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Go Backend Engineer at Qonto

  • Full-time
  • Remote, EU / Paris / see description

🌏 Location: You can choose to work in a full-remote mode as long as you're within a +/- 3 hours CET timezone.

⭐ Mission: Join us as a Go Backend Engineer to craft polished user experiences, highly scalable APIs and robust banking services, all to help create the finance solution all businesses love.

⚡ Impact: As a Backend Engineer, you will be part of a team of 150 highly skilled back-end engineers from all over the world. You will work closely in cross-functional teams to shape our finance solutions. You will also take part in the direction of our banking product, manage how we will handle our ever-growing user base needs, and deliver high-quality products in a fast-paced environment.

👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As a Go Backend Engineer at Qonto, you will

• Design, develop, deploy and maintain new and existing applications to reach the team’s goals and to meet the stakeholders’ needs
Produce and ship high-quality, well-documented code
• Co-own our services architecture, resilience, scalability and robustness, with respect to Domain-Driven Design principles
• Grow on technical leadership & mentorship of other engineers

Our primary languages are Python, Go and Ruby for backend, EmberJS for frontend, and Kotlin and Swift for our mobile apps. Our platform runs on a Kubernetes cluster hosted on AWS, with PostgreSQL as our database of choice. We're also using Kafka for our event-driven architecture and ELK for logging and auditing, among many other tools, services, and applications.

🤔 What you can expect: our methodology, the Qonto Way

• We highly value the analysis phase on software delivery. We're putting a heavy emphasis on upfront technical designs, team reviews, and smart slicing. You can expect to focus on quality, which we believe drives the velocity our customers need.
• We think success comes from a space where you're given time, support, and autonomy to improve yourself, our systems and our processes. Our lean toolbox enables you to monitor your constant improvements (Kaizen, PDCA) in a collaborative way with your peers and manager.
• Our engineers, working in cross-functional teams, dedicate themselves to one feature at a time.

🤝 Your future department Head

One of our Heads of Backend at Qonto is Guillaume. With a deep background in software craftmanship, he collaboratively shapes the backend vision alongside Gabriel.
Before joining Qonto in October 2020, Guillaume served as an Engineering Manager in fast-scaling, product-driven companies like Algolia.

• What he can bring to you
Guillaume has extensive experience in team management and a strong DevOps culture, and he's enthusiastic about nurturing our engineers' growth at Qonto. You will have the opportunity to work in a team that prioritizes high-quality software. He also cultivates and champions a highly collaborative workplace while embracing ambitious and challenging technical tasks.

🏅About You

• Experience: You have strong experience as a software engineer and have had exposure to architectural patterns of large, high-scale web applications;
• Problem solver: You are a pragmatic and product-driven engineer, with an interest in solving problems and delivering value to customers;
• Impact maker: You want to help build an innovative product used by tens of thousands of users and leave your mark;
• Quality-driven: You follow best practices regarding code quality, testing and code reviews;
• Curiosity: You are a curious and open-minded engineer eager to learn;
• Team player: You have good communication skills, are comfortable working in a team, and can easily work with non-technical colleagues;
• Languages: You are fluent in English.

At Qonto we understand that true diversity isn't just about ticking boxes on a hiring checklist. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick! Who knows? You may have the missing piece of the puzzle we've been searching for all along.