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Browse 50+ Golang Jobs (12 new this week) in London, England, United Kingdom in June 2021 at companies like Organise, Checkout and Bud with salaries from £45,000 to £120,000 working as a Lead Developer, Senior Software Engineer - ProcessOut and Principal Software Engineer. Last post

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Senior Software Engineer (Go)Sponsored
Redbrain
Birmingham, United Kingdom
£70,000 to £80,000 a year
June 2021

Job Description

We’re looking for a full-stack developer/software engineer who wants to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience.

You’ll have a passion for great coding, an ability to plan out and work with high volumes of data to join our growing team of existing developers!

All in all, we process over 4 billion products daily, throwing up a volume, depth and complexity of data that few can match. And through the insights gained, we build scalable, high-performance products using cutting-edge technology that drive forward online retail growth.

Redbrain, Europe’s biggest Google Shopping partner. We’re absolutely smashing it in the UK and across Europe last year alone driving over £500 million in incremental sales to over 5,000 retailers.

This is an opportunity to join a team of talented problem solvers, looking at untangling complex problems and finding simple solutions. Through your work, you will have a direct impact on how the world’s leading retailers grow their online sales.

We believe engineers write code for other engineers and not just for machines, therefore we celebrate clean and smart code!

If you’re keen to support us on our mission to build the world’s best incremental sales engine, take a look at what we have on offer.

Job is linked to our Birmingham office, we’re Remote first with 1 office day every two weeks.

Here are a few of the tools and methodologies we utilise:

Infrastructure: GCP, Kubernetes, Microservices

Platform: Elasticsearch, PostgresDB, Vault, PubSub, GCS, Spanner

Tools: GRPC, Protobuf, Terraform, Gitlab, Kibana, Golang

Ways of working: Agile, Scrum, Pair Programming

The role:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be part of one of our Engineering teams, creating great products by interpreting and following best practice architectural and engineering principles, operating frameworks, and new and improved tech applications and solutions.

You’ll own the design and development of large-scale high-performance services using technologies such as Golang & Kubernetes.

You will be a great team player, providing and seeking useful feedback from other members of their team, and seeking opportunities to help out within the wider business.

The software engineer will be able to manage their own workload, estimate tasks well and prioritise when issues arise.

We’re looking for someone who cares deeply about building flawless product features while challenging our thinking on software architecture.

You’ll constantly strive to improve the way things are done in your team, contributing as a progressive member of the engineering team.

Someone with a passion for building performant and reliable systems, and is always up for a challenge.

We’re looking for engineers with:

  • Possess programming language expertise in one or more languages, such as Go,Java, C++, C#, Python or Typescript with a passion for learning new languages.
  • Expertise in engineering practice, including knowledge of engineering and architectural principles
  • Proven experience of software design and implementation, security, cloud, infrastructure as code and CI/CD and any relevant hardware
  • Self-drive and constantly striving to improve your team, division and peers
  • Drive for advocacy of agile/lean delivery methodologies
  • A passion for enhancing your knowledge and evidence curiosity in emerging tech
  • Display empathy and understanding in supporting colleagues in the team to deliver

**As well as lots of on-the-job training and endless opportunities, you’ll get: **

  • Competitive salary (up to £80,000 dependant on experience)
  • Remote-first environment
  • Company pension
  • Group life assurance of 10x fixed annual salary up to £500,000 cover
  • Training budget for internal and external training and conferences
  • 25 days holiday plus all Public UK holidays
  • The very latest tools & tech
  • Flexible working hours

NO AGENCIES - Please note we do not accept applications from agencies. We will treat all CV’s submitted as Direct Applicants.


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Senior Backend EngineerSponsored
Vaayu
Berlin, Germany / Remote (Europe)
€60,000 to €85,000 a year
June 2021
14 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About the Job

We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer to help develop our carbon platform that is used by our online retail customers. You will be joining as one of the very first people at Vaayu and help shape everything that comes next. This role is perfect for someone with an intuition for data and wants to own and lead their own work. We value entrepreneurial minded people, who always put the customer first.

Some things you will do:

  • Build data driven systems from the ground up, with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Lay the technical foundation of our platform and take full ownership of your work.
  • Mine data for insights into carbon reduction potential.
  • Enable our systems to scale to processing hundreds of millions of transactions a day.
  • Build data pipelines for normalization and integration using Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning.
  • Build internal management tools working on all layers of the stack including the frontend.

About us

At Vaayu, we are on a mission to do our part in solving climate change. We know e-commerce has a big climate impact and we our focussed on helping retailers lower their carbon emissions. Calculating carbon can to months to do and is very expensive. We want to democratize this by simplifying carbon calculation and making analytics easy for every online retailer.

We have built Software that is already serving sustainability thought leaders like Armed Angels and Organic Basics. We are a remote first company based in Berlin, looking to hire great people from all across Europe or equivalent timezones.

We are looking for team members who love innovating, want to work at a purpose-driven startup, and will collaborate with us in shaping the culture of a growing team as we help make a positive impact on our planet.

About you

  • You work collaboratively within a team as well as autonomously.
  • A passion for solving climate change.
  • Fluent in English.

Who we are

Vaayu is a pre-seed stage company. The founders have extensive experience in climate, retail, software engineering and product having worked at companies including Zalando, Vimcar, Comtravo, Topshop/Topman, Flypay.

If you’re interested in being part of our team, contact [email protected] with a short paragraph about yourself along with your resume/CV.

Vaayu is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to being a diverse team that reflects a broad range of background, thought, and experience.


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Senior Go Backend Architect & DeveloperSponsored
Numus
Remote / Zug, Switzerland
$70,000 to $130,000 a year
June 2021
9 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Make a difference in an innovative team and build a world class big data research platform.

Numus is a global group of quantitative, engineering, and blockchain experts. We are contributing to shape the future of applied decentralized finance. We are a native global and decentralized team with an office presence in Zug, Switzerland. We combine extensive and diverse experience from the Crypto, Quant, Tech and Finance worlds but are bound by a shared passion for sharing ideas, learning from each other and solving new problems together.

Are you keen to work in a startup where your ideas, experience and willingness to find creative solutions – and not your title – makes a difference?

You will help design, create and improve our central automated trading platform, written mostly in Go. You will help to make our architecture even more secure, resilient and fault-tolerant while maintaining a modular, well-tested architecture with simple and elegant code, focussed on speed and latency. A good line of code for you is the one which wasn’t written. You see infrastructure as code and see the deployment and monitoring as an integral part of your work, DevOps-style. You rather try to use a AWS cloud service instead of running your own piece of infrastructure or code. Security is always on your mind, and you’re maybe always a little bit too paranoid. You will also help research developers to port their Code to Golang and maintain code quality. You love to explore new state-of-the-art tools and discuss them with your team. Contributing to Open Source projects (e.g. modules to connect to exchanges) is an important part of your work as well. You’re super detail and quality oriented and love to work in a team where most problems haven’t been solved so far – so we highly value creativity to find solutions.

Requirements

  • Deep understanding of modern cloud-based backend architectures and technologies
  • Golang coding experience
  • Database technologies, especially latency-focussed NoSQL (AWS DynamoDB, Redis, ElasticSearch, AWS S3)
  • Distributed Systems (gRPC, Redis)
  • DevOps deployment on AWS (Docker containers, AWS CloudFormation/CDK, AWS Opsworks, AWS ECS/Fargate)
  • Maintaining a CD/CI Pipeline (AWS CodePipeline/Build/Deploy, Github Actions, TravisCI)
  • Monitoring tools (AWS X-Ray, AWS CloudWatch, Datadog, Honeybadger, New Relic)
  • Security Tools and Concepts (especially on AWS: VPC, IAM Roles, Security Groups)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and high attention to details
  • Highly self-organized, self-learner, strongly quality oriented
  • Fluent English speaker

Beneficial Requirements

  • Analysis and math skills
  • Experience with Python, JavaScript/TypeScript (AWS Lambda) and Ruby (on Rails)
  • Experience with Serverless technologies (AWS Lambda)
  • Experience with big data management and analysis toolchains like Databricks, Apache Spark, Kinesis
  • Extended know-how about security, hardening and attack vectors
  • Interest in crypto and/or financial markets How to apply

What we offer

If you are eager to join a knowledge driven group of brilliant minds that value results above anything and do not engage in any political internal discussions, then you should join Numus.

As everyone of us is constantly learning and we are far from definitive answers yet, we embrace a global, diverse and collaboration-oriented team culture. We value open, smart and sharp minds, no matter their background. They are our greatest asset.

If you are curious, scientifically minded, entrepreneurial, passionate, a little bit quirky and fun: we would like to get to know you and become a part of our journey. Develop your skills together with us in a humble, remote, lean and agile environment.

We operate in a non-hierarchical structure on a self-management basis where skill counts instead of titles. Take initiative, initiate change and take responsible action. You also know when to ask for help.

You’ll be working with the latest cutting edge technology to solve real world problems. Creativity is a must in our company. We’re organized as a full remote-first company, so Everybody can choose freely to work remotely or from our offices or a mix of both, we will be able to adjust to your work-life balance.


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Senior Software Engineer (Go)Sponsored
Form3
100% Remote (UK/EU only)
€60,000 to €95,000 a year
June 2021
28 Applicants This Week

Job Description

THE TEAM

Our Software Engineering Team is 100% remote and distributed across 16 European countries. Our engineers work within small, agile, self-managed teams that emphasise best practice and believe quality is everyone’s responsibility. They favour collaborative development and leverage open-source tools and communities, whilst making sure to share their know-how back up stream.

**THE ROLE **

At Form3 you will have the opportunity to design, develop and deploy backend cloud-native services within a containerised microservices architecture. The work is cutting edge, constantly changing and focused on building and operating critical, highly available, low latency, scalable solutions.

Play an active role in introducing new technologies and ways of working to stay ahead of the competition, without ever compromising on quality. Contribute and collaborate with other engineers on technical and architectural decisions. Enjoy end-to-end ownership from concept to deployment, including building and operating infrastructure, toolset and deployment pipelines. Develop your skills, work on cool projects with the latest tech, all whilst working with a talented, diverse and friendly group of people.

Here are a few of the tools and methodologies we utilise:

Infrastructure: AWS, GCP, Kubernetes Platform: CockroachDB, Elasticsearch, PostgresDB, Vault, Consul, Linkerd, NATS
Tools: Terraform, GitHub, Prometheus, Pact.io **Code: **Go (and a little Java), containerised microservices, CQRS, open-source Ways of working: TDD/BDD, Pair Programming, 100% remote, DevSecOps

**WE’RE LOOKING FOR ENGINEERS WITH **

  • Experience in designing and building distributed systems
  • Familiarity with cloud and containerisation technologies, test automation tools and CI/CD pipelines
  • Interest in owning projects end-to-end and supporting them as they go live in production
  • Appreciation of clean code and software engineering best-practice
  • A passion for learning and an interest in Go (previous experience isn’t required), along with a “right tool for the job” mentality
  • Great communication skills who enjoy sharing knowledge and collaborating with others

BENEFITS

For details on benefits please see our careers page

**ABOUT US **

We are an award-winning cloud-native payment technology provider for financially regulated institutions. Launched in 2016, we’ve doubled in size year on year as we continue to redefine what a truly instant payment experience means.

We celebrate diversity, promote entrepreneurialism and are committed to giving everyone a say in shaping our business. Here you will grow as a person and accomplish incredible things. A career at Form3 is empowering, inspiring and fun. Join us and help shape the future of payments.

**EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES **

At Form3 we embrace equal opportunity and are committed to building a diverse team of exceptional individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status and it is our strong belief that the more inclusive we are as a business, the better our work will be.


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Backend Engineer - Consumer WebSponsored
OneFootball GmbH
Berlin, Germany
€50,000 to €75,000 a year
May 2021
21 Applicants This Week

Job Description

We believe that great, agile software engineering requires creativity in solving problems for our users, a scalable architecture, great coding as well as open minded communication.

At OneFootball we are delivering the product experience for football fans, the platform for our content partners and tools for our internal users. Our main systems consist of a micro service architecture with golang applications running on Kubernetes in AWS, serving iOS, Android and Web clients.

The Consumer Web Team is a cross-functional team of 8 passionate individuals is based in Berlin, Germany. We are looking for a Backend Engineer who understands how to organise multiple systems, is skilled in Golang and passionate about working products. Join us and be involved in the production process, from idea to user.

As Backend Engineer, you will focus on expanding the reach of OneFootball on the web.

Join the team and help us improve the user experience through direct impact on creating, shaping and delivering features of our main website.

Your role

  • Build the backend API powering onefootball.com
  • Work on the performance in terms of retention and acquisition, scale & roll out new features in close cooperation with other engineers & stakeholders
  • Have an impact on systems and features used by millions of users
  • Be in contact with technologies from different areas

Your profile

  • You have been developing backend services with Go in a professional setting for at least 4 years already
  • You care about software quality and are familiar with agile methodologies
  • You have worked with Docker and Kubernetes
  • You are familiar with SQL and Redis
  • You have experience in writing REST Services
  • You have a positive attitude and can communicate complex ideas in English with ease

If we have captured your interest and you want to help us build the ultimate media platform for football fans, apply now and join our engineering team!

OneFootball strives for a healthy and safe workplace and is committed to building diverse teams.


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🚀 Backend Engineer (Mid & Senior) (f/m/d)Sponsored
Upvest
Berlin, Germany
€70,000 to €90,000 a year
May 2021
19 Applicants This Week

Job Description

As our next full-time backend engineer, you’ll help us build a securities API for financial institutions, the first such API in Europe. Your goal is to take ownership of designing, developing and maintaining our microservice architecture (written in Go).

A greenfield project. Cutting edge technologies. No legacy code.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Build fault-tolerant, horizontally scalable systems. Using Microservice architecture powered by Docker, Kubernetes, Linkerd service mesh, and Kong as a Gateway.
  • Build event-driven applications using Kafka
  • Work on different aspects of our API-product portfolio as part of the development team
  • Develop data processing and storing mechanisms
  • Work on improving the reliability of our API tools, as well as developing innovative tools
  • Work with an agile methodology: at the end of the 2-weeks sprint cycle we have a demo with a retrospective to make our software delivering faster

Why Upvest:

  • We’re working on solving a hard problem: fixing the European securities financial infrastructure that empowers more people to be able to invest. You have the opportunity to contribute to this change.
  • We invest in you. From access to a personal coach, development budget and plenty of opportunities to grow in your role.
  • We take hiring seriously with a strong focus on keeping a high bar when interviewing (equally important is that we also hire decent people who are passionate about their craft and helping up achieve our shared mission).
  • While we’re not quite fully-remote, we are committed to being a flexible employer as we understand you don’t have to be in the office to do your best work.
  • We live a culture of empowerment, trust (that we hire the best people and get out of their way) and openness (there’s a greater advantage in sharing information than keeping it to ourselves).
  • We ensure we take time to have fun as a team. We’re looking forward to having more time in-person again once this becomes possible again.

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Lead Developer
Organise
London, United Kingdom / Remote (Europe)
£72,000 to £90,000 a year
June 2021
7 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Organise is striving to build a team that reflects the diversity of our community and is truly inclusive. We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of colour, trans and non-binary people, new parents, and disabled people.

💫 Who we are

Organise is a fast-growing startup on a mission to give everyone the tools, network and confidence to improve their life at work. Our vision is for a world in which decent, fairly paid work is available and accessible to all, and where all of us are treated with dignity and respect at work.

More than 1 million people are already using Organise. We put power in people’s hands, building a progressive force for change inside companies.

The Organise staff team pride ourselves on nimble, focused workplace campaigns. That means our team is decisive, ambitious and happy to take risks. We’re characterised by our energy and enthusiasm; we’d rather aim high and see what happens, than play it safe. We’re passionate about putting Organise members first – we believe change at work happens when more people get involved.

We’re expanding our team and building out our platform to include a peer-to-peer network. We’re building a space for people to build power and support each other at work pseudonymously. A space for our core members to talk to each other in a space their boss can’t see. Small monthly subscriptions from members will verify their identity. The Organise network is paid for and protected by the workers. We currently operate in the UK, and are aiming to launch in the US by 2022.

Read more about our principles:

Principles - Organise

“I can’t believe it! It’s only been a week since I started my Organise campaign to stamp out harassment in gyms. And already, the CEOs of Pure Gym and The Gym Group want to talk about how they can make their gyms safer.” Organise member, April 2021

🙌 About the role and our team

We’re a team who:

  • Are passionate about making high quality digital products that give our users power to improve their lives at work

  • Can collaborate effectively, inspire other team members, and start from a position of empathy

  • Understand the business and social mission of Organise, and work with the broader team to prioritise ideas and features that will deliver for our users

  • Are comfortable working in an early-stage environment, and the uncertainty (fun!) that change can bring. We get the right balance between thoroughly-tested code, and getting things done

We’re looking to scale our engineering team to build out our network product, on an infrastructure that’s fit to scale with us.

We have a great starting point: hundreds of thousands of active users that love the Organise product, a straightforward deployment process, and a big focus on great user experience. We have plans to ensure scalability while we grow as a team - pairing as much as we can, an agile approach to product development and dedicated time to evaluate and improve our processes.

We build most of our software in Ruby (mostly Rails) and React, use Postgres hosted on AWS RDS for our databases, and use Heroku to host most of our web applications.

As Lead Engineer you will:

  • Play a leading role shaping the culture and developer experience of the engineering team - building a team that has a deep commitment to delivering products that empower our users and improve working life for everyone

  • Work closely with our CTO and CEO to set priorities and direction for our product and infrastructure. You’ll play a scrum master role for development of our network product - inspiring and setting clear direction for team members

  • Get to know (and work on) the entire product and infrastructure - you’ll spend time with our campaign coaches and Organise users to see our product in action. You’ll get into the detail of how our tech empowers members to improve their lives at work, and you’ll feed ideas from the whole team into our tech strategy

  • Work directly with our backend engineers to improve our infrastructure, so that we’re ready to scale globally for millions of users

  • Support, coach and develop engineers to thrive in their roles through regular 121s, feedback and team retrospectives

💪 You should apply if

  • What we’re building at Organise excites you!

  • You have experience managing and developing software engineers and building collaborative, caring, and high performing teams

  • You have experience with Ruby on Rails and React

  • You are curious and passionate about solving problems and building products that empower millions of users

  • You enjoy thinking about data and architecture, and can demonstrate an understanding of good database design

  • You have experience leading product development in a scrum/agile environment

  • You have experience setting priorities at a high level - bringing together long-term infrastructure goals and product design

  • You have experience working with legacy codebases

  • You are able to communicate effectively and work well with a diverse range of non-technical colleagues

  • You are open-minded and willing to learn new approaches to your role and our culture

🥳 You’ll benefit from:

  • Equity in the business

  • Wellbeing benefit and access to mental health support with Spill

  • Remote working budget

  • Learning & development budget + progression support

  • Involved in other aspects of the business, from strategy, management and training, to shaping team culture

  • Being part of something that’s both commercially successful and socially important

💥 Some highlights from 2021

  • Using Organise, Amazon drivers landed national media coverage, including an exclusive BBC Newsnight investigation, exposing their working conditions & calling on Amazon CEO to lower their parcel targets back to a safe level. They’ve also met directly with MPs and got the Amazon CEO grilled in front of Parliament. 40% of drivers have had their targets lowered to a safer level now as a result - a huge win for their collective action.

  • Over 100,000 members pressured the government to abandon their plans to scrap the laws protecting paid holidays and rest breaks (working time directive) - including sending tens of thousands of messages sent directly to the Business Secretary in the 24 hours leading up to the U-turn. Civil servants tell us (off the record) that the department were ‘astonished’ by the level of public backlash to the plans.

  • Dan*, a Census worker, started a campaign when he noticed Census temporary workers were being asked to travel to attend their first-day induction without being offered to have their travel expenses covered. In response to thousands of people joining the campaign, ONS has agreed to make sure all temporary workers are reimbursed for their travel expenses. With this and the update to the Census Jobs FAQs page clarifying the expenses policy, Census workers can start their jobs without being out of pocket.

✨ Logistics

  • 🧑‍💻 Location: Can be remote (within +/- 5 hours of GMT) or based in our London Kings Cross office (a dog-friendly office 🐶 with a lot of plants 🌱) and will we provide you with all the tools you need!

  • 💰 Competitive salary: Our salary formula adjusts to your cost of living and experience. For this role, the range is: £72,000 - £90,000 GBP in the UK // $101,000 - $127,000 in the US. We use a transparent salary formula based on experience + you’ll get substantial stock options as part of our EMI scheme.

  • 😍 Benefits: 38 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays), Flexible working hours, Childcare benefits/vouchers, forward thinking parental leave policy, menstrual and menopause policy, discounted gym membership, time off in lieu policy, team lunches and activities. Please note, these will keep evolving as we continue to grow!

More about working at Organise:

Our Culture

Who you’ll be working with

How to apply and next steps

If all of the above interests you, please follow the steps below! You do not need to have previous experience on all of the aspects of the job role to be shortlisted. What’s more important is your willingness to learn and your commitment to Organise’s principles and mission.

Here’s the steps of the application process:

  • Before you apply, you can jump on a 10 minute call with one of Organise’s co-founders (Nat and Bex) to talk through the role and answer questions that will help you decide whether to apply. Please follow this link https://calendly.com/bex-organise/lead-engineer-pre-application-chat if you would like to set up a call

  • When you are ready to apply. You’ll be asked a few questions aiming to understand your motivations in applying and why this role is the right fit for both sides

To ensure fairness, your application will be anonymised and randomised when we are shortlisting. Instead of reviewing your CV, we will make shortlisting decisions based on your answers to the application questions. These answers will tell us a bit about your skills, experience and motivation for the role. **

  • After shortlisting based on your answers to the application questions, we’ll invite you to a 20 minute call to chat through the role and a bit more about you and our culture

  • If both sides decide this could potentially be the right opportunity for you, we’ll invite you to an interview over zoom, followed by a practical task. This interview and task will relate to the tasks you might do in the role, and for us to understand your current skills. We’ll also give you plenty of time to ask questions, learn more about Organise and what it’s like to work as part of our team.

  • If both sides are keen, then we’ll invite you to a final interview that will focus on team culture and how you work best. You’ll also have to ask any final questions about the role and working at Organise

You can see more about the technical interviewing process here:

Technical interview process

Organise is deeply committed to inclusive working practices, so during the application process we commit to:

  • Paying for childcare whilst you’re doing your interviews or tasks

  • Making any reasonable adjustments - for example ensuring we can organise BSL interpreters in advance if you’d like them

  • If there anything else you’re concerned about or think we could provide, please let us know!


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Senior Software Engineer - ProcessOut
Checkout
London, United Kingdom
£70,000 to £100,000 a year
May 2021
10 Applicants This Week

Job Description

We’re Checkout.com

We’re building the connected finance businesses deserve. Unleashing them with tomorrow’s technology, today. Our flexible payments solutions help global enterprises — like Samsung, Deliveroo and Adidas — launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it’s not just what we build that makes us different. It’s how.

We liberate smart, passionate people to collaborate, innovate and do their best work — faster. That’s why we’re one of the most valuable fintech firms around. But we’re just getting started. By cutting through financial complexity, we’ll empower companies to change the world. Join us. Unlock your potential.

Build tomorrow, today.

Senior Software Engineer at Checkout.com:

Our solutions allow merchants to route dynamically a transaction to the best payment provider to optimise their conversion rate. Your main task will be to design and create or maintain micro-services within our infrastructure. Our product handles millions of transactions within a week. The API has its key part on it but the load is also on a multitude of other services.

You will work closely with our technical teams to learn about the possible technical bottle-necks. We have implemented different technologies such as Go (go-kit toolkit, gRPC…), Kubernetes, AWS, PostgreSQL and many others. Your role would be to lead us to new technologies that our product can benefit from.

Our product handles financial data making uptime one of our key KPIs. We expect that you will be able to work on high-availability and technically challenging programs.

You will join a talented team of 10 engineers, Data Scientists and DevOps, that are tech-passionate, working closely with most of them. Our main goal is to ensure that we can contribute to your personal growth as an engineer.

Payments are often compared to a black-box. Merchants around the world have issues understanding how their performance is and what optimization can be done. Our team is focused on building the best payment performance tool there is. It allows merchants to better understand their online processes as well as offline payments.

We offer 2 products to our merchants:The first, named Telescope, allows us to analyse, understand and make recommendations to a merchant. It does not require any technical integration from them and works mainly through webhooks, pulling data from APIs or parsing exported files.

About You

  • 3 years software development experience in Go
  • Know your way around web-related tech (HTTP, TLS, proxies, API conventions…)
  • Implemented APIs
  • Experience deploying applications as a part of a service-oriented architecture
  • Curious and unafraid of digging deeper to understand how systems of all kinds work
  • Keen to communicate with third-party gateways from a technical point of view as well as to maintain the best relationship as possible
  • Knowledge in the payment ecosystem
  • Worked on critical services
  • Some basic knowledge about ElasticSearch

What you will be doing

  • Payment gateway integrations: Interacting with external APIs through an in-house framework, handling webhooks notifications and parsing bank reconciliation summary files
  • Communication with third party payment gateways
  • Design and implement new workflows on our services

If you don’t meet all the requirements but think you might still be right for the role, please apply anyway. We’re always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.

#LI-RS2

What we stand for

At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.

#Aspire

We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.

#Excel

We don’t stop at ‘good’ here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.

#Unite

We’re proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.

More about Checkout.com

We empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1000 people across 17 international offices. To date, we’ve raised a total of $830 million, with our recent Series C valuing us at $15 billion.

We believe in equal opportunities

Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.


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Principal Software Engineer
Bud
Remote (UK) / London, United Kingdom
£80,000 to £100,000 a year
May 2021
12 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Our Mission🚀

Bud’s mission is simple. We’re here to create the world’s most compelling financial data products. The products we’re building are used by some of the world’s most prestigious institutions to help millions of their customers take control of their finances.

Your Mission👨‍🚀👩‍🚀

You’ll be leading the development of some of Bud’s most critical internal services that are utilised by product teams across Bud as well as owning a number of core platform exposed services that are non-product specific for domains such as authentication and traffic management. Every request that hits the Bud Platform will end up touching at least one of the services you’re responsible for. You’ll be contributing to Bud-wide architecture as well as actively developing in Bud’s Platform & Security [Product] Team where you’ll be the driving software engineering force in the team (which is mostly composed of SRE/Platform Engineers). You’ll also be a core channel of representing the perspective of backend engineers in the team and helping the team to solve cross-engineering problems.

What you’ll be working with

  • You’ll chiefly be using Go working on our various internal or exposed services although we also have a number of services in our Platform written in Python.
  • Using a range of different technologies including Cassandra, MySQL, Redis, Elasticsearch (ELK), RabbitMQ, Prometheus, Grafana, Envoy, Kubernetes, Istio, Vault
  • If you’re interested in picking up one of our languages, a new technology or skill we provide lots of opportunities to learn with a mentoring programme, R&D days and regular training available. We like to help people grow and learn!

A bit about you

  • You are a well-rounded, inquisitive engineer who enjoys solving complex problems using clean, efficient and creative methods and putting those solutions into action working in a team
  • Proven experience with Go; and a great foundation with another programming language (e.g. Java, C, C++, Ruby, PHP or Python)
  • You think about resilience, reliability and scalability on-par with other functional requirements and are experienced in balancing and implementing strategies against requirements in these areas
  • Awesome analytical and communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex ideas to non-experts with eloquence and confidence
  • Comfortable working with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Automated testing of systems and applications is second nature to you
  • You understand and advocate the value of observability and are comfortable implementing and utilising metrics, tracing and logging
  • Able to both work independently as well as collaboratively within a team
  • Experience with defining, monitoring and alerting against SLOs

Taking it to the next level

  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • You’ve worked on/with gRPC APIs from both a client and a server perspective
  • Any security engineering background or experience working with cryptography libraries
  • Previous experience in banking or fintech, particularly Open Banking related, companies
  • Experience working in a cloud environment such as Google Cloud Platform or AWS
  • Experience working with Cassandra, RabbitMQ or Kafka
  • Comfortable with Site Reliability Engineering principles, tools and drivers
  • Experience working in an internal Platform Team or working closely with SREs/Platform Engineers and/or Security Engineers
  • Comfortable leading or participating in operational (or security) incident response

Engineering at Bud

The software engineering team are tasked with solving highly technical problems to enable solutions that tangibly benefit the lives of millions of people. From how to scale our solutions to tens of millions of users in the most effective manner of integrating hundreds of third-party businesses. Data is key to our business and we need passionate developers to help capture it, store it, transform it, research and most importantly secure it.

What is it like to work for Bud?

We could play buzzword bingo but one of our core values is ‘Authentic’ and the best way to demonstrate this is by sharing our employee engagement dashboard. This provides a weekly engagement and NPS score giving you a true reflection of life at Bud. All data collected is realtime & anonymised so we have no control over what you see.

The dashboard is interactive so check it out here and have a look at what the numbers mean, https://bit.ly/2MhjAZT

A bit more about us

We’re a diverse group of people. With backgrounds ranging from data science to music production, more than 80% of our team come from outside the world of finance – providing us with a unique perspective as we help consumers feel more in control of their lives. For us, an interest in people comes first; finance follows.

More about what we’re doing

The apps and infrastructure we’re building are designed to place the power of personal data back into the hands of normal people. Picture this: a world where your bank knew you were paying too much for your gas bill and could switch you to a more suitable provider, or understood your savings targets and could automatically find you a better deal. That’s what we’re working towards.

We believe that diversity will make us better.

Bud’s mission is to make the money part of people’s lives simple. To get there, we need a workforce that is diverse as the people we create our products for. Which means we need people who have different backgrounds and experiences, who are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and ways of thinking. We truly believe that these differences will make us grow as a company and a team. We strive to create a workplace and culture where our people are empowered, supported, given equal opportunities and can bring their authentic selves to work.

To read our job applicant privacy policy, please click here.

Benefits

Compensation 💰

We offer competitive salaries in line with industry benchmarks, set using extensive market data. We review salaries on an annual basis to make sure we continue to reward people well for their contributions at Bud.

Options 📈

Anyone joining Bud is granted stock options and the opportunity to invest in what we are building and developing, and to get to share in our future successes.

Wellbeing Allowance 🏋️‍♀️🧘‍♂️

We understand how important it is to look after your physical and mental health, and also that this looks different for everyone. To support this, Bud has a £50 monthly flexible wellbeing allowance which can be used towards your own wellness, whether that’s a gym membership, meal-box subscription, massages or something else!

Learning & Development 📚

As part of our commitment to developing our people, all employees at Bud have an annual £500 pot available to use towards their learning and development - think books, courses & events - the choice is yours.

We also have quarterly R&D days, giving you the opportunity to take a break for 2 days from live projects and work on something that’s inspired you, either independently or as part of a collaborative team.

Flexible Working ⏳

As a trusted member of the Bud, you’ll have the freedom and flexibility to manage your time and routine in a way that suits you, and your team, allowing you to deliver your best work. This role can be based in our London office, or fully remote/distributed in the UK.

Time Off 🏖️

We’re a team that likes to work hard, so we need to make sure we balance this with time to rest and relax. We offer 25 days holiday, plus the usual bank holidays, plus additional time off over the holiday season.

Equipment 💻

We want to make sure everyone is set up to work effectively and comfortably - so you’ll get to choose your own kit, including any additional equipment you might need to work from home.

Social 💃🕺

We’re big on keeping Bud a social place to work, with big quarterly events (we throw an epic summer party), regular team socials & monthly company breakfasts. This year we’ve stepped up our virtual social scene with quiz nights, virtual cocktail making, book clubs, and online workouts.

Commuting 🚇

We are big advocates of sustainable transport and travel, and are members of a cycle to work scheme. We also have season ticket loans available.

Pension 🏦

We believe in helping our staff save for retirement, with Bud matching pension contributions up to 5%


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Senior Go Developer
Perkbox
London, United Kingdom
£70,000 to £80,000 a year
April 2021
6 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About Us

Perkbox is a platform that provides a unique employee experience, enriching the personal and working life of employees. It offers a suite of products including access to best in class Perks, Perkbox Medical, Perkbox Recognition and Perkbox Insights. It serves companies such as Nando’s, Caffe Nero, Krispy Kreme and Levi Strauss & Co. Headquartered in London, Perkbox has offices in Sheffield, Paris and Australia and are on a mission to improve the employee experience at a Global level.

We’re an ambitious, fast paced scale up where things evolve all the time. The success of our mission depends on your high expectations, your autonomy and your proactivity. We don’t have a rule book and that’s why we always strive to work better together. We’re up for a challenge to solve problems that are bigger than us, and we promise you one thing for sure - you will never stop growing here.

Get a taste for Perkbox here

About The Role

Our mission is simple: take our leading product and transform it into a global SaaS product. Working in a small team of developers you’ll be evolving our platform and infrastructure by developing microservices, creating tools, building APIs, writing tests, integrating systems and utilising AWS cutting-edge features to enhance the platform experience for a global user base.

You will need to hit the ground running in getting a measure of our platform and service architecture with support from our Product & Engineering teams and solutions architects. You will be working across teams to not only deliver code, but also to take a leading role in the design of services and implementations. You will understand the value of an MVP and know how to efficiently scale back functionality to meet user impact or time-bound requirements whilst maintaining stability.

On a day to day basis you will:

  • Work with other senior engineers to architect and design backend software to meet the needs of the business
  • Work closely with front-end engineers, data engineers, product managers, UX and DevOps - We work in small super-focussed cross functional teams who take ownership on a specific product features
  • You’ll be creating new Golang microservices, adding features and fixing bugs on our existing microservices
  • Perform fair and considered peer code reviews,
  • Writing bucket loads of good quality, testable code (and tests)

Requirements

About You

You’ll need to have:

  • Proven track record architecting and delivering Go projects to a high standard
  • Experience in not only writing microservices from scratch but also in understanding and developing existing services against a roadmap
  • Building high performance, scalable services using protocol buffers/gPRC
  • Experience writing test suites, specifically unit and integration tests
  • An excellent communicator

Tech background:

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS
  • Git
  • Microservices via gRPC and event-driven architecture
  • MySQL, noSQL, Postgres
  • Experience with TDD, Unit, functional and E2E testing
  • Continuous integration/deployment
  • Self-driven, quality controlled

The cherry on the cake…

  • Experience with Service Mesh and Linkerd
  • Experience with Terraform or any Infrastructure as Code toolkit
  • React.js/Node.js/Typescript
  • GraphQL
  • A track record using Go in Open Source projects

Benefits

Are there any benefits besides the salary?

When you think of Perkbox, you probably think about all our free perks – like free coffee from Caffé Nero, free cinema tickets, gym discounts, birthday boxes, our employee assistance programme (EAP), and access to an online GP.

And yes – everyone who works here gets all the same great perks we give to our customers. But don’t go thinking that’s everything. Our culture goes well beyond the perks we’re famous for!

We’re also all about celebrating anniversaries and recognising your biggest achievements. We stoke the fires of your curiosity with external speakers and generous learning budgets. We practice transparency with regular ‘Let’s Talk’ sessions from the senior leadership team. We take the time to listen to every single employee and use your feedback to make improvements to our company culture. We support working parents, provide pension plans – are you ready for this one? We’re a dog-friendly office too!

It’s all about delivering a work-life balance that lets you live your very best life.


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Lead Backend Engineer
Treecard
Remote (Europe, USA) / London, United Kingdom
$80,000 to $120,000 a year
March 2021
1 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About TreeCard

TreeCard is building the leading green finance brand. We’re powered by Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees with 15M monthly active users.

Our first product, TreeCard, is a free top-up debit card that puts 80% of profits directly towards responsible reforestation investments. We’ve signed up over 100,000 users to our waiting list in the first month since announcement (breaking all of Revolut, Monzo and Curve’s launch records). Our product sticks, with 40% of all sign ups being referred by a friend or family. We’re planning to launch in Q1 of 2021.

Over the coming months, we will be expanding to offer a suite of green services, from payments, to lending, to investments.

Lead Backend Engineer

We are looking for an engineer to help us build out the backend that powers TreeCard.

You will be responsible for developing the backend platform from scratch, spanning a range of the tech stack, from integrating with our banking partners, to API architecture and design for our mobile client, to the execution of new microservices that the business will depend on like risk management, fraud detection, and big data analytics.

You will be delivering a product that will become a core part of our customer’s financial lives, and used daily by hundreds of thousands of these customers. As one of the earliest employees, you will have a huge amount of responsibility over the product and company, and will be given the opportunity to hire out a team to support you as TreeCard grows.

Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree (or above) in Computer Science/Maths/Physics/ similar
  • You’re interested in distributed systems and writing resilient and highly available software
  • Exposure to architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web applications
  • You have some experience with strongly-typed languages Go (Golang), Java, C, Scala
  • Worked with secure mobile applications (e.g., finance, health)
  • Some technical management experience

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Senior Software Engineer
EDF
London, United Kingdom
£50,000 to £75,000 a year
March 2021
5 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Our Team

There’s a great opportunity for disruption in the UK energy market. We’re one of the big suppliers, we’re agile and move quickly when it comes to tech. We’re evolving our IT landscape from traditional on-premise monoliths to a collection of scalable, independent micro services which enable us to react to the fast paced nature of business and uncertainty.
Our Software Engineering practice is at the heart of this transformation, and is a multi-disciplined team with generalists and specialists; be it front-end, back-end, DevOps, SRE or QA – everyone’s welcome!
We are supported by strong collaboration with our architects, delivery leads and product owners
Our methodology is based around agile delivery, DevOps structure and high amounts of test and pipeline automation.
We’d love to hear from engineers who want to help shape, develop and grow our software engineering practice.

Our Technology

We work almost exclusively within the native cloud space, leveraging the AWS platform and an ecosystem of SaaS components. We aim to be serverless first, where practical, and recognise and use containerization where necessary.

A high level view of our tech stack is:

  • AWS, with CodeBuild/CodePipeline based CI/CD
  • Front-end; ReactJS and ReactNative for web and mobile
  • Back-end and middleware layers; API Gateway, Lambda, EventBridge, SQS, SNS, Cognito
  • JavaScript/TypeScript for UI, Go (Golang)/Python for Lambda
  • Iac; Terraform, Serverless Framework and SAM
  • Ops; CloudWatch, NewRelic, Kibana
  • Data; RDBMS, DynamoDB, MongoDB, RedShift, Hive, Apache Spark, PySpark, Jupyter Notebooks.
  • Test; Jest, Cypress, Cucumber

Our Roles

We’re keen to speak with Engineers who are:

  • Generalist/full stack – Turn your hand to anything!
  • Front-end – Help us build beautiful, intuitive customer and staff facing web and mobile applications.
  • Back-end – Help us build API’s, orchestration, data pipelines, event management and the engine room.
  • DevOps – Help us grease the wheels with IaC, pipeline and core supporting infrastructure
  • SRE – Help use build scalable, observable software
  • QA – Help us put testing at the heart of our engineering processes and continuously optimise and automate more.
  • There’s also opportunity if you want to lead teams, enjoy mentoring, developing our teams and owning the technical delivery.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

You can expect a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition to the salary you’ll benefit from an excellent pension scheme, flexible lifestyle benefits options and entry into the bonus scheme.

Although our roles are advertised on a full-time basis as standard, flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Why EDF?

Together, we can beat the climate crisis. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero.

We’re EDF and Britain’s biggest generator of low carbon electricity. We’re not only talking about climate change, we’re doing something about it.

We’re leading the charge for electric driving in Britain. Helping to build the nation’s low carbon network and economy. Generating power from clean sources like, wind, nuclear and solar. Investing in research into new carbon cutting tech.

Our positive energy gets each of us up every morning, and we’re proud of the great things we’re doing together.

If you want to build your future, join us and share our vision. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.


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Senior Software Engineer
Paddle
London, United Kingdom / Remote (Europe)
£60,000 to £70,000 a year
February 2021
6 Applicants This Week

Job Description

As the SaaS space expands, there’s more potential than ever for growing software companies.

Having a great product is only part of the journey. B2B SaaS companies today face endless competition, live or die by customer acquisition costs, have to earn customer loyalty every day, need to operate across borders, and must navigate increasingly complex regulations.

Paddle alleviates this pain with its industrialized Revenue Delivery Platform that makes it easy for SaaS companies to respond faster and more precisely to every growth opportunity across acquisition, renewals and expansion.

Our all-in-one platform is purpose-built for modern SaaS execution and already powers growth for over 2000 software companies, globally. Our Revenue Delivery Platform integrates checkout, payment, and subscription management, making it easy for businesses to activate new business models, enter new markets, turn on new offerings, and renew subscriptions without friction and we handle compliance globally, so our Sellers always operate with full integrity.

Senior Software Engineer

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be helping to drive our product and engineering department forward, working on different parts of the Paddle ecosystem and helping our Software Sellers sell their products on a platform they trust and rely on.

Our Engineering Department is split into 3 cross functional Product teams, and an SRE team. Our Product teams are made up of an Engineering Team Lead, a Product Manager, and Frontend and Backend engineers, depending on the demands of the team. Each Product team focuses on a specific domain, currently, these are Checkout, Payments, SaaS and Subscriptions. Our SRE teams job is to enable Product teams to be able to take on Platform and Ops tasks themselves, and our SOC teams job is to ensure our platform is stable.

You are empowered to use the right tech for the job. You’ll have the freedom to input into what technology and tooling are used and educate the rest of your colleagues accordingly.

Tech we use

Here’s some of the tech we use day to day, with Go and PHP being the main tech. We’re not expecting you to have experience in all areas.

  • Go for our new services
  • PHP and Laravel for our legacy system
  • Docker in production and local development
  • gRPC for internal services running on AWS Fargate
  • AWS lambda for event-based services
  • AWS SQS for our asynchronous message queues
  • MySQL and DynamoDB for persistent data storage
  • Redis for key/value store
  • Terraform and Cloudformation for infrastructure management

What you’ll do

  • Develop high traffic APIs used by hundreds of thousands users per month
  • Engineer high-performance background workers for consuming queues
  • Practise DevOps, you’re responsible for getting your code to production and supporting it
  • Use the latest AWS services available to run your code
  • Help design a stable platform to support phenomenal growth
  • Mentoring and coaching other engineers
  • Play a part in an agile team, either kanban or scrum as needed

We’d love to hear from you if you

  • have a solid development background with either PHP or Go and an interest in learning the other
  • have experience designing and building systems to handle high traffic at scale in a cloud-based environment in AWS
  • enjoy collaborating with our technical and non-technical departments
  • proactively find ways to improve the code and team processes
  • have a strong understanding of the development process - from design through to deployment, maintenance, and what that means for day-to-day development
  • take pride in what you build
  • are interested in what new tools and techniques you could introduce to us!

Why you’ll love working at Paddle

We are a diverse team of around 140 people based near Shoreditch. We care deeply about enabling a great culture which is inclusive no matter your background. We celebrate our diverse group of talented employees and we pride ourselves on our transparent, collaborative, friendly and respectful culture.

We offer a full slate of benefits, including competitive salaries, stock options, pension plans, private healthcare and on-site mental health coaching sessions. We believe in flexible working and offer all team members unlimited holidays and 4 months paid parental leave regardless of gender. Plus we offer some not-so-standard, extra-fun benefits, which can include anything from joining the office football team, enjoying a board game night, taking up in-office meditation sessions or in-house massages. We host regular company get-togethers and quarterly socials. We have weekly catered lunches and of course, fully stocked fridges and cold brew on tap. We value learning and will help you with your personal development where we can — from constant exposure to new challenges and annual learning stipend to regular internal and external training.

About us

Our mission is to help software companies succeed — enabling them to focus on creating products the world loves. Hundreds of companies rely on our e-commerce platform to sell their software products globally, as well as our powerful analytics and marketing tools to understand and grow their businesses.

Our vision is to become the platform that all software companies use to run and grow their business. We aim to replace a fragmented ecosystem of specialised tools with a unified platform that removes the complex burden that comes with running a software business, whilst also providing unparalleled insight to help them grow faster.

We’re early in our journey but making great progress: Deloitte Fast 50 named us the fastest growing software company in the UK (we’ve tripled revenue every year since our launch in 2012), and we’ve raised over $25m in funding from incredible investors such as Notion, BGF and Kindred.

Equal opportunities

We believe in having diverse teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is key to our success. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and we don’t discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age. ​Our office is wheelchair friendly and we are a family-friendly employer​.


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Senior Developer
Government Digital Service
London / Bristol / Manchester, United Kingdom
£50,000 to £80,000 a year
February 2021
5 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Who we are

The Government Digital Service (GDS) is part of the Cabinet Office. We lead the digital transformation of the UK government so that it works better for everyone.

Following our Government Design Principles, we deliver platforms, standards and digital services to help departments transform how they work and meet the needs of their users.

Our work is user-focused, dynamic and forward-looking, making our organisation an exciting and innovative place to work.

Find out more at the GDS Blog or the Design in Government blog.

What you’ll do

You’ll share the responsibility for the digital transformation of government. You’ll ensure high quality code is delivered in line with project goals and delivery cycles. You’ll thrive using agile methods and enjoy working openly, collaboratively and as part of a multidisciplinary team focused on one or more projects. Above all, you’ll want to make government better, which may sometimes involve challenging the status quo. Also, as part of the Data Standards Authority you’ll lead by example adopting and promoting data standards.

To learn more about what Developers do in government please review the DDaT Capability Framework

As a Senior Developer in GDS you’ll:

  • lead the implementation of our central API catalogue.

  • shape the technical solution of a federated API catalogue

  • support wider technical needs from the Data Standards Authority and across Data and Innovation

  • take responsibility for solving complex issues, and for the quality of the code produced

  • work in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure our software puts user needs first

  • build automated tests to support our continuous deployment environment

  • share knowledge of tools and techniques with your wider team, both developers and non-developers

  • act as a digital ambassador across government, supporting recruitment, identifying good practices for GDS to adopt and sharing experiences, e.g. through blog posts, tech talks at conferences

  • be involved in helping recruit developers and, where appropriate, helping sift and interview

Who you are

We’re interested in people who:

  • have experience in back-end development, with detailed knowledge of Ruby

  • understand software design principles

  • research and learn new programming tools and techniques

  • take a systematic approach to solving problems

  • have experience of using testing to validate solutions

  • understand agile environments and version control

  • understand web security and accessibility

  • have an awareness of technologies used for web applications, e.g databases, backups, CDNs and search, and of Unix-like operating systems, e.g. Linux, Mac OS

  • have experience working with web technologies

How you’ll be assessed

In the Civil Service, we use our Success Profiles. For each role we advertise we consider what you will need to demonstrate to be successful. This gives us the best possible chance of finding the right person for the job, drives up performance and improves diversity and inclusivity. We will be looking at your experience, career history and achievements that are relevant to the specific job role.

For this role we will be assessing your ability, strength, experience, technical/specialist skills and behaviours, the following behaviours are the most relevant:

  • working together

  • changing and improving

  • making effective decisions

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

Things you need to know

You can find out about the application process and practical details like our office locations on the things you need to know page.


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Backend Developer
Bequest
London, United Kingdom
£50,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021
8 Applicants This Week

Job Description

We’re bringing peace of mind and financial security to all modern families, in one holistic and engaging platform ✌️

We offer life insurance to our users alongside a suite of free products to help them with the life and after-life admin. This includes the ability to write your will for free with our online will writer. We’re creating a single platform for users to manage all of their families life admin, and protect the things that matter most to them.

Job Description

What are we looking for?

As we expand our engineering team, we are looking for an experienced back-end developer who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can help us build and scale our product beyond the MVP. Currently we’ve built a web application, but next on our radar is to build a mobile app.

You will be one of the first hires of the company and working closely with our CTO and the co-founding team. Since we are an early-stage startup, you will have more responsibilities than in a regular role and play a large part in shaping the next features of the application.

Currently we’re all working remotely, but post-covid we’re looking for someone who is willing to commute to our London office once or twice a week.

Our Tech Stack

  • Golang
  • Docker + Kubernetes (GCP)
  • ReactJS with TypeScript
  • GraphQL, gRPC
  • PostgreSQL

Key responsibilities

  • Write high quality and well tested code for our backend platform
  • Build components and architecture for our suite of upcoming products
  • Collaborate and review code of other engineers
  • Create and present ideas and solutions for improvements to products, services and processes
  • Test products and updates before they go live

Qualifications

Key skills and experience

  • 1-3 years of back-end development using Golang
  • Excellent knowledge of programming best-practice, and an obsession with tidy code
  • A strong communicator, self-starter and problem solver
  • Willingness to learn new technologies

Nice to have

  • Experience with cross-platform mobile app frameworks (e.g. React Native, Flutter)
  • Experience using Docker, Kubernetes, GCP, Helm, Terraform, Postman, Gitlab CI, microservices architecture

Additional Information

What we offer

  • Employee Share Option Scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexible and remote working options
  • Catered lunches 2 days a week, unlimited breakfast, healthy snacks, freshly ground coffee and Evening Bar.
  • Private health care and of course, life insurance
  • Macbook (or similar) and a personal budget for work from home expenses

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Senior Software Engineer
90PoE
London (United Kingdom) / Remote (Europe)
£45,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021
7 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About Us:

90POE is a company with a goal to revolutionise shipping by creating a suite of comprehensive software solutions for the Maritime industry. Our journey begins now. Over the next couple of years, our teams and squads will build more than 30 products from the ground up. This includes everything from global vessel tracking to vessel performance analysis, crew optimisation and so much more.

We’re a remote first business employing 120 people across Europe.

Our Mission:

To profoundly advance the safety, efficiency and reliability of the shipping industry through the application of digital technologies.

The Role:

90POE’s mission is big. It’s not going to be easy but with the support and determination from our stakeholders and the brilliant people we have hired, we can achieve anything. Right now, we’re seeking a Software Architect to support our product teams in building high-quality software quickly and iteratively while upholding the core technology principles of our platform. This is a hands-on architecture role that will see you working alongside development teams to support short term delivery while also keeping an eye on the broader more strategic, longer-term objectives. This is an incredible opportunity to help to build on our success in modernising the maritime industry’s working practices, making shipping safer, more efficient and more sustainable, meaning you will have a directly positive impact on the world, as well as for clients commercially.

Your new team are made up of Software Engineers and Architects, Product, Data and QA professionals and collectively you are responsible for delivering market-changing solutions across, software, hardware and data. Your team will gain not only from your experience and knowledge of your domain but also from your collaborative and results-driven style.

What’s in for you?

90PoE is a growing start-up, championing real change in the shipping industry. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to apply cutting-edge technology to revolutionising an iconic industry.

You will demonstrate our values, strive for excellence, engage and motivate those around you and be accountable for your contribution to the team’s priorities. You have the chance to own your and the company’s growth in terms of:

  • Shaping the next evolution of the Open Ocean platform.
  • Defining and delivering software across a broad range of technologies and architectures.
  • Applying technology in innovative ways to solve our customers’ problems.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Bringing a passion for technology, software engineering and quality to everything you do.
  • Helping to create and foster a continuous improvement culture.
  • The ability to advocate for good ideas regardless of where they come from
  • Ensuring that teams are focussed on the right challenges and delivering business value efficiently.
  • Create documentation for designs and architectural decisions.
  • Writing code to demonstrate and validate architectural decisions.
  • Providing teams with appropriate support and context as they plan their work.
  • Designing evolutionary architectures that can grow with the platform.
  • Providing a forward-thinking technology input into company strategy and decisions.
  • Working closely with the Chief Engineer and Chief Architect to execute the planned roadmap.
  • Representing software architecture and technological values to technical and non-technical staff
  • Being accountable for your contribution to achieving company priorities

It would be great if you have:

  • A contagious enthusiasm for and a desire to continuously learn
  • Deep expertise in designing and developing cloud-native systems.
  • Experience of architecting and operating a microservice system.
  • Understanding of event-driven and streaming architecture using Kafka.
  • Knowledge of containerisation and Kubernetes.
  • A strong track record in delivering robust and documented solutions.
  • Wide knowledge of databases (PostgreSQL, Mongo, Redis, Cassandra, ElasticSearch).
  • A broad range of programming languages (Golang, Java, TypeScript).
  • Experience of developing IoT systems and data pipelines.
  • Understanding of Infrastructure as Code principles and technologies.
  • Fluency in English and strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Incredible work ethic, drive and passion.

Benefits:

  • We offer a competitive financial package which includes a competitive salary, company bonus scheme, employee referral scheme, a contributory pension and a travel to work loan
  • We have a positive attitude to flexible working, a competitive annual holiday allowance, cycle to work scheme, supportive family policies and discounted gym membership
  • We have a culture of which we are proud, a highly skilled and diverse workforce as well as impressive offices in central London and Kiev

For more information about 90POE check out our website (https://openocean.studio/)

Or our company video here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZ89Ps0VB_M)

If you would like to join our team and be part of this exciting journey, please get in touch.


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Product Developer - Back End
Appvia
London, United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021

Job Description

The Application Containerisation market is due to reach $8.5B by 2025 delivering a CAGR of 26.5%. This is being driven by many different organisations that are turning to container based infrastructure and microservices as a way of satisfying the ever complex role of Software Development. Recently, Kubernetes has become the standard in making this possible and is, in fact, the fastest growing project in open-source history. Appvia, founded in 2018, is a company of highly skilled engineers, who are building products to enable the deployment, maintaining and scaling of Kubernetes as well as the added challenge of delivering a truly cloud native vision.

We’re part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and for our customers like the Home Office and Bank of England, we’ve already got 700+ developers using our service, building over 500+ applications, in over 20,000+ containers, running a number of critical applications for the government both on-premise and via Azure, Amazon and Google.

The Role:

You will get an opportunity to help shape how businesses deliver applications and improve the developer experience with well thought through products and engineering.

You will research, conceive and develop software applications to extend and improve Appvia’s product offerings, working with a talented cross-functional agile team.

You will be passionate about your industry and get an opportunity to make a real difference to the business you are part of.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software
  • Collaborate with colleagues and users on a regular basis to build out assumptions with prototypes
  • Build features whilst maintaining backwards compatibility
  • Express improvements and ideas to further develop products
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to drive out user requirements
  • Lead on an idea, design and deliver working prototypes

Requirements

  • A strong understanding of the full software development lifecycle
  • Passionate about driving the best product outcomes for all users
  • Ability to challenge and understand real user requirements and map them to tangible technical objectives
  • Pragmatic and methodical approach in solving difficult technical problems
  • Understanding of scalable and distributed microservice concerns
  • Ability to architect and maintain backward compatible APIs
  • A passion for new technology and automation
  • Practical understanding of distributed systems
  • Good understanding of industry best practices
  • At least 5 years designing and developing backend systems ideally in Golang
  • Experience of working on and contributing to Open Source Software projects
  • Previous exposure to modern front-end frameworks
  • Experienced in BDD and test automation
  • Experience developing on and with the Kubernetes API
  • Previous Ruby/Python experience would be beneficial
  • Exposure to Cloud and Developer PaaS products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 26 Days Holiday including your birthday off (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension
  • Health Insurance
  • Training and personal development
  • Bonus

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Principal Software Engineer - Edge Data
Fastly
London, United Kingdom / Remote (USA)
£80,000 to £120,000 a year
January 2021
7 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create great digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing our customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible — at the edge of the Internet. The platform is designed to take advantage of the modern internet, to be programmable, and to support agile software development. Fastly’s customers include many of the world’s most prominent companies, including Vimeo, Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub.

We’re building a more trustworthy Internet. Come join us.

Principal Software Engineer - Edge Data

You will be one of the first engineers working on a brand-new system that Fastly has been prototyping and is now beginning to operationalize. The system applies cutting-edge distributed systems theory — notably, CRDTs — to Fastly’s global network to provide an infrastructure for state at the edge.

What You’ll Do

  • Learn the distsys theory and Go implementation of the project to proficiency, becoming a technical “co-founder” and owner
  • Optimize system performance to meet Fastly’s Internet-scale requirements, via testing, profiling, refactoring, and redesigning
  • Collaborate with customer-facing teams to define and implement primitives that will power a huge number of future Fastly products
  • Help to design, develop, and participate in a process for onboarding new engineers to the project, with a focus on mentorship and growth
  • Work in a small team that’s highly motivated to find new, innovative ways to give our customers new capabilities

What We’re Looking For

  • Clear, effective, and empathetic communication skills, both written and verbal, especially when discussing complex technical topics
  • Intermediate+ proficiency with Go (Golang), ideally having built and operated one or more large-scale projects
  • Advanced distributed systems theory experience, especially eventual consistency, and a strong interest in learning more
  • A “systems thinker” who always keeps the big picture in mind, even as they work on the smallest details
  • Effective at asynchronous remote work, with teammates across the world

Why Fastly?

  • We have a huge impact. Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only do our customers have 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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Sofware Engineer Go
Bud
Remote, UK / London, United Kingdom
£45,000 to £75,000 a year
November 2020
8 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Our Mission🚀

Bud’s mission is simple. We’re here to create the world’s most compelling financial data products. The products we’re building are used by some of the world’s most prestigious institutions to help millions of their customers take control of their finances.

Your Mission👨‍🚀👩‍🚀

You’ll be writing and contributing to microservices mainly written in Go and hosted in a containerised environment. Your time will be split between building APIs using a mix of HTTP and gRPC, monitoring daemons, creating data parsers and so much more. If building a secure database storage engine or high performance APIs sounds like the kind of challenge you’d enjoy then we’d love for you to get in touch.

What impact will you make

  • You’ll chiefly be using Go in our various backend and data engineering projects, with some of our services and tooling also being written in PHP and Python
  • Using a range of different data stores across our teams including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, HDFS
  • You’ll be working with RabbitMQ for queues
  • If you’re interested in picking up one of our languages, a new technology or skill we provide lots of opportunities to learn with a mentoring programme, R&D days and regular training available. We like to help people grow and learn!

A bit about you

  • Proven experience with Go; and a great foundation with another programming language (e.g. Java, C, C++, Ruby, PHP or Python)
  • You are a well-rounded, inquisitive engineer who enjoys solving complex problems using clean, efficient and creative methods and putting those solutions into action working in a team
  • Comfortable working with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with automated testing of systems and applications

Taking it to the next level

  • Experience interacting with or building APIs
  • You think always about solutions from a security perspective or enjoy working with cryptography libraries
  • Previous experience in banking or fintech companies
  • A good understanding of application, information and infrastructure architectures, such as API / SDK development and integrations
  • Awesome analytical and communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex ideas to non-experts with eloquence and confidence
  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Experience working in a cloud environment such as Google Cloud Platform or AWS

Engineering at Bud

The software engineering team is tasked with solving highly technical problems to enable solutions that tangibly benefit the lives of millions of people. From how to scale our solutions to tens of millions of users in the most effective manner, to integrating hundreds of third-party businesses, data is key to our business and we need passionate developers to help capture it, store it, transform it, research it and most importantly secure it.

What is it like to work for Bud?

We could play buzzword bingo but one of our core values is ‘Authentic’ and the best way to demonstrate this is by sharing our employee engagement dashboard. This provides a weekly engagement and NPS score giving you a true reflection of life at Bud. All data collected is realtime & anonymised so we have no control over what you see.

The dashboard is interactive so check it out here and have a look at what the numbers mean, https://bit.ly/2MhjAZT

What is the role paying?

Based on our extensive benchmarking we have budgeted at £55,000-£75,000 per annum + 5% options on equity which vests over 3 years, with a 1 year cliff.

What are the perks?

🏖 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)! You can carry up to 5 over the following year if you wish.

🧘‍♂️🧘Health and Wellbeing Allowance! We have a monthly allowance of £50 for all employees to use towards wellbeing activities such as classes or a gym membership.
👩‍💻👨‍💻Flexible working! We encourage autonomy here at Bud. We trust you to work in a way that will enable you to deliver your best work. Bud supports flexible working; we want you to perform at your best and recognise that other issues will arise from time to time.

💰We match up to 5% of your salary in our pension plan.

🎒You’ll be provided with a brand new MacBook or PC, and any computer accessories you need so you’ll have the best tools for the job!

🚆Season Ticket loan

🌱 The biggest motivation for people is learning and developing, our people have up to £500 per annum of learning and development opportunities funded by Bud.

🤹‍♂️🤹‍♀️ We’re big on keeping Bud a social team, so Christmas and Summer parties can be a big deal. We also put on events and have a new social committee every quarter to keep it exciting in normal times. At the moment we have remote events which change often depending on what the teams are interested in.

A bit more about us

We’re a diverse group of people. With backgrounds ranging from data science to music production, more than 80% of our team come from outside the world of finance – providing us with a unique perspective as we help consumers feel more in control of their lives. For us, an interest in people comes first; finance follows.

More about what we’re doing

The APIs and infrastructure we’re building are designed to place the power of personal data back into the hands of normal people. Picture this: a world where your bank knew you were paying too much for your gas bill and could switch you to a more suitable provider, or understood your savings targets and could automatically find you a better deal. That’s what we’re working towards.

We believe that diversity will make us better

Bud’s mission is to create the world’s most compelling financial data products. Getting there requires a workforce as diverse as the people we create our products for, be that in terms of age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or ways of thinking. We truly believe that these differences will make us grow as a company and a team. We strive to create a workplace and culture where our people are empowered, supported, given equal opportunities and can bring their authentic selves to work.

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Backend Engineer - Tech Ops
Monzo
London United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£69,000 to £116,000 a year
November 2020
5 Applicants This Week

Job Description

We’re looking for a Backend Engineer to join our TechOps squad at Monzo.

Our TechOps squad is primarily responsible for making sure everyone at Monzo has all of the tools they need to do a great job. That means managing all of our devices (predominantly running Mac and Chrome OS), managing our G-Suite domains, providing 1:1 support to Monzonauts across the business, and much much more.

A big contributor to the success TechOps have had to date is the way we’ve embedded engineers in the squad, meaning we’ve been able to automate away a lot of the manual work traditionally associated with a TechOps squad.

This has allowed us to move quickly, achieve an incredible ratio of TechOps people to total employees, and reap the benefits of being able to hire people all across the world without friction.

You’ll help us solve problems such as:

  • How do we continue to offer outstanding service to all of our Monzonauts without exponentially increasing the number of people working in TechOps? What can we build to automate the work of 20 people?
  • What parts of traditional IT can we rethink with code to supercharge TechOps at Monzo?
  • How do we build a seamless, delightful experience for Monzonauts with best-in-class homegrown code and third party services?

The role

You’ll be a backend engineer in the squad. Some of the projects you’ll be involved in might include:

  • Integrating MDM (Mobile Device Management) and making this a function that integrates with everything else at Monzo, from inventory to access levels on your AWS account.
  • Building a seamless way to replicate groups, roles and other logical frameworks across first and third party applications to make authorisation for a Monzonaut a seamless experience.
  • Building on a system to track any and every Monzo-owned asset, from network switches to access passes and everything in between.
  • So much more - you’ll have the opportunity to influence our roadmap and build on the foundations already in place to continue scaling TechOps with Monzo

You’ll work closely with TechOps generalists and engineers from around the business to tackle some of the challenges mentioned above, working at the intersection between Security, People and TechOps to make sure we’re moving forwards together.

Security, scalability and how we continue to support the services you’re building should always be front of mind.

You’ll also have the opportunity to coach and mentor others in the squad on engineering best practices. We want to empower everyone in the squad to automate away the low-value manual work, and you’ll be key to unlocking this potential alongside other engineers in the squad.

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

Our backend engineers have a variety of different backgrounds

We have several non-graduates; only some of us studied Computer Science; one of the team has a degree in Marketing; some of us have worked in huge companies; some have only ever worked in startups; others are former consultants. As long as you enjoy learning new things, we’d love to talk to you. We do not ask for formal qualifications or degree requirements for any of our engineering roles.

We are actively creating an equitable environment for all of our engineers to thrive

Diversity and inclusion are a priority for us and we are making sure we have lots of support for all of our people to grow at Monzo. We provide a sponsorship framework in Engineering for women and people of colour; all of our leaders are trained on privilege awareness and we are creating partnerships with organisations dedicated to supporting underrepresented groups. You can read more in our 2020 Diversity and Inclusion report.

We encourage an open and transparent working environment

You can get involved in any aspect of the business you are interested in and, following Stripe’s example, all emails in the company are visible in an email archive. We contribute to open source software as much as possible. Our blog is a good place to learn even more about what we do!

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

We have around 150 engineers out of roughly 1,400 people in total - and we have big ambitions. There are many interesting challenges ahead, and we’re happy for people to move between teams or to specialise, whatever you prefer. As an engineer here you’d be able to work directly with anyone across the company, and we run regular knowledge-sharing sessions so you’ll learn heaps about everything from how banks work to effective communication.

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

We rely heavily on the following tools and technologies:

  • Go to write our application code (there’s an excellent interactive Go tutorial here)
  • Cassandra for most persistent data storage
  • Kafka for our asynchronous message queue
  • Envoy Proxy for RPC
  • Kubernetes and Docker to schedule and run our services (Oliver, our VP Architecture, gave a great talk at KubeCon on how we use these technologies)
  • AWS for most of our infrastructure
  • React for internal web dashboards
  • We also have two physical datacenter sites with actual cables to connect to various third parties

Our product squads are truly cross-functional.

This role is all about collaborating across disciplines to test hypotheses and make a difference to customers. As a product backend engineer you’ll work in a squad alongside product managers, marketers, user researchers, designers, mobile engineers, web engineers, data analysts, business analysts, writers and more!

You should apply if

  • You’re someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do. You spot problems and proactively fix them
  • You’re an engineer who’s happy writing (or would like to learn to write) views in React and backend services in Go
  • You’re someone who can think big, but start small. The squad have lots of ideas and you’ll need to help shape these and show what is possible - then bring that to life
  • You have ideas about how we can think ‘big picture’ and can scale TechOps going forward
  • You’re comfortable working with an interrupt-driven squad. A lot of what the squad does is reactive, and you’ll need to support that at times. TechOps spin a lot of plates, and it’s important that you can see the bigger picture and prioritise your time to work on the most important problems

Logistics

Salary is around £69,000 - £116,000 plus stock options and other benefits.

We can help you relocate to London & we can sponsor visas.

This role can be based in our London office, but we’re open to distributed working (with ad hoc meetings in London once COVID is over).

We have payroll set up in three countries: the UK, Ireland, and France. Right now, we can only hire people who work from those countries and we’ll keep this updated with new ones as we expand and are able to hire from more places 🌎

We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.

Diversity and inclusion is a priority for us – if we want to solve problems for people around the world, our team has to represent our customers. So we need to attract the best talent and create an environment that supports and includes them. You can read more about diversity and inclusion on our blog.

If you prefer to work part-time, we’ll make this happen whenever we can - whether this is to help you meet other commitments or strike a great work-life balance.

Our interview process is normally a phone interview, a coding task and call to discuss it, and 2-3 hours of onsite interviews that can be conducted via hangouts as well. We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions. We might design a system together on a whiteboard, the same way we often work together, but we won’t make you write code on one.

Equal Opportunity Statement


At Monzo, embracing diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. This is integral to our mission of making money work for everyone.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.


Perks & Benefits

https://monzo.com/careers/#benefits

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Backend Go Software Engineer
Geckoboard
London, United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£65,000 to £80,000 a year
November 2020
7 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Excited about the idea of working on distributed systems at scale? Want to be writing Go everyday? With great people? We’re looking for curious problem solvers to do just that.

At Geckoboard, we’re working to help teams achieve their goals by enabling a fresh way of working. This revolves around making sure that important data gets seen and acted upon. That’s where our dashboards come in. Geckoboard is straightforward dashboard software that makes it quick and easy to surface live business data, metrics and KPIs for teams.

Our engineering culture

We’re all here to build something great. You’ll be joining a growing team of empowered engineers in a supportive environment that values experimentation, work-life balance and personal development. We’ve built a culture of knowledge sharing and feedback, so you’ll be involved in planning and prioritisation of work as well as peer reviews and pair programming.

Learning is also a big part of our engineering culture. About once every fortnight you’re able to take a whole day — an Innovation Day — to work on projects that interest you, learn new skills or contribute to open source… whatever it may be! We encourage these projects and often they have led to improvements in the way we work or concepts that have then been prioritised, developed further and added to our Product.

We work in small and focused cross-functional teams, usually made up of a Product Manager, a Designer, and a mix of Frontend and Backend Engineers. QA and Infrastructure tend to come in at the points they’re needed or for specific projects. We scope out our project such that we’re able to deliver meaningful work but small enough to iterate and take on board feedback quickly. We encourage our engineers to get involved in different teams and projects based on their interests, skills and opportunities to learn. We’re also equally mindful about technical debt and make sure we dedicate time to addressing it.

Our teams

**Product
**Our product teams each own a different part of the product, building features that improve Geckoboard for our customers. Some of our recent work has ranged from a new send-to-Slack feature, SSO and in the team you’ll be joining initially, we’ve been building a brand new internal framework for importing, storing, and analysing data from third-party APIs we integrate with. We know that investing in our Data Platform is the best way we can deliver flexible, high-quality integrations quickly and easily. The new framework takes care of managing and scheduling imports, responding to webhooks, receiving analytics queries, migrating data from one version to the next and allows us to build internal gRPC services using a common protobuf interface upon it.

**Platform
**We believe that we can only be successful as an Engineering team if we are constantly and systematically investing in our tooling, our common systems, and our developer experience, this is where our Platform team comes in. Our recent work has ranged from rapid response work to improving test and trace coverage, migrating existing services to Go modules and support for other teams. We’re also working on enabling older RESTful services to be migrated onto gRPC with a GraphQL API gateway in front.

You should apply if:

  • What we’ve described sounds interesting

  • You’re interested in distributed systems

  • You’ve worked with Go before*

  • You want to build a product that delights its users and genuinely serves their needs

  • You’re collaborative; you empathise, listen and discuss

  • You actively seek out feedback in your work and to ensure you understand the problem you’re solving

We know that there are great candidates who may not exactly fit into what we’ve described above, or who have important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you or you’re not sure, please apply, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Right now we’re only considering mid-to-senior level candidates, if you’re still developing your Go skillset and interested in joining the Geckoboard team, head to www.geckoboard.com/careers and get in touch, we’d love to hear from you and chat about future jobs!

Work where you work best:

While most of our team are normally based in our leafy East London office, a lot of us work remotely at least a day or two during the week. This means we’ve always been intentional about making sure our ways-of-working are remote-friendly so we can support that flexibility for everyone. We also have fully remote team members, though the expectation is that you’re comfortable with a visit to the London office about once a quarter (except during pandemics).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, our office remains closed and everyone on the team is working from home presently. We’re likely to continue working from home over the Winter. We keep a close eye on the government guidance, regularly update the team, and plan to open our office only when it’s safe to do so again.

Some of our team have shorter working weeks and we’re more than happy to try to accommodate this or another arrangement whenever possible. Just let us know what works best for you or that you’d like to chat about it in your application.

Logistics:

At this time, we’re only considering candidates who are (or will be) based in the United Kingdom (regardless of whether you’re onsite when out offices reopen or fully remote). Unfortunately, we’re unable to provide sponsorship for this role.

Our hiring process:

  • 20-30 minute call with a Talent Partner
  • 45 minute video call with the Hiring Manager
  • Take home exercise
  • Virtual onsite with the team - about 2.5 hours

The whole process takes about 2-3 weeks end to end, but we’re flexible!

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Do you want to join our team as our new Backend Go Software Engineer? We’d love to hear about you!


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Backend Go Engineer (Contract)
Atos
London, United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£500 to £750 a day
November 2020
1 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About us:

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees and over €12 Billion in revenues. Our clients include a plethora of organisations, amongst with the UK department of defence, the International Olympics Committee, the NHSx and many more. As a contract backend engineer you will be working in the Atos Cerebro division, a full-stack fast-paced engineering team at Atos. We’re a cross-skilled team of product, design, engineering and data experts. We help our clients build, deliver and support digital products and services. Each dedicated product team is responsible for all aspects of what they are building, operating independently. This not only allows for fast-paced development and pivots, it facilitates passionate, close-knit teams that work closely together to achieve their goals. Our teams work in close collaboration with our clients and their users. Many of us have experience across a wide range of industries from finance, gaming, retail, government, energy and media to name a few.

Who you are:

You enjoy learning about the customer’s pains and gains, and building products which solve real-world problems. You can work autonomously in a small cross-functional team and can communicate well with team members. Equally you are able to effectively contribute to technology decisions across multiple teams. You are firmly focussed on delivering business value and results to end-users. Along with this you have a commercial mindset, with demonstrated ability to make fact based trade offs. You have prior experience building greenfield products for unfamiliar industries. Familiar with the entire software development lifecycle. Experience working in start-ups or large corporations (ideally both!) is also a huge benefit. You can demonstrate a broad knowledge of available modern technologies and like to experiment with finding the best solution for specific tasks outside your core skill set.

What you’ll do:

You should be able to demonstrate prior professional experience of the following activities that you’ll do:

  • Management of large datasets - you will help design, implement and monitor highly-resilient data pipelines whose purpose is to load, transform and validate billions of rows every month.

  • You will work on highly critical financial datasets and reporting, with billions of asset under management. You will use technologies such as BigQuery, Cloud Storage, Firestore and more

  • Most of our infrastructure is event-driven and horizontally scalable using best-of-breed technologies like PubSub, server-less Cloud Functions and BigQuery, you will make architectural and design decisions to tackle new problems whislt keeping the system reliable and resilient to failure

  • Develop and test your code to the best standards

  • Apply cloud security practices such as principles of least privilege, auditing and monitoring, secrets management, identity and roles management and more

  • Review your peer’s code and collaboratively improve the codebase

  • Setup, maintain and improve CI/CD processes to effortlessly deliver quality software to production

  • Our cloud infrastructure is solely managed through code (IaC) using terraform and terraform cloud. You will setup and maintain relevant cloud infrastructure (mostly GCP, Azure)

  • Monitor and support your applications

  • Support the product owner in sizing and prioritising work

  • Keep a handle on technical debt, whilst shipping new features


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Software Engineer - Core SRE
Cloudflare
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
November 2020
5 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About Us

At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers trillions of requests per month. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer and named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list.

We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Work on highly distributed and scalable systems
  • Participate in the constant cycle of knowledge sharing and mentoring
  • Manage and develop some of the biggest clusters in the world
  • Research and introduce cutting-edge technologies
  • Contribute to open-source

We are still a small team, well-funded, growing quickly and focused on building an extraordinary company. This is a superb opportunity to join a high-performing team and scale our high-growth network as Cloudflare’s business grows. You will build tools to constantly improve availability, performance, uptime and response times. You will nurture a passion for an “automate everything” approach that makes systems failure-resistant and ready-to-scale.

You may be a good fit for our team if:

  • You have proven skills of designing, developing and delivering HA scalable production systems.
  • You have deep knowledge of configuration management software, preferably Salt.
  • You have solid experience with cluster management systems (Kubernetes, Mesos)
  • You are comfortable with developing software in Go or Python
  • You know how network services (DNS, TLS/SSL, HTTP) and network fundamentals (DHCP, subnetting, routing, firewalls, IPv6, BGP) work
  • You have strong experience designing and managing multi-tenant database solutions (Clickhouse, PostgreSQL, CockroachDB)
  • You are confident in your knowledge with load balancers (nginx, HAProxy)

Bonus points if:

  • You have strong operational skills and are an expert in bash scripting
  • You have practical knowledge of web and systems performance, extensively used tracing tools like ebpf and strace.

What Makes Cloudflare Special?

We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.

Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers–at no cost.

Athenian Project: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and voter registration.

Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.

1.1.1.1: We released 1.1.1.1 to help fix the foundation of the Internet by building a faster, more secure and privacy-centric public DNS resolver. This is available publicly for everyone to use - it is the first consumer-focused service Cloudflare has ever released. Here’s the deal - we don’t store client IP addresses never, ever. We will continue to abide by our privacy policy and ensure that no user data is sold to advertisers or used to target consumers.

Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!


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Software Development Engineer
GoCardless
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £100,000 a year
October 2020
4 Applicants This Week

Job Description

If you’re looking to work in a collaborative culture, solving engineering challenges at a global scale, and having a real impact in making our products better for our customers, we would love to talk to you!

We believe in providing trust and autonomy so everyone can do their best work. From how we work to how managers support you, our goal is to provide an environment that enables you to continuously grow, ask questions and not be afraid to fail—because when we do, we see it as an opportunity to learn.

Engineering at GoCardless

The technical challenges of building GoCardless span from simplifying building banking schemes to optimising the time to render the dashboard. We’re looking for engineers to join our growing Global Network Group, where you’ll be working on problems that sit at the core of GoCardless: orchestrating and keeping track of the movement of funds, as well as building and maintaining the bank and scheme integrations that make it possible to keep our merchants’ cash flowing.

You will enjoy being a software engineer at GoCardless if:

  • You’re looking to champion a great engineering culture within GC and in the wider engineering community;
  • You enjoy collaborating and learning from people from various backgrounds and experiences;
  • You want to feel proud of the work you’re doing and its impact on real customers.

Our engineers contribute to the engineering culture within and outside of GoCardless: they contribute to Open Source Software projects (see our Github), and share learnings in post-mortems, conferences and on our blog.

Our technologies: We endeavour to build simple, reliable systems and we believe in using the best technologies for each task. Joining the Global Network Group you’ll be working in a team that primarily uses: Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, BigQuery, and Google Cloud Storage. Across GoCardless, our other technologies include: Golang, Python, React, Kubernetes, Elasticsearch, Prometheus, Google Cloud (GCP).

You’re not expected to have expertise in all these technologies. Members of our team have picked up the tools once they’ve started working with the team. If you’re unsure, please apply.

About you

  • You have experience building web products and services, and have an awareness of technologies across the stack.
  • You adapt to new technologies and processes quickly.
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment and believe the best products are built through collaboration.
  • You care about building reliable, well-tested systems.
  • You enjoy solving problems and are happy to take initiative to find better solutions.

About us

GoCardless embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

We offer a varied package of flexible working and benefit policies. From flexible working hours and working from home arrangements, through to enhanced parental leave, pension packages and equity. GoCardless has a very family and work life balance orientated environment. Our team comes from a variety of backgrounds and we embrace diversity – if you’re unsure, please apply.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone at GoCardless has shifted to remote working since mid-March and will continue to work remotely until the end of the year. We are committed to support all employees during this time and continue to monitor the situation closely. Some of the actions we’ve taken to support the wellbeing of our employees as we transitioned to and continue working in a remote set-up are: subsidised home office equipment, remote workstation assessments, and remote wellbeing and social activities to stay in touch.

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Software Engineer
Seldon
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
October 2020
4 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Seldon is looking for a Software Engineer to join our team. We are focused on making it easy for machine learning models to be deployed and managed at scale in production. We provide Cloud Native products that run on top of Kubernetes and are open-core with several successful open source projects including Seldon Core, Alibi:Explain and Alibi:Detect. We also contribute to open source projects under the Kubeflow umbrella including KFServing.

About the role Design and build scalable machine learning solutions on top of the open source and enterprise Seldon products. Working on bring the Explainable AI and ML Monitoring available in the Alibi projects into the enterprise products for general use.

Essential skills A degree or higher level academic background in a scientific or engineering subject. Familiarity with linux based development. At least 2 years of experience in industry or academia showing completed projects.

Core skills (The role will be focused on these skills so we would expect existing experience or a demonstrable desire to learn these) Experience with GoLang and Python Experience with Kubernetes and the ecosystem of Cloud Native tools. Experience using machine learning tools in production. Bonus skills (Any of these will be of great interest to us) A broad understanding of data science and machine learning. Understanding of explainable AI or machine learning monitoring in production Familiarity with Kubeflow, MLFlow or Sagemaker Familiarity with python tools for data science

About our tech stack Some of our high profile technical projects: We are core authors and maintainers of Seldon Core, the most popular Open Source model serving solution in the Cloud Native (Kubernetes) ecosystem We built and maintain the black box model explainability tool Alibi We are co-founders of the KFServing project, and collaborate with Microsoft, Google, IBM, etc on extending the project We are core contributors of the Kubeflow project and meet on several workstreams with Google, Microsoft, RedHat, etc on a weekly basis We are part of the SIG-MLOps Kubernetes open source working group, where we contribute through examples and prototypes around ML serving We run the largest Tensorflow meetup in London And much more 🚀

Some of the technologies we use in our day-to-day: Go is our primary language for all-things backend infrastructure including our Kubernetes Operator, and our new GoLang Microservice Orchestrator) Python is our primary language for machine learning, and powers our most popular Seldon Core Microservices wrapper, as well as our Explainability Toolbox Alibi We leverage the Elastic Stack to provide full data provenance on inputs and outputs for thousands of models in production clusters Metrics from our models collected using Prometheus, with custom Grafana integrations for visualisation and monitoring Our primary service mesh backend leverages the Envoy Proxy, fully integrated with Istio, but also with an option for Ambassador We leverage gRPC protobufs to standardise our schemas and reach unprecedented processing speeds through complex inference graphs We use React.js for our all our enterprise user products and interfaces Kubernetes and Docker to schedule and run all of our core cloud native technology stack

Benefits Share options to align you with the long-term success of the company. Exciting phase of fast-paced start-up challenges with an ambitious team and unlimited potential for professional growth. Access to discounted lunches, gyms, shopping and cinema tickets. Healthcare benefits. Cycle To Work Scheme.

Logistics Our interview process is normally a phone interview, a coding task, and 2-3 hours of final interview (carried out virtually). We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions. We might design a system together on a whiteboard, the same way we often work together, but we won’t make you write code on one. Our recruitment process has an average length of 3 weeks.


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Senior Software Engineer
Grail
London, United Kingdom
£80,000 to £110,000 a year
September 2020
4 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Software Engineers

GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit www.grail.com.

GRAIL UK is looking for experienced software engineers, senior software engineers, and staff software engineers to join the team in London. The engineering team is responsible for supporting the collaborative efforts between GRAIL and its research partners (NHS/UCL). You will work as part of a cross-functional team to design, develop and run systems that power the safe execution of clinical workflows and the collection of relevant data. Your work will support cancer research and the development of GRAILs multi-cancer early detection blood test.

You Will:

  • Use your experience developing front-end applications and backend systems to build software that supports cancer research
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team to overcome real-world problems that sometimes can’t be solved with software alone.
  • Build and operate the infrastructure and tooling that runs the systems and powers the team.
  • Work with GRAIL engineers in the United States on core platforms.
  • Take responsibility for the systems managed by the team and support the operational concerns of our research partners.

Your Background Includes:

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Bioinformatics or similar technical field.
  • You have relevant work experience designing, developing, testing and maintaining software.
  • You have worked with cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, or Microsoft Azure.
  • You are experienced in general-purpose programming languages such as Go, Python, Java, Javascript, etc, but understand that ultimately these are tools to solve problems.
  • You are passionate about software engineering, as well as software engineering teams.
  • You have excellent logical reasoning and analytical skills, with a preference for simple solutions.
  • You are a strong written and verbal communicator and can adapt your communication style and the level of detail to your audience.

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