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Golang Software Engineer


World Open Network
Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA
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We are an exciting start-up company founded by proven leaders with repeated success in the technology space. Our newest company is developing a cryptocurrency platform based on an open-source third generation blockchain that we’re creating. Our goal is to set a new standard in security and protection for our end users and community.

We’re looking for a Golang Software Engineer who combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, scalable, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems for the Crypto market place. Reporting directly to the VP of Engineer the Golang Software Engineer makes sure that WON’s services, both internal and externally- visible systems have reliability, rock solid uptime to meet our users’ needs and quick improvement while being responsible for capacity, performance and scalability.

- Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement.
- Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews.
- Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.

Minimum qualifications:
- 2+ years of recent server-side experience in Golang
- Knowledge of web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript (JQuery or AngularJS), WebSockets is an advantage
- Experience working with MySQL
- Experience with Redis, MongoDB or other NoSQL solutions
- Understanding of how to build and consume REST APIs
- Building modular and scalable code
- A sense of humor and thirst for knowledge

Preferred qualifications:
- Interest in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
- Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
- Ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks.

Please provide your personal blog and Github address in your notice of interest.

- Competitive Salary
- Awesome bonus
- 20 days annual leave
- 8 days personal leave
- 100% medical, dental and vision insurance
- Life insurance
- 401(k) and FSA
- Free shuttles between Caltrain Menlo Park and office
- Gym on site, accessible 24/7
- Located on corner of Marsh Road and 101, by the Dumbarton Bridge exit.
- Loads more!

World Open Network

Why Work Here?
Great opportunity to build a platform that will change the world in a positive way!