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Software Engineer II - Backend Go

Kueski

Kueski

Software Engineering
Mexico
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023
About Kueski
Founded in 2012 with the mission to improve the financial lives of people in Mexico, Kueski has grown to be one of the largest buy now, pay later (BNPL) and online consumer lending companies in Latin America. Kueski provides financial services to consumers and connects the Mexican economy through its innovative product ecosystem. This ecosystem consists of Kueski Pay, the company's BNPL product available online and in-store, and Kueski Personal Loans, a direct to consumer loan product.
The company is frequently recognized for its strong, diverse and inclusive company culture. In 2022, Kueski has been named one of the most ethical companies in Mexico by AMITAI, and one of the best companies for both young professionals and female talent in Mexico by EFY. The company has also been named to CB Insights’ Fintech 250 list.
Purpose
As a GO Software Engineer here, you won't just write code; you'll be shaping the core functionality of the financial ecosystem, reimagining how customers and businesses connect and thrive in an ever-evolving digital landscape while bringing financial inclusion to those who need it most.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborative Powerhouse
  • Dive headfirst into collaborative teamwork, supporting and uplifting your fellow team members to conquer our shared objectives
  • Deliver with unwavering excellence, both quantitatively and qualitatively, pushing boundaries and setting new standards in software development
  • Business Insight Champion
  • Immerse yourself in understanding our business, enabling you to make informed decisions and expertly evaluate trade-offs
  • Champion continuous improvement by identifying and prioritizing areas for enhancement in deliverables, practices, and processes, including the relentless pursuit of tackling technical debt
  • Architect of Innovation
  • Be there from the very beginning, actively shaping project analysis and assisting in estimating the complexities of medium to complex projects
  • Bridge the gap between business requirements and technical solutions, weaving your coding wizardry to bring ideas to life
  • Habitual Excellence
  • Approach every challenge with a deep understanding of its core problem, and craft ingenious solutions that drive us closer to our business and team objectives
  • Write code that transforms aspirations into reality, and stand as a guardian against bugs and incidentsIdentify and communicate risks, making sure that our journey is as smooth as it is exhilarating
  • Be a torchbearer for best practices, guiding and mentoring your peers to excellence, and always keeping our eyes on the project's North Star
  • Periodic Mastery
  • Commit to a relentless pursuit of growth and improvement, embracing the ever-evolving technologies, processes, and best practices defined by our teamLeave a trail of documentation in your wake, ensuring that knowledge is shared and our progress is well-documented
  • Thrive under pressure as you troubleshoot bugs and incidents, leading your team to solutions and prioritizing the path forward
  • Stand as the gatekeeper of quality through thorough code reviews
  • Keep a vigilant watch over our systems and services, ready to take swift action when needed
  • Actively participate in team ceremonies and share your wisdom with others, helping to sculpt our collective success
  • Take the lead in technical interviews, selecting future teammates who share our vision
  • Contribute to early discussions surrounding medium to complex projects, helping to dissect and conquer the most challenging tasks
  • Occasional Collaboration
  • When the occasion calls for it, dive into pair programming sessions with your teammates, igniting the spark of creativity and knowledge-sharing
  • Guide the way for new team members as they embark on their journey with us
  • Collaborate with our tech leads and architects, playing an integral role in the evolution of our architectural landscape
  • Propose and champion initiatives for continuous improvement, fostering an environment where innovation knows no bounds

Position Requirements

  • Go Programming Guru
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in software engineering and 2 years using the Go programming language
  • Proficiency and a proven track record in writing code using the Go programming language, demonstrating your ability to leverage its unique strengths and capabilities
  • Technical Wizardry
  • A robust technical background in programming, showcasing your prowess in the art of code creationA profound understanding of the building blocks of exceptional code demonstrates your commitment to craftsmanship
  • Architectural Acumen
  • An impressive track record of software design patterns, proving your ability to construct robust and scalable solutionsA solid grasp of relational databases, laying the foundation for data-driven excellence
  • Hands-on experience with at least one database engine, attesting to your versatility and adaptability
  • API Alchemist
  • Proven experience in integrating, designing, and crafting APIs, illustrating your ability to create seamless interactions between systems
  • A portfolio of deployed and well-maintained software products in production, showcasing your real-world impact
  • Architectural Visionary
  • Familiarity with at least one architectural pattern, such as MVC (Model-View-Controller), highlighting your architectural prowess
  • A history of delivering solutions that thrive through multiple iterations, underscoring your commitment to continuous improvement
  • Holistic Thinker
  • A knack for considering non-functional requirements from the very inception of the design process, ensuring that performance, scalability, and security are at the forefront of your solutions
  • Nice to have
  • Experience with microservice architecture
  • Experience with AWS

You’ll love working at Kueski because:

  • We have a mission-driven culture focused on customer value, teamwork, humility, and integrity.
  • Everyone is expected to have role clarity, career growth, and a personal development plan. Feedback and recognition is embedded in our company processes, systems, and practices.
  • We ensure competitive salary, medical insurance, and wellbeing through ample and flexible time off as well as mental healthcare benefits. Everyone is an owner and eligible for competitive stock options with a company poised for success.
  • We´re committed to building an inclusive and diverse team and we know this leads to incredible work.
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