Islamabad, Pakistan Hybrid

Senior Go Developer



Ciklum is looking for a Senior Go Developer to join our team full-time in Islamabad.

We are a custom product engineering company that supports both multinational organizations and scaling startups to solve their most complex business challenges. With a global team of over 4,000 highly skilled developers, consultants, analysts and product owners, we engineer technology that redefines industries and shapes the way people live.

About the role:

As a Senior Go Developer, become a part of a cross-functional development team engineering experiences of tomorrow. You’ll become part of the team responsible for ensuring that our applications adhere to the highest technical standards and that our engineers have the necessary tools and infrastructure to achieve this. We measure engineering excellence through core metrics of software development delivery, which we use to drive initiatives that enable our peer engineering teams to build, test, deploy, monitor, and operate to the highest industry standards.


  • Design and implement complex backend features from conception through to deployment, ensuring they meet strategic business objectives
  • Write clean, secure, highly testable. scalable and well-documented code that adheres to coding standards and best practices
  • Perform comprehensive code reviews to ensure high code quality and facilitate knowledge sharing within the team
  • Actively participate in multiple aspects of the SDLC, including planning, development, testing, and deployment
  • Assist in upholding and enhancing the team's engineering and quality standards, and support team in adopting these
  • Engage in the technical interviewing process


We know that sometimes, you can’t tick every box. We would still love to hear from you if you think you’re a good fit!

Software Design:

  • In-depth understanding of paradigms and principles such as SOLID, and GRASP
  • Proficient in documenting complex software solutions through comprehensive technical documentation and detailed diagrams

Software development:

  • Extensive expertise in Go and knowledge of essential third-party libraries and tools
  • Deep understanding of Go's core internals, memory management, and concurrency mechanisms
  • Deep understanding of RDBMS and NoSQL systems, experience crafting high- performance queries, executing optimizations, and designing database structures
  • Practical commercial experience in developing both monolithic and distributed systems
  • Strong experience with ElasticSearch/OpenSearch (specifically, in the context of AWS)
  • Experience in deploying and managing applications within AWS

Quality Assurance:

  • Advanced proficiency with Go's built-in testing library and comparable testing frameworks and tools
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous quality enhancement on projects through conducting code reviews, establishing quality metrics, and monitoring them

Software Deployment:

  • Practical experience in utilizing application deployment patterns and tools
  • Hands- on experience configuring infrastructure with leading cloud service providers


  • Experience in Ruby

Personal skills

  • Communication is a key. You speak and write in English fluently or at least at upper-intermediate level


  • Following the “said and done” principle
  • Accountability for the own scope of work


  • Proactive in efforts to deliver results according to the expectations
  • Suggesting new ideas, looking for alternative solutions

Self – development:

  • Eager to learn and grow: curios, keen to constant self-development
  • Constantly improving own mastership

Effective communication:

  • Ability to express ideas, thoughts and questions simply, concisely and in a structured way


  • Capability to assess tasks of less experienced colleagues
  • Skilled in constructive feedback providing

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We offer competitive benefits package that includes but is not limited to comprehensive medical coverage, life-insurance, gym membership, fuel, internet and mobile allowances and provident fund
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy license, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globallyFlexibility: Ow
  • Flexibility: Own your schedule – you are the one to decide when to start your working day. Just don’t miss your regular team stand-up
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfill your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

Boost your skills and make a difference with cutting-edge projects, skilled colleagues and the latest tech stacks. 
Join our friendly team and seize the perks of global opportunities, a dynamic environment and well-known customers.

Be bold, not bored!

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. Can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.


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