API Backend Engineer Golang
at shiftleft

__DESCRIPTION__We are looking for a talented API engineer who can help us continue to grow our front-end services comprised of Go, GraphQL, and React. Our goal is to create a scalable and performant front end for a rich client visualization. You will help define and drive the API evolution to support the business and user experience.You’d make a great addition to our team if you’re highly motivated, eager to take on big challenges, equally comfortable working individually or as part of a team, and driven to deliver customer value.__About Us__ShiftLeft is a Silicon Valley startup employing innovative techniques to bring clarity and rigor to the security space. We support teams looking to align delivery and security so that they can move even faster with more confidence. Please check out https://blog.shiftleft.io/semantic-code-property-g... for more information!We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are dedicated to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected veteran status. We are deliberately fostering a trusting, supportive organization that embodies a generative culture.----__REQUIREMENTS__* Minimum of 2+ years professional experience writing API services* Languages: Minimum 1 year writing Go (knowledge & interest in learning others a plus)* GraphQL, React knowledge* Comfortable working with go-kit, chi, or similar framework* Clear & constructive communication* PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, memcached/Redis, CDNs* Familiarity with NGinx, HAProxy, Traefik a plus* Familiarity with Docker, Mesos, Kubernetes and similar a plus* Preferred: experience working on a distributed team----__BENEFITS__* Comprehensive health plans* Healthy food and snacks* Culture of learning* Personal time off* Offsites and team gatherings* Supported paid volunteer time* Annual travel conference/credit