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Senior Software Engineer(Backend/GoLang)

United States, USA · Information Technology
Title: Senior Software Engineer(Backend/GoLang)
Location: Remote
Openings: 2
Type: Contract

Client is looking to contract a Senior Software Engineer (Backend) with deep experience and expertise in the Go programming language for an important client project of ours. The team has architect and project manager resources, so your main job will be cranking code, but your senior input on all aspects of delivering quality software on a schedule are important and highly valued.

Job Description
  • Expected duration: 3 months, with high likelihood of being extended for an additional 1-3 months.
  • Client: Multi-sided marketplace platform (aka “gig economy”) in the online education, teaching, and tutoring space. Public company with high visibility.
  • Team: “Discover and Buy” team is responsible for the commerce, product catalog, and related services within the platform.
  • Project: Implementing functionality within a microservices architecture for the core sale-generating systems at the company. E.g.:
    • Add to Cart and Checkout processes
    • Product Catalog (DynamoDB) and Search (ElasticSearch)
    • Billing, invoicing, and fulfillment
    • Multi-currency support (US, CAD, EUR, GBP, … more coming)
    • Memberships and Subscriptions
    • Pricing & Promotions
    • Recommendations (currently simple, but targeted for advancement)
  • Tools & Tech: MacOS, Golang, Docker, AWS, Git, Jira, RESTful APIs, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch
  • Process: Agile/Scrum, daily standups, 2-week sprints, small scrum team

Technical Requirements
  • 7+ years of professional backend systems software development.
  • 3+ years of in-depth work experience using Golang in production-grade systems.
  • Expert-level implementation skills using Golang, microservice architectures, and REST APIs.
  • Experience with AWS Lambda and/or Docker based development and deployment. K8S, EKS, Fargate experience a plus.
  • Big Plus: Familiarity with “gig economy”, multi-sided marketplace platforms, online education systems, and e-commerce systems.

Job Requirements
  • Commit to 40 hours/week on average
  • Work and be available during “core hours” (loosely 10am - 4pm US Pacific Time)
  • Work from US or Canada (other countries within the Americas considerd on a case-by-case basis)
  • Attend daily standups (generally 9am or 10am US Pacific Time)

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