Go Engineer


We're looking for a strong Go engineer. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Right Balance applies the latest technology and the best engineering practices to help businesses grow. We’re in the top 50 companies to watch in LA.

Project Details

Our client is changing the way consumers purchase and get support for new technology. Is the leading independent, nationwide on-demand technology support platform that provides affordable, same-day on-site and 24/7 online tech support services. Utilizes a network of thousands of independent technicians throughout the US that are hand-selected, vetted, and background-checked to provide a top-notch customer experience for a wide range of services, including computer support, smart home device installation, home office setup, and product sales.

You’ll help to build scalable, robust, rock-solid solutions that provide a smooth customer experience. You’ll be responsible for the design, development, delivery, and support of large-scale, multi-tier distributed software applications and tools.

Innovate with us and showcase your work to millions of users across the United States. The technology stack includes Kubernetes microservice environment, each service with a separate PostgreSQL datastore. We use Kafka to communicate between our microservices written in Ruby on Rails and Go. Our system serves 10 million events per month.

This is your opportunity to do exciting production-grade work in Go. We’re implementing performant dispatch algorithms routing thousands of orders per day. New services and ETL pipelines are developed using the proper design patterns and focusing on efficiency. Join us, it’ll be fun!

What’s in it for you

  1. Work with the latest and greatest technologies.
  2. Learn from the best people. We constantly challenge the status quo, learn from each other, and invent new ways of building a great product.
  3. We actually write automated tests. We take advantage of the latest automation tools like automatic deployments, CI/CD pipelines, and more.
  4. Flexible hours. Just join daily standups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings. Other than that you’re in control of your own schedule.
  5. Work remotely at the comfort of your home or a shared co-working space.
  6. Work on challenging problems, innovate, and have fun while doing it.
  7. Travel around the world. We offer occasional business trips to work with our clients face to face from their offices.

Required Qualifications

  1. 1+ years of full-time hands-on work experience in Go.
  2. 5+ years of full-time hands-on work experience as a Back End Developer.
  3. Upper-intermediate to Advanced level of verbal English.
  4. Proactive communication skills that establish trust.
  5. Passion for building top-notch software applications and tools.
  6. Customer experience mindset.
  7. Experience with unit testing and backend integration testing.
  8. Experience working with other engineers within a team and across teams proactively.
  9. Ability to take product requirements and develop software architectures and designs.
  10. Ability to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve the software as well as build new product features.
  11. Experience managing individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.
  12. Basic ability to troubleshoot applications running in Linux-based environments and in containers.

Nice to haves

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field.
  2. Experience with Kubernetes.
  3. Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed.
  4. Experience in Software Development in one or more general-purpose programming languages including but not limited to C/C++, Java, Python, JavaScript, Go, Rust, Objective-C, and/or Swift.
  5. Big O notation.
  6. Experience with CI/CD (we use CircleCI).
  7. laC experience (we use Pulumi).

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your typical clients?

The majority of our clients are venture-backed startups at the growth stage. Usually, at this stage, the company already achieved a product-market fit and is looking to expand rapidly. That’s where we bring the best engineering practices, strong architecture, and the latest technologies to help companies scale.

What is the length of your projects?

Most of our long-term full-time engagements last multiple years.

What’s your company size?

The Right Balance team is 30+ engineers looking to double it this year. The current client size team is 80+ engineers and more than 325 employees in total.

What happens if the engagement is completed?

Most of our engagements are long-term in nature. That said, if the current project is ramping down, we’ll present you with more long-term opportunities to transition into.

What are your core values?

We value autonomy, grind, empathy, mastery, and giving back to the community. We expect you to be autonomous, working directly with the client to build the best product. We value hard work, helping each other, constant learning as well as open-source contributions, and knowledge sharing.

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