employer represented by techfolk · Jun 14th 2018
Fresh8 is hiring for a Back End Developer interested in the kinds of challenges that come with delivering high throughput personalised content to a global subscriber base, crunching large datasets and preparing for a 20 fold increase in demand.
We've built an innovative adtech platform that's integrated within online betting platforms to connect sports fans with highly relevant content. Our whole stack is built on open source and we contribute back wherever possible, check us out on Github.
We're hiring for someone to work across the application layers of our microservice-based Web service-driven architecture. We've been running Go in production for over four years, and we're ready to support your learning as you cross train to Go and Node.js, getting you started on projects that suit your strengths.
We can also offer a strong technical challenge for a practised Gopher ready to advance their skills.
We’re about collaboration and openness, with a fairly flat team structure. We’re fast moving and we iterate and ship code fast. We're expanding rapidly and now is a great time to join us with lots of great software to write as we scale out our technology.
We're currently working on
Automated scaling of our platform to handle over 20x spikes in requests
Improving stability across the platform using monitoring of metrics, profiling services, and benchmarking core functionality
Reducing developer toil by automating repetitive tasks for integrations of new clients and third party feeds
Building data pipelines to facilitate business intelligence and user segmentation for advanced ad targeting
Exploring containerisation across the platform to orchestrate microservices, improve time to deployment pipelines, and reduce infrastructure costs
We're looking for
Someone with proven back end coding skills using a modern language
Experience with productionising microservices; health checks, load balancing, service discovery, metrics, circuit breaking, etc.
A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent understanding
Familiarity with Agile working practices
Experience utilising databases, SQL or NoSQL
Deep understanding of approaches to testing
Experience with version control systems, such as Git
You may also bring - or like to gain - skills in any of the following
Professional experience with Go
Optimisation and scaling of microservices
Docker and containerisation
gRPC and protobuf
We'll help you get up to speed on our technology mix
Go (aka Golang) | microservices | Node.js | Python | BigQuery | Prometheus / Kibana | PostgreSQL | Redis | Aerospike | distributed systems | Google Pub/Sub | GCP technologies | machine learning | Kanban | TDD | and more...
Salary and benefits
£30,000 - £55,000+ negotiable
Discretionary relocation assistance
Flexible working practices | 25 days paid holiday | private health insurance, workplace pension scheme, plus additional benefits provided via Perkbox | treat opportunities to grow your skillset working within a fast growing technology business | season ticket loan, and bike scheme | team outings and inter-office socials, we have offices both London and Bristol
**Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Vittoria at techfolk to find out more.
NOTE: applicants must be eligible for employment in the UK, Fresh8 cannot offer work permit sponsorship or transfer**