Golang / Go Job: Application/Backend Developer

Station Local

Application/Backend Developer at Station Local

San Diego, California, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Aug 24 2015)
About the company
STATION (https://stationlocal.com) answers the question "What's happening around me?"

STATION is a powerful broadcasting platform based on local discovery.

STATION shows you "What's Going on Around You". Users can share LIVE or recorded audio and video, pictures, and text, all linked to a specific location.

Job position
Permanent / Freelance - Remote work possible

Job description
You will be working on a Go(lang) code base written in a micro services architecture using JSON distributed across multiple data centers. We use CoreOS/Docker on Google's Cloud to deliver 200ms-300ms response times. PostgreSQL & AeroSpike databases power our backend data storage and Google Buckets for asset storage.

Skills & requirements
• Experience with Go(lang) is nice to have

• Solid experience Micro Service Architecture

• Have solid experience building scalable web applications using open source technology

• View programming as "your craft" and have strong opinions on the subject

• Want to gain further experience scaling a high traffic website to millions of requests/day

• Excited about achieving the quickest response times possible

• Experience w/ Agile Methods & Scrum Meetings is nice to have

• Experience with Redis is nice to have

• Experience with Vagrant is nice to have

• Experience with CoreOS/Docker is nice to have

• Experience with AeroSpike is nice to have

• Experience with PostgreSQL/SQL is a must

• Knowledgeable in HTTP/DNS protocols

• Strong understanding of web standards-based HTML(5) / CSS(3) / AJAX coding.

• Confident in a Linux environment using bash and vi/emacs

• Use a design pattern when you can and write reusable code

• Use Distributed Version Control (Github)

• Familiar with functional programming languages

• Live in the cloud

Instructions how to apply
If you are interested in applying for this job please email your resume along with code examples/project links to megan.matthews@stationlocal.com.
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