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Hamburg, Deutschland

We are currently looking for a skilled Senior Golang Developer to join the backend team of our Shop Applications Unit.


The Shop Applications Unit constantly improves the App, Mobile Website and Desktop Website. These big-scale products are each visited by several million people every month. Our highly scalable API updates and delivers our product data for our shop frontends in real-time – in peak times with up to millions of requests per minute! In that case, it truly matters if an API call takes 200ms or 50ms to ensure the best shopping experience. The team constantly challenges itself to raise the bar of what is “state of the art” and to provide the fastest and most efficient solutions to upcoming projects.

Challenges the team will be working on in the next months:

  • Working on a new backend API with the goal to unify core business logic to significantly reduce complexity in our frontends
  • Hardening and optimization of the API for production use
  • Finding solutions for challenges we face as we grow

What you will do

  • Develop a gRPC API in Go that encapsulates core business logic in a simple to use API for our frontend developers
  • Improve scalability and technical performance of our API and its response times 
  • Work on a high-scalable product in the AWS ecosystem
  • Draft architectural decisions together with our Tech Lead and explore new technologies
  • Have a direct impact on team processes by regular agile retrospectives
  • Exchange your knowledge with other developers and be part of our ABOUT YOU TECH community

Who you are

  • You have 5+ years of experience in building complex backend API’s
  • You are very proficient in Go development 
  • You have good knowledge of Elasticsearch and indexing products
  • You have experience in working with relational databases (e.g. MySQL) and key-value stores (e.g. Redis)
  • You write well-structured, efficient and maintainable code and actively keep the quality of the codebase in check
  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and enjoy building scalable distributed systems
  • You are used to working in an English speaking & agile environment

Nice to have:

  • You have experience in the AWS Ecosystem (Cloud Formation, Terraform, ElastiCache, etc.), Bamboo 
  • You have experience with gRPC or GraphQL 
  • You are familiar with centralized logging, monitoring, and alerting solutions
  • You understand DevOps, Containerization and Cloud solutions

Benefits

  • Grow together with one of the fastest-growing eCommerce companies in Europe
  • Flexible working times
  • 40% discount on our online shop
  • Fresh fruits + drinks everywhere
  • Language courses (German & English)
  • Free sports courses & reduced price for a gym membership
  • Subsidized public transportation ticket
  • Free choice of hardware and operating system (Mac, Windows, Linux) also for private usage
  • State-of-the-art tech stack running on AWS
  • Modern office in the city center of Hamburg
  • International working environment and English as a company language
  • Company flats (subject to availability)
  • Agile work environment (MOVE) and cross-functional teams
  • Free access to Germany’s greatest developer conference code.talks
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free Laracasts and Egghead account 
  • Help in relocation and VISA process

How to apply

We are looking forward to receiving your application – preferably via our online application portal! Thus, we can ensure a faster process and for you it is very easy to upload your application documents. You can use this application link: https://corporate.aboutyou.de/de/jobs/senior-golang-developer?utm_source=stellenportale&utm_medium=welovegolang&utm_campaign=senior-golang-developer&trid=f3f58526-e921-424b-93b1-5a6867e818d2

Does this job really require Go skills? If not, please report it and we will take a look.