Senior Go Developer wanted in Amsterdam - help us rebuild a web game platform for 30m users (Go, Kubernetes) 👾🏖


As a Senior Back-End Developer, you will be joining our experienced development team, and be responsible for the infrastructure and code powering a game platform that brings fun to tens millions of users. You’ll build features in Go and continuously deploy to our high-performance microservice infrastructure on AWS. You own your microservices, so we’re willing let you experiment with other languages from time to time as well.

Your challenge:

  • Support, develop and enhance highly scalable and highly available infrastructure in Amazon AWS.
  • Create microservices in Go and Node.js. Experiment with other technologies as you see fit.
  • Design, build and maintain the new backend of the Poki Platform, allowing it to grow from 30 million to 100 million monthly active users and beyond.
  • Maintain stability and scalability of an infrastructure handling over 100,000 concurrent active users.
  • Unify our code base and separate front and backend with low-latency web API’s.
  • Build and continuously deploy features for tens of millions of users around the world.
  • Work with large sets of data and contribute to our machine-learning recommendation algorithms.

Our stack:

  • Microservices on AWS
  • We just switched from PHP to Go on the back-end
  • React and Redux on the front-end, Node.js for server-side rendering
  • Gitlab for CI, unit tests and deployment
  • Docker for containers
  • Kubernetes for cluster orchestration