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Santa Monica, CA, USA

Here at ZipRecruiter we are looking for a great Manager, Engineer for our Go team who possesses a strong understanding of how best to leverage and exploit the language's unique paradigms, idioms, and syntax. Your primary focus will be on managing developers who are developing Go packages and programs that are scalable and maintainable while also being hands on as a developer yourself. You will ensure that these Go packages and programs are well documented and has a reasonable test coverage. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is essential.


Managing and leading software engineers and projects

Leading the hiring and building of the Go team

Writing scalable, robust, testable, efficient, and easily maintainable code

Translating software requirements into stable, working, high performance software

Playing a key role in architectural and design decisions, building toward an efficient microservices distributed architecture


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience

2+ years of managing and leading software development teams

7+ years of experience in software engineering

Strong knowledge of Go programming language, paradigms, constructs, and idioms

Knowledge of common Goroutine and channel patterns

Experience with the full site of Go frameworks and tools, including: Dependency management tools (Godep, Sltr, etc), Go's templating language, Go's code generation tools (Stringer, Revel), Router packages (Gorilla Mux)

Ability to write clean and effective Godoc comments

Familiarity with code versioning tools (such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial)

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