Senior Golang Engineer

The project is based in the US and helps fans discover and purchase last-minute tickets to live events, providing an extraordinary experience.

With iOS, Android, mobile web, and desktop platforms supporting more than 100,000 events across the US and Canada, reimagining the event ticket experience in a mobile-first world.
As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will be part of the team that builds and supports the engine that powers the experience for millions of customers. Our customer empowers engineers to own the code they write by fostering a culture that believes in unit testing, code reviews, metrics/instrumentation, and pushing code all the way through to production.


  • 6+ years of full-time software engineering experience.
  • Proficiency in at least one backend server language (we use Go, Ruby, and Python).
  • Production experience with database storage systems – SQL and/or NoSQL (we
  • use MongoDB, Postgres, Redis, Redshift).
  • 3+ years of experience working with a major cloud platform (we’re on AWS).
  • Familiarity with Docker and container orchestration systems.
  • Experience working with CI/CD tools.
  • Experience building high throughput, fault-tolerant, distributed systems.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with ad server tech (RTB systems, matching inventory between
  • suppliers and consumers).
  • Experience building microservices and event-driven systems.


  • Work closely with the Product and Client teams to build new features for the mobile and web products.
  • Help design, scale, and A/B test our proprietary algorithms that curate and price inventory to best match our customer’s needs.
  • Develop and maintain reliable APIs (both external and internal facing) that
  • support upwards of 500K RPM.
  • Lead impactful projects end-to-end from ideation to production launch.
  • Influence our customer’s technology and team by giving tech talks and promoting engineering best practices.

We Offer:


  • Annual Vacation – up to 15 unpaid working days within an individual year.
  • Sick Leave – up to 10 unpaid working days within an individual year.

Professional Growth:

  • Dedicated professional training – 50% reimbursement of the professional training cost.
  • Sombra University courses – enjoy a range of learning opportunities through Sombra University. It offers many educational courses, as well as educational lectures on a variety of topics.
  • Sombra Around Tech – community attendance – Sombra unites engineers and experts in several areas: Front-end, Back-end, QA, DevOps, and Вusiness Analysis.
  • Mentorship program – available on request.
  • UDEMY online course platform – stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and programming languages.
  • English courses and Speaking Club – attend English classes twice a week in small groups.

Added advantages:

  • Work equipment (Laptop, monitor, and small devices compensation).
  • Sombra’s referral program
  • If you know someone you believe is a good fit for our cooperation, you can recommend them and get a reward
  • Public Holidays – celebrate 18 statutory holidays in Colombia.
  • Sombra events – Join Sombra’s traditional events (both online and offline).


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