Backend Developer (GoLang)

Recruiter
Subsec
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
*About us*

Subsec is just a brand new company that has just been granted seed funding. We are building a brand new platform which will allow other businesses to easily perform big data analytics on their data, allowing just about anyone to query their data using natural language.

*The Stack*

Built on top of AWS using predominantly serverless services. The backend services will be a predominantly GoLang and some NodeJS running on AWS Lambdas. Our frontend will be a React web app that interacts with a NodeJS GraphQL API.

*What we are looking for*

Currently we are just a two person team based in WeWork Spitalfields. We are looking for a backend developer that can get stuck in and help us rapidly build our MVP backend services. You will be building the majority of the applications in GoLang in AWS Lambda. Your role will be to work closely with both the CEO and CTO contributing in the early stages to the product and grow with the business. The single most important thing is that you have to be passionate about programming and love learning and building new things. You will need to be highly motivated, honest and have a can-do attitude.

*The “Ideal” Candidate*

* An strong interest in building Big Data and ML solutions
* Demonstrable experience building NodeJS or GoLang applications with TDD (or GoLang equivalent e.g. Java, C++)
* Demonstrable experience building solutions with Amazon Web Services
* Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience
* Knowledge of REST APIs
* Knowledge and understanding of modern software design patterns
* Analytical minded with problem-solving aptitude
* Punctuality and strong communication skills
* Self awareness and a desire to improve your skills
* Proficiency in English with the right to work in the UK
* And most importantly: a passion for creating products that people love to use!

*Bonus Points*

* Experience integrating and building GraphQL APIs
* Any frontend experience or desire to build frontend apps
* An understanding of CI/CD pipelines

*What we are offering you*

* A highly competitive salary based on your experience
* A great office inside WeWork Spitalfields with ping pong table and free beer
* A shiny new Macbook Pro
* Monthly social activities
* A chance to be part of a successful fully funded startup and grow with the company
* A chance to build a new fresh product from scratch and own it
* Flexible working hours and remotely
* 25 days holiday a year (plus public holidays)

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