Golang Architect

Golang Architect
Riyadh – Saudi Arabia
Full-time (on-site)
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July 15, 2024

Oivan is looking for an architect level Golang expert to join our team, preferably with project experience in Go programming language and ideally in Node.js and Flutter Web. The desired candidate will be responsible for developing the backend side and maintaining the development of a secure visual communication platform dedicated to the government sector in Saudi Arabia.

This position requires continuous travel to Saudi Arabia for six months at a time. The reason for this is due to the high security prerequisite for the client while developing the platform on-site at the customer’s premises.

The salary range for this role is between €7000 – 9000 gross per month including an on-site bonus for working on-site from the customer’s premises.

Join us as you will play a vital role in working with one of our key customer’s while also contributing to Saudi Arabia’s Vision of 2030. Your role fortifies this platform crucial in managing timely information access, advancing the nation’s healthcare innovation goals and aligning with the nation’s commitment to tech-driven progress.

What You’ll Do

As a (Senior) Golang Architect, you’ll develop and maintain the platform’s backend infrastructure. We have one Golang Architect, and the frontend team is about 2-3 people large and based on flutter web application. We have one project manager, and one SIP expert as we are developing a secure platform.

  • Develop and maintain the backend systems and APIs powering the platform, adhering to best practices and industry standards. 
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams (Frontend Engineers, Product Managers, and Designers) to implement new features and functionalities. 
  • Conduct thorough code reviews, identify performance bottlenecks, and propose solutions to improve system efficiency. 
  • Lead initiatives to enhance platform security, ensuring compliance with industry regulations and standards. 
  • Write unit & API tests of the system, ensuring system resiliency and robustness.

What You Have

As a software architect, we prefer that you have:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience. 
  • 8+ years of professional experience in backend development, with a focus on building scalable and robust systems. 
  • Proficiency in Go programming language is an essential for this role, including know how of Kubernetes.  
  • Experience with open-source databases such as PostgreSQL is essential.  
  • DevOps experience is required including containerization technologies such as Docker.  
  • Extensive database knowledge including schema design and query performance tuning.

What We Offer

We care about our employees and we offer you:

  • Housing accommodation in Riyadh and (1x) return flight economy tickets
  • Relocation benefits, and secondment contract with tax-free benefits.
  • Opportunities for growth and enrichment through Grow with Oivan, our internal learning and development departments
  • Line devices Mac or PC within a fixed company budget
  • Team building activities, movie nights, events
  • Insurance covered for the time spent in Riyadh

If you are a proactive and enthusiastic individual with a passion for designing and implementing scalable microservices architecture, and are excited about working on real estate projects, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, as well as opportunities for growth and career development.

Oivan as an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Oivan, we appreciate different lifestyles and cultural backgrounds. We welcome diversity as a strength. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply. On our equitable compensation model, we routinely analyse and close out pay disparities when we find them, including an annual compensation review.

We will prioritise applications in the following order: Finland and then any of our other locations.

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