Job title: Principal Backend Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Austin, TX
Job published: 2023-08-29
Job ID: 32163

Job Description


Redherd is a bespoke, boutique information security and technology recruiting partner. Our clients and us tackle some of the most complex security requirements of the modern-day cybersecurity industry. We obsess about the details and the subtle intricacies of a given position; therefore only run surgical searches and only approach those who possess the skills required to excel in specific positions. Our candidates come first, and that will always stay at the forefront. After all, you know what is best for you.

Our client is a leading Cyber Security Solutions company aiming to bring the industry's most innovative minds together to unravel the cyberworld's most intricate obstacles and threats. Thus, fulfilling their mission of making the digital realm safer for all enterprises.

They're looking for a Principal Backend Software Engineer to help develop core features and functions that help secure the world, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and develop against a modern technology stack.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work on a modern stack using Golang, Kafka, GCP, Kubernetes, and MariaDB.

  • Designing, building, and testing backend software components in Golang.

  • Writing clean and scalable code with automated tests.

  • Run the production systems as a team.


Skills and Experience

  • Coding and Design

  • Solid experience with Golang

  • Experience with Kubernetes

  • Solid experience with large-scale distributed systems, databases, and infrastructure

  • Proven experience in operating production software

  • 4+ years of experience writing enterprise-level software

  • Familiar with microservices, event-driven, and multi-tenant architectures



  • Bachelors in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or related field



  • Highly competitive salary

  • Employee and dependant coverage on health insurance premiums

  • Employee stock option plan

  • Annual budget for training, certifications, and conferences