Backend Developer (Golang and Java)

Remote
Full Time
Digital
Mid Level

 

Back End Developer (Java and Golang)

Location: Remote, Anywhere in the U.S. or Canada

Who We Are 

We are an experienced design and trusted creative technology partner to some of the world’s most ambitious brands such as Google, Amazon, Meta and Uber. We believe in the power of storytelling, human-centric design, and the intersection of creativity with code to further humanity's relationship with technology. We operate fully remote, and our team members enjoy the flexibility of working from anywhere within the U.S. and Canada time zones while keeping a balanced relationship with their personal life. 

At Left Field Labs, our curiosity drives us to seek out uncommon solutions to our shared challenges. Our purpose is to positively impact the human experience with everything we invent. We’re looking for those who can craft unique solutions through empathy.

Interested in joining a culture that celebrates diversity, encourages curiosity, and creates with purpose? Are you the kind of person who obsesses over details, thrives in a collaborative environment, and jumps at the opportunity to take on new challenges? Confident that you’re at the top of your game and ready to invent with others who are at the top of theirs? Check out our open position and let’s talk.

Who We Are Seeking 

We are looking for a Backend Software Developer to work with our Google embedded team here at LFL. You will collaborate with our project Tech Lead, Front-End Developers and other team members to provide sensible, robust and extensible APIs and back-end architecture for a variety of complex software platforms. One part of this role is spinning up multi-tier environments leveraging a variety of storage, caching and state-driven endpoint options. The Software Developer will provide leadership and direction on data modeling and controller code, as well as session management, authentication, authorization and integrations with remote systems. 

What You’ll Need to be Successful 

  • Experience with Golang and Java (3+ years each)
  • Experience with SQL databases (eg MySQL, PostgreSQL) through both an ORM and native SQL 
  • Experience working with microservices and containers 
  • Expertise with RPC & REST API development 
  • Expertise with using package managers and environment tools (pip,virtualenv, npm, yarn) Mac and Linux savvy - Must be comfortable working at the command line
  • Basic working knowledge of HTML5 and modern Javascript/Typescript 
  • Experience writing and running unit tests
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience 

 

Bonus Points: 

Experience with Python

Experience creating and maintaining Docker containers 

Experience with container orchestration tools like Kubernetes 

Knowledge and interest in automation and scripting (including bash scripts)

Experience with NoSQL databases (eg Firestore, MongoDB) 

Experience developing in a serverless cloud environment (AWS Lambda, GCP Cloud Functions, etc.) 

Experience deploying applications to cloud computing services (GCP, AWS, etc.) 

Experience with Graph Database Architecture, such as Neo4j, and query languages such as Cypher 

Prior working experience for an agency or service based organization

LFL is an equal opportunity employer

Left Field Labs is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

Please click on the following links for more information: E-Verify Participation Poster. For more information visit the USCIS’ website: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

Left Field Labs is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and team members regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00). Left Field Labs makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled team members.

Left Field Labs is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

Please click on the following links for more information: E-Verify Participation Poster. For more information visit the USCIS’ website: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

Left Field Labs is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and team members regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00). Left Field Labs makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled team members.

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