Golang Job: Senior Backend Software Engineer (Billing)

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Golang Job Details

Docker is a remote first company with employees across Europe and the Americas that simplifies the loves of developers who are making world-changing apps. We raised our Series C funding in March 2022 for $105M at a $2.1B valuation. We saw a 4x year-over-year ARR growth last year and continue to grow! Join us for a whale of a ride!

The Billing team ensures painless purchasing, reliable billing, proper user entitling, and robust payment reporting within Docker's products.

As a Backend Engineer, you will propose, prototype, and eventually publish tools and features to solve problems, such as:

  • How can we build a robust billing backend that will enhance the payment process?

  • How can we enhance and streamline the ability to report on revenue and key results?

  • What can we do to streamline operations and support internal business operations?

  • You will collaborate with product managers and engineers to design user journeys and API specifications, using tools like Slack, Zoom, Miro, and Notion. You will also work across departments on this team, interfacing with Data, Finance, Marketing, and Support more than our average team. You will be constantly seeking ways to improve development practices to ensure we maintain a high level of quality with a fast pace of delivery. You will help foster an uplifting environment with collaboration and innovation. Finally, you should be passionate about how developers' lives could be made easier, and about Docker's role in that.


  • Lead or contribute to new features that enhance our users’ billing and payments experience in Docker Hub

  • Write, review, maintain, and document Golang code, including unit, integration, and e2e tests

  • Design, development, and implementation of new and existing data pipelines, including ETL processes, and data analysis (from e.g. Stripe)

  • Mentor, coach, and pair with team members on data and analytics

  • Work within a cross-functional delivery team of 5+ software engineers, with an embedded product manager and designer

  • Deploy code to production, and own the product throughout the lifecycle

  • Demonstrate cross-team collaboration and own the team’s engineering needs

  • Respond to internal billing support requests from throughout the company

  • Participate in paid 12-hour daytime on-call shifts for one week every 2-6 months


  • Experience and interest in user checkout experiences, payment processing, invoicing, recurring subscriptions, and/or business operations

  • Experience with payment and billing platforms (Stripe preferred)

  • Knowledge of security best practices

  • 3+ years experience building SaaS applications

  • 3+ years with a C-based backend language, preferably Golang

  • Experience with

    • Python in a data processing context

    • Data ingestion (ETL) and data pipelines

    • SQL (Postgres preferred)

    • Snowflake (nice-to-have)

    • Cloud platforms (AWS preferred, or GCP, Azure)

    • IaC (Terraform preferred)

    • Containers (Docker, Kubernetes)

    • CI/CD systems (Jenkins, GitHub Actions)

  • Strong verbal and written English skills

  • Willingness and ability to work with a dedicated UX designer and product manager

  • Desire to work on autonomous teams

  • Ability and interest in working at a fully remote company crossing international time zones

  • Past demonstrations of proactively working outside of this job description

Your first 30 days:

  • Being a fully remote workplace, Docker has a focus on keeping teams connected. To that end, your first two weeks will include a calendar with many 1:1 sessions intended to introduce you to your team and others with whom you will interact frequently.

  • Expect to spend time on other onboarding activities like IT setup, navigating productivity tools, and getting familiar with your regular calendar cadence.

  • By the end of the month you should be familiar with Docker’s values and goals, our leadership, your team, your tools, and where to go for information - everything you need to build an understanding of Docker Hub and Billing systems and infrastructure.

Your first 90 days:

  • In your first three months you’ll have developed a good relationship with your team, have become familiar with its routines, and will be comfortable sharing ideas and opinions formed from your depth of experience.

  • You’ll have become familiar with Docker Hub systems and infrastructure with a focus on backend services, frontend components, and external integrations owned by the Billing team.

  • You will be gaining comfort completing Jira tickets and pull requests (as both committer and reviewer) on Github and deploying to production using Jenkins as our CI/CD system.

Your first year:

  • Within your first year you’ll have made significant contributions to team velocity through your work as an individual contributor, but also by creating impact through the skill and wisdom you impart on the team through mentorship, insight, and off-the-Jira-board contributions (architecture & design, process improvements, etc.)

  • You’ll have established strong relationships with our stakeholders in Business Operations, Accounting, Finance, and Support, comfortable handling ad-hoc requests and discussing your team’s involvement.

  • In collaboration with your manager, you will have a Career Development Plan that will outline your trajectory beyond your first year.


  • Freedom & flexibility; fit your work around your life

  • Variety of virtual and in-person social events to build connections and have fun

  • Home office setup; we want you comfortable while you work

  • Generous maternity and parental leave

  • Technology stipend equivalent to $100 net/month

  • PTO plan that encourages you to take time to do the things you enjoy

  • Medical benefits, retirement, and holidays vary by country

  • Docker Swag

  • “Whaleness” Days: company-wide day off each month

  • Training stipend for conferences, courses, and classes

  • Quarterly, company-wide hackathons

  • Stock Options; we are a growing start-up and want all employees to have a share in the success of the company

Docker embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be.

CA/NY/ Boulder, CO & Denver, CO - 179,000 - 242,000

CO - 169,000 - 229,000

  • Salary range can change depending on level.

Due to the remote nature of this role, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.