Form3 - Financial Cloud

Form3 - Financial Cloud

United Kingdom

Senior Software Engineer (Go) – 100% remote (UK/EU only)

£60,000-£95,000 / YEAR

We are an award-winning cloud-native payment technology provider for financially regulated institutions. Launched in 2016, we’ve doubled in size year on year as we continue to redefine what a truly instant payment experience means.


Our Software Engineering Team is 100% remote and distributed across 16 European countries. Our engineers?work?within small, agile, self-managed?teams that emphasise best practice and believe quality is everyone’s responsibility. They favour collaborative development and leverage open-source tools and communities, whilst making sure to share their know-how back up stream.


At Form3 you will have the opportunity to design, develop and deploy backend cloud-native services within a containerised microservices architecture. The work is cutting edge, constantly changing and focused on building and operating critical, highly available, low latency, scalable solutions.

Play an active role in introducing new technologies and ways of working to stay ahead of the competition, without ever compromising on quality. Contribute and collaborate with other engineers on technical and architectural decisions. Enjoy end-to-end ownership from concept to deployment, including building and operating infrastructure, toolset and deployment pipelines. Develop your skills, work on cool projects with the latest tech, all whilst working with a talented, diverse and friendly group of people.

Here are a few of the tools and methodologies we utilise:

  • Infrastructure: AWS, GCP, Kubernetes
  • Platform: CockroachDB, Elasticsearch, PostgresDB, Vault, Consul, Linkerd, NATS
  • Tools: Terraform, GitHub, Prometheus,
  • Code: Go, containerised microservices, CQRS, open-source
  • Ways of working: TDD/BDD, Pair Programming, 100% remote, DevSecOps


  • Experience in designing and building complex distributed systems
  • Familiarity with cloud and containerisation technologies, test automation tools and CI/CD pipelines
  • Interest in owning projects end-to-end and supporting them as they go live in production
  • Appreciation of clean code and software engineering best-practice
  • A passion for learning and an interest in Go (previous experience isn’t required), along with a “right tool for the job” mentality
  • Exceptional communication skills who enjoy sharing knowledge and collaborating with others


Our hiring process varies depending on the role and the candidate, but this should give you an idea of the steps you should expect to follow:

+ Phone screen with Talent Team (30-45 minutes)
+ Take home assignment written in Go (approx 4-8 hours)
+ Technical interview with 3 members of the Engineering Team via video-link (1 hour 30 minutes)


  • Kubernetes and AWS Lambda can play nicely together 
    Ed Wilde, Platform Team Lead
  • Infrastructure-as-a-Code in AWS with Terraform
    Kevin Holditch, European Team Lead
  • A modern cross-platform terminal emulator in Go
    Liam Galvin, Senior Software Developer


At Form3 we embrace equal opportunity and are committed to building a diverse team of exceptional individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status and it is our strong belief that the more inclusive we are as a business, the better our work will be.


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