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Backend Engineer with Coda Platform Sponsored
London, United Kingdom£70k - £90k
2 weeks ago

Job Description

Senior Backend Developer - London

About Coda

Coda is a technology company with a mission to build the best mobile games for each individual user with help of latest design trends and technology available for personalized experiences. Experimentation, creativity, and data are at the core of what we do.

We are a well-funded seed stage company founded by mobile industry veterans who have worked together for the past 6 years and exited their previous company. The company is based in London, and we have team members in Berlin and Istanbul.

About our team

We are a group of entrepreneurs who came together to build great games. After having exited the previous company that we built together and sold, our key goal is to make an impact in an area we are all passionate about and have fun.

We started and built the biggest mobile ad network in the Middle East and Southern Europe region and sold it to AdColony, one of the biggest, the inventors of rewarded video ads in mobile games. Our expertise is in the commercialization of games at scale, enabled by complex technology platforms.

Our goal is to bring together the best talent that is fit to go after our mission, regardless of background and location. We believe in opportunity equality and in the ability of diverse thinking teams to make a world-changing impact. We are looking to join up with other risk takers to form the foundation of our team.

Job Description

We are looking for experienced backend engineers to build the Coda platform from scratch. You will be one of the pioneer engineers who contribute to all parts and elements of the data platform we are building, from infrastructure to architecture to development.

You will work in a team consisting of experienced backend, data and machine learning engineers, directly reporting to CTO, for designing and building an integrated platform with numerous components and services, the primary intention being recording, querying and processing data. Agility, speed, robustness, security and availability are the core properties of the system we are aiming for. Although there are particular technologies we would like you to be experienced with, the main acceptance criteria for this role are system thinking ability, perfect problem solving skills and desire for constant positive contribution to Coda’s success.

Responsibilities

  • Be the part of the team to architect and build the platform from ground up
  • Implement microservices architecture for all inbound/outbound backend services
  • Develop services for client and server to record, query and process various types of data streams
  • Develop real-time 3rd party connected services to import/export data
  • Develop high throughput configuration services for client feedback
  • Work on and improve the deployment/orchestration/maintenance process
  • Support Data Engineers and Machine Learning Engineers in building Data Science workbench and creating testing/staging and production environments.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Software Engineering experience in backend development
  • 3+ years of experience with Go
  • Designed and built services/applications that deal with big data (high in volume and throughput)
  • Experience in different types of data storage schemes (logs, objects, relational, time series, graph etc.)
  • Having successfully implemented solutions to deal with at least over 100K TPS
  • Knowledge in microservices architecture, containers, and orchestration
  • Proficient in SQL
  • Former experience with at least one relational database solution (PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Former experience with in-memory data stores (Redis, Memchached, etc)
  • Thorough knowledge on cloud infrastructure, experience with AWS and its variety of services from IAM to EC2, from S3 to Kinesis.
  • Keen on CI/CD pipelines and automated testing
  • As a plus worked with distributed data warehouses (Snowflake) and distributed computing frameworks (Apache Spark)

Why join Coda?

*You’ll get to benefit from being part of a transparent and early stage team where you can get exposure to various aspects of a company whilst deploying your own expertise with a clear product vision and the funding to survive the chasm * You will work on some of the hardest technical and operational challenges in the industry - explore and break your own limits and help us break our own * Yes it’s mission impossible and yes we know our ambitions are slightly over the top but we bring experience and resources of a proven team that has achieved a wild dream before and is hungry for more * You will work with a diverse team that has learning, having fun and achieving long term goals as top priorities

We Offer

  • We welcome parents and parents-to-be - 24 weeks maternity and 8 weeks paternity leave with full pay
  • 25 days of annual paid leave
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Senior Systems Engineer with Swish
Toronto / San Francisco, USA / Remote$80k – $160k
1 year ago

Job Description

Swish is a world-class development studio whose teams have delivered products for Google, Microsoft, Kik, Nasdaq, Factset, and other major enterprises. The blockchain engineering team at Swish is looking for talented distributed systems engineers to optimize protocol transaction throughput and network reliability for blockchains in development.

Our mission is to bring the promise of a decentralized blockchain-based future to reality for clients.

As a systems engineer, you will work with our blockchain developers, protocol researchers and clients to implement and improve on a byzantine fault tolerant blockchain architecture based on the Tendermint consensus layer, by increasing the throughput, reliability and stability of the network. This role is ideal for engineers who have experience optimizing performance and robustness of distributed systems, and are excited to be working on the cutting edge of high-performance blockchain protocol development.

You might have experience as an Unix/Linux distributed systems engineer optimizing performance and reliability for large-scale cloud servers, and be relatively new to blockchain and distributed consensus protocols. Or you might be a blockchain engineer who is very familiar with distributed consensus protocols like delegated proof-of-stake, and newer to working on low-level performance optimizations. Experience with Tendermint is a huge plus. Either way, you are a great detective and passionate about pushing the performance of your infrastructure to its limits, without compromising on safety or stability.

We are also looking for: Strong communication skills. Experience with performance and load testing.

You should be motivated by a desire to solve the most important problems, obtain unprecedented results, and push your methods to their maximal performance.

Responsibilities * Optimize Tendermint consensus protocol codebase for speed, reliability and performance, including making PRs as needed to the OSS Tendermint project * Troubleshoot reliability issues of distributed systems, e. g. connection losses between Tendermint nodes under heavy load * Monitor the infrastructure and blockchain performance to identify issues * Measure and improve server response times in different conditions and environments * Guide protocol design decisions

Requirements * 1+ years experience with Golang, C or C++ * 4+ years of experience in a systems engineering role * Deep experience with networking and concurrent computing * Deep experience with Unix/Linux systems * Experience with AWS/GCP * Comfortable operating in dynamic environments

Bonus Points * Background in networking or distributed systems * Familiarity with Cosmos / Tendermint * Proficiency in protocol-level blockchain development * Contribution to open source software * Degree in STEM field, especially software engineering or computer science related. * Experience in small start­up environments helping large enterprises. * Experience with a distributed team

About Swish

Launched in February 2013, Swish is a fast-growing business with an innovative working culture and teams spanned across the world with teams in Toronto, San Francisco, Berlin, Auckland, Bruxelles, Medellin, and more.

We create products for successful business using cutting-edge technologies: Blockchain, Machine Learning, and Apps Dev. Working with Swish puts you in contact with prestigious brands, wherever your base is. We are a 100% remote-work company because we believe it is everyone’s choice to live and work the way they prefer.

Work is organized in sprints  - 2 weeks periods to which, as a member of our talent community, you choose to commit. You always have the choice to accept or decline a sprint, or take-on multiple sprints simultaneously.

We let members choose what suits them best depending on their current situation: family, travel, studies, finance. We know life is not linear and we respect the humans behind the screens.

Our work ethic relies on six core values: Transparency, Directness, Meritocracy, Autonomy, Responsibility, Continuous Learning.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work.

Join the future of work today.


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Systems Software Engineer with BitMED
Austin, USA$114k – $156k
1 year ago

Job Description

Here at BitMED we appreciate transparency and creativity. So, let’s try something new. We would like to give you the opportunity to learn more about this role the same way we would get to know you. An application!

We’ll go first…

Why is this position crucial to BitMED?

Our lean team is ready to grow! We are rapidly onboarding 22M members to our platform and that number is growing every day. Our Systems Software Engineer will be responsible for defining and implementing our software standards as they integrate between frontend, backend, data storage, infrastructure and other core system components. By joining our small team, they will be an integral contributor in developing our engineering culture. This person will be a key enabler for lean integration, faster innovation, rapid development, streamlined communication and improved collaboration.

Why does this person want to work at BitMED?

They are excited about bringing blockchain technology to the healthcare community at scale. Joining BitMED is a strategic and advantageous career move for them as they will play a crucial role as a contributor to bringing a global, no-cost healthcare solution to market. They visualize the impact they’ll have in this role and are prepared to offer their expertise towards building a successful new platform that will change the way the world views healthcare.

What will this person do on a day-to-day basis?

The Systems Software Engineer will be responsible for designing and implementing software for a variety of scalable, reliable, and secure distributed computing systems (e.g. blockchain). They will design, implement, and debug core components of internal distributed computing services. They will research and implement key technologies (e.g. blockchain), architectures, and standards. They will work with other engineering teams to ensure that services meet scalability, availability, security, and performance goals.

What is this person expected to accomplish within their first 90 days?

This person will assess the status of our current system software and build upon them. They will work with various members of the engineering team to define and implement API standards. During their first 90 days, our Systems Software Engineer will design and implement Protocol APIs for BitMED’s core services and work with various internal and external technical teams on the adoption. By the end of their first 90 days, we expect this person to draft the Protocol API documentation geared towards open-sourcing the API.

What qualities should this person have?

BitMED is looking for a person with the willingness to learn and the ability to contribute right off the bat. They can balance timeliness and business priorities with technical feasibility. They are adamant about solving problems and are a reliable resource for insight and assessment of technical issues. They are able to speak openly and humbly about their failures and mistakes, clearly articulating what happened and how it was addressed. They are passionate about learning, executing and leading by example. They are an open source enthusiast and a best in class developer with a desire to gain knowledge in an emerging market. They are able to think through and anticipate how hackers and others may attempt to subvert or misuse applications.

What experience should this person have?

  • 5+ years of overall developer experience
  • 2+ years measuring, analyzing, and optimizing performance
  • 2+ years developing distributed applications and API integration
  • 2+ years developing applications using cloud-based platforms and microservices
  • Strong understanding of concurrency, parallelism and distributed systems
  • Knowledge of concurrency control, data structures, algorithms, distributed system architectures and networking

What technical skills MUST this person have?

  • 1+ years of experience with blockchain security technologies and cryptography knowledge
  • Strong systems programming skills
  • Experience with all aspects of software development from architecture to deployment and maintenance
  • Familiarity with distributed storage systems (HDFS, Amazon S3)
  • Fluency in Go (golang) C/C++, Python, shell scripting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Hands-on developer-level understanding of blockchain technologies including smart contracts, blockchain applications or proof-of-concepts (POCs) using Hyperledger, Ethereum Solidity or other proprietary languages and APIs
  • Proven ability to translate requirements from architects and product managers into functional code.
  • Knowledge of database technologies including SQL/NoSQL

What skills would we like this person to have?

  • Strong passion for technology and applying it to business solutions
  • Working understanding of blockchain technologies, cryptocurrency, and financial software
  • Experience running a large-scale production system

Your turn!


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Distributed Systems Engineer with Monax
London, United Kingdom£40k - 80k
1 year ago

Job Description

Distributed Systems Engineer - to help us build a public, decentralised, blockchain-backed legal agreements network

London
£40,000 - £80,000 plus options (ESOP).

Relocation package available for the right candidate. This role could also be based in our Edinburgh office.

Candidates currently based outside of London or Edinburgh must indicate their preferred location and willingness to relocate in their cover letter.

We are looking for kind, talented software engineers to help us make smart iterations on our legal agreements network as we deploy successive test networks.

Monax were pioneers of permissioned blockchains and smart contracts and we are building our Agreements Network to allow new and more efficient forms of legal transacting.

Exploiting the benefits of various decentralised, distributed, and masterless technologies - chiefly Hyperledger Burrow, which Monax built from scratch and still maintains based on the Tendermint consensus engine.

You will have the chance to work on a system that has distributed consensus and validation in a low trust environment at its heart and offers very interesting challenges, these could be:

  • Working with multiple clusters of nodes, most of which are not under your control to handle semi-automated network upgrades and governance votes. How do you upgrade a network you do not control?
  • Using cryptographic primitives like Verifiable Random Functions to orchestrate churn amongst network validators
  • Build package manager and compiler integrations for deploying and testing smart contracts
  • Implement low-level virtual machine instructions and improvements to our Ethereum Virtual Machine implementation

Working with our CTO on our Node Distribution Team you can expect to quickly own significant parts of our stack, and make decisions that will affect the company’s future viability in a fast-moving space (public permissioned consensus networks). You would also work closely with our Product Team who are responsible for building the foundational smart contracts, the business process modelling engine that drives the Agreements Network and also our particular front end (the network is open to extension by any of our co-founders however).

Your role will give you the chance to work across all teams in the business and it will also give you the opportunity to leave your mark in a growing industry, where you need to evaluate existing best practices and apply them to new technological paradigms and new programming languages. Navigating between the hype, the detractors and the zealots we believe there is real value in our approach and we intend to prove it.

You will join a business building a genuinely novel system, that in part intends to create an entirely new market by enabling legal products that challenge existing legal services.

This role would suit a talented software engineer, with solid technical skills in and a minimum of 3-4 years of software development experience. We are also open to engineers who can bring significantly more experience to the role. If you are a good match for Monax, we are willing to create a role that suits you.

Who do we need? Someone who has:

  • Go experience or the ability to pick it up in a few weeks
  • Kubernetes experience or the ability to pick it up in a few weeks
  • A degree-level qualification in a numerate discipline or equivalent evidence of analytic and reasoning skills and theoretical thinking
  • A good knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • A hacker mentality towards making things work
  • An ability for long form design work ‘on pencil and paper’
  • An ineffable marmot-ness

It is crucial that you are able to take part in forceful yet respectful technical discussions with colleagues and that you are able to change your mind about something if required, and also are able to change other’s minds.

Real things you might work on:

  • Build a Kubernetes operator for Hyperledger Burrow
  • Devise a way to compress/normalise data in our merkle tree to control our long-term storage usage
  • Implement an atomic swap with public Ethereum to represent value on our chain
  • Write optimised native (Go) functions, callable from evm, to implement graph traversal over our business processes
  • Build fee allocation and distribution models that help maintain our network and provide the correct incentives

What can Monax offer you?

Extremely marketable blockchain and cryptocurrency skills.
The chance to make blockchain systems live up to their hype by making them highly operable, our network will be operated peer-to-peer by many parties and this needs to be as painless as possible.
Experience in blending distributed, decentralised, and centralised systems. To spend time working on something foundational at the level of a network architecture.
The chance to spend time thinking ‘around the software’; about law, economics, and game theory.
You will have a high level of autonomy. The business has just enough hierarchy, consensus and individual project responsibility (c.f. design-by-committee) favoured over diktats.
Flexible working - the successful candidate will be based in our London or Edinburgh work space primarily, but there is scope for flexible working and choosing your own hours and place of work when established.

Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate.

Who will you be working with?

Around fifteen people in our passionate cross functional team, including time with:

  • Our CTO in London, who would be your primary daily contact
  • Our CPO in New York, with whom you’ll liaise with to ensure the distribution platform and product stack work harmoniously.
  • Product Team members currently building the application stack.
  • Our Legal Engineers in New York providing crucial context to how legal products on the platform will be used
  • Our CEO in Edinburgh for just about anything else…

About Monax

Monax would like to build a better system for contracting for the good of humanity and other forms of life. To learn more please visit:

Monax Website

Agreements Network

Hyperledger Burrow


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Distributed Systems TLS / API Engineer with Fastly
San Francisco / Remote$110k - $185k
1 year ago

Job Description

Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences. Businesses trust Fastly to accelerate the pace of technical innovation, mitigate evolving threats, and scale on demand. Founded in 2011, Fastly powers online destinations including Airbnb, GitHub, Alaska Airlines, Pinterest, Vimeo, The Guardian, The New York Times and Ticketmaster.

The worldwide cloud services market is projected to grow rapidly to $236 billion in 2020, according to Forrester, Inc. As more and more businesses move operations to the cloud, Fastly is well positioned to continue increasing CDN, cloud networking and cloud security market share with edge cloud services that reach beyond content delivery.

We’re building a better Internet. Come join us.

Distributed Systems - TLS / API Engineer

We’re looking for talented software engineers with experience in building resilient and distributed systems to join our team. This role is responsible for building, enhancing and maintaining the platform to deliver our core CDN configurations as well as our future Edge Cloud products. We have local offices in San Francisco, Portland and other locations. Remote workers are also encouraged to apply. Time zones with some overlap to North American time zones are preferred.

What You’ll Do

  • Contribute to the systems for managing DNS and TLS technology to minimize latency for delivering Fastly’s services.
  • Implement systems to allow Fastly’s customers to control their own TLS and DNS configurations for how their requester traffic reaches Fastly.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of Fastly’s latency-informed, topologically-aware DNS system.
  • Support internal operational, analytical and customer-facing teams that depend on the DNS and TLS tooling.
  • Build internet-scale, fault tolerant, well-instrumented services that enable Fastly’s authoritative DNS services and TLS termination capabilities.

What We’re Looking For

We value a variety of voices, so this is not a laundry list. You’ll be a good candidate if you have experience and/or interest in SOME of these:

  • Maintaining and developing large-scale and/or global production systems
  • Experience building APIs to handle complex or sensitive data with Go (or other languages) in an interdependent and heterogeneous environment.
  • Experience with network data and networking data structures.
  • Operational networking experience (e.g. DNS, routing protocols, packet diagnosis and latency analysis)
  • Writing code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise
  • Expertise in designing, analyzing, profiling, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience with online testing, integration testing, database and system profiling.
  • Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
  • Understanding of authoritative DNS services, especially in an anycast environment.
  • Experience working with geographically dispersed team: Previous remote work preferred.

Why Fastly?

  • We have a huge impact. Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only do our customershave a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number of open source projects and initiatives. Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand.
  • We love distributed teams. Fastly’s home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. In fact, 50% of our employees work outside of SF! An international remote culture is in our DNA.
  • We care about you. Fastly works hard to create a positive environment for our employees, and we think your life outside of work is important too. We support our teams with great benefits like up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave, options for free medical/dental/vision plans, and an open vacation program that enables our folks to take the time they need to recharge (some benefits may vary by location).
  • We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful – every day.
  • We are passionate. Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we’re not ‘one size fits all’. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about.

We’re always looking for humble, sharp, and creative folks to join the Fastly team. If you think you might be a fit please apply!


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Distributed Systems Engineer with Ably Realtime
London, United Kingdom£35k - £65k
1 year ago

Job Description

**Distributed systems engineer Node.js

What makes Ably special?**
Ably helps power next generation digital experiences. Ones which are live rather than static, where data is in motion rather than at rest. Things like live chat, realtime location tracking, live document collaboration, gaming and eLearning. We’ve gained the trust of some the largest businesses in the world to integrate us into their stacks, businesses such as HubSpot, OfferUp, Tennis Australia and CA Technologies. We also work with a diverse range of tech startups globally powering features such as an air traffic control system for drones. Working at Ably means you are working on a cutting-edge product that is helping global brands shape the future.

What we can offer you – in brief
You will learn with the best. You will have autonomy and freedom to experiment and improve. You will be part of a dynamic team and a business that is taking off. We recently completed a $1m financing round to fuel our growth. We have the best technology, and the best people in the industry.

Join us now and you’ll be early in at a business going places, you’ll learn a lot, you’ll work with the founding team, and you’ll have fun.

What we want in return – in brief We want someone smart, ambitious, curious and motivated. Someone is prepared to do their best and work their arse off to do great work and become outstanding at what they do.

Job description
You’ll be working with a deeply technical engineering team who collectively bring a wealth of experience and broad technology skills. The calibre of the code we produce is what excites us each day and motivates us each. If you enjoy solving hard distributed system problems that are mostly platform agnostic and theoretical in nature, then you’ll love working at Ably. Our team is made up of a strong remote contingent, however our base is in London and growing. We are strong believers in face-to-face communication where possible. Whilst this is a remote working role, being able to practically travel to London occasionally is highly preferable and working on a similar time zone is a must.

Day to day you can expect to be working on:

  • The “core” realtime platform which is largely Node.js, and some shared services in Go. You may also be required to work on the various services and routing layers of the platform which are built in Go and Elixir (we would happy if you are comfortable in either Go or Elixir, both would be a big win). As an aside, we use Ruby for all infrastructure automation and orchestration and occasionally write lower-level native code where necessary (such as native modules for Node). We’re always revisiting the technologies we use and are always open to using new technologies where suitable.
  • Working within the realtime platform and solving distributed programming problems. Find out what it takes to be a distributed systems engineer.
  • Collaborating with the team to design, discuss and implement new features and services.
  • Diagnosing and fixing bugs in our platform using distributed tracing techniques.
  • Adding suitable test coverage to new features as well as existing functionality, conducting load tests using our frameworks, and generally helping to address platform stability and regression prevention.
  • Be responsible for the complete lifecycle of your features and code i.e. pull request, reviews, testing, deploy to staging and sandbox environments, then into production environments with ownership of any issues that arise. We are strong believers in all developers being involved in the system operations as well.
  • Contributing to open source projects that we support or use in our products. All of our client libraries are open source as well and may require your support at times.
  • Helping customers solve problems they are experiencing that may help us find bugs in the platform.
  • Support the wider team in regards to documentation and customer support.
  • Suggestions for new features or improvements to our protocol and API specifications.

Perks & Benefits

  • Salary range: £35k to £65k. Depends entirely on skills and experience.
  • Holidays: 25+ days excluding national holidays. Can be negotiated.
  • Benefit from a truly flexible working environment in which remote working and managing your own working time is the norm.
  • Work in an environment where code quality, technical challenges and delivery is what we all care about.
  • Skills development is intrinsic in the job. We’re largely working on unsolved problems each day, and such, there is plenty of scope to widen your knowledge and skillset.
  • Work with genuinely nice people who care.
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Golang (Go) Backend Engineer with Healum
London, United Kingdom£50k - £65k
5 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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Distributed Systems Engineer with Flare
London, United Kingdom£60k - £80k
1 year ago

Job Description

Our mission is to give every person on the planet fast and affordable internet. We remove traditional internet infrastructure costs by developing technology which allows any device to be used as a cloud server. Using this tech, we will build a global distributed cloud platform. We are working at the forefront of distributed systems, peer-to-peer networking, and cloud systems.

Flare’s first product is a peer-to-peer CDN, designed to be faster and cheaper than incumbents. We are looking for someone to help us tackle the scalability challenges around our product. You will help us design and build out our caching, messaging, and routing systems to work across millions of nodes. You will have significant input and control over the architecture of these systems, to help us ensure that they are scalable, reliable, and fast.

We raised a £1.1m seed round earlier this year, and are backed by some of the original investors of Protocol Labs, Transferwise, and Zoopla. We have already partnered with industry heavyweights like the Guardian Media Group (one of the largest media platforms in the world), and our advisory board includes the ex-CEO of BitTorrent, ex-CTO of Shazam, and one of Akamai’s founding architects.

You will be a core team member in a fast-moving startup, working alongside talented engineers to build and ship a product that will be used by millions. You will be one of the first employees at Flare, and you will have direct input over the architecture and design of Flare’s systems. It is an unparalleled opportunity to grow and learn in a startup environment, and have direct impact on Flare’s direction.

We are looking for someone who has built and deployed performant and distributed systems at scale (preferably in Golang). We expect that you have experience working with the major cloud providers (AWS/GCP), ideally in high-load systems. You should be familiar with CDN architectures (caches, origin servers, proxies, etc), the networking stack, and the infrastructure of the internet.


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Systems Software Engineer (Camera team) with Live Planet
San Jose, USA$120k – $200k
1 year ago

Job Description

About Live Planet Inc:

Live Planet, Inc. develops infrastructural technologies to enable producers to deliver next-generation media experiences and services to consumers worldwide. Founded by serial entrepreneur Halsey Minor (CNET, Salesforce, Google Voice….), Live Planet’s solutions include:

The LIVE PLANET System: the only end-to-end capture, distribution, and monetization system for immersive video. The LIVE PLANET System makes it easy, practical, and affordable to create and deliver stereoscopic VR and 360° video, whether live or recorded, allowing creators to focus on their productions and applications. (www.LivePlanet.net)

The VIDEOCOIN NETWORK: a decentralized video encoding, storage, and content distribution system that turns all cloud-based video services into an efficient algorithmic market running on a new blockchain with a native protocol token, the VideoCoin (issued by the VideoCoin Development Association Ltd.). The VIDEOCOIN NETWORK will lower costs by deploying unused compute resources, enable a new generation of applications via open APIs and open source-based development, disintermediate media behemoths with peer-to-peer video distribution, and increase privacy with decentralized, end-to-end encryption. (www.VideoCoin.io)

The Opportunity:

You will own the Live Planet VR Camera software development and configuration. You will design, develop and support applications that control camera behavior, collect information from the camera, update software on camera, etc. Also you will own Live Planet VR Camera CI, testing and embedded OS configuration.

We are looking for a self-driven, talented engineer who will focus on the camera’s core application software stack and the Linux-based infrastructure around it as well as help be a core member of the Camera team. This is an opportunity to make an impact for the Live Planet Camera System.

We are a fast moving team with a lot of unique knowledge in VR, hardware, video streaming, and distributed compute knowledge. It is a unique chance to grow as a leader and an independent owner of very cool software stack based on modern technologies and processes.

Needed Experiences and Skills:

  • Working understanding of Linux concepts, specifically Ubuntu based functionality (Systemd, Debian packages, Common Configuration files, etc.)
  • Experienced Golang engineer with practical experience of HTTP 12 (GRPC) micro services development.
  • Software design skills; in other words you know how to organize multiple of micro services to work together in clean and efficient manner.
  • Feel comfortable to organize and optimize startup, discovery and networking of OS (operating systems).
  • General knowledge & understanding of video pipelines & streaming
  • Strong debugging capabilities
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field

Desired Experiences and Skills:

  • C/C++
  • ReactJS knowledge and practical experience.
  • Comfortable with Python and Git.

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Software Engineer - DApp & Smart Contracts with Centrifuge
Berlin, Germany€40k – €60k
1 year ago

Job Description

Centrifuge is growing and we need your help to build the future of open, decentralized business software. Join our team building a decentralized business operating system on top of public blockchains.

You are either already an expert in distributed ledgers/blockchain/Ethereum or wish to become one. You want to join a team of technologists, who really care about writing high quality, open source code. You are self-motivated and don’t need many directions to get a job done together with your teammates. We are knowledgeable, curious, and nice people, who have a shared vision to re-shape the world of business software. We would love to hear from you if this feels like a good home for you.

Responsibilities - Write clean, maintainable, secure code for distributed applications. - Write Solitidy code and create the corresponding UI/UX. We mostly code in Solidity, Node/JS, and Go. - Write code that deals with high-value financial transactions. - Be directly responsible for the creation and maintenance of modules and core infrastructure of the distributed Centrifuge operating system. - Drive your projects from inception to completion by owning your own deliverable and collaborating with your teammates. - Review code of others, maintain shared libraries, contribute to our shared infrastructure and toolbox. - Be a strong individual contributor in our team-oriented environment. We care about our team and people and value collaboration.

Requirements - You like solving problems and working with smart, nice people. - A strong and proven computer science or computer engineering background. - Track record of high quality, well-crafted code that has been used in production environments. - Communicate in English in our fast-paced and results-oriented environment. - Comfortable cooperating with the team in your office as well as remote team members. - Experience in API development and integration.

A plus: - You are familiar with cryptographic algorithms, decentralized systems, distributed consensus systems and security and trust reduction. - You wrote Ethereum smart contracts in Solidity. - Experience writing code with web3.js. - Experience with contributing to and managing open source projects.

About Centrifuge Centrifuge is the decentralized operating system to power global trade and commerce. We are building the systems and tools on public blockchain infrastructure to enable open, fair, and transparent business within the Financial Supply Chain.

Over the last 20 years, we built companies and software to address major issues in the world of Procure to Pay. Global large-scale business networks, invoicing between companies, providing financing for the supply chain - to name a few services we created over the years.

The Centrifuge OS allows businesses to transact on a global, decentralized network while maintaining control of their data. It democratizes access to business processes, makes the supply chain more transparent, and removes the middle-men who extract money from the global economy for their own sake.

We are setting up our Berlin offices right now and you will be one of the first ones to join the team and shape our culture.


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Software Engineer (Generalist) with StackRox
Mountain View, USA$140k – $180k
4 months ago

Job Description

Are you passionate about building high performant products or using cutting edge technologies? Are you interested in defining our products, working closely with Product Management, in a fast-paced Agile environment? Are you looking to be impactful and contribute to engineering initiatives to achieve product goals with excellence? StackRox has an opportunity for you where you can contribute your skills, expertise, ingenuity and passion to help us succeed in our mission!

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a software engineer who is skilled in building large scale distributed software systems that are highly performant while reducing the cost of deployment in cloud infrastructures. The ideal candidate cares deeply about performance, resource footprint, elegant coding with a great understanding of data structures and algorithms for enterprise-grade products, and is a fearless experimenter with a willingness to try new things. You’ll fit right in if you like solving challenging problems by architecting elegant solutions, designing algorithms and writing code.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 1+ years of experience in software engineering, algorithm design and systems development
  • Experience developing in Golang, C/C++, Java, or Python, with a language agnostic attitude toward development
  • Strong ability to define problems, formulate solutions, effectively collaborate and communicate, plan and execute
  • Ability to work boldly with a sense of urgency: embrace mistakes, learn from them, and help drive the team toward success

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes, and Linux containerization technology
  • Experience with private and public cloud design considerations in the areas of virtualization, distributed systems, load balancing and networking, large scale data storage, and/or security
  • Experience with distributed system orchestrators, scalable messaging systems, and large throughput data processing systems
  • Experience with low level Linux containerization subsystems (cgroups, namespaces), other containerization/virtualization systems, or related subsystems like scheduling or networking
  • Expertise with a broad range of data structures, algorithms, and software design, with strong debugging skills

ABOUT US

StackRox helps enterprises secure their cloud-native applications at scale from container build and deployment through runtime. Founded in 2014 by Sameer Bhalotra (former White House senior director for cybersecurity) and Ali Golshan (former co-founder and CTO of Cyphort), StackRox has assembled a team of experts in security, infrastructure, and machine learning. StackRox enables security teams to centralize container deployment governance, visualize the container attack surface, expose malicious activity, and stop attacker activity. It combines a new security architecture, machine learning, and protective actions to disrupt attacks in real time and limit their impact. Partnered with Docker, Amazon, Google, IBM and Red Hat, StackRox is the choice of both Global 2000 and emerging cloud-native enterprise companies.


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Software Engineer with Hashicorp
Charlotte, NC / Remote$125k - $140k
1 year ago

Job Description

On the Nomad team, we develop tools for service deployment and batch job scheduling. Our customers place a high level of trust in us, relying on our tools to operate their own infrastructure and software effectively, and so we care deeply about reliability and performance.

This particular position is unique in that in addition to general Nomad backend engineering duties, this person will be the sole internal owner of the Nomad integration for Spark. We anticipate that work taking approximately 15-20% of this person’s time, and the rest of the time will be spent working on the overall Nomad roadmap along with the rest of the Nomad team. While we strive to hire at a variety of experience levels, this particular opening is not well-suited for recent graduates due to the level of independent ownership we expect for the integration for Spark. You will have the support of a Product and Engineering Manager in prioritizing and delivering work for the integration, but minimal fine-grained oversight from other Nomad Engineers. You will, however, benefit from direct interactions with users of the tool! This is an excellent technical leadership opportunity for someone with the capacity to operate well at this level of independence.

At HashiCorp, we value top-notch collaboration and communication skills, both among internal teams and in how we interact with our users. We take care to balance and be responsive to the needs of our open source community as well as our enterprise level customers.

Engineering at HashiCorp is largely a remote team. While prior experience working remotely isn’t required, we are looking for team members who perform well given a high level of independence and autonomy.

In your cover letter, please describe why you’re interested in working at HashiCorp, and what draws you to this role in particular! Since this is a unique role on the team, we require a cover letter for your application to be considered complete.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Be the sole internal owner of the Nomad integration for Spark
  • Program in Golang for general Nomad work, learning from and contributing to a team committed to continually improving their skills
  • Program in Scala for integration with Spark work, as an independent Scala expert
  • Work on next-generation distributed systems for infrastructure management
  • Develop novel algorithms within the context of our open source tools
  • Build and architect systems for managing extremely large-scale global fleets of resources
  • Interface directly with internal teams, users and HashiCorp customers, and represent HashiCorp well to the large Nomad community
  • Own the full lifecycle of feature development from design through testing and release

You may be a good fit for our team if:

  • You are fluent in Scala or a similar language (Java skills with an understanding of functional programming concepts is a workable substitute)
  • You are interested in learning Golang if you aren’t already well-versed
  • You have past experience working with large batch data workloads, and can empathize with the problems that Spark solves for its users
  • You’re familiar with systems engineering, with networking and operating systems, and are comfortable with low-level programming
  • You have prior experience working in high performance or distributed systems; while we strive to hire at a variety of experience levels, this particular opening is not well-suited for recent graduates
  • You can knowledgeably discuss tradeoffs in distributed systems, such as those made for debugging and performance
  • You’re familiar with the pieces of typical modern infrastructure: secret storage, service discovery, etc
  • You’re able to reason about performance, security, and user interactions in complex systems

At HashiCorp, we are committed to hiring and cultivating a diverse team. If you are on the fence about whether you meet our requirements, please apply anyway!


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Senior Golang Backend Developer for Blockchain/FinTech with Herdius
Remote / Berlin, Germany€30k - €100k
4 months ago

Job Description

About Herdius:

Herdius is a Berlin based Blockchain Company. We are working on building homomorphic distributed private key generation which then is turned into value bearing products in different sectors. Currently we are very close to open beta-testing for the Herdius-Crypto-Wallet.
What we focus on on the blockchain field specifically is interoperability and trading. When connecting different chains on the key level, users can eliminate communication channels, bridges and complex systems. In other words, users can do cross-exchange and chain token swaps very conveniently and profitably for the user due to the cross-exchange arbitrage opportunities. The broader vision is one day to replace API auth keys with public-private key cryptography in order to provide layered access to user data.

All this makes for a crypto eco system and hedge fund that pays interest on all cryptocurrencies (that right now are unfortunately somewhat unusable and just laying around on wallets).

About the role:


Herdius is seeking for a Gopher Guru - an experienced Senior Golang Backend-Developer - to join our team of smart and visionary individuals. Experience in Blockchain is not necessary but a big plus.

We do not look at this role as another standard job but rather as great opportunity to build something really meaningful und amazing. Become a member of our great collective of top nodge engineers and people - altogether working to create cutting edge tech for the masses.

Besides the Herdius HQ in Berlin our Dev-Team is working mostly remote on different time-zones - so this vacancy surely also is location agnostic.

We would expect you to contribute at least 20hrs per week for part-time but joining full time is possible, too.



Cool things you will work on:

  • Implementation and design of Herdius’ consensus algorithm and p2p order routing protocol.
  • Lots of work around trading and high volume data handling and transfer.
  • Design and implementation of a low-latency, high-availability, and performant algorithmic hedge fund and exchange order book.
  • Integration of the Herdius distributed private key generation protocol.
  • Constant performance testing and improvement of our architecture.
  • Working on new financial products that have not been seen in the crypto world, setting up the base-layer infrastructure of a trading system and hedge fund

Skills & requirements

  • Strong proficiency & experience working with Golang
  • 3+ years of experience as a backend engineer, language agnostic but Go, React, NodeJS, Vue.JS, Scala, Angular, Rust preferred
  • Experience and passion working with distributed systems and networking
  • Strong interest in blockchains and related technologies
  • Passion for delivering quality, secure code with loads of testing
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Interest in privacy and cryptography, trading and financial service
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind various consensus algorithms
  • Understanding differences between dPOS, DAGs, Plasma, BFT, aBFT, etc.
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Interview Process

Your education or professional experience at the end of the day does not matter to us. It all comes down to us being convinced by your skills and drive! 
We mainly look for people who are passionate about projects they work on and have the drive to see a project through. Our code is mostly done in Golang with some Solidity for connectivity with Ethereum.

How to apply:

Send anything that reflects on your knowledge and experience in the field. Besides a CV/LinkedIn-profile you can send links of your GitHub/Stack Overflow/Portfolio/ or something awesome you’ve built that you’re simply proud of.

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Blockchain Developer with hypergrowth
London / Berlin / Remote$70K – $120K
1 year ago

Job Description

Hypergrowth is seeking an experienced Blockchain Developer who has solid expertise in system and software architecture, delivering scalable Enterprise software. The perfect individual will be confident and experienced with relevant full life-cycle architecture and software development capabilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must have broad and deep technical knowledge and passion for learning new technologies rapidly and independently
  • Should have broad technical foundation and be able to understand network, operating system, database and application development design

Responsibilities

  • Design and build industry specific solutions using the Blockchain technology
  • Contribtute to infrastructure setup and solution development in Blockchain and related technologies such as Ethereum, crypto currencies and smart contracts.
  • Understand functional requirements as applicable to various industries and convert into system specifications for development.
  • Define development approach and best practices to implement the solutions.
  • Design and build Blockchain framework, accelerators and assets.
  • Document development artifacts and best practices.
  • Mentor team members, review code artifacts and provide technical guidance.
    Requirements
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in Java/C#/Python/Golang.
  • 3+ years’ experience in application development and systems implementation.
  • 1+ year experience in Blockchain research, understanding and solution development.
  • Experience in NodeJS, GIT repositories, open source tools &technologies.
  • Very good understanding of Blockchain technology, crypto currencies (Bitcoin or others), various consensus protocols.
  • Experience in development on one of the Blockchain platforms like Hyperledger, Ethereum, R3 Corda, Ripple, Neo,
  • Experience in development of applications using distributed applications framework like Meteor, Multichain etc.
  • Basic understanding of cryptography, symmetric/asymmetric (public/private key), hash functions, encryption/signatures.
  • Experience with distributed systems and protocol design
  • Experience with RDBMS, NoSQL or distributed databases
  • Strong understanding of Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Understanding of secure software development practices

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Software Engineer with Pivotal
London, United Kingdom£60k - £75k
4 months 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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Senior Software Engineer, Backend with Live Planet
San Jose, USA$120k – $200k
1 year ago

Job Description

Company Overview

Live Planet, Inc. develops infrastructural technologies to enable next-generation video applications. Live Planet was founded by serial entrepreneur Halsey Minor, who to date has founded or co-founded technology companies that have created over $100 billion in cumulative value, including: CNET, Uphold, Salesforce, Google Voice, OpenDNS, and Vignette.

Live Planet’s solutions include:

The Live Planet VR System: the only end-to-end capture, distribution, and monetization system for immersive video. The Live Planet System makes it easy, practical, and affordable to create and deliver stereoscopic VR and 360° video, whether live or recorded, allowing creators to focus on their productions and applications. (www.LivePlanet.net) The VideoCoin Network: video infrastructure for a blockchain-enabled Internet. The VideoCoin Network is a decentralized video encoding, storage, and content distribution system that turns all cloud-based video services into an efficient algorithmic market running on a new blockchain with a native protocol token, the VideoCoin. (www.VideoCoin.io) Position Overview

We are looking for a GoLang backend engineer to support our camera and cloud services. This position provides the unique opportunity to work on Live Planet camera software infrastructure and distributed cloud.

Candidate Profile

An ideal candidate shall have the following experience/credentials/experience:

B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related field. 4+ Years GoLang experience 4+ years Python experience Google Cloud Platform administration Containers (docker) and container orchestration (kubernetes) Infrastructure deployment automation (ansible, terraform, packer) Monitoring and alerting tools (consul, telegraf, grafana, elk, fluentd) Experience working in a dynamic start up environment Strong written and verbal communication skills Outstanding attention to detail. Location: San Francisco Bay Area.

Live Planet is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

If interested, please apply here: https://boards.greenhouse.io/liveplanet/jobs/4037829002


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Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure with Centrifuge
Berlin, Germany€45k – €65k
1 year ago

Job Description

You are either already an expert in distributed ledgers/blockchain/Ethereum or wish to become one. You want to join a team of technologists, who really care about writing high quality, open source code. You are self-motivated and don’t need many directions to get a job done together with your teammates. We are knowledgeable, curious, and nice people, who have a shared vision to re-shape the world of business software. We would love to hear from you if this feels like a good home for you.

Responsibilities - Write clean, maintainable, secure code for distributed applications. - Build software with Solidity, JS/Node and Go. - Write code that deals with high-value financial transactions. - Scalability, security, and ease of deployment for our end-users are key. Your code is operated by the largest corporations on this planet. - Build the infrastructure that connects our enterprise customers with Ethereum and the Centrifuge peer to peer network. - Be directly responsible for the creation and maintenance of core Centrifuge modules. - Drive your projects from inception to completion by owning your own deliverable and collaborating with your teammates. - Review code of others, maintain shared libraries, contribute to our shared infrastructure and toolbox. - Be a strong individual contributor in our team-oriented environment. We care about our team and people and value collaboration.

Requirements - You like solving problems and working with smart, nice people. - A strong and proven computer science or computer engineering background. - Track record of high quality, well-crafted code that has been used in production environments. - Communicate in English in our fast-paced and results-oriented environment. - Comfortable cooperating with the team in your office as well as remote team members. - Experience in API development and integration.

A plus: - You are familiar with cryptographic algorithms, decentralized systems, distributed consensus systems and security and trust reduction. - You wrote applications before that deal with invoices, purchase orders, payments, or other transactions of the financial supply chain. - You know your way around writing code for large-scale peer to peer applications. - Experience with contributing to and managing open source projects. - Experience shipping and maintaining code that is used in enterprise environments.

About Centrifuge Centrifuge is the decentralized operating system to power global trade and commerce. We are building the systems and tools on public blockchain infrastructure to enable open, fair, and transparent business within the Financial Supply Chain.

Over the last 20 years, we built companies and software to address major issues in the world of Procure to Pay. Global large-scale business networks, invoicing between companies, providing financing for the supply chain - to name a few services we created over the years.

The Centrifuge OS allows businesses to transact on a global, decentralized network while maintaining control of their data. It democratizes access to business processes, makes the supply chain more transparent, and removes the middle-men who extract money from the global economy for their own sake. We are setting up our Berlin offices right now and you will be one of the first ones to join the team and shape our culture.


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Golang Blockchain Engineer with Herdius
Berlin, Germany$50k – $80k
1 year ago

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for awesome backend developers to join our Berlin team at Herdius. We are a blockchain startup working on a decentralized financial platform tailored specifically for cryptocurrencies. Our goal is to create a new, highly scalable blockchain that can act as a transaction and identity layer on top of all blockchains. The vision for Herdius is to create the central cryptocurrency financial hub of the space. Since we are developing our own chain as well as are working on brand new technology there will be a lot of room for you to play around with new consensus mechanisms, blockchains, distributed systems design, governance mechanism design, order routing, etc.

Responsibilities:

Implementation and design of Herdius’ consensus algorithm and p2p routing protocol Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications Integration of data storage solutions as well as distributed data storage solutions Creation of an efficient crypto exchange orderbook capable of handling thousands of transactions per second Creation of Governance / voting systems Working on our distributed virtual wallet network that implements distributed key generation with homomorphic encryption

Requirements:

4+ years of experience as a backend developer, preferably in C/C+, Golang or Scala Strong proficiency with Golang, preferably including p2p libraries and leveldb (or similar) Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds Understanding accessibility and security compliance User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments Efficient integration of cryptographically encryption schemes Understanding fundamental design principles behind various consensus algorithms Understanding differences between dPOS, DAGs, Plasma, BFT, aBFT, etc. Past experience with ANY blockchain / crypto related projects is a huge plus Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git Experience with other languages such as Javascript or Python Strong passion for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

What to send:

Links to your GitHub/Stack Overflow/Portfolio/something awesome you’ve built that you’re proud of A resume or LinkedIn profile Cover letter


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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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Beats - Golang Engineer with Elastic
Remote£116K - £125K
1 year ago

Job Description

At Elastic, we have a simple goal: to solve the world’s data problems with products that delight and inspire. As the company behind the popular open source projects — Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, and Beats — we help people around the world do great things with their data. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, our products are extending what’s possible with data, delivering on the promise that good things come from connecting the dots. The Elastic family unites employees across 30+ countries into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

The Beats platform is the basis for building open source shippers that collect all kinds of operational data, store it in Elasticsearch, and visualize it with Kibana. They collect data from edge servers, and are used to power application monitoring, infrastructure monitoring, and network monitoring. We currently have five official Beats: Filebeat for gathering logs, Packetbeat for network traffic, Metricbeat for metrics, Winlogbeat for Windows event logs, Heartbeat for uptime monitoring, and Auditbeat for audit data. In addition, the open-source community has created over 40 Beats, collecting data from all sorts of sources.

All current Beats are written in Golang.

As part of the Beats team, you will be responsible for maintaining the official Beats, for creating new ones, as well as for supporting the community around Beats. The team is diverse and distributed across the world, and collaborates on daily basis over Github, Zoom, and Slack.

  • Write open source Golang code for maintaining different Beats.
  • Dive into new technologies and figure out how to best monitor them.
  • Define and create new Beats.
  • Work with our support team to help customers.
  • Answer community questions.
  • Collaborate with other development teams, quality engineering team and documentation team to execute on product deliverables.

Skills you will bring along

  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering discipline and 3+ years of industry experience.
  • Experience creating system level software on Unix and/or Windows platforms. Windows programming experience would be great to have.
  • Experience in Golang programming is a big plus, but not strictly required. Our team can teach you and get you up to speed.
  • Strong experience having worked with C/C++ or other low level programming languages.
  • Operational experience with monitoring systems would be very welcome.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a great teammate with strong analytical, problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work in a distributed team throughout the world.
  • Knowledge and experience in Elasticsearch, Logstash, Distributed Systems is a plus.

Additional Information:

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Stock options
  • Catered lunches, snacks, and beverages in most offices
  • An environment in which you can balance great work with a great life
  • Passionate people building great products
  • Employees with a wide variety of interests
  • Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.
  • Distributed-first company with employees in over 30 countries, spread across 18 time zones, and speaking over 30 languages! Some even fly south for the winter :)

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Golang Software Engineer with World Open Network
Menlo Park, USA$100k – $130k
4 months ago

Job Description

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Job Description We are an exciting start-up company founded by proven leaders with repeated success in the technology space. Our newest company is developing a cryptocurrency platform based on an open-source third generation blockchain that we’re creating. Our goal is to set a new standard in security and protection for our end users and community.

We’re looking for a Golang Software Engineer who combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, scalable, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems for the Crypto market place. Reporting directly to the VP of Engineer the Golang Software Engineer makes sure that WON’s services, both internal and externally- visible systems have reliability, rock solid uptime to meet our users’ needs and quick improvement while being responsible for capacity, performance and scalability.

Responsibilities - Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement. - Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews. - Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.

Qualifications Minimum qualifications: - 2+ years of recent server-side experience in Golang - Knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript (JQuery or AngularJS), WebSockets is an advantage - Experience working with MySQL - Experience with Redis, MongoDB or other NoSQL solutions - Understanding of how to build and consume REST APIs - Building modular and scalable code - A sense of humor and thirst for knowledge

Preferred qualifications: - Interest in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems. - Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive. - Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks.

Please provide your personal blog and Github address in your notice of interest.

Benefits - Competitive Salary - Awesome bonus - 20 days annual leave - 8 days personal leave - 100% medical, dental and vision insurance - Life insurance - 401(k) and FSA - Free shuttles between Caltrain Menlo Park and office - Gym on site, accessible 247 - Located on corner of Marsh Road and 101, by the Dumbarton Bridge exit. - Loads more!


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