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Financial Times Senior Golang Engineer

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Financial Times Senior Golang Engineer

Xoomworks Technology

Xoomworks is a consulting and technology company that specialises in Procurement Technology, Digital Innovation and complex bespoke software solutions development, founded in the UK 20 years ago. We help technology driven companies release great products to market quicker and to innovate faster than their competition. Xoomworks teams have strong capability in the latest open source, web, mobile and data technologies and deep expertise in the media, financial and gaming business sectors.


What differentiates us?

  • One Team Approach

“Any problem is a shared problem” mentality. It is our signature. It shapes the cornerstone of great teamwork and successful partnerships. Enjoy being trusted, respected, and supported.

  • Freedom

We encourage our people to express opinions and take ownership. Xoomworks provides flexible and relaxed environment with care of each individual needs. Free home policy, no micromanagement, 6 days for self-learning.

  • Impact

The outcome is important to us especially in terms of using our expertise to create sustainable and savvy solutions.


Financial Times in partnership with Xoomworks, have established a research and development centre in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations. They are recognised globally for their authority, integrity and accuracy. Financial Times provide a broad range of essential services, including news, comments, data and analysis, to the growing audience of internationally minded business people.


We are currently looking for Golang Software Engineer to join Xoomworks and become part of the Financial Times team.


The role:

  • Work directly with product owners and senior stakeholders to fully shape solutions from inception to deployment and beyond
  • Work within (with an opportunity to lead) a team of engineers in an agile delivery team
  • Design and implement low maintenance, well monitored, secure and scalable solutions to customer problems
  • Design, build and operate solutions, from cradle to grave, which meet both functional and non-functional KPIs
  • Understand and play an active part in designing the architecture, tooling and release cycle processes used by the engineering teams across Product & Technology
  • Contribute to company-wide processes, frameworks and guidelines
  • Develop a close relationship with our customers and provide operational support




  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • High proficiency with one of the two programming languages Go and Java, but we are open to people willing to learn Go even if they don’t have Java proficiency
  • Proficiency using cloud infrastructure providers such as AWS or GCP
  • Experience i n provisioning cloud infrastructure as code
  • Good understanding of the principles and trade-offs of a microservices architecture
  • Experience with monitoring of production systems
  • Experience in using third party solutions
  • Being able to mentor other team members
  • Being able to establish and be promoter of good code practices
  • Being able to architect and lead the development of solutions based on functional requirements


  • Experience with graph databases
  • Experience with Kubernetes & Helm
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Proficiency using Docker


We offer:

  • Competitive salary and compensation package
  • Additional health insurance package
  • Work in a well-established and growing international company
  • Work on projects with some of the world’s leading companies
  • Open and friendly working atmosphere, stable work environment, positive office culture
  • Personal training plan (annual goals and budget)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free Home Office policy


You think you have unique qualifications that make you the right candidate for us? Simply send us your resume. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted!

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