Backend Engineer - Cloud (Remote)

Istanbul Engineering
Mattermost provides an open source enterprise-grade messaging platform to the world’s leading organizations that allows teams to collaborate securely and privately anywhere. With over 10,000 server downloads / month our customers include Intel, Samsung, Affirm, The US Department of Defense and more. Our private cloud solutions offer secure, configurable, highly-scalable messaging across web, phone and PC with archiving, search, and deep integrations with hundreds of SaaS and on-premises technologies. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, our company serves customers around the world with a distributed organization spanning the globe.

We value high impact work, ownership, self-awareness and being focused on customer success. If these values match who you are, we hope you'll learn more about working at Mattermost and apply!

We are looking for an engineer with demonstrated experience in backend software development with a focus on cloud-native service development in Kubernetes. This role will be responsible for designing and implementing critical parts of Mattermost’s upcoming SaaS product. You’ll be working with and building bleeding edge cloud-native technologies and collaborating with other open source projects such as those under the CNCF.


  • Build services across the backend and infrastructure for Mattermost’s new SaaS product
  • Develop Mattermost’s Kubernetes operator
  • Be an owner of cloud-based services
  • Be a company expert on Kubernetes and drive how Mattermost runs in a cloud-native environment
  • Follow our engineering best practices, and ensure alignment with our Leadership Principles
  • Be a technical project owner, driving projects from requirements to completion stage
  • Write thoughtful and high quality code in Go
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies and tools to solve emergent challenges
  • Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards
  • Required background:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields, or significant professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of previous experience as a backend developer
  • Strong experience with or an ability to quickly become an expert in Go
  • Experience developing cloud native applications for Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of Docker
  • Familiarity with relational databases, particularly MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Preferences:

  • Experience with distributed application systems using HTTP, WebSockets, RPC, pub/sub at scale
  • Comfortable with GitHub, Jira, Jenkins, CircleCI
  • Experience working in open source communities

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