Senior Backend Engineer - Go

Full Time
We are seeking a highly-skilled Senior Backend Engineer to produce and implement functional software solutions. You will work with upper management to define software requirements and take the lead on operational and technical projects. In this role, you should be able to work independently with little supervision. You should have excellent organization and problem-solving skills. If you also have hands-on experience in software development and agile methodologies, we’d like to meet you. Your goal will be to develop high-quality software that is aligned with user needs and business goals.


  • Develop an event-driven data pipeline to process the IoT data
  • Design and build a suite of web services to support web and mobile apps
  • Design a system that can accomodate a high volume of IoT sensor data
  • Visit and work with customers to design solutions that fit their business needs
  • Operate the services in production
  • Develop automated tests for everything that goes into production
  • Develop CI/ CD pipelines to deploy the different services
  • Focus on using the appropriate technologies for Machine Max rather than trying to build Netflix from day one.
  • Work in an agile environment
  • Devops: Infrastructure-as-code describe the infrastructure in terraform
  • Work with Google Cloud Platform
  • Work on a modern technology stack without legacy code

You are

  • An entrepreneurial software engineer who’s motivating by getting a product into customers’ hands
  • At least a couple of years’ commercial Go engineering experience
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and continually improve
  • Experience of agile processes
  • Willingness to operate across the stack from data engineering to backend to devops
  • Desire to work as part of a team:  collaborating with product, design and business functions
  • Enjoy solving difficult technical challenges 
  • Driven to deliver high-quality code with a focus on automated testing
  • Continually looking to reduce the complexity of the systems
  • Interested in contributing to the Machine Max’s business and commercial strategy

The benefits

  • Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
  • We really value the personal development of our team, and focus heavily on enabling opportunities for growth. 
  • A co-working office space in London Bridge  
  • 25 days holiday
  • Flexible working between the office and home
  • Private healthcare

Apply today

Do you think you’re just the person we’re looking for? Apply for this role today and we’ll get in touch with you as soon as we can.