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Shell Golang Backend Developer in London, United Kingdom


Job Title:

Golang Backend Developer

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Job Description:

An exciting opportunity to showcase your innovative spirit and join a dynamic, forward-thinking team, working on cutting edge technology. Bring your technical expertise and experience as a developer to a role where you’ll have every opportunity to grow your professional experience and make your mark.

Where you fit

This is a chance to join the newly formed Shell IT Engineering team, where we are champion and deliver unique approaches to revolutionize the way Shell designs, builds and launches digital products and services.

Forget the image of traditional, slow-moving, hierarchical corporate environments common within the sector. And instead, think agile, collaborative, performance-focussed teams, exploring new opportunities to tackle complex and real business problems in original ways.

What’s the role?

Joining a proactive, dynamic team of business leaders, product designers, engineers and technology experts in London, you’ll be challenged to think innovatively, working on a wide variety of projects, as you take your place making industry-leading products and services.

As Golang Backend Developer, your primary aim will be delivering high-quality, well-tested code. With the opportunity to showcase your solid and wide background in computer science, from data structures, algorithms to object-oriented design and systems architecture.

Plus, you’ll also get to flex your strong skills in communication to connect and interact with other teams and individuals, as you plan and co-ordinate work and seek feedback.

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Country of Work Location:

United Kingdom

Company Description:

The world faces energy challenges that are becoming more complex each day. We’re looking for people who share our passion for taking on those challenges with cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and a commitment to properly managed risk. Shell develops and operates some of the largest and most complex projects in the world and we always endeavour to work at the leading edge of technical innovation.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Location:

London - Shell Centre


What we need from you

We’re keen to hear from men and women with preferably a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and strong IT experience on application development, project delivery, and support. Plus, we’d also expect to see evidence of your robust knowledge and experience using the Go language. Alongside this, we’d hope to see as many of the following on your CV:

  • Proven experience with distributed systems.

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Experience deploying production applications (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud).

  • Demonstratable experience in implementing highly scalable backend services.

  • Knowledge of when to use a non-relational instead of a traditional relational database.

  • Skilled working with Unix-like systems.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

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