Senior Go Backend Engineer

Beat - contract

Greece

09 Jan

Open to all applicants globally!

Beat is one of the most exciting companies to ever come out of the ride-hailing space. One city at a time, all across the globe we make transportation affordable, convenient, and safe for everyone. We also help hundreds of thousands of people earn extra income as drivers.

Today we are the fastest-growing ride-hailing service in Latin America. But serving millions of rides every day pales in comparison to what lies ahead. Our plans for expansion are limitless. Our stellar engineering team operates across a number of European capitals where, right now, some of the world’s most ambitious and talented engineers are changing how cities will move in the future.

Beat is currently available in Greece, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Argentina.

We constantly strive to innovate. Our systems are written in a modern, testable and object-oriented manner that promotes reusability, generic functionality and high performance. We are in the process of redefining our backend by re-architecting some of our core services as microservices. At the same time, we are integrating high throughput pipelines throughout our platform to enable rich insights for our data science and business intelligence teams. We seek people capable, willing and enthusiastic about participating in both maintaining our systems as well as building the next generation systems for our service.

Are you a Senior Go Backend Engineer who has excellent problem-solving skills and loves technical challenges? Can you deliver under pressure, take initiative, work well as part of a team? If yes, then join us and participate in building an amazing product with international reach!

With the various tools and communication technologies we’re using, you’ll feel connected to your team from wherever you are in the world. Our remote workforce always has the option to travel to our headquarters for meetings, events, and team bondingor they can join virtually. Whatever works best for you and your work style.

What you’ll do day in day out:

  • Design, develop, manage, and support microservices written in Golang.
  • Solve scalability and performance issues at an operating environment that constantly evolves and grows.
  • Consume internal and 3rd party RESTful APIs.
  • Debug and resolve issues and perform resolution follow ups.
  • Participate in project planning including research and development.

Experience

What you need to have:

  • Expert understanding of OOP and Design Patterns in at least one of the following languages: Go, PHP, Python, C#, Java or Kotlin, with more than 5 years of proven, production-grade software development expertise
  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience with the design and implementation of large Golang based production systems
  • Understanding of SOA and RESTful web service design, implementation and maintenance
  • Experience with MVC development frameworks and cascading modularity
  • Solid understanding of HTTP and Event Driven Architecture
  • Knowledge and experience (modelling and architecture) of SQL and relational databases (MySQL)
  • Some knowledge (and experience) of non-relational databases (one or more of MongoDB, Redis, ElasticSearch)
  • Solid experience with Software Testing
  • Experience in version control (Git preferable)

What it’s nice to have:

  • Some knowledge (and experience) of non-relational databases (one or more of MongoDB, Redis, ElasticSearch)
  • Experience with CI/CD / microservices orchestration / Jenkins deployment
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Message Brokers (Kafka, RabbitMQ) or Message Queueing
  • Open source contributions
  • Experience in AWS or Google Cloud

Salary and Perks

  • Competitive salary package
  • Flexible working hours
  • High tech equipment and top line tools
  • A great opportunity to grow and work with the most amazing people in the industry
  • Being part of an environment that gives engineers large goals, autonomy, mentoring and creates incredible opportunities both for you and the company

Please note that you will be working as contractor.

Technology
Go

About Beat

At Beat, we believe that technology can change the world. We work in small, autonomous teams following agile methodologies. When it comes to having a meaningful job, we believe in Dan Pink's work motivation principle: our teams have to possess Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose.

Our goal is to be efficient and develop groundbreaking technologies that improve the lives of people in the cities we operate in. You will work among stunning colleagues whose passion radiates, inspiring you to unlock your potential.

We provide unlimited access to learning and opportunities to grow, along with competitive compensation packages. Beat’s headquarters are based in Athens, Greece, while additional development and operations offices are located in Amsterdam, Lima, Santiago, Bogotá, Mexico City, Buenos Aires with many more soon to come.

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