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Senior Software Engineer (GoLang)



Software Engineering
Barcelona, Spain · Madrid, Spain
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

About Gelato
Gelato has built the world's largest and most global platform for on-demand production and fulfillment of customized products. Today, those products are part of huge markets, such as apparel, wall-art, drinkware, digitally printed books, greeting cards. In the future, the market opportunities are endless thanks to new technologies such as 3D printing. We support a new wave of e-commerce entrepreneurs to sell their creativity globally, with a more local and sustainable production. With local production and exact matching of supply and demand, there is no waste, and carbon emissions are reduced. We support a new wave of e-commerce entrepreneurs and the global shift towards local and more sustainable production.

We own no assets - we build the software that connects world-class production facilities all across the world. We have more than 100 production partners in 32 countries. In 72 hours we can reach more than 5 billion people with customized products in a smarter, faster, and greener way.

Gelato Technology
We own no physical production assets, nor servers, instead our asset is a cloud based connectivity platform that enables world-class on-demand production for e-commerce platforms and applications. This engineered platform needs to provide our customers access to more than 130 production partners in 32 countries and includes production plate design, routing to an appropriate partner, finally linking to logistics’ systems for delivery to the consumer. All this in 72 hours and reaching more than 5 billion people and potential consumers in a smarter, faster, and greener way.

The employed technologies range from backends using PHP and GoLang to mobile apps built natively or with hybrid technology, running on cloud services and with a modern CI/CD pipeline. Designing highly-available, fault-tolerant, cost-effective, scalable systems is our passion. We are using TDD, BDD, DDD principles and patterns, and agile methodology. Designing public API for millions of people, integrating with world-class third-party systems, and solving complex engineering problems (Graph, CAP, etc) are only a small glimpse into the tasks.

What you will be doing

  • Using the latest technologies to solve real problems for our customers at a massive scale

  • Collaborating closely with other engineers as a valuable member of a cross-functional team

  • Sharing your knowledge and building creative solutions while helping the team evolve best practices

  • Designing, developing, and deploying backend services with a focus on high availability, low latency, and scalability

  • Taking end-to-end responsibility for the services that are owned by your team, including taking part in an on-call rotation

Who you are

  • A programming language agnostic having 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Having a minimum of B.S. degree in Information Technology or Computer Sciences

  • Proficient in PHP (Symfony) and enthusiastic about working in GoLang.
  • Able to adapt, change and grow quickly as we scale the organization

  • Passionate about engineering practices like agile, continuous delivery, test-driven development, traceability, and observability

  • Growth mentality, are curious and not afraid to be experimental.

  • You share your ideas and continuously improve yourself and the team around you

  • Solid experience as an Engineer designing, developing, and maintaining API driven solutions

  • Strong communication skills, high integrity, and great attention to detail

Possess knowledge and experience, or have an interest in working with:

  • Docker and Kubernetes

  • PHP (Symfony) and GoLang (Go-kit, DDD)

  • Microservices architecture

  • PostgreSQL, BigQuery, RabbitMQ

  • Memcache, Redis

  • ELK, DataDog, Prometheus & Grafana

What it’s like to work at Gelato
We are a customer-obsessed team with the ambition to change the world by connecting technology to the printing industry and making it much more sustainable. Everyone who joins our team must feel genuinely intrigued and motivated by our mission. We expect a lot. We are a driven team with big goals, so we seek individuals who are genuinely passionate about their work and possess an entrepreneurial spirit. Our culture is unique and we live by our values, so it's worth learning more about our culture and how we work before presenting your application.

At Gelato, we pride ourselves on our global presence with 16 offices worldwide, fostering a dynamic and diverse work environment. Rooted in a culture that values collaboration, creativity, and camaraderie, we actively cultivate a company culture that thrives on shared experiences. We encourage team members to embrace this culture by working from our inspiring office spaces at least three days a week, allowing for meaningful connections and collective growth.