Golang Job: Platform Engineer

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Sydney - Australia

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Platform Engineer
The Role:
Software Engineers are an integral part of our autonomous, multi-disciplinary product and Platform teams, working closely with UX designers, Product Managers, and other software engineers to deliver quality, rock-solid customer experiences and scale our systems for ever-increasing growth. We're looking for a talented engineer with a passion to build robust, scalable platforms and an eye for finding elegant solutions to complex problems. We’re expanding our Platform team to begin integrating our existing solutions as shared services across the entire family of brands, providing innovative solutions to common problems and areas of opportunity, servicing customers from the medium retail sector on Campaign Monitor, right through to the enterprise customer on Sailthru. The team has been built from the outset on a foundation of clear objectives and outcomes derived from this shared strategy, allowing for strong ownership and accountability, along with an expectation to support and maintain the software we create for our internal stakeholders.
The technology stacks you will integrate with across brands cover many languages and frameworks including C#, Node.js, JS, Java, Python, React, SQL and Golang, and we have a large amount of ongoing projects including:
  • Event-driven microservices and APIs in a distributed architecture
  • Dynamic web applications (ReactJS, ASP.NET, Java)
  • Infrastructure development on AWS (EC2, ECS, EKS, SNS/SQS, RDS, Elasticache, Elasticsearch)
  • Deploying, scaling, automating, and monitoring servers in multiple data centers and the cloud.
Event streaming & big data solutions (Kafka, Spark) About You Essential BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field (In lieu of degree, 5+ years of relevant industry experience).
  • Proven experience designing and implementing high throughput internal APIs for upstream and external services
  • Production experience in Node.js, along with fluency in a Platform oriented programming language (C/C++, Java, Go)
  • Commercial hands-on expertise in AWS, with specific focus on Lambda, SNS/SQS, RDS, Dynamodb & Redshift. CI/CD experience here with Codebuild and Cloudformation
  • Understanding of distributed systems architecture and best practices in distributed system design.
  • You've used a range of storage engines (SQL, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, RDS offerings) and know when each type is useful.
  • Effective communication skills, via interactive mediums and documentation. Desirable
  • 5+ years experience as a Platform software developer.
  • Some background in PHP
  • Front-end competency in React or VUE
  • All your infrastructure is code, you're experienced with provisioning cloud infrastructure using CloudFormation, Terraform or similar