Junior or Intermediate Back-end Developer, Go

Posted 4 days ago
Main Location
Halifax, Canada
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Manifold is helping developers break free from the closed ecosystems of the cloud and into a more open, standards based community of services and APIs. Our marketplace connects applications, wherever they are hosted, to independent cloud services made by developers who care.

We are looking for a collaborative Go developer to help us develop our quickly-evolving web platform and iterate on new features.

Our partially distributed team is fun-loving, knowledgeable, and extremely productive. We're organized to let you explore and grow a variety of skills and capabilities, with many chances to create a significant impact. Many of us have strong ties to the open-source world, and have experience building tools at companies like Heroku, Red Hat, LinkedIn, and Canonical.

We value diversity and supporting a distributed culture. Gender diversity is currently about one quarter. About half of the company work outside of the home Halifax, Canada office, including product, software development, and design leaders.


What you'll doResponsibilities
  • Improve your skills in a culture that encourages you and the entire company to grow as developers, teams, and people.
  • Become a model for building well-architected, performant, well-tested, and understandable code.
  • Manage technical debt. Help us find the right corners to cut for speed, and the right problems to invest in for maintainability.
  • Be passionate about our mission, and help us imagine Manifold's future. Work closely with design and product in short design-first iteration.
  • Be curious. Learn, practice, share, and improve our knowledge and best practices in technologies, security, software development, design and collaboration.
What you'll needQualifications
  • Strong communication skills with a team centric approach to discussion and decision-making. Empathy and respect for others, with "strong opinions loosely held."
  • The ability to be productive in Go, Git, GitHub, and the terminal. Knowledge of microservices is also very valuable.
  • Enough experience deploying and operating server-side code that you have empathy for the users of our service is extremely nice to have.
  • Devops experience is very nice to have. Kubernetes experience is especially nice to have. Experience extending Kubernetes would be amazing.
  • Experience working in a global, distributed team is very nice to have.
  • Our frontend is written in React; React experience is nice to have.
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