Golang Job: Back End Engineer

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Left Field Labs
United States of America


Remote Position
(From Everywhere/No Office Location)

Job type


Golang Job Details

Back-end Developer Engineer - Freelance- Golang & Java
Location: Remote
Who We Are
We are an experienced design company that connects people, products, and brands in powerful ways. Our growing team of designers, developers, producers, strategists, and content creators is based in Culver City, California. We believe in the power of storytelling, human-centric design, and the intersection of creativity with code to further humanity's relationship with technology. If you're the kind of person who obsesses over details, thrives in a collaborative environment, and jumps at the opportunity to take on new challenges, Left Field Labs may be the place for you.
Who We Are Seeking
We are seeking a Back-end Developer Engineer to work with the project Tech Lead and Front End Developer to provide sensible, robust and extensible APIs and back-end architecture for a variety of web-based and native mobile apps. You will be expected to spin up multi-tier environments leveraging a variety of storage, caching and state-driven endpoint options. The Back-end Developer will own all data modeling and controller code, as well as session management, authentication, authorization, and integrations with remote systems.
What You’ll Need to be Successful:
  • Intermediate or better knowledge of Golang with 1+ years of experience.
  • Intermediate or better knowledge of Java with 3+ years of experience.
  • Basic working knowledge of HTML5 and modern Javascript/Typescript.
  • Experience with SQL databases (eg. MySQL, PostgreSQL) through both an ORM and native SQL.
  • Experience with Graph Database Architecture, such as Neo4j, and query languages such as Cyhper.
  • Experience working with microservices and containers.
  • Expertise with RPC & REST API development.
  • Expertise with using package managers and environment tools (pip,virtualenv, npm, yarn).
  • Mac, PC and Linux savvy - Must be comfortable working at the command line.
  • Experience deploying applications to cloud computing services (GCP, AWS, etc.)
  • Experience writing and running unit tests.
  • Other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned.

Bonus Points:
  • Experience with Python.
  • Real-world experience using a Python web framework, such as Flask or Django.
  • Experience creating and maintaining Docker containers.
  • Experience with container orchestration tools like Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge and interest in automation and scripting (including bash scripts).
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (eg Firestore, MongoDB).
  • Experience developing in a serverless cloud environment (AWS Lambda, GCP Cloud Functions, etc.)
  • Prior working experience for an agency.

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.