Golang / Go Job: Backend Go Developer


Vaiex Ltd

Backend Go Developer at Vaiex Ltd

London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧   (Posted Jul 10 2014)
About the company
Our vision is to make using crypto-currencies and related services as painless and accessible as possible. We believe that crypto-currencies are a revolutionary technology which will play a significant role in modernising established systems, whether that be as a globally accepted medium for the transfer of funds or as a public ledger upon which other distributed applications depend.

Job position
Permanent / Freelance - Remote work possible

Job description
Vaiex is on a mission to make crypto-currencies more accessible to the general public. We believe they will be the underpinnings of future economies, but only if we can make them simpler and more accessible for the everyday man and woman. Our first goal is to create a fast, secure and trusted online currency exchange, this is where we need your help. We currently have 1 full time developer (our CTO) working on the backend system with part time developers chipping in, but we want to increase our capacity to bring our launch date forward. The role will be entirely development focused, but if you possess sysadmin skills or enjoy the thrill of devops and automating all the things then there is plenty of room for that as well.

You will be working directly with the CTO and Lead Developer to help finalise architecture decisions, implement existing stories and scenarios, refactor existing code base for performance optimisations and honing your TDD abilities.

Currently in our stack is:

Backend:

- Go

- GoConvey / Testify

- Consul

- Salt Stack

- Ubuntu

Frontend:

- Hugo

- SCSS

- Grunt / Bower

Skills & requirements
Required:

- Either existing knowledge of Go OR deep knowledge of at least 2 or more programming languages

- Well versed in the practise of TDD

- Knowledge of the Linux CLI

- Knowledge of Bitcoin and/or other crypto-currencies

- Strong grasp of the English language

- Good communication skills

Bonus:

- Experience with BDD

- Experience with Amazon AWS

- Knowledge of any of our backend stack

- Experience in optimising Go

- Practical experience with cryptography and Go

- Experience with distributed computing

Instructions how to apply
Please provide your CV and a copy / link to code you have written entirely and are proud of, to: jobs+golangprojects@vaiex.com
Company website: Vaiex Ltd

Let them know you found the job via https://www.golangprojects.com
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Company: Vaiex Ltd


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