We are Proximity, a Software Development Company. Our main operation is based on San Jose, Costa Rica, and we have a second delivery center in Lima, Peru.
We focus on providing specialized outsourcing technology services to clients in the USA and Canada, looking for long term, win-
win relationships where we can become an extension of your organization.
This team uses best in class technology to develop low-latency, high-volume, secure, reliable, and scalable services. As a Software Engineer, you will architect and own one or more of the core big data services utilized by other engineering departments.
Responsibilities and Duties
Design, develop, document, test, and debug new and existing software systems and / or applications in Golang (Go)
Act as technical lead for and own applications / services which are managed by our team
Participate in full development life cycle including requirements analysis and design
Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements
Develop and maintain thorough understanding of products and infrastructure; become subject matter expert
Collaborative on feature-based development, code reviews, and releases
Contribute to resource planning and continual process improvements
Mentor your peer software engineers
Ensure that applications / services adhere to quality, security, and resiliency standards, raising the bar when possible
Qualifications and Skills
BS / MS / PhD in computer science, or another STEM field paired with strong computer science fundamentals
5+ years of experience in software engineering, or demonstrated equivalent experience and knowledge, writing bulletproof Golang, Java, and / or C++
Experience with large databases and / or streaming data, such as Postgres, My / SQL, Kafka
Experience with on prem and cloud (AWS) computing
Prior experience as a technical lead of a SaaS system
Ability to scale, troubleshoot, and fix applications / services
Public GitHub repos with plenty of goodies that other software engineers will love
Benefits and Perks
Medical Insurance (Costa Rica) / EPS (Peru)
Work from home
Snacks, fruit and beverages, all free!
Amazing organizational culture
Challenging projects using the latest technologies with clients from the US and Canada
Ping-Pong table and tournaments.