Golang / Go Job: Back End Developer


Back End Developer at techfolk ltd

Bristol, United Kingdom   (Posted Aug 17 2017)
About the company
Fresh8 Gaming is developing a content serving platform that delivers contextually relevant sports betting adverts and information to existing subscribers within large betting platforms; BetStars, BetVictor, Coral, Sky Bet, The Telegraph and William Hill are example customers. This utilises open source, machine learning and runs in the cloud at scale, supporting millions of subscribers worldwide. Fresh8 Gaming has selected techfolk as our recruitment partner and cold calling is not welcomed.

Job position
Permanent

Job description
Fresh8 Gaming is hiring for a Back End Developer colleague, coding in Golang, Node.js and Python. We'll provide cross-training to learn Golang - the popular language from Google - to advance the technology that underpins our high throughput content serving platform.

This position is firstly about helping automate processes and building out our backend systems using Go. It's a mix of API discovery and integration work, data manipulation and normalisation, and new feature coding.
You’ll be mentored by Senior Back End Developers while you learn Go; we'll help you get familiar with our code base and soon have you writing new code to improve our stack to improve our stack. We'll continue to support your learning, with chance to contribute back to other open source packages and libraries. You'll also get an opportunity to use Node.js and Python as you begin to contribute to other projects.

Golang is a static compiled language, notable for its simple syntax, built-in concurrency support, and feature-rich standard library. It's aimed at helping Developers build apps at Google's scale and speed, including projects such as Docker and Kubernetes, with a focus on rock-solid performance and ease of use. Go is seeing rapid development from Google, and is backed by a growing ecosystem of developers and projects.

We’re about collaboration and openness not command-and-control. We’re fast moving and we iterate and ship code fast.
We offer a strong technical challenge and ongoing personal development from the many milestones ahead.

You can help us with

Improving the software to increase throughput of data to near real-time
Integrating new third-party operator JSON and XML feeds into our high volume data management platform
Investigating automation and code generation to drive developer efficiency
Developing new services to restructure and improve existing data sources

Salary and benefits

£25,000 – £30,000+ negotiable
Flexible working practices | 25 days paid holiday | a broad range of practical benefits provided via Perkbox | opportunities to grow your skillset using the latest technologies | personal development time/resources/conferences budget | choose your own hardware | season ticket loan and bike scheme | team outings and inter-office socials, we have offices both in Bristol and London | our whole stack is based on open source software, we've contributed to open source frameworks and plan to open source the reusable components from our application

Skills & requirements
Someone who's positive, hard-working and easy to get on with
Proven OOP skills, particularly at at the middle and back end layers
Readiness to learn and apply Golang, Python and Node.js, transitioning from any of: Python | Ruby | Scala | Node.js | Clojure | PHP | Java | JavaScript | C++ | etc.
Competence in writing Web services, using XML and JSON
Competence with SQL, from someone who welcomes chance to work on a high throughput database
Readiness to understand, modify and extend APIs
Someone who can apply the principles of clean code to your work through TDD, pairing and review
You may be considering Junior or Mid-level software engineer jobs in Bristol such as: Go Developer | Golang Developer | Java Developer | Node.js Developer | PHP Developer | Python Developer | Ruby Developer | Back End Developer | Web Application Developer | Web Developer | etc.

Our current technology mix – we'll help you get up to speed

Golang | microservices | Node.js | Python | BigQuery | Prometheus | PostgreSQL | Redis | distributed systems | Google PubSub | GCP technologies | machine learning | data mining | Kanban | TDD | and more...

Instructions how to apply
Please send your CV to Vittoria: hello@techfolk.co.uk
Please note: This job is not remote and you must already hold the necessary permits to work in the UK.
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Company: techfolk ltd

techfolk ltd
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

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