Full Stack/Golang Developer

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    Joe Davies

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    over 3 years ago

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This company is the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. They deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Position: Lead Software Developer – Full stack

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities: 

  • Writes new software, makes modifications to existing software, or integrates software applications and modules in accordance with specifications, created in partnership with others
  • Contributes to the creation of ux design. May lead the design of less complex components.
  • May provide technical support (not out of hours) to operations or other development teams.
  • Creates, reviews, and maintains all required technical documentation/ manual related to assigned software to ensure supportability and reuse.
  • Assists in identification and implementation of short-term and long-term solution options, including risk assessments.
  • Assists with improvements to prevent problems, including problem resolution workflow.
  • Participates in project planning sessions with team members to analyze development requirements,
  • Provides design options, and provide work breakdown and estimates of work.
  • Provides work breakdown and estimates for small software development tasks.
  • Provides timely status updates for areas of individual responsibilities within projects to supervisor
  • Actively participates in team and status meetings.
  • Demonstrates software as requested
  • Develops software using disciplined software development processes, adhering to team/company standards and software best practice guidelines, and corporate policies.


Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Is fully competent in more than one programming languages, software engineering methodologies, software development tools.
  • Strong experience of cloud infrastructure like Amazon Web Services (AWS). Especially technologies such as EC2, S3, Kubernetes, Docker and Elastic Search
  • Experience in delivering scalable distributed computing with fault tolerance
  • Expert skills and experience working in Go, Scala, Python and NodeJS.
  • Unix environment and Bash scripting
  • RESTful API design and implementation and messaging system experience
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking and network protocols
  • Strong understanding of Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Experience with version control systems (Git)
  • Experience of unit testing, code management tools and design tools.
  • Keeps up to date with latest emerging technologies and never afraid to rewrite existing components to use
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem solving capabilities

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in Blockchain technologies, P2P and smart contracts
  • Experience of financial markets, OTC derivatives, contracts etc
  • Experience of cryptography such has public key encryption, KMI
  • Relational and NoSQL database technologies
  • Front-end web development skills: HTML5/CSS, Javascript
  • DevOps experience: configuration management, containers, virtualization, continuous integration
  • Open source advocacy and participation

Education/ Certifications: 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience.