Backend Engineer


Current job:
Joined as a Go engineer working on a new Kubernetes Microservices based architecture - gRPC, Golang, Ruby, Kafka, etc
Lead the development of Microservices which handled user information as well as exposing functionality to users of the product via an API
Managed the migration of infrastructure so it sat behind AWS API Gateway + designed the migration to a new authorisation paradigm (Lambda Authoriser)
Worked with Terraform, Lambda, ECR, K3D/K3S, EKS and more
Helped hire and onboard new engineers and encouraged them to make their first PR.
Previous job:
Joined as a Graduate Engineer, then promoted to Distributed Systems Engineer
Had strong influence over specification and implementation of E2E Encryption
Imported our old Ansible infrastructure into Terraform - over 2000 resources
Fixed a bug that eluded others in the company for years, leading to significant AWS bill savings and measurable reliability improvements
Worked on a wide range of technologies, including Ruby, Golang, PHP, Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Amazon RDS, Redis, and more
Code owner of some tools that allowed customers to administer their apps
Designed and owned part of the hiring process for new engineers.


I would like to work for a company that is trying to solve big problems, at large scale. I thrive in environments where I can wear many hats.

Employment Preferences
Expected Base Salary

**,000 GBP

Academic Degree

Total Professional Experience

3 years

Startup Experience

3 years

Big-Tech Companies

no experience

Enterprise Experience

3 years
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