Go Developer (Contract) - South West London

£400 - £500 per day
Ref: 193 Date Posted: Monday 13 Jan 2020
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Would you be interested in a 6 month contract with an established, multi award winning Digital Marketing Agency who work with huge household names in the insurance, travel and technology sectors?

My client is looking for a talented and pioneering Golang/Go developer who likes to build and break things, test and learn. The role requires strong technical skills, a passion for learning, and an ability to solve problems.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining scripts, responsive web applications and one large Go based project.
  • Working with the Head of Innovation, building out the strategy and feature-set for the Go based project, working to bring it to market and then iterating.
  • Working alongside designers to implement internal and external feedback
  • Working alongside the Head of Innovation to test-and-learn on some of the harder problems we’ll be investigating.
  • Managing own workload to ensure meeting internal and external deadlines
  • Carrying out QA to investigate, diagnose and fix bugs
  • Writing and maintaining clear and comprehensive documentation to accompany your code
  • Working with other team members to collect requirements and write technical specifications and functional requirements documents
  • Refactoring legacy code and working alongside the development team on internal projects.

Required skills and experience

  • Go/Golang Development
  • Front and backend web development experience including:

o At least one of the modern front-end frameworks (e.g. react, angular etc)

o MySQL, MongoDB or Firebase

  • Strong Go skills
  • Ability to adapt, working in the right language to solve the problem
  • Experience with Linux server administration, deployment and migration strategies
  • Experience in Python (Desirable) 

This is a 6 month contract based onsite in Richmond. 

If interested please apply at your earliest convenience.

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