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£75k - £100k
Headquartered in London, the FinTech capital of the world, Form3 are building the most exciting banking technology company on the planet. Our mission is simple: transform payments technology to enable the global financial community to move money in real-time.
Being a tech-first business, we place emphasis on thinking outside-the-box. By utilising the latest cloud-native technologies we find innovative solutions to problems that others would deem unsolvable. We live and breathe open-source, prioritise best-practice and automation while Slack is at the heart of everything we do.
We advocate a positive work-life balance and offer a super flexible, remote-friendly working environment. We don’t mind whereabouts our Engineers are based as we are happy for our team to work from anywhere in the UK or EU, with most of them choosing to work remotely most of the time. However, we also have offices in London and Amsterdam, so should they ever wish to work from these, they are most welcome.
Our Engineering Team consists of over thirty-five Senior Engineers that are responsible for the end-to-end ownership of our platform, from architecture through to infrastructure. Individually they are all exceptional at what they do, but by working collaboratively within a team, consistently applying best-practice and automating absolutely everything they build world-class software for our customers.
There are a wide range of problems to tackle as an Engineer at Form3, from configuring nginx proxies to writing custom payment routing and handling logic. It’s very much a “best tool for the job” mentality here and our tech-stack is forever evolving. Our primary programming language is Go however we do have some services written using Java, Python and Ruby.
AWS, Microservices, Go, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Vault, Consul, Linkerd, Elasticsearch, Clean Code, TDD, BDD, Pair Programming, Agile, Kanban, Scrum
We are looking to speak with Senior Engineers that are EU citizens and based in the UK or Europe with;
Experience or interest in Go programming language
Understanding of distributed systems and cloud computing
Appreciate the **DevOps **culture and the value of automation
Place emphasis on code quality, BDD/TDD and software development best-practice
Are passionate about technology and enjoy working collaboratively within a team
Have a breadth of experience across a variety of programming languages
• 100% remote working • 30 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) • Great tech-stack, challenging projects and an exceptional team of Senior Engineers to work alongside • Regular paid trips to London to spend time with our awesome team • Tech-first FinTech scale-up with limitless possibilities to progress your career
Screening call with Talent Team (30 minutes)
Take home test (4 - 6 hours)
Technical interview (1 hour and 30 minutes)
$100k – $150k
We’re looking for someone who has: - At least 5 years of software engineering experience with open source contributions. - Experience developing, releasing, and maintaining production software. - Significant experience writing Golang or the ability and desire to become proficient in new languages. - A strong grasp of computer science fundamentals. - Deep understanding of the theory and implementation of database trees on real file systems. - Experience working in an agile development environment. - The ability to take ownership and see initiatives through. - Worked with and mentored junior engineers. - Exceptional communication skills. - Experience working with distributed teams.
What your primary responsibilities will be: - Improve the IAVL codebase by committing DRY, well tested code. - Work with the Cosmos-SDK team to keep the IAVL tree and its proofs well integrated. - Optimize our implementation of the IAVL tree and its proofs. - Research, design, and implement improvements to the IAVL tree, the proofs, and related protocols. - Help formalize the specification of the IAVL tree and proofs and ensure the implementation adheres to the spec. - Develop simulations for testing the behaviour of the IAVL tree under various loads and read/write strategies. - Develop alternatives to the IAVL tree like the Ethereum Patricia Trie that adhere to the same interfaces. - Mentor junior engineers and support the growth and health of the team. - Review pull requests and provide valuable feedback to members of the team and open source contributors.
What we offer: - The opportunity to build the future of the internet. - An exciting role building open source software. - Flexible work schedule. - At least 4 weeks of paid vacation. - Very competitive salary, including equity.
About our application process: Qualified candidates can expect to go through a 4 step interview process. The first interview will be a call to assess cultural fit and to make sure our goals are aligned.
If we think there is a good fit, you’ll have a call with one of our project managers to learn more about your skills and attitudes toward teamwork. If it’s clear that you’d be a good addition to the team, we’ll ask you to complete a technical task for which you will be compensated.
If your technical task displays a high level of quality and care we will set up a final interview with our CEO or CTO.
The process can take up to 3 weeks.
How to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/jpdRI1wD8pdfoqKl2