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Senior Software Developer - Use Go / Golang

Location: London

Salary: Up to £70,000

Contract Type: Permanent

Ref. 401

Existing experience with Go is not essential for this role

Working autonomously.

It's a term that can be viewed as either a blessing or a curse - it really depends on the individual.

For example, some software engineers like to work as part of a big collective, striving to solve problems as a united force to be reckoned with. Nothing wrong with that. 

Others prefer to wrestle with technical challenges in relative solitude. They might even argue that to take on a more 'wall to wall' problem can make you a more rounded developer. 

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The latter is the mentality of a London based company, who despite their small tech team, manage to pack a big punch.

They’re looking to hire an experienced software engineer with knowledge of distributed systems, serverless & microservices to take ownership over a set of ongoing mini-projects within the business.

Go / Golang is their weapon of choice, alongside:

  • GCP
  • gRPC
  • Kubernetes
  • Postgres

They're easy though. In the absence of existing commercial Go experience, they’d love to see applications those experienced in:

  • Java 
  • Python 
  • C++ 
  • Scala 
  • Ruby 

And Polyglots of course.

It’s a varied position, allowing you the chance to get stuck a good range of things:

  • IoT (and lots of it – if you already tinker with Raspberry Pi, perfect)
  • Improving both availability & scalability of their on premise software
  • Further building out their technical architecture

They also have flexible working on offer, plus you can work in any of their 6 spaces in London. 

In a nutshell; this is a great chance to work with freedom when building software. You'll see the fruits of your technical labours first hand & you'll be able to measure your own success simply by having a conversation with those around you. I appreciate that sounds a bit mysterious. 

If you'd like to learn more about this job, please apply to the advert, send me an email or message me on LinkedIn. 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/iainbrookgolang/

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The above is an extreme example of autonomous working, but you get the gist. 

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