Golang / Go Job: Senior Backend Developer


Senior Backend Developer at KOHO

🇨🇦 Canada › Toronto   (Posted Sep 25 2020)

About the company
KOHO is a quickly scaling FinTech company backed by leading investors and advisors from around the world. We started KOHO because we believe in doing two things:

Democratizing access to the best financial products and giving everyone a great financial foundation.

Since our journey began 5 years ago, we’ve raised more the $60M, grown the KOHO Collective to over 100 employees and created accounts for more than 250,000 Canadians.

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

Job description
As a Senior Backend Developer, you will be working as part of a small cross-functional team, driving our core features from start to finish. This will include gathering requirements, creating technical specifications and designs, and actual implementation of these features. Our teams have a large degree of autonomy and ownership and we are looking for someone who can work with minimal supervision or direction.

Please Note: This is a remote position based in Canada that is available to those who are legally entitled to work in Canada.

Practice the KOHO values
Develop features and improvements to the KOHO product in a secure and performant way
Influence overall objectives and long-range goals of your team
Champion, define and improve our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a distributes, event-driven system
Provide mentorship for less experienced developers on your team
Monitor and maintain services in production that are within the team’s domain of ownership
Develop a network outside of your team

Who You Are:
You solve problems and not their symptoms
You share your knowledge with those who do not have your experience
You see a problem or inefficiency and do something about it
You understand the importance of working as part of a team
You know how to reach consensus with your peers
You share our values and work in accordance with those
You are self-motivated and want to always be better than your yesterday’s self

Skills and Experience We're Looking For:
5+ years of professional development experience
Familiarity with Golang and RESTful APIs
Familiarity with Docker and AWS
Working experience in distributed, event-driven systems
Fluent English speaker with excellent written and verbal communication skills, sufficient for a remote-first environment
Ability to concisely communicate about complex technical issues
Experience with cross-functional engineering teams is preferred
Familiarity with Agile - SCRUM and Kanban
Familiarity with all stages of SDLC

Nice-to-Have Skills and Experience:
Experience working with 3rd party integrations

Joining the (lovely!) KOHO Team

We invest time and resources into making sure KOHO is as good as the people we hire. Our culture is one of collaboration, creativity, and diverse perspective. Here are some of the reasons we attract the best people:

• Balance Your Life - Unlimited PTO, generous vacation, and a lifestyle spending account
• Level Up - Access to an onsite certified performance coach
• Reach Your Goals - Salary assessments twice a year, annual training allowance
• The KOHO Culture - We have won 5 "Great Place to Work ®" awards since 2019

Apply now!  

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