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Senior Software Developer (Golang) - 100% Remote (UK/EU Only) with Form3Sponsored
Remote / Europe£80k - £95k
3 weeks ago

Job Description

This is a 100% remote role. UK/EU based only.

We are looking for Senior Software Developers who want to help build the next generation payment API in the cloud.

We’d like to hear from enthusiastic polyglot developers who want to work with the latest technologies, solve interesting problems and be part of a really great team. There are a wide range of problems to tackle, from configuring nginx proxies to writing custom payment routing and handling logic, and we contribute open source back to the community. We believe that the language you write the code in is just how you convey your solution to the computer and the real value is being able to think through a problem.

You will be working on new development projects, focused on best practice across the board, including automation of absolutely everything (Terraform for infrastructure deployments to AWS, CI/CD with contract-based testing and auto-deployment of services within Docker containers, etc.), pair programming and TDD/BDD. Although many of us live around London, we are operating as a remote team, and typically working from home and pair programming.

It’s very much a “best tool for the job” mentality at Form3 and our tech-stack is always evolving but to give you a flavour of what we’re currently working with here are some of the tools we use;

  • Some of the languages we currently use are: Golang, Java, Python and Ruby
  • Some of the tools we use: Kubernetes, Terraform, Docker, Vault, Consul, Linkerd
  • Our platform runs in AWS where we use: SQS, SNS, EC2, ECS, RDS and others

We don’t mind whereabouts you are based as we offer the opportunity for our team to work remotely from anywhere in the UK or EU. In fact, most of our Developers work, utilising screen-share technology and pair-programming to share knowledge across the team. That being said, we also have London and Amsterdam offices, so should you occasionally wish to work from these, you’d be most welcome.

Your Experience

  • Polyglot: Choosing the right tool to solve the problem is critical, and we expect you to have professional experience with at least 2 different programming languages and multiple platforms and tools.
  • Distributed architecture: We expect you to have previous experience engineering complex distributed systems, and a view on topics such as service discovery, integration testing, inter-process communication, how to define your services and APIs, as well as experience with distributed data stores.
  • Public cloud: You have worked with public cloud services (AWS, Google Cloud etc.)
  • TDD/BDD: Code quality is key, and we expect you to have worked with Test-driven development (TDD) and Behaviour-driven development (BDD) and be familiar with the use of tools such as Cucumber.

Desirable Experience

  • Most of our code is written in Java and Go, so experience with either would be helpful.
  • All our services are built and managed as docker containers, so Kubernetes, and general docker experience is preferred.
  • We like clean code, so experience with Event Sourcing/CQRS will be useful.
  • We do contract-based testing, using tools such as Pact.
  • We work as a devops team, so experience in automating operations (such as infrastructure as code, automated monitoring and alerting, build pipelines etc) would also be useful.

Whilst experience of the above technologies would be nice, it is by no means essential. We are looking to speak with well-rounded software professionals who have a breadth of experience across a variety of programming languages, are passionate about tech and enjoy working collaboratively within a team.


Perks & Benefits

  • 100% Remote
  • 30 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Pair programming, with an experienced team of engineers
  • Competitive salary
  • Latest technologies
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Pension contribution
  • Be part of an incredible and diverse team

Interview Process

  1. Introductory call with the Talent Team at Form3
  2. Technical Test
  3. Technical Interview
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Software Development Engineer (Golang) with Speechmatics
Cambridge, United Kingdom£30k - £60k
4 months ago

Job Description

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER (GOLANG)

Location:Cambridge, UK Contact: careers@speechmatics.com

“Speechmatics is on the bleeding edge of speech recognition, and as a Software Engineer, I get to build the infrastructure to deliver this at scale using state-of-the-art technology. As well as that, I work with a wonderful team and there’s a very welcoming and supportive culture in the company. If you’re currently looking for a new opportunity, and are interested in a position in one of the best Machine Learning companies in the UK, look no further.”

Michel Hollands, Software Development Engineer at Speechmatics

Background

Speech technology is one of the most popular discussion items at the moment, yet speech interaction is limited to “Alexa, turn on the light”, or “Siri, where is the nearest coffee shop?” We are taking speech technology to the next level using our expertise in machine learning and speech-to-text technology to enable our customers to use conversational speech recognition. Our solutions power subtitling on TV, content discovery for videos, compliance solutions in banks, improve efficiency of meetings, and many other use-cases. Our mission is to improve human communication with a global speech engine, that works and put speech back at the heart of communication.

At Speechmatics you’ll be working with some of the smartest minds in the industry, working on cutting-edge projects and deploying the latest machine learning techniques to disrupt the market, providing customers with the best speech technology available, all whilst immersed in a progressive and great company culture. You can enjoy benefits including, share options, healthcare, life assurance, Bike Doctor, massages, regular BBQs, Brew Dogs in the fridge, no red tape, a top end laptop and much more. We’re building a company that truly strives to be world-leading and we’re looking for people who wholeheartedly believe they can be additive to our culture, bring new ideas to the table and get stuff done. If that’s you, carry on reading.

The Opportunity

The Speechmatics Engineering team develops and maintains speech-oriented products and services that will be used by businesses worldwide and is responsible for the complete product development cycle for these products. In this role, you’ll help to support fundamental language processing research as well as helping to build our public cloud-based SaaS service and products that will be deployed by our users in their data centres and cloud instances.

You’ll solve and overcome challenges to deliver a rapidly growing product portfolio. In addition to helping deliver features you will help drive the system architecture as well as contribute towards defining and improving the best practices we employ to develop new features and products. Initially, your primary coding language will be Python, however, you’ll be tasked with helping the team adopt Go as our primary coding language when compiled code is preferred.

Because you will be joining a rapidly expanding team, you will need to be a team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment, with a focus on rapidly moving research developments into products. We strongly encourage versatility and knowledge transfer within and across teams.

No prior experience of speech recognition is necessary. Speechmatics has a team of speech recognition engineers who will collaborate on all speech recognition related projects and teach you any specialised knowledge required. This will include opportunities to participate in internal training courses aimed at teaching machine learning theory and practice. If you are a talented, detail-oriented engineer with a solid software development foundation and a commitment to deliver the best possible technology solutions, then we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering high quality, maintainable and robust code on time, as part of a team
  • Executing projects and developing against an outlined design
  • Developing pragmatic solutions and building flexible systems without over-engineering
  • Involvement at all stages of the software development cycle, including designing and developing new architectural systems and improvements, and QA processes
  • Participation in estimation and sprint planning in an agile environment
  • Working closely with other technical teams and the product team to deliver on the company’s technical vision

Requirements

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Professional experience in software development
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Analytical with a data-driven approach to making decisions and attention to detail
  • Excellent Go skills
  • Good Python skills
  • Good Linux development skills
  • Experience of working within a team to create, deliver, and run high quality systems

Desirable

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proficiency in C, C++, or JavaScript
  • Strong skills and experience in cloud-based software development, preferably Azure:
  • Working with distributed and/or clustered systems.
  • Building and running horizontally scaling architectures.
  • Using cloud-based queueing, messaging, monitoring and storage techniques.
  • Familiarity with some of Kubernetes, Ansible, Docker, Docker Swarm, Elasticsearch, TeamCity, GitLab, JIRA, Kubernetes, Nginx, Nomad, Terraform
  • Familiarity with statistical models and data mining algorithms
  • Familiarity with Natural Language Processing techniques
  • Comfortable collaborating with teams with very different technical skills, and non-technical teams

Perks & Benefits

Salary

Competitive salary (dependent on experience), flexible working and some awesome benefits & perks.

Interested?

Get in touch! Send your CV and covering letter to careers@speechmatics.com.

More about Speechmatics’ culture

Live for the wow | Build authentic relationships | Be the adventure

Innovation is what we do. We build, we iterate, we develop the next thing that delivers that wow moment. We see value in building long-term, authentic relationships that last and are based on trust and honesty. With our customers, our colleagues, our leaders, our suppliers or within our local community. Our journey should be fun and exciting. We will celebrate our successes and learn from our mistakes together along the way. We embrace learning and change to grow naturally and organically as a company and individuals. We trust, we’re honest, kind and respectful.

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Back End Developer Go (Golang) with Third Light
Cambridge, United Kingdom / Remote£40k - £55k
2 months ago

Job Description

Third Light is hiring a back-end developer, either a seasoned Go developer or a back-end developer looking to cross-train to Go.

You may work remotely as your full-time arrangement, joining a team that already includes remote workers.

This is about delivering sophisticated new product features for release to our state-of-the-art software service that helps companies manage and share their digital media files easily – features that will have immediate positive impact for our global user base.

We’re a small and expanding software development team, building an enterprise application with a highly-polished UI, using the very best and latest techniques. We employ an iterative, design-led process where everyone on the team gets a say. We’re agile and manage our work using a gentle Kanban process with daily stand-ups and we encourage a lightweight, productive approach to development.

Our product is a JavaScript application loosely-coupled to a back end built on Go microservices and legacy PHP. We use microservices for all new features and Go is our chosen language to do this. In parallel we are migrating our older codebase to Go microservices.

Your opinion and expertise will be valued from day one.

Upcoming projects within the team

  • Create a metrics & reporting system to track usage of features, document downloads and image views
  • Implement a full SFTP client & server interface to integrate with SLR Cameras and legacy systems
  • Extend workflow and automation microservices to create intuitive automated channel publishing tools
  • Implement a scripting layer, API proxy and key-value storage engine for template-publishing tool
  • Create a chat server that provides in-app chat while integrating with external chat systems (e.g. Slack)
  • Automate orchestration of microservices in our product e.g. exploring Kubernetes
  • < your idea here! >

We’re looking for

  • Someone who’s positive about Go and wishes to learn and embrace this exciting language
  • Proven back end coding skills, in a Linux environment e.g. any of; Go, Java, PHP, Node.js, Python, Erlang, Haskell, Ruby
  • An enthusiasm for continuous unit and integration testing
  • Skills designing, building, testing and maintaining web services, ideally microservices
  • Ability to maintain and support a large, live, production codebase
  • Familiarity with relational databases e.g. MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment preferably within a Git-based workflow
  • Optionally, familiarity with porting an OO monolith to a microservice architecture and/or OO PHP
  • Someone considering mid level back-end Developer jobs such as: Go Developer | Go Microservices Developer | Golang Developer | Java Developer | Node.js Developer | PHP Developer | Python Developer etc.

You may bring - or like to gain - skills exploring any of the following

  • Containers, containers as services and automated container deployment
  • Large-scale storage, manipulation and streaming of multimedia
  • Machine intelligence, visual recognition or similar numerical computation
  • Production experience in systems configuration, monitoring, logging, and metrics gathering

Our current technology mix - we’ll help you get up to speed

Go (aka Golang) | JavaScript | PHP | NGINX | MySQL | SockJS | RabbitMQ | Debian | macOS | VMware | Git | Jira | Bitbucket | Bamboo | Slack | Basecamp


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Software Developer with Curve
London, United Kingdom£60K – £85K
1 year ago

Job Description

At Curve, we are on a mission to simplify and unify the way people spend, send, see and save money. Centralising your money into a smart card, connected to an even smarter app. With Curve you can spend from all your accounts, track spend behaviour and provide insights, and security to protect you from fraud. For the first time giving you bright insights and control of all your money in one place.

We’re developing a ground-breaking product with our customers at the core. Our user base is growing rapidly and we have exceptional metrics. We have funding from some of the leading names in tech investment, and a visionary leadership team who wants everyone who joins this remarkable adventure, to have the autonomy to masterfully develop their expertise.

Projects/initiatives that we want you to contribute to or lead the charge on

  • Connect platform building the vision of Curve as a connected platform,integrating seamlessly with best-in-class apps and tools
  • Curve SDK & OpenAPI building an open platform and developer community to create innovative services and tools
  • P2P payment making Curve the smartest way to send and spend money, from any accounts & cards from anywhere
  • Open Banking connecting the financial world for customers by bringing together account data that will enable better financial decisions
  • Spend analytics, insights and recommendations using data and machine learning
  • Financial product marketplace credit, savings and other products and services to improve the financial lives of customers

Our current tech stack includes

Languages PHP, GO

Messaging RabbitMQ (and maybe Kafka in the future)

Data Snowplow, Python for the ETL

Our development practises include TDD, BDD, Scrum

Database PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redshift

Mobile IOS/Android; Objective-C/Swift/Java/Kotlin

Our devops culture includes CI, CD, Docker, Kubernetes, Istio & Envoy, AWS

What Your Day Will Involve

  • Delivering clean, architecturally sound and maintainable server-side code; bonus points for full-stack development experience
  • Collaborating with stakeholders in the company to rapidly build-measure-learn a world-class product
  • Working with our scrum masters to constantly iterate on the company’s development processes
  • Motivating the team past roadblocks to make sure we are shipping features as effectively as possible
  • Guiding design discussions; being the voice of experience with helping the team balance flexibility, expediency and scalability & performance
  • Contributing to the current move away from monolithic architecture to microservices
  • Championing new technologies and enforcing the best development patterns
  • Keeping a keen eye on the future, whilst making sure we’re proactively but pragmatically tackling technical debt

Requirements

Our ideal team member will have the following talents, skills & experience

  • 2+ years of software development experience

  • In-depth knowledge of more than one software language among Golang, Java, C++, with Go experience preferable but not essential

  • Experience of building microservices; ideally deployed in Docker containers on Kubernetes

  • Experience of agile development practices

  • Experience with RDBMS & NoSQL datastores

  • Bonus points for real-time low latency high frequency transaction based systems

  • Ability to diagnose problems at any level (Client, HTTP/Network, Server, Database, OS)

  • Demonstrable experience of building large concurrent applications

  • Bonus points for experience of developing and shipping mobile apps to the App or Play store

  • Experience of developing and running large scale production environments in or closely with DevOps / SRE

  • A genuine interest in working in a fast paced startup and ideally Fintech

  • Voracious appetite for learning


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DevOps Engineering Consultant with Armakuni
London, United Kingdom£50k - £90k
1 month 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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Senior Developer / Fintech with Tumelo
Bristol, United Kingdom£45k - £65k
1 week ago

Job Description

About us

Tumelo is a purpose-led financial technology company, providing transparency and influence for investors who want to have impact with their money.

  • We believe in a financial system that serves both people and planet.
  • Over the last year, we’vebeen building aplatform that creates value-aligned investments for people like us (environmentalists, feminists, tech enthusiasts…) and giving those people their right to a shareholder voice.
  • We are an FCA authorised financial institution and are at our most exciting stage of development as our app goes live in the market.

About the role

  • You will work on our backend with a slew of phenomenal new technologies including Golang, gRPC-based microservices, Kubernetes, Terraform, Amazon Cognito, the Google Cloud Platform and GitLab CI. Our mobile app is built in React Native.
  • You will be a foundational team member, contributing your experiences and ideas to enhance the growth and development of our team and general product direction, especially at this critical stage in our development.
  • You will contribute significantly to the architecture definition, design, development, testing and maintenance of Tumelo’s backend services and back office web portal.
  • You will ensure software is appropriately tested at all stages of the development and deployment cycles, including identifying opportunities for making our test and CI processes evermore effective and efficient, and you will help with the implementation of improvements to those systems.
  • You will work in an agile team, actively participating in scrum-based ceremonies to translate business and user requirements into stories; writing and refining.

About you

  • You are an exceptional individual who encapsulates our company values: open hearts, ambition, bring the magic, long-term thinking & thoughtful listening.
  • You are passionate about software development and enthusiastic about projects you work on, especially about learning new stuff and pushing your own boundaries.
  • You love working collaboratively in a small team and are a brilliant, proactive communicator.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in design and development of large-scale software solutions, especially microservices.
  • You have a good working knowledge of Golang, ideally having used it successfully in a commercial environment, though we are also open to strong developers from other backgrounds who are eager for an opportunity to extend their Golang skills.

Find out more from the full job spec; https://www.tumelo.com/jobs/go-dev.pdf


Perks & Benefits

🏝 25 days holiday

💰 Share options

⛵️ Celebrate your way. We let employees choose how they want to celebrate success. We’re going to the beach this month!

Interview Process

  • Send an email to us at hello@tumelo.com
  • We’ll read and reply to every application we receive
  • A chat over coffee/the phone
  • 1.5 hour in-person interview where we’ll cover culture and technical stuff plus introduce you to the rest of the team.
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Senior Dev Ops Engineer with emagine Consulting
London, United Kingdom£75k – £90k
1 month ago

Job Description

“DevOps is not a goal, but a never-ending process of continual improvements” so say’s industry leaders, do you agree?

Come and join our emagine family as an emagineer, where you’ll work closely with the software development team as a Senior DevOps Engineer.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you’ll work within the software development team, supporting them on the early stages of a Greenfield project that involves advanced monitoring, machine learning and predictive analysis software for the financial services sector. Our UK office is relatively new, and so the ability to develop and be creative with new products is what makes this role unique. Your role will involve development, system administration, quality assurance and support. You will join the project from the outset and have an opportunity to significantly influence the project architecture. This is a genuine opportunity to be a part of a team that is dedicated to achieving success, through working on a project that is innovative, inspiring and rare to the market.

We are happy to consider candidates who may have previously worked within DevOps, Systems Administration, software development or automation testing environments with some exposure to relevant technologies. You’ll ideally be educated to Degree level or demonstrable commercial experience in an IT Operations.

In your role as Senior DevOps Engineer you will:

Build our next generation containerised architecture Assist the software development team with ad-hoc optimisation and refactoring Methodically follow an agile process with Scrum Carry out Elastic Stack administration and optimization along with Software packaging, quality assurance, testing and Linux system administration, automation and scripting.SecOps

To be successfully considered for this unique and exciting opportunity you will:

Have strong knowledge of UNIX and Open Source along with Programming in C++ or Golang

Have an In-depth understanding of infrastructure code tooling, preferably Puppet or Terraform Possess excellent Linux system administration experience Have a natural passion for building state of the art infrastructure Be positive, constructive along with methodical approach with an emphasis on collaboration and execution Have experience with solutions such as: elastic stack, Redhat, Centos or Fedora, Kubernetes, GlusterFS Scripting skills in Bash, Perl and/or Python NoSQL databases. Source control with Git RPM creation Jenkins expertise, and experience with Job DSL & Jenkinsfiles. Docker and containerisation

What you’ll get in return:

A commitment to an accelerated: career pathway, development, and learning To work in an established brand with a startup mentality Excellent salary, exceptional benefits package Recognition programmes Growth within a diverse and global environment

About us:

emagine Consulting is an independent professional services consultancy with 30 years of experience specialising in the banking and financial services industry. We partner with our clients to meet their business initiatives both in the immediate and long-term. We achieve this by leveraging our expert and proprietary industry knowledge, coupled up with an extensive understanding of their business needs to drive the right solution for our clients. With our practice-based organisational structure, combined with our agile delivery model, we are able to successfully deliver highly complex, cross-region programmes/projects for our clients.

Our core values:

At emagine Consulting, we consistently strive to deliver high standards and best practice to our clients, colleagues, and consultants. Whilst we have had many successes, we aim not to dwell on them; instead, our agenda and approach are to always seek to improve on our past successes and to better ourselves. Our five core values, internally known as “the 5C’s” assist us in making sure that we remain consistent across all functions, departments, and sectors.

Our 5 core values are as follows:

· Caring - we are attentive, we listen and learn from each other

· Committed - we are committed to delivering results

· Courageous - we dare to explore new realms of possibility

· Collaborative - we trust each other and work as a reliable team

· Creative - we think outside the box, with expertise and imagination

To be considered for this opportunity, you will already have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

“emagine is an equal opportunity employer, and employment practices are based strictly on merit. It is the policy of the Company to give equal opportunity in employment regardless of sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, religion or ethnic origin.”


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Senior Backend Developer with Ori
London, United Kingdom£55k - £65k
5 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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Senior Backend Engineer with Simprints Technology Ltd
Cambridge, United Kingdom£30k - £42k
1 month ago

Job Description

Senior Backend Engineer

Build great technology that improves millions of lives.

Overview

Simprints builds cutting-edge technology for some of the poorest individuals in the world, and in the most challenging environments on earth. We are working at the exciting interface of biometrics, technology, and international development where our product is used to radically increase transparency and effectiveness, making sure that every vaccine, every dollar, every education initiative reaches its intended recipient. Working with mentors from top companies like Google, Microsoft, and ARM, we design and develop both hardware and software by applying modern tools in distinctly un-modern environments with little to no internet connectivity. Simprints is currently on track to support over 4 million people by 2021.

We are looking for engineers with a focus on cloud-native backend development to join our growing tech team. You will work on an agile, collaborative team with a commitment to clean code and robust design, along with a strong culture of continuous learning and improvement. If building technology for global health sounds exciting, we want to meet you!

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and operate secure, reliable, and scalable services that allow Simprints to support projects all over the world
  • Leverage modern software development practices, such as DevOps, microservices and “serverless”
  • Actively develop junior engineers through mentoring and design/code reviews
  • Support growth of the team by attracting, on-boarding, and retaining top talent

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of professional experience building and operating backend services, with some experience in systems design
  • At least 1 year of professional experience working with a major public cloud provider (Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services) using serverless or managed services (e.g. DynamoDB, BigQuery, any FaaS)
  • Good understanding of software engineering basics such as (but not limited to) OOP, agile, REST, testing, SQL, NoSQL
  • Commitment to lifelong learning. You eat new technologies for breakfast and stay up-to-date with recent trends (e.g. microservices, event-driven architecture, serverless)
  • Ability to clearly communicate and document design decisions in both verbal and written form

Bonus points

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or a related field
  • Familiarity with Golang && (Java || Kotlin || Scala)
  • Experience with mobile and/or web front-end. You have been on the other side of the API gateway

Why Simprints?

  • Use recent, developer-friendly technologies that let you focus on what matters:

  • Languages: Golang, Kotlin, Typescript

  • Infrastructure: Managed cloud databases (Firestore, BigQuery), managed compute nodes (App Engine, Cloud Functions), managed stream processing platform (Pub/Sub), managed logging/monitoring/tracing (Stackdriver)

  • Event-driven microservice architecture

  • Make a positive impact on millions of the most vulnerable people in the world

  • Work in a team of dedicated and talented engineers committed to writing high quality code. Our informal Clean Code Officer helps keep us honest

  • Optional opportunities to see our tech in action by joining our deployments around the world: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, or Zimbabwe just to name a few

  • Incredible perks

  • Unlimited paid time off. Last year, the average Simprints employee took a total of 31 days off (annual leave plus UK bank holidays)

  • Truly flexible working hours. More efficient late at night? That’s fine by us, start after lunch. We are looking for people who get the job done, not for people who get the job done between 9am and 5pm

  • A generous budget (>£1,500) to spend on both learning and wellness. In the past, Simprints engineers have spent this on attending tech conferences, enrolling in Udacity nanodegrees, joining bouldering gyms, and organizing instructor-led yoga sessions in the office

  • Two ‘LEGO Days’ each quarter where you can work on any project you want. Past projects have ranged from exploring image processing techniques to building a LEGO train to deliver beer around the office

  • Work from the coolest office in Cambridge (the Bradfield Centre - think ‘mini-WeWork’)


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Cloud Architect with Ori
London, United Kingdom£70k - £90k
3 weeks ago

Job Description

Curious about distributed computing? Deploying on top of Kubernetes? Writing in GO? So are we!

Ori provides developers, networks and infrastructure owners with a software-defined edge platform to deploy, onboard & manage edge computing nodes over multiple environments and geographies.

We work with networks, big and small, to build the future of communication. Based in central London, we are searching for a hands on Cloud Architect with experience with cloud-native technologies to join a growing team of driven entrepreneurs. We are looking for candidates interested in driving technology choices, designing core architectures and bringing their experience to support the team and the development of our edge computing platform.

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 or puzzles requiring creative thinking & problem solving
  • Encourage the proactive use of new technologies and processes

Responsibilities

  • Set the technical direction for cloud and networking technologies and the implementation of a distributed compute solution
  • Research and suggest updates to process and technology regularly to stay relevant
  • Mentor the team, building an environment that supports communication and collaboration aligned with our company values
  • Perform technical reviews and provide solution designs to the Engineering team
  • Work directly with partners to translate network integration requirements into product features
  • Design solutions with network virtualisation tools and cloud-native principles
  • Ensure software is designed and implemented for quality, robustness and scale
  • 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

Expectations

  • Experience and understanding of production-ready services in a Cloud-like environment
  • Understanding of architectural designs and impacts resulting in real-world implementation
  • Hands-on experience working building large scale web or cloud architectures
  • Continued development experience; writing code, tests, and debugging issues
  • Strong grasp of core architectural, programming principles and networking
  • Experience with Go or similar languages (Java, C/C++, Rust)
  • Demonstrable architectural concepts (SOA, Containerization) with coding and handling services through Docker
  • Experience with Kubernetes or similar systems (Swarm, Nomad)
  • Track record in multiple configuration management tools like Chef, Ansible, Puppet or Terraform
  • Exposure to open source networking projects in the realm of cloud, PaaS/IaaS, containerization and distributed computing
  • Awareness of Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Experience of modern deployment & associated tooling, integration, technology, patterns and release methodologies including automated configuration to design, build & provision at scale
  • Evidence of design and delivery of different scales of digital technical architectures resulting in real-world implementation
  • Passion for good documentation of processes and architectures, alongside open communication

Interested? Ping over your CV, Github profile or any other relevant work you want to share.

We believe diversity and inclusion make us a better company, and we embrace equal employment opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, opinions and skills.


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Software Engineer with Pivotal
London, United Kingdom£60k - £75k
1 month 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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Golang (Go) Backend Engineer with Healum
London, United Kingdom£50k - £65k
3 months 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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Go Developer with MachineMax
London, United Kingdom£45k - £80k
6 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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Golang Developer with Mashroom
London, United Kingdom£55K – £70K
1 year ago

Job Description

We have the opportunity available for a Go/Golang Developer to be one of the first employees of a rapidly growing start-up who are genuinely changing how an industry works.

This is a chance to have real impact in a fast growing organisation where you will provide suggestions on how to solve issues in a cleaner, smarter, simpler or more flexible way based on your experience. You will ensure delivery of all services written in Go. Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop the microservices powering the platform and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure.

Given the very early stage of the new architecture they are building, you will have significant influence over the processes, tools and design decisions ranging from the development of their CI/CD pipelines to the use of Machine Learning, Big Data pipeline etc. A commitment to collaborative problem solving and product quality is essential.

Experience

  • Extensive Development background in at least one of the following languages Golang/Go
  • Excellent understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and Microservices
  • Commercial knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes or other relevant containers
  • Good knowledge of HTTP, Caching and RESTful API design
  • Worked in fast paced dynamic teams Ideally you want to be part of a start-up/dotcom tech

If interested, please apply immediately for a confidential chat.


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Backend Go Developer with Geckoboard
London, United Kingdom£40k - £61k
1 year ago

Job Description

At Geckoboard we help businesses use their data to align their teams on the metrics that matter most to them. We’ve been busy reimagining the way our customers get their data in Geckoboard and have a lot of interesting and creative work to do to shape their experiences. Right now, we’re looking for curious problem solvers to help us on this journey.

What are we working on?

We’ve completely rebuilt how data gets into Geckoboard from third-party APIs, thanks to a query planner that’s written entirely in Go. Our query planner takes in the metrics that a customer would like to track, and produces a plan for how to fetch and transform those metrics from a third-party JSON API such as Zendesk, Intercom, Google Analytics, etc.

We’re now working on extending this platform and building various microservices for tracking our customers’ rate limits and scheduling metric refreshes in the most efficient way possible. We’re also creating a caching engine that ensures we don’t waste precious API calls on data that we know hasn’t changed since last time.

The team are also in the middle of splitting up our existing REST APIs into gRPC microservices with segregated data stores. Which is a huge opportunity for us to rethink some of the fundamental assumptions about Geckoboard’s data model and how we can re-architect our systems for greater reliability and to enable us to ship with more confidence.

We don’t expect you’ll have worked on all of these kinds of projects before, but if they take your fancy and you’re excited about working on distributed systems and database technologies at scale, we’d love to hear from you.

As one of our Backend Go Developers:

  • You’ll be writing in Golang on a day-to-day basis.
  • You will help architect, design, and build Geckoboard’s data pipeline.
  • You’ll maintain and optimise our existing infrastructure and services.
  • You will get involved in the prioritising and evaluation of our work.
  • You’ll pair with team members and get involved in code reviews.

Joining us in our London office, you’ll be working alongside a growing team of empowered engineers, with a focus on building a high quality product our customers love, work life balance and personal development.

Keen to hear a bit more? Carlos, one of our Backend Go Developers has shared a little about what it’s like working with the team, what an average day looks like and more in an interview on our Blog: https://medium.com/geckoboard-under-the-hood/working-at-geckoboard-as-a-go-developer-e73855bd0dd8

The Geckoboard Story

Thousands of businesses use Geckoboard to build live TV Dashboards that focus teams on what matters. We take the complexity out of connecting data and make it simple for anyone to understand key metrics at a glance. We have pre-built integrations with 60+ tools including Google Analytics, Salesforce, Zendesk, Intercom and Google Sheets and our customers include Marketo, Slack, and Skyscanner.

In our mission to make data useful, our growing team of 40+ is headquartered in London and span across eight time zones - from Mumbai to London, San Francisco to Hawaii and more. We’re always looking for people with diverse backgrounds who bring unique perspectives and skills to join our team and in return we constantly strive to ensure that we offer the most encouraging, inclusive, and efficient environment possible.

We don’t just pay lip service to work-life balance, we actively and strongly encourage it. Flexible working hours and the ability to regularly work from home lets you work in a way that fits you and your family. We see our contractual obligation to offer 25 days of paid holiday as a minimum for everyone in the organisation, not a limit.

We actively contribute to professional development, courses, conferences, and books. Our Engineering & Product team also run fortnightly “Innovation Wednesdays”, where everyone has complete freedom to work on anything that interests them, from contributing to open source, to learning a new skill, or improving our internal tools and processes.

And, don’t take our word for it, see what the team say about the projects they work on: https://medium.com/geckoboard-under-the-hood and their experience of working with us on Glassdoor: https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Reviews/Geckoboard-Reviews-E878996.htm. You can also read more about our values and benefits on our Careers page at https://www.geckoboard.com/careers/.


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Senior Go Engineer with MachineMax
London, United Kingdom£50k - £80k
1 year ago

Job Description

Lead Engineer - Go, Python, AWS

Are you an enthusiastic, experienced engineer with excellent experience in Go or Python, looking for the opportunity to work in a small and growing start-up?

MachineMax is actively hiring a Lead Engineer to join them - a team of around 20 people, they are creating a world first machine analytics service that will deliver, analyse and visualise data to improve machine efficiencies through the use of IoT technologies, Machine Learning methods, and cutting-edge techniques.

This is a true opportunity to shape and build both a product and an engineering culture. Far from your typical start-up, MachineMax has been incubated with BCG Digital Ventures, a fortune 50 corporate partner, and a venture capital firm managed by a Facebook founder.

As a Lead Back End Engineer you’d be joining a tight-knit, collaborative team in a role that is a mixture of hands on coding, mentorship of less experienced developers, and contribution of software development expertise to the rest of the venture team.

Responsibilities: Develop a range of APIs to serve multiple internal consumers, from customer facing apps to machine learning pipelines Design and deliver high quality, well-tested code in Go/Python Communicate with other teams and individuals to plan, coordinate and collaborate Pitch in where needed as a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional team Share technical solutions and product ideas Champion testability, security, and scalability

Requirements: Excellent development experience building scalable backend services in Go or Python Excellent architecture and design skills Experience working with distributed systems Analytical skills, with a love for problem solving and troubleshooting Confidence in deploying production applications using AWS, Google Cloud or similar Enthusiasm for CI/CD and the benefits you’ve seen when using this in previous projects A strong understanding of databases and when to use relational and non-relational A strong understanding of the fundamentals - data structures, algorithms, OO design and system architecture Unix/Linux experience Communication skills, happy to collaborate and talk with the rest of the team Solid understanding of Agile development methods


Perks & Benefits

Bonus, shares, free gym, pension, subsidised canteen, and nice people!

Interview Process

Mixture of F2F interviews and coding tests.

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Senior Software Engineer with Luno
London, United Kingdom£80k - £100k
10 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
10 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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Software Engineer with Risk Ledger
London, United Kingdom£50k - £70k
10 months ago

Job Description

Risk Ledger is seeking software engineers to join our core team and take ownership of developing & shaping our platform that sits on the intersection of cybersecurity and risk management. 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, from scratch. The main focus of the role will be on backend development, but to excel you should be comfortable 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 front-end, 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;
  • Developing and fleshing out our API. We’ll be ingesting a lot of data from our clients and their supply chain, so having a robust API is key to taking the stress out of our customers’ lives;
  • Getting your code, and that of the team, into production - hopefully continuously and bug-free!
  • 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 confident enough to understand how everything fits together and be happy to make improvements where appropriate.
  • Working closely with the customer relations 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.

Perks & Benefits

  • The autonomy and flexibility you need to deliver the work as you see fit.
  • The opportunity to get involved with, shape and lead the entire process of product strategy, design and implementation.
  • The equipment you need to get the job done.
  • All the learning resources and books you want to aid in your personal development.
  • 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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Software Engineer (Innovation) with Vodafone
London, United Kingdom£44k - £63k
10 months ago

Job Description

For us, digital transformation is constant - not a one-off event. It’s our obsession. And it’s how we forever evolve our technology to improve the lives of our customers. We continually experiment with ways to make our journeys more intuitive, simple and enjoyable. And we’re constantly testing and trialing ways to give customers faster access to our services, more flexibility - and the richest, most rewarding experience.

All you need is the right mindset and the desire to help us create award-winning digital experiences – we work at pace, we love ideas and collaborate on agile project.

About the role

We’re looking for a talented and enthusiastic Software Engineer (Innovation) to join our innovation team in London, bringing with you a broad range of experiences and a passion for modern development technologies and practices. As an Innovation Software Engineer you’ll be part of innovation team, building and testing great products that delight, transform and have a revolutionary impact on our business.

Working as part of the Innovation team and collaborating with teams across the Digital department to solve business problems - internal and external; by coming up with creative solutions and employing future technologies that can have revolutionary impact on our bottom line.

Your key skills and experience will ideally include:

  • Strong development skills in Python or Java. Familiarity with Scala, Go and Clojure is a plus.
  • Experience with stream pipelines and data store technologies (nosql, wide column and graph). We are Currently using Cassandra, Kafka, Amazon dynamoDB, Redis, Neo4j and Mysql.
  • Experience in Agile (Scrum) development.
  • Proven experience working in a continuous integration environment and prefer collective code ownership.
  • Familiarity with high availability distributed systems, SOA and RESTful messaging.
  • Bullet proof system design with solid tests
  • Experience working at scale with distributed Big Data technologies.
  • Someone with an interest in AI first software engineering and data
  • Experience with, and desire for, high quality and reliable service development
  • Organised and pro-active, with strong attention to detail
  • A natural team player, who enjoys working collaboratively with colleagues
  • A highly motivated self-starter with a can-do attitude, flexible and adaptable, with a “can do” approach and solid problem-solving skills even in the face of demanding deadlines
  • Focused on delivery, with a passion for quality and innovation
  • Ongoing contributor and passion for learning and adopting cutting edge technologies
  • Interest or experience in NLP, ML, disambiguation strategies and semantic approaches are plus points
  • Mentor the team and inspire experimentation, who facilitates and encourage training.
  • Established as a technology leader, working closely in cross functional teams and encompassing different technologies into solutions.
  • Nurture and encourage innovative ideas to problem solving, empower the team with the current line of thinking to produce the most cost effective solutions.
  • Moving on with new ideas to help find solutions with the emphasis on how can technology or a new creative method help make improvements.

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Backend Engineer with Resin
London, United Kingdom / Remote$53K - $58K
1 year ago

Job Description

Resin.io provides a software platform that helps developers build, deploy and manage code on connected devices. We brought Docker to embedded GNU/Linux devices in 2013 and have been building our IoT toolkit ever since. We also maintain a variety of successful open source projects including Etcher, Balena, and resinOS, and made contributions to high-exposure projects such as Docker, Electron, and AppImage.

Our technology is open, standards-based, and proven in production across a wide range of scenarios from drones, 3D printers, point-of-sale devices, tidal turbines, skyscrapers and more. Our investors include DFJ, Aspect Ventures, GE, and Ericsson.

Resin is a highly distributed, remote-friendly company with a pretty much flat hierarchy. Our organization is adaptive, getting feedback signals from our users and systems. Right now we organize ourselves by projects, which allow us to build complex features and solve big problems, while staying mutable. As a distributed group, we rely on clear communication and the rule of “assume positive intent” to help us work together across time zones, cultures and first languages. Our base of operations is nominally London, though really we are living all over the world: from Barcelona to Bulgaria, Argentina to Vietnam, and many more.

On being a Backend Engineer at resin.io

We maintain a service infrastructure for IoT devices, and this is where we have quite a bit of our engineering talent. You will be actively working on one or more of these core components, fixing bugs, solving complex technical problems, and implementing user-facing features across the resin.io stack. While resin.io focuses on IoT, the majority of our engineers don’t require embedded programming expertise.

People who are successful engineers are well-rounded generalists and great communicators. They are eager to take responsibility for a project, and are able to make good decisions about the project because they have the context of what’s important.

We don’t require engineers to be already familiar with the technologies we use. We are happy to invest in people that showcase a strong understanding of the challenges of building secure distributed systems.

Responsibilities

  • Actively invest back in our own technology, libraries, and frameworks
  • Understand security best practices and strive to apply them in your work
  • Be highly motivated to produce great code
  • Evaluate customer requirements and other inputs to determine the scope and timing of new functionality
  • Design, architect, and own the execution of your projects
  • Ensure the architecture of our distributed system remains cohesive
  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and coordinate work with other resineers
  • Understand the high-level goals, and thus know how to prioritize your work
  • Challenge orthodoxy when that will help the product evolve
  • Work efficiently with a certain amount of ambiguity in the tasks you’re executing

REQUIREMENTS

Need to have:

  • Desire to make yourself and others more effective. You’d be bothered by an inefficient process
  • Good understanding of software engineering practices and how to apply them
  • Excellent written communication skills, and fluency in English
  • Self-discipline to take on a project and push it to completion without too much management. You also know when to ask for help
  • Strong problem-solving abilities. You know how to split a complex problem into incremental pieces
  • Basic front-end development skills

Nice to have:

  • A sample of your work (URL or attached sample)
  • Contributions to OSS projects (please include a URL)
  • Having worked remotely before
  • Experience with Resin.io as a user
  • Experience with embedded GNU/Linux, anything ranging from personal projects with a Raspberry Pi to commercial or industrial scenarios with custom devices
  • Experience with React, Node.js, Docker, PostgreSQL, or Kubernetes
  • Experience with embedded development and microprocessors
  • Experience with the Electron framework and cross-platform development
  • Experience leading software projects in the open source world

Make sure to let us know if any of these items apply to you!


Perks & Benefits

  • Work with an extremely talented, diverse team
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Remote-friendly
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Annual company gathering in an international location - this year, Barcelona in October
  • We send you hardware for side projects!
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