Senior Golang Developer | Nearform | Remote (Brazil)

Senior Golang Developer | Nearform | Remote (Brazil)

Remote Brazil
Application ends: August 18, 2024
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Job Description

This is a contract position for those based in Brazil – the initial contract is until the end of 2024, with the potential to be extended. 

Nearform, a global tech consultancy that specializes in building & designing digital products for enterprises, is actively hiring for a Senior Engineer who specializes in Go. You will join an existing team that needs additional support building state-of-the-art services for a leading commerce company. We’re looking for a person dedicated to shipping quality code that is performant and reliable.

What do we expect from a Senior Engineer? 

As a Senior Engineer at NearForm, you will play an important role in the development process. Our ideal candidate will be proactive and a good communicator who wants to build things right the first time.  We are looking for a Senior Engineer who can help our existing team within an enterprise client deliver quality work on time. You will be responsible for developing and iterating on a complex variety of shared tools used across multiple teams at scale. 

What we are looking for: 

  • Experience in building and improving Golang HTTP services with libraries like Gin, sqlx, and testify
  • Experience with complex PostgreSQL query creation and performance optimization
  • Experience integrating with third-party APIs & two-way syncing
  • Experience with Event sourcing (with CQRS) using downstream event handlers to build projections or queries
  • Experience with AWS EKS (Kubernetes), DynamoDB, Lambda, Kinesis, SQS 
  • Production experience with Terraform configuration and CircleCI build pipelines

Essential Skills

  • 7+ years of experience in professional software engineering
  • Expert understanding of data architecture and design principles 
  • Familiarity with Golang and best practices for reliability


  • Work remotely: we have a genuine dedication to work/life balance.
  • Work flexibility; we appreciate there are more important things in life than work so our flexible working culture allows you to work around what matters – school run, no problem!
  • Positive Company Culture: Join a positive and collaborative company culture that places value on work-life balance.
  • The Wellness Hub: We have a genuine commitment to fostering/improving Nearformers’ wellbeing; we offer resources and support, including a Nearform advice line that offers confidential support for anything from relationship issues to staying healthy.

About Us

At Nearform, we value collaboration and a curious mindset that fuels our dynamic team. With a decade of experience, we’ve achieved meaningful results for our clients while maintaining the agile and transparent ethos of a startup.

Our focus on digital transformation means creating practical, user-centric products that help enterprises enter markets quickly, enhance customer experiences, and reshape workflows. Bolstered by recent investment, Nearform is gearing up to extend its impact to more enterprises.

Despite our global presence, Nearformers form a close-knit community built on trust and camaraderie. Our annual company retreat, in non-pandemic times, brings us together, reflecting our commitment to open-source values and the exchange of thoughts and ideas. Join us at Nearform and be part of a journey marked by innovation and progress.


Inclusion is one of our core values. We don’t discriminate by race, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All persons hired will be required to verify their identity and eligibility to work in the country where employed. We are not offering working visa sponsorship at this time.