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Sr. Backend Developer in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

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Job Description

Do you like Golang, distributed teams, and distributed Systems? Well listen up; our client in San Diego is looking for a Sr. Backend Developer to help build tools that speed up their ecommerce. This is a direct hire opportunity. This person will be building HTTP APIs, mostly in Go. These APIs control their CDNs, load balancing, and web optimization systems.


  • Create API endpoints to control their performance tooling.
  • Add metrics and monitoring to increase the observability of applications.
  • Work with their configuration management systems to smooth out the deploy process.
  • Give design feedback and review teammates' code.
  • Tech Stack is Go and MySQL.
  • Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Leads and participates in medium- to large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Leads the discovery phase of medium to large projects to come up with high level design
  • Leads the work of other small groups of six to ten engineers, including offshore associates.
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Supports business objectives
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years' experience building scalable ecommerce applications or mobile software
  • 2+ years of experience building RESTful APIs.
  • 3+ years of experience with Go, Golang, Java, Python, Ruby, or another server-side programming language.
  • Experience with Salt, Chef, Puppet or other configuration management tools
  • Experience writing and maintaining performant SQL queries.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have experience with Linux systems.