Senior Go Engineer - Backend Lead


If you're looking for a rapid career growth, a flexible working environment and interesting projects that support your continuous learning and development, then look no further.

This leading Australian business is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with commercial experience in Golang to help grow and build out on their flagship product, an evolving fintech customer-facing platform. This company is set to bring positive changes to a multi-billion-dollar industry by giving their retail partners the opportunity to provide value-added services to their customers.

This role sits within their software engineering function in Sydney (25-30 engineers). You will be working on a complex scalable solution that was built in Go from the very beginning by the team that values clean, articulate and concise code, simple API, readable layout and high quality standard. You will collaborate with other Software and Test Engineers, DevOPs and Delivery team. You will be in charge of 5-6 Microservices, will be highly involved in architectural decisions, help mentor mid-level engineers when need be and overall care about a high quality of code and delivery.

The main tech involves Go, Microservices architecture, PostgreSQL, gRPC, some Docker, REST, JSON, Git, AWS, Jira.

As well as interesting, Greenfield projects working with Go, you can also expect: highly flexible working environment (partially WFH if needed), learning opportunities, well-stocked kitchens etc. They offer market leading salaries commensurate to experience.

Key requirements:

  • Commercial experience with Go is a must for this leading position in the team.
  • Proficiency in other programming languages (Python, Java, C and others).
  • Unit and integration testing.
  • Confidence to pitch your ideas and execute them.
  • AWS/Google Cloud/DevOps experience is a bonus but not essential.
  • Financial services or fintech experience would be a bonus too.

For more details about the company and the roles please get in touch with Luda at The Onset on

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