[LRUG] [JOBS] - GoCardless is hiring Backend Engineers

Anthony McCabe anthony at gocardless.com
Wed Oct 11 02:38:19 PDT 2017

Hey Everyone,

I wanted to reach out as GoCardless is growing massively and we are looking
for strong Backend Engineers (Junior-Lead/Principal).

GoCardless <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQW0kFUR70E> is a 6-year-old
Fintech startup in Angel and we are one of the fastest growing Financial
Technology businesses in the UK processing £4B (£4 Billion) in payments
through our platform and over 120% year-on-year revenue growth. We’re
bringing Direct Debit into the digital age, building the best system for
taking recurring payments. GoCardless is creating a new international
payments network to rival credit and debit cards. Our mission is to break
down barriers so businesses can quickly and easily take payments from
anyone, anywhere in the world.

As a business we are currently at around 130 people with around 45 in
Product Development (Engineering, Design, Product, Platform). We've
recently completed Series D of funding which now takes us to a total raised
of $50M+. We've hired a new CPTO Carlos
<https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlosgonzalezcadenas/> in January and we are
investing heavily in growing our team moving forward.

We are currently using Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL (some Redis), Golang (to
build our infrastructure platform), Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, Google Cloud
Platform, Docker, Kubernetes, Javascript (React.JS) (just to name a few).

Few companies (and even fewer startups) face such engineering and
operational complexities. We are also working on some extremely interesting
Machine Learning predictive models in online Fraud Detection. The
ecosystems that we are building require smart engineering and the use of
cutting-edge technologies; we solve tough problems, at high levels of

Our Job Spec can be found here
<https://boards.greenhouse.io/gocardless/jobs/163987#.Wd3Q2xNSzVo> and here
<https://boards.greenhouse.io/gocardless/jobs/695539#.Wd3RFhNSzVo> (for

You can see some of the projects we've recently done here;

   - An example of an open source project
   <https://github.com/gocardless/es6-angularjs> for a tool for deploying
   ES6 applications using System.JS and AssetGraph.
   - HTTP API Design Standards guide.
   - Hutch: <https://github.com/gocardless/hutch> a Ruby library for
   enabling asynchronous inter-service communication in a service-oriented
   architecture, using RabbitMQ.
   - Statesman: <https://github.com/gocardless/statesman> an opinionated
   state machine library designed to provide a robust audit trail and data

We have already won numerous awards including:

   - No.11 on the 17th annual Sunday Times Fast Track 2017, TechTrack100
   - The Techies 2017 - Winner Best Place for Developers to Work
   - The Europas 2016 - Nominated for Best Fintech Startup
   - UK Fast 50 Awards (First place FinTech sector & Second place overall)

Drop me an email on anthony at gocardless.com if you want to find out more -
I'd be happy to chat through the roles in more detail and discuss our
excellent comp packages including stock options.


*Anthony McCabe* | Talent Acquisition Manager - Product & Engineering
*We are hiring!* <https://gocardless.com/about/jobs/>

*E*:  anthony at gocardless.com
*D: *https://calendly.com/anthony-gocardless/
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