Senior Software Engineer (Go)

BlueLabs • Posted December 6th

Software Development
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Our Account & Betting teams are looking for a Senior Software Engineer of Go to join them so we can ensure the continuos enhancement of our platform while scaling up operations. BlueLabs technology already powers BetFox, a new sportsbook operator in Ghana, and we plan rolling it out to additional regions in 2022.

The Team

This team is responsible for the core services powering business-critical functions such as player account management and payments as well as all betting related services such as bet placement and settlement, cash out and risk management.

The services built by our team are to be concurrently used by thousands of users and are expected to be able to handle millions of daily transactions in a timely manner. Sub-second latency is welcomed but high throughput has higher priority. Bet settlement is worth a special mention as our platform needs to be able to quickly evaluate hundreds of thousands of bets upon the resulting of an underlying sporting event.

Raw performance isn't everything. Our team must also ensure that the platform can be easily adapted to be compliant with the different and ever-changing regulatory demands our industry is facing all over the world. The ultimate goal being to ensure a fair and safe sports betting experience to all our players.

We are building a microservice architecture based on event sourcing using Pulsar. Our services are written in Golang and use PostgreSQL as an operational database. We use SemaphoreCI to deploy our services to a GKE cluster, which is provisioned using Terraform.

About you

A good candidate should have high standards for himself, a desire to build high-quality, well-tested, production-ready solutions and constantly improve his/her skills. We expect you to take ownership of some parts of the platform, be proactive over the entire development lifecycle and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Job requirements
  • BS degree in Computer Science or similar technical field.
  • 3+ years of professional software development experience using Go.
  • Experience building large-scale distributed systems, communicating asynchronously via message passing using RabbitMQ, Kafka or Pulsar.
  • Deep understanding of DDD, CQRS, microservices architecture, and SQL/NoSQL data stores.
  • Ability to write clean, efficient, maintainable, and well-tested code.
  • Experience with test automation, cloud and containerization technologies, code instrumentation and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Take ownership of your services and managing them in a production environment including the troubleshooting of live incidents.
  • Feel comfortable making decisions with high impact on the product.
  • Excellent communication with both technical and business parties.

Learn more about how this team is built and its impact on our careers page.

We are a full distributed team and this enables us to hire only the best, without being restricted to the talent pool available at a specific geographic location. However, to facilitate team communication and collaboration we currently require you to be located in Europe.

You must also be able to travel to other European locations 1-2 times a year for our onsite meetings. Some of our onsites have been to Barcelona ⛵, Chamonix ⛷ and the most recent one in Vienna this past September.

The compensation range for this role is €70,000 to €100,000 annually, depending on your skills and experience. We encourage you to read our Recruitment FAQs for further details. In addition to the monetary compensation, we provide these perks to all team members:

💻 Brand new MacBook 16" M1 Pro (or Linux laptop).
💡 Creative Fridays - Spending 20% on non-roadmap items.
🏖 35 days of Paid Time Off - For vacation and national holidays.
🧘🏼‍♀️ Relax & Recharge time off - We are aware of the importance of our Mental health therefore we encourage to use this time off when needed.
🖥 1.000€ Home Office Allowance (every two years).
🏢 200€ Co-working Allowance (per month).
🏄🏻‍♂️ 100€ Wellbeing Allowance to promote healthy and active lifestyles (per month).
ğŸ‘©ğŸ¾â€ğŸŽ“ 1.000€ Personal Development Budget for your profesional growth (per year).
⏰ Flexible hours - We do not enforce core working hours and embrace asynchronous work where possible.
💸 Annual Loyalty Bonus - 5% of your base pay for every full year with BlueLabs from the 2nd year.
🌍 Remote culture and Diverse team.

BlueLabs culture values teamwork, trust, empowering employees from day one, communication and providing a healthy working relationship.
We are looking for you to join us, what are you waiting for?