Senior Golang Developer

Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Reference 1191643

Location Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Industry IT - Software Engineering

Function IT & Telecoms

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 18, 2023

Airswift is seeking a Senior Golang Developer for a fully remote, full-time permanent position with an international software development and IT outsourcing company. This position requires working with a multinational team, collaborating on software development projects.


  • Back-end development to meet customer’s business needs and implement components according to modern software development environment (cloud-based platforms, microservice architecture, etc.);
  • Taking part in the decision-making process in design application architecture, solution development, architecture and code review;
  • Develop and review feature design documents and provide inputs/update to specifications for the solution;
  • Design and implement a set of various types of tests (unit, integration, functional, etc);
  • Proactive position in solution development, processes improvements;
  • Working in an international distributed team in an Agile environment;
  • Communicate with PMs, engineers, Architects, QA and other colleagues and stakeholders;
  • Delivering the product roadmap and plannings;
  • To use high coding standards, software best practices and write highly testable, automatable and performant code over the whole SDLC.


  • Experience in software development for more than 5 years;
  • Excellent knowledge in Computer Science, Computing Theory:
    • Paradigm & Principles (OOP, SOLID, DDD, TDD, BDD);
    • Database theory (RDBMS, NoSQL);
    • Code testing practices;
    • Algorithms;
    • Data structures;
    • Architectural, Enterprise and Design Patterns;
    • Microservices architecture, SOA;
    • Autoscaling, monitoring, alerting approaches;
    • Security patterns, Reverse engineering resistance, Common attacks types (OWASP);
  • Understanding of network interactions:
    • protocols;
    • conventions (e.g. REST, RPC);
    • authentication and authorization flows;
    • standards and practices (e.g. oAuth, JWT);
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in Golang (more than 5 years);
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • Microservices architecture;
    • REST API development;
    • Web application frameworks, Testing frameworks, ORM;
    • RDBMS (e.g MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL);
    • Key-value storages (e.g. Redis, Memcached);
    • Messaging systems (e.g. RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, Active MQ, Google Pub/Sub);
    • Version control systems (GIT);
    • Cloud computing platforms (Google Cloud Platform);
    • Integration with 3rd party solutions;
    • Docker;
    • Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Gitlab Pipeline, Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo);
    • Builders;
  • Experience with:
    • Troubleshooting, profiling and debugging applications;
    • Creation software architecture and design of complex applications, platforms, microservices solutions;
    • Agile software processes and technologies;
    • Code Review process;
    • Refactoring process;
  • Fluent or Upper-Intermediate English;
You can:
  • Perform a broad range of complex technical or professional activities, in a variety of contexts. Investigate, define, and resolve complex issues.
  • Able to work in distributed cross-functional teams effectively.
  • Influence customers and team members on the project level.
  • May supervise others or make decisions which impact the work assigned to individuals or phases of projects.
  • Plan, schedule, and monitor own work (and of others where applicable) competently.
  • Have learning agility (readiness for challenge and being open to change)


  • Experience in software development for more than 8 years;
  • Certifications on:
    • Cloud computing platforms (AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure);
  • Understanding of orchestration and containerisation (e.g. Kubernetes, Swarm);
  • Knowledge in Deployment patterns;
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, ElasticSearch, CouchDB);
    • Experience with Search Engines (e.g. ElasticSearch, Azure Search, Apache Solr);
    • Provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform, Ansible);
    • Quality tools (e.g. SonarQube);
  • Experience with web architecture at scale (20krpm and above)
  • Experience with "NoSQL" data backends (Redis, MongoDB, ElasticSearch)
  • Experience solving logistical problems with software.

What's in it for you?

  • Close cooperation with the client;
  • A constant flow of new projects;
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks;
  • Ability to influence project technologies;
  • Projects from scratch;
  • Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills;
  • European management style;
  • Continuous self-improvement.

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