Golang Job: Backend Software Engineer (Remote working availabl

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Company Description

Nine. Australia’s Media Company.

Underpinned by our people, our strategic focus is on content, connections and growth.

Driven by our purpose - Australia belongs here - and guided by our values - walk the talk, turn over every stone, keep it human - we are the home of Australia’s most loved content and trusted brands across News, Sport, and Entertainment.

We lead the total television market in Australia through our key brands of Channel 9, Gem, Go, Rush and Life, and of course you can consume all our content, live or on-demand, on Australia’s leading free streaming platform, 9Now. We also own Stan, the market leading local subscription streaming service.

Our total publishing business covers The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review and The Pedestrian Group.

In our total audio business we are building talk radio for the next generation across 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR.

Nine is also an active participant in Australian consumer marketplaces through our majority shareholding in Domain and our ownership of Drive.

Job Description

At Nine, we’re reinventing how the country consumes news, across our digital web and mobile app properties such as the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age & Australian Financial Review.

We have a brand new, modern tech stack entirely cloud-first with a fully automated, Slack integrated CI/CD DevOps environment and we need more engineers to take it to the next level.

You will be providing technical expertise across the end-to-end development including analysis, architectural design, coding, quality control, deployment, release and monitoring. You’ll play a central role in delivering the product roadmap and key project milestones. You’ll provide mentorship and guidance to other engineers. You will be supported to cross skill and train in DevOps and other areas of our stack.

You will work in a driven, diverse and collaborative hybrid/remote work environment. You will work with amazingly talented colleagues in a business with the scale of a major media company. If this sounds like a role you are interested in, we'd love to talk with you.

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Building cutting edge microservices using the latest technologies like Golang, gRPC, Redis, Docker, and GraphQL

  • Working in small autonomous Agile squads

  • Providing mentorship to other backend developers, particularly in Golang space

  • Upskilling across DevOps, React and other areas of our stack.

Our technology stack includes React, Golang, Typescript, NodeJS, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, AWS, GCP, Concourse, CI/CD, Slack, Prometheus, Grafana, ElasticSearch


We invest heavily in the continuous development of our people, so you will need to be someone who is open to new ideas and is motivated by learning new things. You will also enjoy working collaboratively across the team and the organisation and be able to share creative ideas in a professional and constructive way.

What we would like to see on your resume:

  • Strong, proven quality focused engineering skills

  • Experience designing APIs using microservice architecture

  • Experience building and deploying solutions on AWS or other cloud platforms

  • Real passion for mentoring and sharing ideas

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Initiative and a desire to learn

  • A testing and quality mindset

Additional Information

What you'll get in return at Nine.

  • Career development and quality training

  • Up to 16 weeks paid primary carer’s parental leave

  • Discounts on lifestyle, entertainment, and leisure memberships, including health insurance, dental and gym

  • Access to Future Women – a movement to help women connect, learn and lead through unique content and events.

  • Hybrid Working/Flexible working

  • Discounts on products and services with corporate partners including Samsung, Apple, JB HI-FI, HP, Hertz Car Hire and TFE Hotels

  • Nine Cares

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you'll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.