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Hybrid Backend Engineer Backend Engineer with verification

Typeform · South Africa · Hybrid

About the job

Who we are

Typeform is a refreshingly different form builder. We help over 150,000 businesses collect the data they need with forms, surveys, and quizzes that people enjoy. Designed to look striking and feel effortless to fill out, Typeform drives 500 million responses every year—and integrates with essential tools like Slack, Zapier, and Hubspot.

About The Role

As a Backend Engineer at Typeform, you'll be responsible for contributing code to microservices written in GoLang, utilizing HTTP calls for inter-process communications (IPC), and implementing Kafka or SNS/SQS as middleware. Working closely with our Product Team, you’ll champion engineering excellence, as you create beautiful and secure features and functionalities for our customers, which enhances their user experience.

Things you will do:

  • Contributing code to projects that require backend work (in Golang)
  • Improve existing code bases to be more scalable and reliable
  • Reacting to monitoring alerts and triaging accordingly to resolve issues (even after hours)
  • Proposing solutions to code or architectural problems in a high-traffic environment
  • Doing Root-Cause-Analysis (RCA) exercises and leading/contributing to postmortems for incidents.
  • Helping and training peers
  • Being part of an on-call rota to react to any alerts our monitoring system raises during and outside office hours.

What you already bring to the table:

  • University degree in a related field
  • Experience in a high-traffic distributed architecture
  • Experience writing architectural documentation
  • Experience with our core technologies: GoLang, Cloud providers, and Messaging systems
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills

Extra awesome:

  • Experience working in a remote company or a startup.
  • Previous working experience with Kafka, Terraform, Kubernetes, & Elasticsearch
  • Typeform drives hundreds of millions of interactions per year, powering conversational, human-led experiences all over the world. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not tolerate discrimination and harassment of any kind, regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We believe that by celebrating our differences, we can win together.