Senior Backend Engineer - Golang (m/f/d)

Engineering · Berlin · Full-time · Senior

Job description

Job description

Project A is the operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise. The portfolio includes companies such as Artisense, Catawiki, Horizn Studios, KRY, LIQID, Spryker, uberall and WorldRemit. You can find more information at www.project-a.com and on the blog insights.project-a.com.

We are looking for:

A new team member for one of our portfolio companies.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Owning your projects and and move them ahead in its full lifecycle: design, implementation, testing and deployment
  • Running, maintaining, and designing new services that live inside a big Golang monorepo
  • Working on a high performance system that equally uses RPC and an event-bus paradigm to serve thousands of concurrent requests
  • Interact with Google Cloud Platform infrastructure that re-uses a huge part of the Google ecosystem: e.g. BigQuery, Pub/Sub, AppEngine, Kubernetes, BigTable
  • Confidently switching between in-memory storage (redis), traditional RDBMS systems (mysql) and columnar storage systems (Datastore/Bigtable)
  • Working in a collaborative environment and finding solutions to business challenges with team members from other departments such as Data Science, Business Intelligence or Product

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Owning your projects and and move them ahead in its full lifecycle: design, implementation, testing and deployment
  • Great practical knowledge of Golang and at least one other relevant backend programming language 
  • Significant experience working on high performance distributed systems
  • Ability to choose a database technology (SQL or NoSQL) that is not based exclusively on technological fads
  • Understanding that tracing, profiling and measuring things is a better approach than just guessing
  • Valuing coding as your craft and can understand that writing software is about solving technical problems, and it is equally important to be understood by your peers
  • Being proactive and curious, always eager to learn new things, and happy to share your knowledge with others
  • Professional proficiency in English

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Making a true impact in the Marketing Tech industry
  • Flat hierarchies and a culture that is diverse and open with different professional, and personal backgrounds
  • An inspiring international working environment 
  • Free snacks and beverages in the office, regular team lunches, Friday drinks, and team building events
  • Knowledge sharing opportunities either in a workshop or presentation from senior colleagues or even the founders
  • Access to a generous learning budget – and encouragement to dive into experiments that will help you personally grow 
  • Flexible working environment – choose your own working hours, and amount of holidays

Do you want to be part of the success story of our portfolio company?
We are looking forward to your online application.