Golang Developer at Lightspeed, Remote, 6 Months, £650 per day (Outside IR35)

£650 per day
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  • Remote
  • May 09, 2024
6 Months or more Finance Information Technology

Contract Description

Mid-Level Backend Software Engineer - Golang

Compensation: £650 per day, Outside IR35
Location: Fully Remote
Duration: 6-Month Contract, with potential for extension


As a Mid-Level Backend Software Engineer specialising in Golang, you will join an agile team within a reputable bank to enhance and optimise our customer-facing financial products. Your role will focus on developing robust backend solutions and collaborating with cross-disciplinary teams to deliver high-quality software that meets the evolving needs of our business.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop and Maintain: Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Golang code.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with product managers, front-end engineers, and other stakeholders to understand end-user requirements and translate these into pragmatic and effective technical solutions.
  • Integration: Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.
  • Optimisation: Optimise existing backend systems for speed and scalability.
  • Documentation and Testing: Document all code changes and developments. Conduct thorough testing to ensure robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Problem-Solving: Address and resolve bugs and performance issues.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience: 2-3 years of software development experience with a strong background in Golang.
  • Proficiency in Golang: Deep understanding of Go programming language, paradigms, constructs, and idioms.
  • Knowledge of Financial Systems: Familiarity with banking operations and financial systems is a plus.
  • Technical Skills: Experience with system architecture and design, particularly in banking or finance sectors. Familiarity with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure), SQL/NoSQL databases, and RESTful APIs.
  • Soft Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

Additional Information

  • This position is fully remote, providing flexibility and convenience for the right candidate. Regular team interactions and participation in sprint meetings are conducted virtually.
  • Opportunities for contract extension or conversion based on performance and project requirements.

Job Type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 9 months

Pay: £550.00-£780.00 per day


  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • Private medical insurance
  • Work from home


  • Go: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: Remote

Expected start date: 03/06/2024