TALENT POOL ROLE: Senior Software Engineer – Backend – Go (Remote)

Disclaimer: This is a “talent tool” position, open to qualified candidates who would be interested in pursuing a career with EFG, and are happy to go through the process, with the intentions of being hired as soon as a role becomes available. The process is no different from our regular roles and you will be assessed as per our usual process for this role.

With more than 25m users playing 30m matches every month FACEIT is the leading competitive gaming platform. We provide gamers the best experience possible by making sure we are always on top of our tech – and continue to deliver industry leading features to our already awesome platform!

The Team:

Our Backend Developers take full responsibility for the design and build of our distributed APIs and microservices, and are currently working on some amazing new features. Our tech stack is based around Golang/Go, GCP, Microservices, Kubernetes – and much more!

Our Developers are divided into collaborative teams that look after various services such as; Matchmaking, Clans, Growth, Monetization and many more – making constant improvements to them. We’re currently working on developing some crazy new features, but are always open to new exciting ideas our colleagues want to share.


  • Current commercial experience with Go/Golang on large scalable projects;
  • Ability to design amazing distributed APIs and scheduled procedures;
  • Experience working within a large Microservices environment;
  • Excellent knowledge of RESTful/gRPC or APIs;
  • Good understanding of Async communication;
  • A passion for video games and esports is a plus;
  • Proven experience working with NoSQL databases would be great;
  • Ability to follow SOLID or DRY principles;
  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes;
  • In-depth understanding of testing;
  • Previous experience working on large complex applications.


  • Flexible working environment;
  • Work with the best tech available;
  • Company book club, and gaming nights;
  • Company (virtual) drinks session every Friday;
  • Quarterly team outings;
  • Your professional growth is important to us. We provide ongoing training opportunities;
  • Best of all Free Premium FACEIT user account.

Contact us

EFG owns a portfolio of brands in different categories. We are leading the industry with numerous online and offline competitions, digital platforms as well as gaming lifestyle festivals.