Golang / Go Job: Senior Backend Engineer

GetSocial B.V.

Senior Backend Engineer at GetSocial B.V.

Den Haag, Netherlands 🇳🇱   (Posted Feb 10 2016)
About the company
GetSocial founded in 2014, and with offices in The Hague, Netherlands, is a cloud based mobile engagement platform that empowers any mobile app developer with tools to maximise user acquisition, engagement, retention and monetisation.

We are a diverse group of people, from many different nationalities, all working towards one common goal of putting an end to app poverty. Given our agile practices, we’re able to work fast and respond to our customers’ needs without anything getting in our way. We invest in engineering, research, customer success, and great designs.

Job position
Relocation compensation available

Job description
We are looking for Backend Engineers with significant experience building scalable distributed applications. You will be working closely with our Mobile (Android, iOS and Unity) and Infrastructure teams. If you are someone who likes to ask questions, if you are proactive and a problem solver, if you prefer to collaborate instead of going alone and if you take pride on the quality of your code, then you are the ideal candidate. You should also be detail oriented, but think out of the box and fly outside boundaries when needed. Besides your proven history of success, you also have passion for technology and like us you value hard work and fun in equal measure.

GetSocial is growing rapidly, as is the portfolio of Game Developers who integrate our SDK, so we need someone that ensures that our current architecture can handle an increasing volume of traffic and helps us migrating to a more robust and scalable architecture.

Skills & requirements
Your role and responsibilities:

Maintain, document, unit test and (eventually) develop new features for our current API / Backend.

Help with the migration from our current architecture to the new one.

Conduct Proof-of-Concepts, develop prototypes, research ways to make our backend and infrastructure more robust and scalable in a cost effective manner.

Diagnose and investigate complex systemic problems.


4+ Years of experience with the following:GNU/Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, etc)

Full software development cycle




Writing RESTful APIs


Experience in Python.

Experience in GoLang / Scala or a desire to learn new languages and technologies.

Nice to have:Experience working in Scrum / Agile methodologies

Experience with Amazon Web Services (SQS, S3, SNS, ElasticCache, EC2, etc)

Experience in writing MapReduce ETLs

Experience with Machine Learning

Strong English communication skills – both verbal and written – with ability to communicate clearly and at the right level of detail.

A quick learner with the ability to adapt to the changing service needs and processes of the business.

Experience prioritizing tasks effectively to complete deliverables on time while also supporting day-to-day issue escalations.

Experience in fast paced, high growth startups.

Additional Information

Competitive salary based on experience

Great working environment – you are your own boss

Working with the latest tech

Choice of development systems (Mac, PC, Pen and Paper)

Instructions how to apply
Please send a cover letter and your resume to hr@getsocial.im
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