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Paddle • UK - Remote

Senior Software Engineer - Go

Employment type:  Full time


Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

What do we do?

Paddle offers SaaS companies a completely different approach to their payment infrastructure. Instead of assembling and maintaining a complex stack of payments-related apps and services, we’re a Merchant of Record for our customers. That means we take away 100% of the pain of payment fragmentation. It’s faster, safer, cheaper, and, above all, way better.

We’re backed by investors including KKR, FTV Capital, Kindred, Notion, and 83North and serve over 3000 software sellers in 245 territories globally.

The Role:

As a Senior Software Engineer within our Customer Data team, you will play a key role in developing our import systems which will facilitate seamless migrations for customers to our new Billing platform. You'll also be instrumental in improving our invoicing product, refining reporting processes and optimising our search systems. You’ll be involved and provide input for new projects relating to our customer’s data.

You’ll collaborate with multiple teams, alongside engineers, product managers, and designers. Getting involved in a wide range of areas which will provide you with plenty of opportunities to develop your own skills and ultimately grow your career as a valued member of the engineering team.

Tech stack:

  • Go for our new services

  • PHP/Laravel and Python/Django for our classic system

  • Docker in production and local development

  • AWS ECS Fargate and AWS EKS for our runtime

  • AWS SQS for our asynchronous message queues

  • AWS Eventbridge for our event bus

  • Aurora MySQL and PostgreSQL for persistent data storage

  • Redis for key/value store

  • Terraform for resource management

  • Cloudflare for our firewall and DNS server

What you'll do:

  • Be a part of our Customer Data team, working on areas such as imports, invoices, tax, reports and search

  • Develop applications using Go, with some occasional support of our PHP codebases

  • Develop and work with high traffic APIs used by hundreds of thousands of users per month

  • Collaborate on features to a high standard, pairing with other engineers when necessary, as well as working independently

  • Practice DevOps, you’re responsible for getting your code to production, supporting and monitoring its performance via SLOs

  • Use the latest AWS services available to run your code

  • Test your and your team’s code, both manually and with unit and integration tests where applicable

  • Help design a stable platform to support continuous growth

  • Mentoring and coaching other engineers

We'd love to hear from you if you:

  • Have a solid development background with Go

  • Bonus points if you have experience working with PHP

  • Have experience designing and building distributed systems to handle high traffic at scale in a microservice, cloud-based environment in AWS

  • Are someone who enjoys collaborating with our technical and non-technical departments

  • Have a proactive attitude towards finding ways to improve the code and team processes

  • A strong understanding of the development process - from design through to deployment, maintenance, and what that means for day-to-day development

  • Are someone who takes pride in what you build

  • Are interested in what new tools and techniques you could introduce to us!

Everyone is welcome at Paddle

At Paddle, we’re committed to removing invisible barriers, both for our customers and within our own teams. We recognise and celebrate that every Paddler is unique and we welcome every individual perspective. As an inclusive employer, we don’t care if, or where, you studied, what you look like or where you’re from. We’re more interested in your craft, curiosity, passion for learning and what you’ll add to our culture. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t match every part of the job ad, especially if you’re part of an underrepresented group.

Please let us know if there’s anything we can do to better support you through the application process and in the workplace. We will do everything we can to support any accommodations needed. We’re committed to building a diverse team where everyone feels safe to be their authentic self. Let’s grow together.

Why you’ll love working at Paddle

We are a diverse, growing group of Paddlers across the globe who pride ourselves on our transparent, collaborative and respectful culture.

We live and breathe our values, which are:

Exceptional Together

Execute with impact

Better than Yesterday

We offer a full suite of benefits, including attractive salaries, stock options, retirement plans, private healthcare and well-being initiatives.

We are a ‘digital-first’ company, which means you can work remotely, from one of our stylish hubs, or even a bit of both! We offer all team members unlimited holidays and enhanced parental leave. We invest in learning and will help you with your personal development via constant exposure to new challenges, an annual learning fund, and regular internal and external training.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Work from anywhere scheme
Unlimited annual leave
L&D budget
Equity packages
Work from home stipend
Mental Health Support
Office disability facilities
Faith and meditation space
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Paddle

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, UK

Funding levels


Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
SaaS & Software

SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023
1st – Medium companies

1st – Medium companies

Flexa100 2023
Saas & Dev Software

Saas & Dev Software

Industry awards 2022

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