bringing Go people to Go jobs

Posted
Santa Monica, CA, USA

Role Summary:

Go (Golang) is one of the most recent additions to the modern programming language landscape. Go is self-described as an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. Go enables developers to build robust and efficient software with conciseness, simplicity, and safety. Finding an elite Go developer involves more than just finding a good programmer - it involves finding someone who understands the language, its idioms and more.

Here at ZipRecruiter we are looking for a great Go developer 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 developing Go packages and programs that are scalable and maintainable. 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.

What you'll be doing:

  • 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

What we're looking for: 

  • 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 such as Godep, Sltr, etc.
  • Go’s templating language
  • Go’s code generation tools, such as Stringer
  • Popular Go web frameworks, such as Revel
  • Router packages, such as Gorilla Mux
  • Ability to write clean and effective Godoc comments
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}

Benefits/Perks include:

  • A fun environment where work-life balance is valued
  • Opportunities for advancement as our young startup grows
  • Very competitive salary
  • Generous bonus plan
  • Employer-matched 401(k) plan
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Healthy snacks
  • Local gym discount
  • Attractive paid time off policy - Open/Flexible vacation policy  

How to apply

Send resume with subject "Senior Go Developer" to: techjobs@ziprecruiter.com

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