure.

The Project
Named by the World Economic Forum as one of the world’s 30 Technology Pioneers 2016, Synthace is re-imagining how we work with biology, exponentially improving the speed and quality of the final results. This is made possible through our high-level language and operating system for labs, Antha, which is already impacting how scientists work with biology in major companies like Dow, Merck and GSK.

Responsibilities
You’ll be working within a tight-knit development team on exciting projects with plenty of technical challenge to get your teeth into, you will:

  • Design, build, test, and maintain high-performance and scalable microservices in a global, federated container cluster
  • Integrate and deploy custom and off-the-shelf software components
  • Manage deadlines and priorities in a dynamic environment that blends software and wet-lab development
  • Master our current technology stack which includes: Kubernetes Federation, Go, Google Cloud, Docker, and Ansible

Requirements

Key requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Unix development environments
  • Working knowledge of common network protocols (HTTP, TLS, GRPC)
  • Well versed in any of the following programming languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go
  • Working knowledge of HA and distributed systems

In addition, you are committed to delivering high quality software to a tight schedule. Excellent communication skills are also a must in our fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment.


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