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Backend Software Engineer Node Golang PhD

Job Title: Backend Software Engineer Node Golang PhD
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/14142/B/KS/030919_1567522075
Contact Name: Open Source Team
Contact Email: dev.opensource@client-server.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Backend Software Engineer / Developer (Node Golang Elixir PhD). Would you like to be solving hard distributed system problems that are mostly platform agnostic and theoretical in nature; working with a highly talented team of technologists in an Agile environment with flexible working (including working from home)?

As a Backend Software Engineer you'll collaborate to design and develop new features and improvements to the core platform - a distributed, real-time engine integrated to clients to enable things such as Live Chat, real-time scoring, real-time location tracking, live documentation sharing, MMO games and eLearning to name but a few.

The platform is written in Node with elements of Golang and Elixir; you'll use a range of technology which is constantly under review, you'll be able to suggest new technologies and contribute to open source projects that the company supports or integrates into the product.

You'll be based in North London, in a start-up environment with casual dress code; there is also the ability to work from home if desired and collaborate via Slack (regular visits to the office will be required).

Requirements:
*Degree educated (2:1 or above), likely to be PhD - Computer Science or similar technical / scientific discipline from a top university
*Good understanding of Distributed Systems engineering and real-time systems
*Broad knowledge of software engineering best practice, experience with a range of languages (OOP)
*Node experience (ideally commercial); Golang and / or Elixir beneficial
*Excellent communication skills

As a Backend Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £90k) plus benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Backend Software Engineer / Developer (Node Golang Elixir PhD) opportunity.