Back-end Engineer (Go) in HumanForest


This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in: Santiago
| Semi Senior | Full time | Programming

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HumanForest is London's only truly green shared eBike company (B-Corp accredited). We bridge the gap between affordability and sustainability, using our advertising revenue to offer all users 10 minutes free cycling daily on our truly green eBikes.

We have just raised a Series A funding round to double our fleet size in London, continue investing in our digital marketing proprietary tech, and start our international expansion plans. These are exciting times to be involved in this industry and HumanForest is leading the way with a renewed approach blending AdTech with Micro-mobility. This is a truly unique opportunity to join a fast-growing company that is rethinking the way we move around cities!

Please note: our company is based in the UK and has Chilean Founders.
*This job is based in Chile (candidate must be based here), and reports to the team in Chile and the UK. Spanish and English fluency is mandatory.

Job functions

The Backend Developer will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining high-quality, scalable, and secure backend APIs for HumanForest’s new SaaS advertising application using the Go programming language. They will work closely with the product team to understand requirements and develop APIs that meet user needs. They will collaborate with other developers, DevOps engineers, and stakeholders to deliver high-quality software products.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in backend development. Past experience working on SaaS or advertising platforms is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of Go web frameworks like Go Chi, Echo, or Gin.
  • Strong knowledge of API design principles, versioning, and best practices.
  • Proficient in designing and implementing RESTful APIs
  • Familiarity with Auth0 and JSON Web Tokens for authentication and authorization.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Strong understanding of Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration.
  • Fluent in English to communicate effectively with the UK team.

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with front-end technologies, such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of application security, including secure coding practices, encryption, and data protection.
  • Familiarity with messaging and event-driven architectures.
  • Understanding of Content Delivery Network (CDN) services and their integration with web applications.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) tools and practices.
  • Experience with Terraform for infrastructure management.
  • Experience working with Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of CDN best practices and experience in implementing them.
  • Experience using project management and collaboration tools like Linear, Jira, Trello, or Asana.
  • Experience deploying applications on GCP, and familiarity with other platforms (Vercel, Railway, Render).

What will you get in return?

  • Play a key role in the transformation of sustainable urban mobility in our cities
  • Competitive compensation plan (base plus commission) with plenty of development opportunities and significant Equity Options
  • Scale with a rapidly growing organisation, working with a team of fun, experienced and motivated individuals
  • Private Health Insurance plan
  • 20 days holiday plus your birthday

Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Partially remote You can work from your home some days a week.
Health coverage HumanForest pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Computer provided HumanForest provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal HumanForest gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy


This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in Santiago (Chile).

About HumanForest

HumanForest is on a mission to build cleaner, happier and healthier cities for all, reForesting our urban environment, one e-bike at a time. — HumanForest's full profile

Back-end Engineer (Go)
HumanForest • Santiago
This job takes place some days from home and others at the office in: Santiago
Requires applying in English