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

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Your Experience

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

Desirable Experience

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

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


Perks & Benefits

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

Interview Process

  1. Introductory call with the Talent Team at Form3
  2. Technical Test
  3. Technical Interview
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Golang Engineer with blk.io
London, United Kingdom£40K – £60K
11 months ago

Job Description

blk.io is looking for kick-ass Golang developers who want to work on cutting edge blockchain technology for enterprise.

We’re looking for a couple of developers to help build out Crux https://github.com/blk-io/crux, our secure blockchain enclave for Quorum https://github.com/jpmorganchase/quorum

We’re also fortunate to count some of the largest tech and finance firms as our customers so there will be work with them too.

Generally we’re looking for people with 2-3+ years of experience who are already working with, or really want to get involved with Ethereum blockchain technology, and more broadly are familiar with:

  • Distributed systems
  • Azure or AWS cloud
  • Docker and Kubernetes containerisation
  • Protobuf/gRPC
  • Cryptography

About us

We’re a bootstrapped, cashflow positive blockchain business based in Old Street. Our customers include the biggest names in tech, and we need to grow!​

We’re no stranger to the open source being responsible for the web3j group of projects (https://web3.io) and contributors to other projects in the Ethereum ecosystem.

Not only are we working with all the latest and greatest technology, we are also working closely with other global leaders in this space to create the best platform (some of whom are also our customers).

Other stuff

We’re based in the heart of London’s tech scene in Old Street.

We’re a very tech-savvy organisation, who are big fans of open source - you can have a look at our CEO’s GitHub profile at https://github.com/conor10


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Senior Backend Engineer with Pusher
London, United Kingdom£65K – £100K
11 months ago

Job Description

Pusher’s realtime APIs power applications around the world across various industries. When you see an in-app chat, a collaborative text editor, or anything else that updates instantly—it could be us shifting events behind the scenes. This role is specifically for the Chatkit team, where we are aspiring to be the industry leader of all chat SaaS by empowering developers to add chat functionality in a fraction of the development time.

As a Chatkit Engineer you will:

  • Massively scale up the core of Chatkit services
  • Influence a long-term technical roadmap for the product
  • Mentor the team to help make Chatkit the industry-leading chat API

What you will be able to learn

Great software engineers never stop learning, so we want to provide you opportunities for improving your knowledge. As a Chatkit Engineer:

  • You will get to learn and use leading-edge technologies, like Kubernetes, in high-traffic production environments
  • You will have a chance to learn from many experienced engineers with various technical backgrounds
  • You will help take Pusher’s flagship new product through a period of significant growth, encountering many engineering challenges along the way

What you will typically do

  • You will become the go-to expert for at least one large area of the codebase
  • You will need to be able to work comfortably solving ambiguous and complex problems
  • You will need to dive into both new and familiar areas of our code to support more inexperienced members of your team, and communicate effectively whether it be pair-programming, in a code review, or in a proposal for a new improvement or service
  • You will be a member of the on-call rotation, and be expected to follow through with suggestions for how to prevent future system outages, or implement self-healing systems
  • You will determine how to track and implement metrics of quality and drive improvements to our benchmarking process
  • You will also be a member of the customer support rotation during normal business hours. The Chatkit team believes in providing the best possible customer experience. In these early stages of the product lifecycle, we get firsthand insight into the challenges, complaints, and excitement of our customers through a customer support rotation

What working in the Chatkit team looks like

  • The Chatkit team uses a modern tech stack. Our services are written in Go and deployed on Kubernetes. Pusher uses and supports many other projects from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
  • The Chatkit team subscribes to the lean methodology. We work in short iterations with as little bureaucracy as possible. We value continuous improvement and expect team members to voice their concerns early and often so that we may address things before they become problems.
  • The Chatkit team breaks down silos through collaborating, information sharing, and pairing. We rotate ownership of interesting problems like benchmarking, and encourage pairing on new proposals and SDKs.

What Pusher is like

We strongly believe in the importance of diversity and inclusion. They not only provide a better working environment but also improve the quality of our services. We welcome people of different nationalities, backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

We are here to help our customers build delightful applications. By solving significant engineering challenges and packaging them into easy to use APIs, we let developers focus on making their users happy.

We put emphasis on collaboration between people and teams. Everyone is on the same mission, so sharing work helps us reach our goals faster. Throwing problems over the wall and pointing fingers at each other is not our style.

We strive for transparency. Keeping everyone well-informed is crucial for building trust, efficiency and satisfaction at work.


Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • You choose your kit
  • Pension & Health insurance
  • Flexible working
  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free breakfast, snacks & drinks
  • Monthly lunch
  • Regular social events
  • Yoga & Massages
  • Pusher clubs
  • Pusher library
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Distributed Systems Engineer with Flare
London, United Kingdom£60k - £80k
11 months ago

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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


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Golang Engineer with Beamery
London, United Kingdom£55K – £75K
11 months ago

Job Description

We are looking for a Golang engineer to join our core backend API team.

You will be the sort of person that has worked at several companies before but wants to join an innovative culture implementing bleeding edge technology at a global scale.

Likely having cut your teeth on other languages, you will have commercial experience using Golang for general systems programming and microservice architectures.

What skills you’ll bring
- Expertise in Golang and proficiency in other languages (Preferably C/C++,NodeJs, Python).
- Commercial experience with REST, RPC and message exchange protocols.
- Experience with frameworks such as: Gin, Gorilla, Dep, Ginkgo
- You actively contribute to open source Golang communities.
- Working knowledge in Kubernetes, Rancher or Docker swarm.
- Ability to write clean and effective Godoc comments
- Knowledge around message queuing and distributed tasking (SMS,ZeroQ, RabbitMQ etc)

What responsibilities you’ll have
- Ability to perform complex work that is a dependent requirement of feature teams to deliver.
- Mindfulness of scaling architecture to meet global demand.
- Enthusiasm around Golang and a keen desire to evangelise the language and principles behind it.
- A sense of ownership across platforms and environments.


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Golang Developer with Mashroom
London, United Kingdom£55K – £70K
11 months ago

Job Description

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

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

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

Experience

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

If interested, please apply immediately for a confidential chat.


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Backend Go Developer with Geckoboard
London, United Kingdom£40k - £61k
11 months ago

Job Description

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

What are we working on?

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

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

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

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

As one of our Backend Go Developers:

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

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

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

The Geckoboard Story

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

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

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

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

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


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Senior Software Engineer with Fat Llama
London, United Kingdom£70K – £100K
11 months ago

Job Description

What if owning things was no longer important? What if expensive, niche items could be available to you in seconds? And what if you could generate an extra income from your own belongings? At Fat Llama, we’re already bringing about that future. We believe that one day, owning those things we only occasionally need will be as ridiculous as buying a house every time you want to go on holiday.

Our users enjoy on-demand access to anything from high-end cameras to drones to campervans. As a result, they’re doing, creating and achieving incredible things every day. Income from rentals is changing the lives of many of our lenders, too - whether it’s paying their rent or allowing them to drop corporate jobs and focus on passion projects.

The herd’s growing fast, too. Last year we went through Y Combinator and recently announced a $10M raise from amazing investors to superpower our growth and focus on American growth.

Our Technology

Technology is at the heart of everything we do at Fat Llama, allowing us to solve a problem that has never been solved before. Our whole team gets a say in the product & tech roadmap, and our engineering team takes pride in writing, testing and deploying new features on a daily basis.

As an engineer at Fat Llama, you’ll be responsible for crafting, building and running the software which underpins our marketplace. We’re looking for somebody that can deliver solid engineering whilst moving at the same speed as our constantly growing business. You should also be excited about helping shape the direction and culture of our engineering team going forward.

Are you excited by the prospect of learning new technologies? In a rapidly changing and growing startup, you’ll be required to wear many different hats. Whether it be designing scalable systems, building tools to help our Operations team keep the business running, or slicing and dicing data for our analytics dashboards, you should welcome the challenge. You should thrive in a constantly changing environment and enjoy learning new things at a fast pace.

Our team takes pride in owning our work truly end-to-end. We’re looking for people who can plan, experiment, build, test, deploy, measure and iterate before calling it done. As a small team, we try and build on the shoulders of giants, which means that you’ll often find us working with the latest and greatest technologies.

You might be a good fit for the role if you:

  • Want to work in a team that values teamwork, learning and collaboration.
  • Love writing clean, elegant code that other people can read.
  • Have a deep understanding of at least two programming languages or paradigms.
  • Have experience mentoring and teaching other engineers.
  • Have led engineering projects from conception to delivery
  • Have expertise in designing and building web services or APIs.
  • Take pride in your fastidious approach to testing your code.
  • Have a real passion for user experience. Every. Llama. Counts.

We would be thrilled if you also had:

  • Experience building distributed systems or microservices.
  • Android, iOS or React Native work under your belt.
  • A deep understanding of JavaScript or Golang.
  • Experience working with and launching cloud based services.

If you don’t feel like you fit all of these areas, don’t worry. We are dedicated to the development of our team. Whether you’re a computer science graduate, an artist or a bricklayer, as long as you’re also a programmer, we’d love to hear from you.

Please note that the package for this role will include equity.

Applicants with less experience may want to consider applying for our software engineer role.

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, veteran status, or disability status.

Bringing your whole Llama to work

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Software Developer with Curve
London, United Kingdom£60K – £85K
11 months ago

Job Description

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

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

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

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

Our current tech stack includes

Languages PHP, GO

Messaging RabbitMQ (and maybe Kafka in the future)

Data Snowplow, Python for the ETL

Our development practises include TDD, BDD, Scrum

Database PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redshift

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

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

What Your Day Will Involve

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

Requirements

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

  • 2+ years of software development experience

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

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

  • Experience of agile development practices

  • Experience with RDBMS & NoSQL datastores

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

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

  • Demonstrable experience of building large concurrent applications

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

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

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

  • Voracious appetite for learning


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Senior Software Engineer, SpatialOS with Improbable
London, United Kingdom£50k - £95k
11 months ago

Job Description

Our Purpose

Improbable is dedicated to building powerful technology designed to help solve previously impossible problems and enable the creation of new realities. In gaming and entertainment, Improbable unlocks truly next-generation gameplay through virtual worlds of unprecedented scale, persistence and richness. In other industries, we hope to help answer critical questions through simulations that could lead to a better functioning world.

Our platform, SpatialOS, lets developers transcend the limits of regular computation, allowing swarms of servers running in the cloud to cooperate in order to simulate worlds far larger and more complex than any single server could.

We are a British technology company proudly building a diverse workforce, driven by a shared desire to improve and achieve extraordinary things. We’re crafting technology for the future and fostering a problem-solving culture that embraces innovation through iteration and experimentation.

Your Mission

Engineering is at the heart of Improbable. We solve some of the hardest problems around in areas such as distributed systems, high-performance cloud computing, messaging and much more.

We are technology neutral and believe in well-tested, robust code. Much of our platform is built in GoLang/Java with areas of C++, TypeScript and C#. We use Open Source technologies (such as CoreOS, etcd, Fleet, Docker, Prometheus, gRPC) and give back to the community through open source contributions when we can.

We’re hiring Senior Software Engineers across multiple teams. There is always a diverse range of challenging and interesting projects to work on. Similarly, we welcome diverse engineering backgrounds and are able to offer highly interesting challenges across all our teams, we never hire to fill a gap.

You can find out more about some of our engineering projects here

Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing new algorithms to distribute and scale our simulations
  • Integrating new workers with our distributed stack
  • Core infrastructure that underpins seamless scaling (networking, packing, storage, containers, logging, security across all compute providers)
  • Creation of world-class, robust APIs and SDKs for external customers
  • Developing tooling to understand, visualise and reason about large real-time simulations

Competencies

  • A strong software engineering pedigree, comfortable choosing the most appropriate language/technologies for the project at hand.
  • You have previously operated in a senior capacity and mentored or coached more junior engineers from a technical perspective.
  • Software Engineering is more than just a job to you. Perhaps you contribute to Open Source projects, blog or speak at events occasionally, or just spend a great deal of your time thinking about interesting problems.
  • You’re disappointed when you’re not learning something new or stretching yourself.
  • You can offer your opinion and respectfully reason with people, but equally commit to the direction decided by the majority after being heard.
  • You value working in different problem areas and are prepared to work in whichever team is necessary to add the most value to the business.
  • You embrace that in a fast-growing start-up, priorities can change quickly.
  • You’re accountable and get satisfaction from shipping stuff on time / delivering quantifiable results.
  • You go out of your way to help others achieve and improve as a team.
  • You’re modest when the results speak for themselves, and humble enough to take responsibility when they don’t.

Experience Of The Following Would Be Advantageous

  • Building large-scale distributed systems
  • Working on cloud-based scalable architectures
  • Building high-traffic, robust APIs, SDK or web architectures
  • Working with Game Engines (i.e. Unity, Unreal, CryEngine etc…)

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Senior Go Software Engineer with Paddle
London, United Kingdom£57K - £63K
11 months ago

Job Description

We are looking for collaborative Go Engineers to come and help define the future of Paddle’s licensing product.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you’ll help build the next generation of Paddle’s licensing services in Go, working alongside a brand new team. A great chance for you to make your mark on our products!

We already have a licensing service, which we’re looking to replace with something bigger and better, taking a serverless-first and DevOps approach, with single responsibility services wherever possible. If you’re looking for someone to release your code for you at Paddle, you won’t find them.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll design and build Go microservices in AWS Lambda which are scalable, secure and stable.
  • You’ll help to push forward our Serverless approach, iterating quickly and learning fast.
  • You’ll work closely with our SDK team to ensure their requirements are taken into account, keeping our sellers and buyers front of mind.

We’d love to hear from you if

  • You have production experience with Golang, preferably hosted in AWS Lambda.
  • You have competent commercial experience developing applications or other software platforms.
  • You have a strong understanding of the development process from design through to deployment and maintenance and what that means for day-to-day development.
  • You prefer working in a CI/CD environment.

Things you’ll learn on the job

  • Python
  • AWS suite - SQS, EC2, ECS+ECR, CloudFormation, S3, RDS, Lambda
  • UNIX system skills
  • Docker containers and micro-service architecture
  • Using a queueing pattern for removing slower tasks from a web request

Why you’ll love working at Paddle

We are a diverse team of 100 people (quickly on our way to 180+) based near London Bridge. 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 (constantly evolving) benefits, including competitive salaries, stock options, pension plans, flexible working, generous holidays and parental leaves. Plus we offer some not-so-standard, extra-fun benefits, which can include anything from joining office football team, taking up the in-office yoga lessons or enjoying a board game night. 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 to regular internal and external training.


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Senior Go Engineer with MachineMax
London, United Kingdom£50k - £80k
11 months ago

Job Description

Lead Engineer - Go, Python, AWS

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

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

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

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

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

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


Perks & Benefits

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

Interview Process

Mixture of F2F interviews and coding tests.

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Backend Engineer with Monzo
London, United Kingdom£57K - £86K
1 year ago

Job Description

At Monzo we’re aiming to build the [best current account in the world](https://monzo.com/). We are always keen to hear from capable, creative engineers who want to help us accomplish that goal 🚀

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

Our backend engineers have a variety of different backgrounds

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

We encourage an open and transparent working environment

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

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

We’re still a relatively small company, with around 60 engineers out of roughly 300 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

  • Linkerd/Finagle for RPC

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

  • AWS for most of our infrastructure

  • React for internal web dashboards

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

You should apply if:

  • the work we’re doing sounds exciting!

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

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

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

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

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


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Backend Engineer with Cuvva
London, United Kingdom£60K – £75K
1 year ago

Job Description

Core platform

When we refer to the “core platform”, we mean the services which underpin the processes of all insurance activities on our system.

For example, we expect one of these to be the “policy service”, which might be responsible for ensuring compliant issuance of policies, coordinating mid-term adjustments, preventing overlapping policies (double insurance), etc.

Other services could include user authentication, risk & pricing calculation, handling the process of modifying user data in-line with any mid-term adjustment requirements.

All services we consider to be part of the core platform will have strict requirements around stability, data integrity and transactional safety. All functionality must fail safely and explicitly, for example using 2-phase commit processes or other similar techniques. This will also require a reasonable level of testing to validate this safety.

Requirements

The perfect addition to our team will have:

  • a fiercely independent and self-driven approach
  • 5+ years’ commercial experience working on back-end systems at high-scale startups
  • at least a year of commercial experience working with Go
  • strong knowledge of security practices, ideally with a slightly grey-hat background
  • a working knowledge of the entire web stack - from how DNS lookups are transmitted, to how browsers prioritize CSS rules
  • awareness of compliance and financial regulation

We are a small team so it is important that the successful candidate is not only technically highly competent, but also a great cultural fit!


Perks & Benefits

As well as a competitive salary (£60-75k, dependent on experience) and equity based remuneration, benefits of working at Cuvva include working in our new offices in Shoreditch and of course significant savings on your car insurance.

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Platform Engineer with Paradino
London, United Kingdom£50K - £70K
1 year ago

Job Description

At Paradino we’re building a platform to solve Cloud and DevOps challenges for our customers. We have an ambitious roadmap and are looking for an experienced person to grow the platform and contribute to on-going engineering best-practices.

Our day-to-day engineering projects include infrastructure automation, UI development, developer tooling, API design, backend-development, prototyping and everything in-between. You’ll have the opportunity to be involved across all projects, with help and guidance provided where you need it.

We try to remain open in our technology choices, choosing the best tool for the job. Our current stack includes:

Golang, Node, Python, Terraform, Consul, Serverless / Lambda, Docker, Bash, Powershell, and a lot of AWS.

We’re open to candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and career goals – you might want to broaden your experience or choose to specialise in a particular area.

Our key requirements are:

  • Familiarity with several of the above technologies
  • Understanding of Microservices architecture
  • Experience in owning and deploying a product end-to-end

Bonus points for:

  • Deep knowledge of build systems, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Familiarity with deployment and monitoring tools
  • Experience with AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Linux / SSH / Remote server admin
  • Kubernetes, Istio

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Software Engineer with Brightcove
London, United Kingdom£40k - £120k
1 year ago

Job Description

About Us

Brightcove is the leading online video platform that powers the video for many of the UK and the world’s largest media companies including BBC Worldwide, UKTV, Channel 4, Ford, Viacom, ESPN, and The New York Times.

As a Software Engineer, you will help deliver a service that touches millions of people around the world by serving over a billion video streams each month.

Our Team

The ‘Dynamic Delivery’ team work on a highly scalable, multi-region set of microservices that are responsible for delivering video to millions of consumers around the world.

We’re a small team, so you’ll have a high degree of autonomy and input into design decisions. We also offer a competitive salary, flexible working environment and encourage learning and career development.

Our Technology

The Dynamic Delivery platform has been developed from scratch over the past two years and is almost 100% written in Go, with functional tests written in Ruby/Cucumber and deployed using containers onto public cloud infrastructure.

You

  • Have 2+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Have experience with deploying software to cloud services
  • Understand the reasons for and best practices around testing and are familiar with TDD and BDD
  • Have a good understanding of HTTP
  • Have experience taking ownership of a service from design to deployment
  • Can take into account scaling, cost and performance considerations when designing a service
  • Stay abreast of developments and best practices within the technologies you use

You - Bonus Points

  • Have written Golang in production
  • Have used and deployed containerised software
  • Have worked with CDNs
  • Have experience with video streaming technologies (HLS / MPEG DASH / Microsoft Smooth Streaming).
  • Have an understanding of H.264 and AAC
  • Have an understanding of video container formats, specifically MP4 (and fMP4/ISOBMFF) and MPEG TS.
  • Have an understanding of common DRM technologies, specifically Widevine Modular, Playready and Fairplay.

Location

Lacon House is situated in Central London, nestled between world-leading media companies and the capital’s thriving tech scene.

The nearest Underground stations are Holborn and Russell Square.


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