Golang / Go Job: Backend Engineer

Backend Engineer at Opinary

Berlin, Germany   (Posted Mar 15 2016)
About the company
You’ll join a venture-funded team with a deep passion for creating a meaningful exchange of opinions online. What danger does Trump really pose? Penny stock or big winner? Who’s your man of the match? We let the users run the debate with just one simple tap. Our efforts have won us both a LEAD Award and a Grimme Online Award.

Job position
Permanent / Freelance - Remote work possible

Job description
As an Opinary backend engineer you’ll become part of our cross functional team, and help us build a scalable and flexible platform to cater for our growing user base. Our technology intuitively visualizes complex debates, right within the content of leading publishers. Over 10 million users have used our tools to share opinions that matter, on platforms from Spiegel Online to WirtschaftsWoche. See it in action here: http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/nordkorea-das-sagen-die-medien-zu-den-uno-sanktionen-a-1080686.html

We are:

- An experienced team that closely collaborates side by side, integrating product, engineering and data science
- Pragmatic and quick to prioritize without losing focus on our overall goals
- We enjoy shipping code fast thus we make sure that we: write tested code, do peer reviews and practice continuous integration

Skills & requirements

- You’re an experienced backend developer who worked on significant distributed systems - with a story or two to share about that process
- You value coding as your craft and understand that writing software is like solving technical problems - but also something to be maintained and understood by your peers
- You’re proactive and curious: always eager to learn new things and happy to share your knowledge with others


- Golang and one of python, node.js, Java
- Experience with Service Oriented Architectures / Microservices
- You have worked with SQL systems (e.g. MySQL, PostgresSQL) as well as NoSQL systems (e.g. Google Datastore, Cassandra, DynamoDB) and can comfortably decide when to choose either one
- Implemented and worked with queuing systems like Kafka, RabbitMQ, Google’s Pub/Sub
- A big plus is experience with the Google Cloud Ecosystem (App Engine, Datastore, Pub/Sub, Google Container Engine/ Kubernetes)
- You don’t fall prey to the “Fallacies of Distributed Computing”

Instructions how to apply
Ideally, you’ll be working with us in Berlin Mitte, but there’s flexibility for the right candidate. You take holidays when you want to.
Interested? Send us a resume and a link to your github/bitbucket profile or other meaningful work sample to stephen@opinary.com
Website: Opinary

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Company: Opinary

Website: Opinary
Location: Berlin, Germany

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