Senior Backend Engineer – Golang

The Fastest-Growing Online Grocery Marketplace

Geekhunter is hiring on behalf of our client: the fastest-growing online grocery marketplace in South-East Asia and Asia’s Best Company to Work For 2019. Headquartered in Jakarta, they have expanded to major cities in three countries and now operate in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Every day, the company’s team delivers the #FreshlyHandpicked quality groceries to thousands of customers.

What You’ll Love:

In terms of structure, you will be working in a cross-functional and self-organized team. From day one, we believe in “no silos” as an achievable goal. The company does need the “right” engineers—those who are willing to collaborate, who value direct feedback, dare to challenge assumptions, and believe in continuous improvement. The company knows very well that when you create a product for everyone, you have to involve everyone. That is why at Company, the team values inclusion over elitism, skills over credentials.


  • Employee discounts
  • Medical, Dental, and Maternity insurance
  • Health allowance for health activities and health-related items
  • LinkedIn Learning access
  • Work-from-home days
  • 12 days of paid leave per year, annual 3-country conferences
  • Free Zumba/Yoga for girls, Futsal for boys
  • Lactation room for working mothers

Job Descriptions:

General Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing new features for our backend
  • Supporting and maintaining existing codebase
  • Writing clean, maintainable and efficient code
  • Contributing in all phases of the development life cycle in an agile environment
  • Driving continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works on complex feature sets and breaks them down into smaller tasks in order to speed up customer value delivery
  • Having a great balance between pace and perfection. Means that, considering the trade-off between the total time spent in creating the perfect code, versus delivering other efficient products
  • Identify and help other engineers to resolve blockers and support the deliverable
  • Leading the deliverable of an end-to-end complex feature
  • Provide technical advice and involve in technical decisions that impact other teams or company at large
  • Research and propose new technology or engineering practice

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science
  • min 5 years working experience in Backend programming environment
  • Strong knowledge of Go programming language, paradigms, constructs, and idioms
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial.
  • Knowledge of common Go routine and channel patterns
  • Familiarity with Go frameworks and tools which includes: Dependency management tools (i.e. Godep, Sltr), Go’s template language, Go’s code generation (i.e. Stringer), Go web frameworks (i.e. Revel), and router packages (i.e. Gorilla Mux)

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