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Lead Go Developer Remote

Lead Go Developer Description

Our remote team is looking for a Lead Go Developer.

You will be primarily involved in designing, developing, and maintaining features that improve developer productivity. Moreover, your responsibilities will extend to the development of REST APIs and contribute to our overall API framework. As the Lead Developer, the overview of Platform Engineering falls under your domain, including the implementation of best practices across our applications, guiding junior team members, and working on cloud-operational support services. Our team composition includes a DevOps architect and other DevOps members with whom you'll collaborate to ensure the best practices in our applications and spearhead initiatives like CI/CD and enterprise monitoring.


  • Feature creation and maintenance to enhance developer productivity
  • Development and deployment of next-generation internal developer platform components
  • Suggestions for boosts in system reliability, efficiency, and quality
  • Collaboration with diverse cross-functional product teams
  • Regular updates on key technology and framework trends like Kubernetes, Docker, ELK/Prometheus, etc
  • Ownership of Platform Engineering, including mentorship of junior team members
  • REST APIs development and contributions to the broad API framework
  • Use of various open software for Developer Platform development


  • A minimum of 5 years' experience with API and web services creation using Go Language
  • Evidence of successful leadership and management of developer teams
  • Hands-on experience with microservices development and container-based software using Docker/Kubernetes and other similar technologies
  • Familiarity with Cloud Services API, primarily concerning reliability and security
  • Proficiency with Amazon Web Services, including resources like EC2, VPC, ELB, S3, and CloudFormation
  • Understanding of application performance enhancement, memory management, and scalability
  • Ability to design high-scale, distributed systems applying numerous open-source technologies
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to interact with diverse cross-functional teams
  • Upper-intermediate or higher English fluency, both verbally and written

Nice to have

  • Previous exposure to GCP and/or Azure
  • Experience with end-to-end automation of CI/CD pipelines
  • Proficiency with monitoring tools, e.g. ELK/Prometheus or others

We offer

  • Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
  • Health Coverage - Health and wellness are important, that is why we have you and up to four family members in a premiere health plan. We have a couple of options, so you can choose what is best for you and your family
  • Visual Benefit - Seeing your work for us would be a sight for sore eyes. We want your vision to always be at 100% which is why we offer up to $200.000 COP for any visual health expenses
  • Life Insurance Plan - We have partnered with MetLife to offer a full-coverage Ife insurance plan. So, your family is covered, even if you are gone
  • Medical Leave Coverage - We are one of the few companies that cover 100% of your medical leave, for up to 90 days. Your health is the most important thing to us
  • Professional Growth Opportunities - We have designed a highly competitive and complete development process, where you will have all the tools to get where you have always wanted to be, personally and professionally
  • Stock Option Purchase Plan - As an EPAMer you can be more than just an employee, you will also have the opportunity to purchase stock at a reduced price and become a part owner of our organization
  • Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
  • Community Benefit - You will be part of a worldwide community of over 50,000 employees, where you can learn, challenge yourself, stand out, and share your knowledge and experience with multicultural teams!
  • Are you open to relocation? - If you want to relocate to another country and we have the right project, we will assist you every step of the way, to help you and your family, reach your new home