Golang / Go Job: Senior Backend Engineer (Golang)

Smallpdf GmbH

Senior Backend Engineer (Golang) at Smallpdf GmbH

🇨🇭 Switzerland › Zurich   (Posted Jun 6 2019)

Job description
Smallpdf is the most used online PDF software and belongs to the 500 most visited website worldwide. The 5-year-old company is one of the most recognized and awarded startups in Switzerland and has the ambition to simplify the life of its customers.

As a senior team full of passion for design, engineering, and business we create remarkable user experiences. Join our cross-functional team and have a direct impact on how over 20 million users worldwide work with documents.

We love open-source and using the latest technologies to scale our distributed application to process millions of files every day. As a backend engineer at Smallpdf, you will not only contribute to our backend but also to our infrastructure and tooling. You will work in a cross-functional development team that includes experienced frontend engineers and designers.

Our Backend Stack:

- Golang


- Docker

- Ansible

- Terraform

Full stack on Stackshare: https://stackshare.io/smallpdf


- Develop new features for Smallpdf

- Manage and automate our infrastructure that spans across more than 100 machines

- Analyze and monitor our application to spot problems

- Help designing our architecture


- The chance to personally impact a successful & rapidly growing startup

- Tricky challenges scaling a high-traffic web application

- Work in small teams that have direct impact on tools that are used by million of users

- Become part of a highly motivated and international team that pushes boundaries

- Fun company events, such as snowshoe hikes in the Swiss Alps, wake-surfing on lake Zurich, after work BBQs and more!

- Free German language course

- Regular Hack Days to challenge yourself

- Nice rooftop office in central Zurich

Skills & requirements
- Golang Experience

- Work independently and take responsibility and ownership of your work

- Ability to quickly learn new technologies

- 5+ years of experience with software development

- Good programming skills

- Good knowledge of linux

- Fluent in English (German is useful but not necessary)

- Full-time position

- Permanently based in Zurich (or willing to move)

- Swiss or EU passport holder (or other permit that allows you to work in Switzerland)

Nice to Have:

- Experience with DevOps tools such as

- Docker

- Ansible

- Terraform

- Experience scaling (micro-) webservices to millions of users

- Experience with AWS

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