Senior Backend Engineer

What we're looking for

Keakie is looking for an experienced Senior Backend Engineer to join the Platform Team, the integral team responsible for managing the API and delivering a set of innovative and first-of-their-kind features.


What you’ll do

  • Participate in system design discussions and decisions
  • Write clean, modular and testable robust code in satisfying system requirements
  • Work to support SLA, SLO and SLIs
  • Start to bring in elements of ML architecture and strategy to our discovery algorithms
  • Architect distributed microservices

What you’ll need

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/ Mathematics or related technical field.
  • Proficiency in Golang. 3-4 years+
  • Expertise and focus building performant systems in constrained(time/resource) environments.
  • Strong knowledge of parallel and concurrent programming paradigms
  • Experience taking full ownership of APIs and Microservices.
  • Agile software development experience.
  • Experience building event-driven backend services for large-scale consumer facing applications.
  • Understanding of algorithms, data structures, and their time and space performance characteristics.
  • Track record working with database systems (Cassandra, MySQL, Redis, Aerospike, Druid or similar).
  • Experience debugging and supporting applications in a cloud environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable in collaborative environments.
  • Experience in provision and reception of work unit related feedback

Tech Stack

  • AWS
  • Golang
  • Docker
  • Cassandra
  • Aerospike
  • Druid
  • Git/Github

Salary: £60,000 - £80,000

When: ASAP

Where: UK