Back-End Software Engineer (Golang)

Recently graduated from 500 Startups Batch 10, Whim is looking to make its key second technical hire. This critical role requires a strong, backend focused software engineer with a well-rounded skill set. Our backend is written in Golang, so a love for Go/concurrent programming is important. You'll need to execute on a variety of challenges, from honing the performance of our backend, to solving issues within our various methods of providing matches, to polishing flows with our mobile front-end.

We are looking for someone who understands the trade-offs between agility and quality, is excited to be a key member of a growing team, and will hustle to deliver in a high-stakes environment. The ideal candidate has written and deployed his/her own apps and has a minimum of 4 years work experience as a software engineer at a reputable startup or tech company.

Email eve (at) trywhim (dot) com to apply.

Experience with the following technologies is required: 


Experience with the following technologies is helpful: 

Objective-C and/or Swift 
Meteor.JS (powers the admin functions of our app) 
Any front-end JS framework, e.g. Bootstrap, Angular, Famous

Other Requirements:

Experienced with Git source control 
BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience 
A passion for pragmatic, fast and beautiful code 
An interest in leveraging technology to bring people together
An understanding and desire to be a part of a highly demanding, fast-moving early-stage opportunity