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Golang Architect

Oivan Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 18 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $65k - $115k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Apply from abroad


  • Experience: Senior


About the job:
Oivan is looking for a full-time architect level Golang expert to join our team, preferably with project experience in Go programming language and ideally in Node.js and Flutter Web. The desired candidate will be responsible for developing the backend side and maintaining the development of a secure visual communication platform dedicated to the government sector in Saudi Arabia. Join us as you will play a vital role in working with one of our key customer’s while also contributing to Saudi Arabia's Vision of 2030. Your role fortifies this platform crucial in managing timely information access, advancing the nation’s healthcare innovation goals and aligning with the nation's commitment to tech-driven progress.

What You'll Do:
As a (Senior) Golang Architect, you'll develop and maintain the platform's backend infrastructure. We have one Golang Architect, and the frontend team is about 2-3 people large and based on flutter web application. We have one project manager, and one SIP expert as we are developing a secure platform.


  • Leveraging your extensive experience in backend development, you will architect, build, and optimize scalable solutions to ensure the platform's reliability, performance, and security.
  • Develop and maintain the backend systems and APIs powering the platform, adhering to best practices and industry standards.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams (Frontend Engineers, Product Managers, and Designers) to implement new features and functionalities.
  • Conduct thorough code reviews, identify performance bottlenecks, and propose solutions to improve system efficiency.
  • Lead initiatives to enhance platform security, ensuring compliance with industry regulations and standards.
  • Optimize database structures and queries for improved performance and scalability.
  • Stay updated with emerging technologies and propose their integration where appropriate to elevate platform capabilities.

What You Have:
Our Ideal Candidate Will Fulfill The Following Requirements

  • A bachelor’s or master's degree in computer science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years of professional experience in backend development, with a focus on building scalable and robust systems.
  • Proficiency in Go programming language is an essential for this role, including know how of Kubernetes.
  • Experience with open-source databases such as PostgreSQL is essential.
  • DevOps experience is required including containerization technologies such as Docker.
  • A good command in Linux code is a requirement for this position.
  • Proven track record of leading projects, mentoring team members, and driving technical excellence.
  • Experience working with digital platforms helps is seen as an advantage.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex issues and implement effective solutions.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate in a team-oriented environment.

What We Offer:

  • An international workforce to learn from and grow with – we have a diverse, multicultural workforce with Nordic values.
  • A fair compensation package and a considerable annual leave of 25 days per annum.
  • We support our staff to be with family at the most important time. Partners with a newborn baby can have additional holidays.
  • Medical insurance depending on agreement.
  • Opportunities for growth and enrichment through Grow with Oivan, our internal learning and development departments.
  • Line devices Mac or PC within a fixed company budget.
  • Team building activities, movie nights, events.
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About Oivan

Oivan harnesses the strengths of the web, mobile, cloud, cybersecurity, and blockchain technologies to help our clients to launch transformative digital services. Our international team of digitalization experts manages digital services’ full lifecycle, from design and development to operations and analytics