Golang / Go Job: Senior Software Engineer

Fat Llama

Senior Software Engineer at Fat Llama

London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧   (Posted Jun 16 2018)
About the company
Fat Lama is the platform that lets you rent out your belongings to others nearby. Everyday, we connect people who need things, with others in their neighborhood that have it to lend.

We believe in getting people to work together to make the world a more efficient place for everyone. So we’re making it quick and easy for people to share their belongings. Our dream is a platform where all goods - from the everyday to the abstract - can be borrowed within minutes.

Why? Because we know that sharing is the future, we know that having experiences is more important than owning stuff. And we think borrowing specialised items should be quick, reliable and convenient.

Job position
Permanent

Job description
Technology is at the heart of everything we do at Fat Lama, allowing us to solve a problem that has never been solved before. Our whole team gets a say in the product & tech roadmap, and our engineering team takes pride in writing, testing and deploying new features on a daily basis.

As an engineer at Fat Lama, you’ll be responsible for crafting, building and running the software which underpins our marketplace. We’re looking for somebody that can deliver solid engineering whilst moving at the same speed as our constantly growing business. You should also be excited about helping shape the direction and culture of our engineering team going forward.

Are you excited by the prospect of learning new technologies? As engineer number 5, you’ll be required to wear many different hats. Whether it be designing scalable systems, building tools to help our Operations team keep the business running, or slicing and dicing data for our analytics dashboards, you should welcome the challenge. You should thrive in a constantly changing environment and enjoy learning new things at a fast pace.

Our team takes pride in owning our work truly end-to-end. We’re looking for people who can plan, experiment, build, test, deploy, measure and iterate before calling it done. As a small team, we try and build on the shoulders of giants, which means that you’ll often find us working with the latest and greatest technologies.

Skills & requirements
You might be a good fit for the role if you:

Want to work in a team that values teamwork, learning and collaboration.

Love writing clean, elegant code that other people can read.

Have a deep understanding of at least two programming languages or paradigms.

Have experience mentoring and teaching other engineers.

Have led engineering projects from conception to delivery

Have expertise in designing and building web services or APIs.

Take pride in your fastidious approach to testing your code.

Have a real passion for user experience. Every. Lama. Counts.

We would be thrilled if you also had:

Experience building distributed systems or microservices.

Android, iOS or React Native work under your belt.

A deep understanding of JavaScript or Golang.

Experience working with and launching cloud based services.

If you don’t feel like you fit all of these areas, don’t worry. We are dedicated to the development of our team. Whether you’re a computer science graduate, an artist or a bricklayer, as long as you’re also a programmer, we’d love to hear from you.

Instructions how to apply
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