Lead Software Engineer - Golang/Microservices

| Greater LA Area

As a Technical Lead Engineer, you will:

  • Coordinate and communicate across teams that span several areas of the business, including mobile, web, retail, and fulfillment
  • Tackle large projects related to deconstructing a Rails monolith using composable microservices and serverless components
  • Enhance the existing backend systems to improve overall aspects related to high-traffic mobile and web applications
  • Identify current and future performance bottlenecks and bugs through simulated load-testing and chaos engineering concepts
  • Accurately estimate and be responsible for timely delivery of reliable and high quality code using testable patterns
  • Provide mentorship and support to the rest of the team through code reviews and other team processes

We're looking for:

  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Recent experience developing services using Golang, preferably using built-in concurrency patterns
  • Strong background with distributed and event-driven architectures, preferably in containerized cloud-native environments such as AWS
  • Recent experience with both relational and NoSQL databases, as well as caching patterns with Redis and Memcached
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails preferred, specifically with ActiveModel and ActiveJob or similar asynchronous job processing patterns
  • Stays up-to-date with emerging technologies, with the ability to accurately assess technological risk within enterprise production environments

Founded in 2015 and based in Los Angeles, California, GOAT is the safest way to buy and sell sneakers. Whether you’re looking to buy rare sneakers, discover new ones, or earn money by listing sneakers you already own, GOAT is your destination. And with an authentication service, buyer protection guarantee and great customer service, it’s the safest option in the industry. We are backed by some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, Matrix Partners, NEA, SV Angel, Upfront Ventures and Y Combinator. GOAT will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, if applicable.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

8530 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

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401(K)
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Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
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Casual Dress
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Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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