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Senior Engineer (Golang/Scala/Java/Python)

Job Title: Senior Engineer (Golang/Scala/Java/Python)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco
Salary: Circa $150,000- $200,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Jason Rumney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

A fast-growing VC backed technology startup is rapidly expanding their engineering team and seeking Senior Backend Engineers paying up to $200,000k dependant on experience.

The Role:

As a Backend Software Engineer,  you will collaborate with product managers,data scientists, and the engineering team to develop and maintain a scalable greenfield application.

  • You will play an integral part in deployment processes, infrastructure and schema design, and service metrics aggregation and analysis
  • You will design and implement systems which are clean, secure, well-reasoned, well-documented, and well-tested. 
  • You will follow best practices in all aspects of your work, and advocate for process and technological improvements wherever possible. Your contributions will directly impact customers, our team, and our business.

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years experience writing production back-end applications
  • 2+ years experience with a compiled language (Go, C, C++, Java)
  • 2+ years experience writing and maintaining RESTful APIs
  • 2+ years experience writing effective unit tests against production code
  • 6+ months experience writing Go applications
  • strong opinions about programming best practices coupled with flexibility in the face of cogent opposing opinions
  • ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical teammates

My client offers excellent pay (dependant on experience) while also having an unlimited holiday allowance & working remotely two days per week, this really is an opportunity not to be missed.