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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)
$80k - $100k
Who We Are
PowerSpike is a media & technology company focused on building the most compelling and streamlined destination for activating sponsorships within gaming communities. PowerSpike collaborates with 19,000+ gaming and esports influencers to execute premium, authentic influencer marketing campaigns. PowerSpike’s influencer network reaches over 125M viewers every month and grew over 1000% in 2018. The 4-year-old company is backed by Techstars, Cox Enterprises, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Dorm Room Fund, and Ocean Azul Partners.
What we’re building
PowerSpike is building the world’s first Influencer Exchange.
Like a traditional ad exchange, where buyers can place bids for ads in real-time, PowerSpike’s technology instead enables brands to bid on influencers. We’re taking the simple and streamlined experience of programmatic advertising, and combining it with the authenticity of influencer marketing to deliver instantly scalable influencer campaigns. Think Google Ads meets influencers.
Currently focused on the gaming space, our technology enables brands like Intuit Quickbooks and Activision Blizzard to launch influencer campaigns across our network of over 19,000+ Twitch streamers, just like they’d make a media buy.
Your work will directly help influencers pursue their dreams and assist some of the biggest brands in the world in streamlining their influencer marketing efforts.
What we need
We’re looking for a dedicated, passionate, innovative, and security-oriented Backend Web Developer to work on bringing PowerSpike’s databases and API’s to life. Reporting directly to the head of development, you will be responsible for building bug-free data solutions which will deliver information to influencers, brands and advertisers to help them make critical marketing decisions for their spends. If the words RPC, distributed servers, and scalable architecture excite you - then we want to talk.
We value learning, creativity, candor, and collaboration - and as one of the first people at PowerSpike, we’re looking for someone who can help us define our culture and processes for years to come. Simply put, we believe in hiring A+ people, giving them clarity in what success means, and then supporting them to their fullest potential.
-Create adaptable solutions to collect and process data from an api
-Develop scalable APIs for both internal and public consumption
-Implement, maintain and improve scalable databases
-Write scalable solutions to process mass data in real time
-Design and ensure data security and integrity
-Develop reusable and sustainable code
-3-5+ years experience in backend development
-Server side language (Go/Python preferred)
-Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
-Familiarity with AWS and Google Cloud
-Database language (MySQL preferred)
-Experience with distributed systems and microservice
-Experience with machine learning
-Ability to adapt to new situations and learn new skills/languages
-Knowledge of Git
Bonus Points If
-You’ve worked at a startup or attempted to launch your own startup before (even if it failed)
-You’re a gamer, streamer, or fan of live streaming platforms like Twitch/Mixer/YouTube Live
-You’ve worked on ad exchanges or advertising/influencer related technology in the past
-Competitive compensation -Stock options -Generous PTO -Medical Insurance -Early access to new products, games and services emerging in the space -Opportunity to be on the ground floor of one of the fastest growing startups in the gaming ecosystem🔗 Link