Vacature Principal Golang Developer Amsterdam | Help Build the Very Ambitious Office of this Silicon Valley Level Global Consumer Tech Company | Golang, AWS, ELK, Kubernetes | € 100.000

Your job: Principal Golang Developer Amsterdam

  • Have you always wanted to work for a high impact consumer product used by millions daily (and growing rapidly!)?
  • Are you eager to work more with Go in a very heavily distributed environment?
  • Are you someone that loves to be active in the community, have a growth mindset and loves giving occasional presentations to create the best engineering culture?
  • Do you love R&D, greenfield product development and highly scalable and intelligent systems?
  • Are you all about agile, knowledge sharing, flat hierarchy, quick decision cycles, high quality software and fully automated delivery processes?

Then wait no longer my friend, this might be your next job!

Your employer: Silicon valley level consumer tech company opening its doors right here in Amsterdam!

If you have been waiting to jump on the fast moving train of a rapidly growing tech train (lots of growth possibilities!) of a heavily used global consumer product you have come to the right place. This 100% tech company already services millions of consumers every day and this user base is growing over 15% per month! And the best thing overall is that their platform is truly enabling their users to have a fuller, richer life!

Their culture is very (Spotify) agile, with quick decision cycles, lots of autonomy and influence with within teams, high energy people with a can-do mentality. They invest heavily in their people which is why here you will have BIG training budgets, will have a lot of room to go to conferences, meetups or do any course that enables you to be all you can be!

After years of continuous growth, they have now opened a new chapter in their already very impressing story. In which you will get the chance to help them develop their brand new greenfield machine learning powered services within a microservices architecture.

We have recently opened their new office in Amsterdam (next to the train station) and are now looking for the best Principal and principal level backend engineers to help build the next generation of heavily distributed intelligent systems based on the latest technologies and software engineering best practices.

Are you up for it?

Your role: Principal Golang Developer Amsterdam

As Principal Golang Developer Amsterdam you will be the first engineers in the Amsterdam office, helping to put in place all that is needed to build the best software engineering company Amsterdam has ever seen. Next, to building kick ass software, you will act as an evangelist of the best engineering best practices and help to share knowledge. There will also be chances for you be to act as the voice of the company within the local engineering community.

Of course, you will also build the greenfield next generation ML powered microservices powered stack, capable of enriching their entire platform (and the lives of their daily users). You will also get to help shape the whole development of their Amsterdam office and culture. Here you can truly make an impact, boost your career and have a great fun time while doing it!

You will get to build brand new heavy load API’s and web applications, continuously help improve scalability and performance of an ever growing group of consumer customers, mentor other engineers and even get to bite down on research and development! As they have to solve challenges you don’t just read up on StackOverflow. Here you will get to adapt to change quickly and make decisions that impact millions of users every day!

You get to add all of this on top of already rich history and culture driven by true agile, passionate software engineering fundamentals, a great work life balance and lots of freedom (flexible hours + working from home possibilities).

What is required?

  • A minimum of 8+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Professional development experience with a Golang
  • Experience building high performing distributed systems
  • Experience within a microservices architecture
  • Experience giving presentations, having a public GitHub/StackOverflow or medium posts
  • Experience with architecture and design is a big plus
  • DevOps mentality (you write and run your own code)
  • Experience with queuing technology is highly preferred
  • Experience within a cloud environment is a big plus
  • Experience with NoSQL technology is a plus
  • Experience with ElasticSearch or Kafka would be a plus
  • Experience with prometeus, jeager, ELK stack or grafana would be a plus

What is offered?

  • Between and € 80.000 and € 100.000 gross per year!
  • Very flexible working hours
  • Working from home possibilities
  • An amazing office with great facilities within the Amsterdam ring, close to the train station!
  • Big training budgets
  • An amazing journey in which you can help conquer the world AND boost your career!

Are you the Principal+ backend engineer that loves global consumer product, heavy load systems design and development and very modern engineering cultures?


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