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Golang / Go Job: Backend Developer

TouchNote

Backend Developer at TouchNote

London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧   (Posted Jul 12 2019)

About the company
We are reinventing personal communication for the digital era.

TouchNote is a mobile app based creative platform that lets people send custom-made cards, straight from their phone to those they love anywhere in the world. Our easy to use app has helped people send over 15 million cards and was awarded the Good Web Guide’s App of the Year 2018.

We are a team of passionate and creative individuals trying to make a difference. With offices in London and Los Angeles, we’re proud to offer a highly collaborative, solution focused environment that celebrates diversity and have been listed in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 and The Financial Times Future 100 UK.

Do they allow remote work?
Remote work is possible, see the description below for more information.

Job description
We are looking for an experienced Golang Developer to join our Development team, to build the next generation of the TouchNote system.

The Role:

We are looking for an Backend Golang developer for our award-winning platform. Your primary focus will be the ongoing development and improvement of our back end. This will require modular development and a thorough understanding of service-based architectures, code optimisation/profiling and test-driven development.

We currently work with Golang based micro services and Kubernetes.

Skills & requirements
Responsibilities:

Developing, testing & maintaining microservices written in Go

Develop high quality, maintainable, and scalable systems

The development of tests, documentation and mockups

Integration of external services (eg. Braintree), where necessary

We're Looking for Someone Who:

Is experienced with agile methodology, ideally at a start-up.

Has genuine love for beautiful product design, a good eye (or two), and an insatiable desire to improve the user experience and user happiness of everything around us.

Is passionate about TouchNote and our mission to be the best way to send meaningful messages and gifts to the people you care about.

Requirements:

Proven experience writing idiomatic Go

Experience with Docker and Kubernetes

Ability to communicate with stakeholders, other developers and other staff in a professional and competent manner

Experience developing data-driven services

Experience with test-driven development

Thorough understanding of micro service-oriented architectures, including the delegation of responsibilities between layers

Apply now!  
 

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