Backend Developer Go/Golang - Digital Business - Kent

Salt Search
Sevenoaks, UK
24 Sep 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Backend Developer (Go/Golang) - Digital Business - Kent
  • Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 + bonus + benefits
  • Remote working option

My client is established travel business who based in Kent and they are looking to hire a Backend Developer (Go / Golang). The client is currently going under a very large transformation focusing on customer centricity, user experience, customer experience and technology.

The Backend Developer (Go/Golang) will be joining a small autonomous squad which consists of a product owner, a user experience designer and frontend developers.

You'll be working on one or many Go/Golang projects where you are able to take real ownership

Backend Developer (Go/Golang) - Digital Business - Kent

What you'll be doing
  • Build microservice APIs using modern tools.
  • Deliver high-quality, well-tested code
  • Engineer reliable operational automation for CI & continuous deployment to the cloud.
  • Communicate with other teams and individuals to plan, coordinate and seek feedback
  • Pitch in where needed as a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional team

What we're looking for
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • You know the difference between git merge and git rebase
  • You understand when to use a SQL, a no-SQL or a graph database.
  • You want to maximise business value through well-met requirements
  • You have experience deploying production applications (e.g. Heroku, AWS, GAE)
  • You rave about the benefits that CI / CD has given you in previous projects
  • You care deeply about performance, availability and API design
  • Great communication skills

What you need to apply
  • Links to online profiles you use such as Github, Twitter, Stackoverflow etc.
  • A description of your work history (whether as a resume, or LinkedIn profile)

The Perks
  • Private health cover is available
  • Private pension scheme available
  • 20 days paid holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Potential to work from home periodically
  • Annual company events
  • Potential to undertake supplemented learning

Please do send across to me the most up to date copy of your CV to

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