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Lead Go Developer Remote

Lead Go Developer Description

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

We're searching for a Lead Go Developer to join our remote team and spearhead the IAS Backend migration project.

This role entails proficiency in Go language, familiarity with Cloud Platforms, and experience with Google Cloud APIs. You'll be tasked with executing the IAS Backend migration plan to cater to our existing and prospective customers. The plan encompasses the design of a new Backend and the transition from the old IAS Backend to the newly designed one.


  • Leadership of the IAS Backend migration plan for current and future IAS customers
  • Design of the new IAS Backend and transition from the old IAS Backend to the new one
  • Maintenance of the old IAS Backend to cater to existing customers until the new IAS Backend is operational
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams such as Developers, Business Analysts, and QA to guarantee smooth project completion
  • Development and deployment of containerized applications on the cloud
  • Development and maintenance of Cloud APIs, and their integration with Google Cloud Platform services
  • Implementation of Protocol Buffers and gRPC
  • Mentorship and guidance provision to junior developers


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in developing and deploying containerized applications on the cloud, with proficiency in Go language
  • At least 1 year of relevant leadership experience
  • Familiarity with SQL and Database systems
  • Experience in Cloud API development and invocation
  • Strong familiarity with media processing, particularly videos
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform services, including but not limited to GKE, Anthos Service Mesh (or Istio), Cloud Tasks, Cloud PubSub, and others
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Fluency in English, with at least an Upper-Intermediate level of competency for seamless communication with the team and stakeholders

Nice to have

  • Experience with Protocol Buffers and gRPC

We offer

  • Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
  • Health Coverage - Health and wellness are important, that is why we have you and up to four family members in a premiere health plan. We have a couple of options, so you can choose what is best for you and your family
  • Visual Benefit - Seeing your work for us would be a sight for sore eyes. We want your vision to always be at 100% which is why we offer up to $200.000 COP for any visual health expenses
  • Life Insurance Plan - We have partnered with MetLife to offer a full-coverage Ife insurance plan. So, your family is covered, even if you are gone
  • Medical Leave Coverage - We are one of the few companies that cover 100% of your medical leave, for up to 90 days. Your health is the most important thing to us
  • Professional Growth Opportunities - We have designed a highly competitive and complete development process, where you will have all the tools to get where you have always wanted to be, personally and professionally
  • Stock Option Purchase Plan - As an EPAMer you can be more than just an employee, you will also have the opportunity to purchase stock at a reduced price and become a part owner of our organization
  • Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
  • Community Benefit - You will be part of a worldwide community of over 50,000 employees, where you can learn, challenge yourself, stand out, and share your knowledge and experience with multicultural teams!

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