Software Engineer – Go/Golang (Contract outside IR35)

Realm Published: June 20, 2024
London, United Kingdom
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High growth payments company based in London are seeking Senior Software Engineers skilled with Go / Golang with a strong background of distributed systems design, microservices and API development.

Each dedicated product team is responsible for all aspects of what they are building, operating independently.

This not only allows for fast-paced development and pivots, it facilitates passionate, close-knit teams that work closely together to achieve their goals.

Their teams work in close collaboration with their clients and their users.

Many of them have experience across a wide range of industries from finance, gaming, retail, government, energy, and media to name a few.

They are looking for Senior Go / Golang Engineers to embark on the development of a brand new B2B payments infrastructure product.

  • You must be familiar with the entire software development lifecycle.
  • Deep experience of Go is essential.
  • You must be well versed in the Go / Golang ecosystem ecosystem including concurrency.
  • Minimum 2 years using it in production
  • Experience working in start-ups or large corporations (ideally both!) is also a huge benefit.
  • You can demonstrate a broad knowledge of available modern technologies and like to experiment with finding the best solution for specific tasks outside your core skill set.

What you’ll do ?

You should be able to demonstrate prior professional experience of the following activities that you’ll do :

  • Backend Go / Golang Engineering, Kubernetes
  • Concurrency
  • Kubernetes
  • Make architectural and design decisions
  • Management of large datasets
  • Develop and test your code (API development)
  • Apply security best practices
  • Review your peer’s code (Github pull requests)
  • Setup and maintain deployment pipelines (CircleCI, Github Actions) and processes
  • Setup and support relevant cloud infrastructure (GCP, AWS, Azure, Terraform)
  • Monitor and support your applications
  • Support the product owner in sizing and prioritising work
  • Keep a handle on technical debt, whilst shipping new features


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