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Golang Site Reliability Jobs in United Kingdom


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Browse 18 Golang Site Reliability Jobs (3 new this week) in United Kingdom 🇬🇧 in October 2022 at companies like Goldman Sachs, Micro and Bud with salaries from £29,017 to £100,000 working as a Site Reliability Engineer, Senior Software Engineer or Site Reliability Engineer and Principal Software Engineer. Last post

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Site Reliability Engineer
Goldman Sachs
London, United Kingdom
£40,000 to £100,000 a year
November 2018
1 Applicants This Week
This job posting is no longer available

Job Description

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

Skills & Requirements

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

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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


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Senior Software Engineer or Site Reliability Engineer
Micro
London, United Kingdom
£65,000 to £80,000 a year
October 2019
2 Applicants This Week

Job Description

We're looking for a senior software engineer or site reliability engineer with experience in Go, microservices, distributed systems and cloud-native technology to come help build a global services platform for developers.

Cloud-native development has become massively complex in a world filled with docker, kubernetes, envoy, istio and much more. We want to abstract away all of this complexity and build a global platform for developers to build and share services.

You should have experience building distributed systems in Go and have battled with cloud-native technologies. You should have a disdain for the way software is built today and want to play a role in changing how we build software in the future.


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Principal Software Engineer
Bud
Remote (UK) / London, United Kingdom
£80,000 to £100,000 a year
May 2021
1 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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Back-End Engineer
Office for National Statistics
Newport, Wales / Fareham, Hampshire / London, United Kingdom
£29,017 to £41,149 a year
October 2019
1 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Working pattern - Flexible working, Full-time, (Job share / Part-time options) Salary - £29,017 - £41,149
Package / Benefits - please follow apply link for further details APPLICATION DEADLINE - 5th November 2019

As a Back-end Software Engineer, you will be a key part of the API and Data team within the Digital Publishing division of the Office for National Statistics.  The successful Developer  will share responsibility for the ONS Website, Developer sites, Dashboards and CMS. You’ll thrive using agile methods and enjoy working openly, collaboratively and as part of a multidisciplinary team of front-end engineers, back-end engineers, site reliability engineers, interaction designers, user researchers, service manager, product owner and performance analyst.

Tech Stack

Our current back-end technology stack includes Go, Java, Python, Apache Kafka, MongoDB and Neo4j.   You will be part of a team with a range of skills and programming languages, so we dont expect you to know all of these.

More details available - for full information on the role, and to progress, please click APPLY to be taken to the CivilServiceJobs website.  

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact the advertising recruiter, Darren Weeks on 01633 651628 or [email protected]


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Back End Software Engineer
ONI
Oxford, United Kingdom
£39,000 to £55,000 a year
November 2020
6 Applicants This Week
This job posting is no longer available

Job Description

About ONI

At ONI we empower scientists and clinicians to understand life and disease at the molecular level. We democratise microscopy at 10 nm resolution where individual molecules in single cells become visible. To be useful, technology must be easy to use, so we automate every step of the workflow through microfluidics, AI and data analysis on the cloud. We are proud of our products enabling our customers to detect viruses, invent drugs, and fight cancer. Since spinning out from the University of Oxford in 2016, ONI’s mission has attracted a passionate and diverse team from over 30 countries.

About the role

ONI is looking for back-end software engineers and developers to join our fast moving software team. We use Go and Python to manage complex datasets and schedule dynamic tasks, orchestrated by Kubernetes and interfacing with the front-end over REST and gRPC.

You will be developing reliable and scalable APIs to serve our data-rich microscopy platform, helping scientists in all corners of the world access cutting-edge research. You will be responsible for managing the storage of and access to high volumes of microscopy data with a strong focus on security and scalability; and for developing our Cloud computation system, working closely with other teams to ensure scientists can intuitively understand the results of their experiments.

Required qualifications and experience

  • BSc degree or equivalent experience in computer science or other relevant field
  • Experience with back-end web application development, preferably in Python (Django) and Go
  • Solid understanding of key web standards and patterns, including HTTP, gRPC, REST, web authentication, and WebSockets
  • Demonstrable initiative, ability to work within multidisciplinary teams, and a reflective approach to self-development
  • Experience developing for cloud environments, preferably Kubernetes and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Desirable skills and experience

  • An understanding of the processes and artefacts of academic and/or biomedical research and publication
  • Experience working with open-source technologies such as NGINX, ElasticSearch, Solr, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ
  • Familiarity with user authentication including encryption, certificates, key management and RBAC
  • Experience with DevOps best practices such as GitHub, CircleCI, CodeCov, and JIRA

Remuneration and Benefits

Competitive salary, proportionate to experience.

Benefits (including but not limited to):

  • Pension
  • Private health care
  • Life insurance
  • Nursery on-site, exclusive to ONI employees
  • Gym on-site, exclusive to ONI employees
  • Free lunch, snacks and drinks

Diversity of applicants is strongly encouraged.


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Senior Software Engineer
90PoE
London (United Kingdom) / Remote (Europe)
£45,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021
2 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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Software Engineer - Golang
Couchbase
Remote (United Kingdom, United States, India)
£40,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021
2 Applicants This Week
This job posting is no longer available

Job Description

At Couchbase, big things happen. Every day, we’re translating vision into reality by tackling new and exciting challenges head-on. This is a breakthrough stage in our company, where the enthusiasm of our employees and leadership team is infectious and growing. You’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.

You are a Software Engineer responsible for building and managing cloud-native applications across multiple clouds. In this role, you will develop, implement, and operate Couchbase's Cloud products. If you have experience developing applications using Go programming language (or willingness to learn) along with experience with either the three major cloud platforms- AWS, Azure, GCP, we'd love to have you apply.

Here's a brief look at what success looks like in this role:

  • In 3 months time- you'll have collaborated with the team to build and shipped a material contribution such as a new feature, regularly contributed to code reviews, and fixed a few bugs.

  • In 6 months time- you'll have earned the trust of the team and taken on independent code review responsibilities that help prevent bugs that are collaborating on the design of new features.

  • In 12 months time- you'll have delivered tasks throughout the SDLC, from design through development with some guidance and have established a cadence of on-time deliver with high quality work.

This role is also open to remote work (USA, UK, India) as our teams are globally distributed. We are a remote-first team. Prior experience working remotely is not required, however, we are looking for team members who perform well given a high level of independence and autonomy and will establish a cadence of on-time delivery with high-quality work.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, document, maintain and improve software
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Build and expand our APIs and services, written in Go
  • Collaborate with other engineers across the stack to deliver delightful user experiences
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and improve system security, stability, reliability, and performance
  • Define and implement SLIs and monitor and improve SLOs
  • Write various kinds of tests including unit and integration tests
  • Smartly instrument software using techniques such as distributed tracing and logging
  • Write and review technical proposals
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes
  • Document systems, build runbooks, and automate those processes
  • Key technologies this role will employ: Go (Golang), Kubernetes, AWS, Azure, GCP, Grafana, Prometheus, Alert Manager, Thanos, Terraform, Vault, Couchbase Server, Datadog

Qualifications

  • You care deeply about software quality and operability, and better ways of building software
  • You are able to knowledgeably discuss performance, security, and user interactions within complex systems
  • You desire to write software that is sympathetic to the humans who will maintain it
  • You love to write Go, more Go, and then a little more Go
  • You enjoy giving and receiving code reviews
  • You are kind and collaborative
  • You enjoy working remote with people from all over the world
  • Value clear, open communication
  • We value thoughtful feedback and regular dialogue and collaboration as a fundamental skill for our team members

About Couchbase

Couchbase's mission is to be the platform that accelerates application innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created an enterprise-class, multi-cloud NoSQL database architected on top of an open source foundation. Couchbase is the only database that combines the best of NoSQL with the power and familiarity of SQL, all in a single, elegant platform spanning from any cloud to the edge.

Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names.

Couchbase’s HQ is conveniently located in Santa Clara, CA with additional offices throughout the globe. We’re committed to a work environment where you can be happy and thrive, in and out of the office.

At Couchbase, you’ll get:

  • A fantastic culture

  • A focused, energetic team with aligned goals

  • True collaboration with everyone playing their positions

  • Great market opportunity and growth potential

  • Time off when you need it.

  • Regular team lunches and fully-stocked kitchens.

  • Open, collaborative spaces.

  • Competitive benefits and pre-tax commuter perks

Whether you’re a new grad or a proven expert, you’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.

Revolutionizing an industry requires a top-notch team. Become a part of ours today. Bring your big ideas and we'll take on the next great challenge together.

Check out some recent industry recognition:

Want to learn more? Check out our blog: https://blog.couchbase.com/


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Software Engineer - Core SRE
Cloudflare
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
November 2020
4 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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Backend Engineer
Cuvva
London, United Kingdom
£75,000 to £90,000 a year
July 2020
3 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About Cuvva

Cuvva is a new kind of insurance that’s fast, friendly, and flexible.

We get it - insurance doesn’t sound exciting. But this isn’t insurance as you know it. It’s insurance the way it should be. We’re putting the customer first and building products that solve real human needs.

We were the first company in the UK to sell hourly insurance, and the first to sell insurance through an app. We’ve sold over 1 million policies. We’ve written over 260,000 lines of code. And we’re a fast-growing team of over 70 talented people.

Why work for Cuvva?

We’re shaping the future of insurance. So we don’t cut corners. We try to do the right thing, even when that makes life more difficult for us.

We’ll speak up when we have an idea - but we know when to let go and get behind something else.

And we’re comfortable giving and receiving honest feedback, and trying new ways of doing things. It’s the Cuvva way.

We’re building a diverse team with different backgrounds, outlooks and experiences. So we give everyone a fair chance of getting a role at Cuvva. Even if you secretly don’t love insurance. (Don’t worry - we didn’t either.)

And if you need any adjustments or support when you’re applying to Cuvva, no worries. Just let us know.

As well as a competitive salary (£75-90k, dependent on experience) and equity based remuneration, benefits of working at Cuvva include:

Equality

We’re committed to ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to join Cuvva, whatever your background. We will always treat your application in a fair and equal manner.

  • Professional development budget
  • Brand new MacBook
  • Health and wellbeing budget
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 33 days of holiday a year (including public holidays )
  • Mates rates on your insurance
  • Work-from-home Wednesdays (Currently Work-from-home everyday!)
  • Referral bonus when you bring your friends to join the Cuvva team
  • Office library full of great books
  • Fresh fruit and breakfast club every day
  • Season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A day off to volunteer
  • One-to-one sessions with our Sanctus coach, giving you a safe space to talk about your mental health
  • Coffee machine in the office
  • Fully stocked beer and soft drink fridge - we do team drinks every Thursday
  • Regular team lunches
  • Monthly team outings (so far we’ve done things like karaoke, go-karting, bowling and comedy night)

About the role

We're looking for a software engineer who has held senior positions in engineering teams within high-growth, high-scale startups, who will operate with a high level of autonomy, ensuring impeccable reliability and availability. You care deeply about building rock-solid infrastructure for the long term, with a track record of delivering solutions which support your team and your product.

You will develop Cuvva's core platform, abstracting the key processes required to sell insurance, delivering solutions that allow the team to develop strong and stable products, without having to spend time ensuring they get the basics right.

Aside from developing core platform services, we expect you will also become heavily involved with ops and security activities, contributing towards the maintenance of our servers, AWS account, etc.

"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.

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!


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Backend Developer
Third Light
Cambridge, United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£40,000 to £50,000 a year
June 2020
3 Applicants This Week
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Job Description

Third Light is hiring a Back End Engineer —a Go developer or someone who has been mixing Go into their work or personal projects and is readynow looking for a primarily Go-based role.

You may work remotely - joining a team that already includes remote workers - or from our Cambridge office.

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

We're a small and expanding software development team, building an enterprise application with a highly-polished UI, using the very best and latest techniques. We employ an iterative, design-led process where everyone on the team gets a say.

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

We're agile and manage our work using a gentle Kanban process with daily stand-ups and we encourage a lightweight, productive approach to development. We can allocate projects that build upon your current strengths, and we offer a personal development approach that you may help shape.

Your opinion and expertise will be valued from day one.

Upcoming projects within the team

  • Integrate with social media to provide a publishing platform that can also gather user-generated content
  • Provide AI and machine vision to detect duplicate files and provide auto-tagging and OCR
  • Create a metrics & reporting system to track usage of features, document downloads and image views
  • Implement a full SFTP client & server interface to integrate with SLR Cameras and legacy systems
  • Extend workflow and automation microservices to create intuitive automated channel publishing tools
  • Automate orchestration of microservices in our product e.g. exploring Kubernetes
  • < your idea here! >

We're looking for

  • Someone who's positive about Go and wishes to embrace this exciting language
  • Proven back-end coding skills using either PHP or Go and for Linux
  • Demonstrable interest in Go—from industry, self directed learning or personal projects
  • An appreciation for continuous unit and integration testing
  • Skills in designing, building, testing and maintaining web services, ideally microservices
  • Ability to work with a large, live, production codebase
  • Familiarity with relational databases e.g. MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with CI/CD, preferably within a Git-based workflow
  • Optionally, familiarity with porting an OO monolith to a microservice architecture
  • Someone considering mid level back-end jobs such as: Go Developer | Go Microservices Developer | Golang Developer| Node.js Developer | PHP Developer | Python Developer | Back End Engineer | Back End Developer etc.

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

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

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

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

Salary and benefits

  • c.£50,000— negotiable —we're keeping an open mind
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Personal development plan that you can shape for related training/certifications/conferences
  • 25 days holiday + public holidays | flexible hours | bicycle and free car parking | on site cafe | good coffee and tea | fresh fruit | choice of high end workstation | an adorable Beagle to brighten the office

Working remotely: The Third Light development team embraced remote working a few years ago and now has workers in more than one country. We strive to provide a friendly, fun, supportive remote-working culture and we refine our processes to make remoting easier. We will welcome your ideas and contributions. We provide computing equipment and cover reasonable costs incurred from running a home office.

Normally, as a new starter, you'd come to the office for a few weeks to get to know each other. Due to Coronavirus you will no-doubt join us remotely, at least temporarily, which will bring interesting challenges in how best to introduce you to, and integrate you into, the development team—how to train you, how to help familiarise yourself with our systems and ways of working. We see this as an interesting challenge so we’re working it out at the moment. We're planning a fully-remote ‘onboarding’ process with team meetups, one-to-one sessions and pair programming as well as online social gatherings for you when you join.

If you'd prefer to primarily work from our office this option will still be available to you after lockdown.


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