Golang Job: Golang Backend Engineer

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Madrid - Spain

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  • This role can be remote in Spain, or either based in our Palma offices, or Iasi, Romania.

Who are WebBeds?

WebBeds is the fastest growing and most significant accommodation supplier to the travel industry. We are a global company offering ground services (hotels, transfers, tours, activities) to travel professionals. Our products help our partners and customers to create amazing Travel experiences.

Our Products range from a Retail Online platform, Integration Connectivity hub and distribution APIs to name but a few and our systems are 100% cloud hosted processing up to 5.0bn search requests daily. We deliver amazing outcomes using leading edge technology through innovative and creative thinking.

WebBeds is a subsidiary of Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) – an ASX 200 listed company operating a global digital travel business.

What makes us stand out?

  • We are a wholesale global travel organisation.
  • We have 1500+ people speaking 50+ languages in 120+ cites across 50+ countries.
  • We partner with over 430,000 properties in more than 15,000 destinations.
  • We work with more than 44,000 travel companies in 139 source markets.
  • We have an amazing Technology team focused on delivering valuable outcomes using innovative tech and creative & lateral thinking.

What will you do on your journey with WebBeds?

WebBeds is the world’s fastest growing provider of accommodation distribution services to the travel industry. Our products incorporate distribution APIs, payment integrations, ERP integration, Data Lakes, User Interfaces, and others. Our search API reach peaks of more than 50.000 requests per second, each one consisting of tens or hundreds of hotels, with continued expansion. "We design, deliver and support innovative solutions through engagement, collaboration and a fearsome passion for creating customer value" is our mission as an IT organization.

With this in mind, we strive to be at the leading edge of technology when it comes to build the platform that meets the needs of our Supply partners and customers. This translates to the use of latest technology including .NET Core versions, Golang, Python, AWS, K8S, microservices architecture, clouds hosting and orchestration, CI/CD pipelines, automated testing, Proactive monitoring, and alerting systems, to name a few.

Our delivery teams have the creativity and freedom to express themselves by building innovative solutions to often complex problems and are challenged to reach higher levels daily. Our teams consist of product owners, QA engineers, Software Engineers, and people from across the business all working collectively and collaboratively. We have a very strong technical team from which you will be able to learn, but are encouraged by new ideas and fresh thinking that you will bring with you.

How you will make an impact?

We are seeking an experienced and talented Golang Back End Engineer to join the WebBeds Engineering team. As a Golang Back End Engineer you will work with our technical staff in order to deliver and maintain a fully functional software implementation, create highly immersive user applications, and maintain internal server storage modules.

We are seeking someone with a real passion for travel, a passion for technology combined with great communication skills, technological insight & an eagerness to grow. We are looking for people that are not afraid to try new things and develop new technologies for an ever-changing scenario.

Elements to this role include, but not limited to:

  • Work together with other technical staff to maintain dependable and efficient DevOps workflows.
  • Manage various projects while adhering to reasonable design specifications and budget constraints.
  • QA design for errors.
  • Implement suggestions and changes as needed.
  • You will participate in all stages of software development - from design and development to deployment and maintenance.
  • You will work with a cross-functional team of software engineers.
  • You will engage in the continuous improvement of the way we work.
  • You will ensure maintainability of our codebase through reviews and pair programming.
  • You will make use of your excellent troubleshooting skills and your creative problem-solving abilities.
  • You enrich the team with your competencies in agile software engineering methodology and your experience with microservices-based architectures.

The skills we would love to see in your suitcase

  • +2 years of experience with at least one programming language like Java, Scala, C, C++, Go or Rust.
  • Can demonstrate a good working knowledge of Go, standard library, idioms and common guidelines.
  • Ability to design amazing distributed APIs and scheduled procedures.
  • Experience working within a large Microservices environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of RESTful/gRPC or APIs
  • Good understanding of Async communication and concurrency.
  • A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks.
  • An eagerness to learn, develop & constantly improve with a flexible mindset & approach to technology.
  • Core interest in the Travel industry, with a passion for technology and expertise in this area although Travel industry experience is not necessity.
  • Knowledge around cloud infrastructure in Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud or Azure.
  • Experienced using the Linux operative system.
  • Experienced using containers (Docker, containerd), Kubernetes and popular tools within the ecosystem like ArgoCD with proficiency in networking gateways, NAT, routing tables, firewalls etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other highly technical, scientific discipline (Nice to have but not essential).

Why choose us as your next destination?

We are super proud of our dedicated team of friendly, energetic & passionate professionals. Our people are key to the success of our business & everybody at WebBeds has their own unique role to play as we continue to drive the company forward.

Over 50 different languages are spoken by our workforce, but whether working from offices in Dubai or London or out in the field in Johannesburg or Buenos Aires, we all share the common goal to take pride in what we do & to deliver our partners with unbeatable service & support.

  • International highly skilled group of experts from all around the globe
  • Dynamic environment with the chance to grow, influence & impact change
  • Disruptive, fast-growing market leader within travel & endless possibilities
  • Culture built on collaboration empowerment and innovation

Find out more about the WebBeds business at www.webbeds.com - #LI-Hybrid