Golang / Go Job: Senior Software Engineer

Goalbook

Senior Software Engineer at Goalbook

馃嚭馃嚫 United States 鈥 California 鈥 San Mateo
  (Posted Jun 9 2022)

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

Job description
Have you wanted to build products that help people directly in meaningful ways?

Have you been an engineer at a large company where you feel like a cog in the wheel?

Are you looking to feel connected, inspired and excited every day?

Our Mission and Values
Goalbook鈥檚 mission is to empower educators to transform instruction so that ALL students succeed. We were founded in 2011 and are currently a team of 50+ people, most of whom are former public school teachers. We now partner with 600 school districts across 45 states, but we are just getting started! We aspire to build a diverse and inclusive company that can have a systemic and cultural impact on the US K-12 school system over the long term.

鈥嬧婳ur first core value is Relationships. We believe in the power of human connection and the importance of relationships across different strengths, backgrounds, personalities, and identities in order to achieve our shared goals and overall mission.

Our second core value is Growth. We strive to create a supportive environment so that people are continuously growing as professionals and increasing their impact. We also believe in having the time, space, and support to grow in our personal lives as well.

Our Engineering Team
We currently are a four-person engineering team responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining two user-facing products and multiple internal tools. This small team has been hugely impactful because we:

路 Embrace the opportunity to work across different products and levels of the stack.
路 Have genuine ownership of products that further our mission and impact real teachers.
路 Are enthusiastic about our work and have a proactive mindset that values learning.
路 Are flexible and open to change (e.g. technology, user feedback, business priorities).
路 Support each other as people within our team and across our entire organization.
路 Led and implemented key initiatives and projects that improved diversity, inclusion, and equity in the
workplace.
路 Appreciate the time and effort required for both our professional and personal endeavors-it's not only work that matters.

Who We鈥檙e Looking For
Our ideal candidate is a strong engineer, well-experienced in modern full stack web development, who is motivated to both grow and be more fulfilled at work.

Key Responsibilities
路 Contribute code across the stack with an eye toward continuous improvements in testability, maintainability, and performance
路 Design and implement new UX/UI, API, or infrastructure features and enhancements with a forward thinking approach
路 Help teammates to progress through insightful code reviews, regular communication, and thoughtful feedback
路 Collaborate with other teams to define requirements that serve our mission
路 Limited travel required, including but not limited to onboarding, professional development, team events.

Our Technology
We are always open to new technologies and their potential benefits to our work. Being intimately familiar with all the components in our current stack is not required, though you should have current equivalent experience.

路 Golang, Ruby (JSON API backend)
路 Vue.js, Javascript, Semantic HTML and Less CSS (SPA frontend)
路 Mongo DB, PostgreSQL, Redshift (NoSQL and SQL databases)
路 AWS (e.g. ECS, EC2, S3, Lambda, Cloudwatch)
路 Github, CircleCI, Quay,Docker (CI/CD)

Benefits
路 Compensation in the range of $135 - $200k, based on experience and location
路 Full medical, dental, and vision coverage
路 Safe Harbor 401k matching
路 Flexible time off policy
路 Goalbook Family and Medical Leave
路 Led and implemented key initiatives and projects that improved diversity, inclusion, and equity in the
workplace.
路 Goalbook Universal Basic Income
路 Mental heath service benefit
路 A truly motivated, passionate, and fun team. We're collectively interested in helping you grow in your career.


 

Company: Goalbook

Goalbook
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Location: San Mateo, California, United States

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Skills wanted, in addition to Golang:
aws docker ec2 golang javascript
nosql postgresql redshift ruby sql
vue


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