Golang Job: Software Engineer

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Virgin Media


London, England - United Kingdom

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Golang Job Details

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We have an ambitious Digital Strategy and are quickly building scalable and highly reliable software systems - Cloud first, API first, Microservices with first class DevSecOps engineering practices - and have a highly matrixed delivery model passionate about shipping fast and learning quickly.
To succeed, we need to build integrations for feed our next-gen customer journeys and are looking for developers with a strong background in integration and the ability to design, build, and run applications.
So that's what you'll get up to, but what about us?
Well, we're super proud of our history, helping communities to stay connected with oodles of top-notch products and services. We offer the full works – broadband, TV, mobile and landline – equipping our customers out with the very latest tech.
But it's not just what we do, but why we do it that really matters.
Our mission is to become the most recommended brand, by our people and our customers. A massive part of that journey is about how we ensure that our brilliant people have a working environment in which they can truly belong and thrive. For us, it's critical that every single person can bring, and be, their whole selves at work, and we're working hard every day to achieve this.
The must haves:
  • Proven experience developing Microservices in Java or GoLang
  • Experience with Microservices Design Patterns and Architecture (must have demonstrable experience of build/run/deploy within a containerised environment & side car concepts)
  • Cloud API Gateway experience (E.g. APIGee, Endpoints, Mulesoft)
  • Kubernetes
  • GitHub, GitLab, DevOps Pipeline (E.g. terraform, cli, ansible, puppet, etc), Container Registry
  • Docker
Other stuff we're looking for:
  • Service Mesh (Istio, etc)
  • Knowledge Background of ESB or SOA
  • Gradle / Maven / Build tools
  • GCP / GKE
  • GraphQL
  • Splunk / StackDriver / Logging Monitoring Traceability
What's in it for you?
We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.
All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.
{*We're also open to chatting about part time or adjusted working (so don't be worried to ask the question).*}
If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits include:
  • 25 days' annual leave, plus UK bank holidays.
  • A defined contribution pension scheme, run by Fidelity, matched up to 10%.
  • {An annual bonus based on company performance}.
  • Access to wellbeing benefits such as the Unmind App, personal medical cover (which you can opt to upgrade to cover loved ones) and critical illness cover.
  • {Season ticket loans}.
  • Your birthday off every year, to treat yourself.
  • The option to buy and sell up to 5 days leave, to suit your personal needs.
Next Steps
If you think you've got some amazing skills to offer us, and Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a two stage interview process with the commercial and technical teams.
When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.
Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media family.