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Senior Backend Engineer - Golang

Webook Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 20 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $88k - $120k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job:

Do you want to love what you do at work? Do you want to make a difference, an impact, transform people's lives? Do you want to work with a team that believes in disrupting the normal, boring, and average? If yes, then this is the job you're looking for, webook.com is Saudi's #1 private event ticketing and experience booking platforms in terms of technology, features, agility, revenue serving some of the largest mega events in the Kingdom surpassing half a billion in sales. webook.com is part of the Super-tech Group also consisting of UXBERT Labs, one of the best digital and user experience design agencies in the GCC, along with Kafu Games, the largest esports tournament platform in MENA.

About The Role:

As a Senior Backend Engineer specializing in Golang, you will develop our backend systems, focusing on scalability, performance, and maintainability. You will work in a dynamic environment with other engineers, product managers, and stakeholders to build innovative backend solutions that power our services. This role demands a high level of technical proficiency and a keen understanding of building reliable, secure, and efficient software systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement robust backend services and APIs using Golang, ensuring high performance, reliability, and scalability.
  • Lead code reviews and enhance coding standards and development practices for backend development.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, design system architecture, and define APIs.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues, optimize existing systems for improved performance and ensure system security.
  • Mentor junior developers and promote a culture of learning and innovation within the team.
  • Stay up-to-date with new technologies and trends in backend development to incorporate them where beneficial.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related experience.
  • At least 5 years of professional backend development experience, with a strong background in Golang.
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing RESTful APIs and micro-services architectures.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Knowledge of cloud services (Google Cloud, AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with message brokering services like Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc.
  • Experience building high-performance real-time systems is a plus.
  • Familiarity with network protocols and standards (HTTP, HTTPS, TCP/IP, Websockets).
  • Experience in agile methodologies and tools (Scrum, Jira).
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About Webook

Welcome to webook.com, your all-in-one platform for booking the most interesting events, activities, and experiences. We're dedicated to making fun easy, highly customizable, and 100% headache-free. Discover the best events and activities around you, connect with people, try new things, and take your fun to the next level with webook.com.

Benefits at Webook

    • Creative and friendly work environment
    • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
    • Work on innovative and cutting-edge technology projects