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Senior Go Developer at Tyk - Remote (Europe / EMEA)
Salary £65,000 to £72,000 a year Company Websitehttps://tyk.io Published November 2023 Applicants This Week 2
Who are Tyk, and what do we do?
The Tyk API Management platform is helping to drive the connected world and power new products and services. We’re changing the way that organisations connect any number of their systems and services.Whether internal, external, public or highly encrypted systems, Tyk helps businesses drive value across the retail, finance, telecoms, healthcare, or media industries (to name just a few!) If you’ve banked online, used an app to check the news, or perhaps even driven a connected car, API’s, and by extension, Tyk, make that possible. Founded in 2015 with offices in London, Atlanta and Singapore, we have many thousands of users of our B2B platform across the globe. Brands using Tyk range from Dominos and Starbucks, to the Financial Times, RBS and Societe Generale. We have a varied user base hailing from every continent – even Antarctica.
Tyk is committed to enabling interconnectivity between systems and between devices. We’ve started by building an API Management platform.
Total flexibility, default remote, radical responsibility
We offer unlimited paid holidays and remote working from anywhere in the world, for everyone, Why? Tyk was founded on the principle of offering flexibility and autonomy to our employees, we believe this allows our employees to achieve their best results. It also means we can build the best possible team, location and working hours are no barrier.
If this sounds like an environment that you believe could work for you then read on to find out more:
You will be responsible for designing and building a transformation of our Helm charts for on premises installations of recommended configurations. You will also be responsible for keeping these up to date when new capabilities are added across the stack. We will also require occasional help to design and code out solutions for our Tyk Operator. You will also be expected to manage a small team, and mentor and improve mid-weight and / or junior engineers.
Here’s what you’ll be getting up to:
Provide technical leadership to the Tyk Kubernetes Operator and Tyk Helm charts projects, working with the Product Manager to suggest new ideas or challenge existing strategy.
Be a key shaper and contributor to our continuous improvement agenda - be it the clarity of our user stories, how we estimate, or how we ensure continuous testing, we expect this role to be advocate of continuous improvement
Line management of a small team - mentoring, improving, leading performance reviews, assisting in objective setting, and reviewing progress against our progression matrix
Lead the drive to embed and run a DevOps and DevEx culture where we have a clear focus on release engineering quality and automation
Here’s what we’re looking for:
Strong backend engineering experience in Go
Experience with Kubernetes and Helm chart based installation - Delivering software for Kubernetes or other orchestration tools or extending Kubernetes with controllers
Strong understanding of reference architecture configurations for Helm charts
Passion for continuously improvement software delivery lifecycle
Experience of influencing and guiding product strategies through technical knowledge
Line and team management and mentorship
Good working experience of security first software development