Posted about 1 month ago

Backend Software Engineer Go AWS - Tech for Good

London, Greater London | £90,000 - £110,000 per yearManaged by: Open Source Team

Backend Software Engineer / Developer (Go AWS SaaS) *Remote / Hybrid WfH*. Are you a skilled Backend Software Engineer with experience of working with real-time, live data and highly scalable distributed systems?

You could be progressing your career in a senior hands-on role at a "Tech for Good" company that is enabling life changing education to be accessed by millions of students across the globe (currently 22 countries and growing).

As a Backend Software Engineer you will focus on backend systems across a range of products and platforms, available at scale with large spikes in volume (for example a recent new client in Brazil signed up 800,00 new users). You'll be primarily working with Go / Golang on a modern IaC tech stack deploying to AWS. You will work across the full development lifecycle, collaboratively problem solving with colleagues in an Agile team environment, breaking down complex problems into simple solutions and delivering high quality, maintainable code.

The company are passionate about providing excellent education to students around the world and support a number of causes and cutting edge research projects that improve the way people learn.

Following a remote interview you can work remotely from anywhere in the UK but will be encouraged to meet up with the team on a fairly regular basis in London (expenses paid).


  • You're a highly skilled Backend Software Engineer with commercial Go / Golang experience, likely to have a background with Node, C++ or Java
  • You have experience of working on large scale distributed systems with real-time data streaming
  • You have a good understanding of Computer Science fundamentals e.g. OOP, Data Structures, Design Patterns
  • You're collaborative with great communication skills

As a Backend Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £110k) plus benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Backend Software Engineer / Developer (Go AWS SaaS) opportunity.

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