clients Gojek

Backend Developer- Golang



Job Type



2 to 5 years



Skill Set


Backend Developer

Why you should join Gojek

⚓️ Stable company with a strong employer brand

🎯 Mission-driven, customer centric organisation

🧑‍🏫 Training and mentorship to learn from best in class talent

💰 Competitive salary and Performance bonus

🏖 Paid time off, Flexi-hour policy & Wellness benefits

About the role

  • You have experience in end-to-end back-end development.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximise development efficiency
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends in web technologies
  • Understand the market and participate in product roadmap discussions

Ideal candidate

  • At least 2.5-5 years of relevant software development experience.
  • Proficient in Golang
  • Strong understanding either of HTTP (or gRPC protocol) and serialization formats like protobuf
  • Excellent attitude and passion for working in a team with a doer attitude
  • Experience in producing/consuming and using Kafka
  • Experience in building low latency, high volume REST API requests handling
  • Experience in working with relational databases (like Postgres)
  • Experience in working in distributed caches like Redis
  • Experience in technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, git, terraform
  • Experience working in any cloud platform (AWS, Azure, etc.,) preferably GCP
  • Ability to Get Stuff Done!
  • Good if the person has previously worked on building a User Campaign Management Platform or a CRM platform. You know what it takes to build user segments, schedule campaigns, handle states of the user journeys, integrate with external APIs
  • Experience in NoSQL stores (like BigQuery, Clickhouse, Cassandra) - we use BigQuery
  • Understanding of Metrics and Monitoring of web applications using tools like Cortex, Grafana, or similar.

About Gojek

Gojek is Southeast Asia’s leading on-demand platform and a pioneer of the multi-service ecosystem model, providing access to a wide range of services including transportation, food delivery, logistics and more. Gojek is founded on the principle of leveraging technology to remove life's daily frictions by connecting consumers to the best providers of goods and services in the market.

The company was first established in 2010 focusing on courier and motorcycle ride-hailing services, before launching its app in January 2015 in Indonesia. Since then, Gojek has grown to become the leading on-demand platform in Indonesia, with additional operations in Vietnam and Singapore. The Gojek platform now comprises over 2.5 million driver partners across the region. Gojek is part of the GoTo Group, the largest digital ecosystem in Indonesia, consisting of Gojek, Tokopedia and GoTo Financial.

Gojek is dedicated to solving the daily challenges faced by consumers, while improving the quality of life for millions of people across Southeast Asia, especially those in the informal sector and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Gojek has raised a total of $5.3B in funding over 13 rounds. 


Nadiem Makarim, CEO and Founder of GO-JEK Indonesia

Nadiem worked at McKinsey & Company, Zalora, and Kartuku before founding Gojek. Nadiem noticed as a frequent ojek user that ojek drivers spend the majority of their time waiting for passengers, while clients waste time walking around looking for an open ojek. Gojek was created to address this issue by creating a platform that allows drivers and riders to connect quickly and earn more money. An Indonesian native, Nadiem holds degrees from Brown University and Harvard Business School.

Kevin Aluwi, CEO & Co-founder at Gojek

Kevin has also worked at Zalora before founding Gojek. Kevin currently serves as the CEO of Gojek and is a graduate of the University of South California.

Michaelangelo Moran, Co-founder at Gojek

Michaelangelo Moran is the Co-Founder and Director of GO-JEK Indonesia / Semua Properties Bali / Arc MediSpa / Bali Praia. He studied in UWCSEA then earned a bachelor in BA in Boston University in 2003 and BFA in Web Design & New Media from Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA in 2010. Michaelangelo Moran is also known as DJ Mikey Moran who has opened on stage for major artists. He is also noted for designing Gojek's first distinctive logo and branding the entire company, in addition to working as the business's Brand Director.

Awards and Recognition

  • Top 15 Most Valuable Indonesian Brands 2019
  • Top 3 Brand Performer and Top 3 Most Powerful Transportation/Logistic Brands
  • Top 3 Netizen Choice in Online Transportation
  • The BrandZ Top 15 Most Valuable Indonesian Brands 2019
  • The BrandZ Top 15 Most Valuable Indonesian Brands 2019
  • The BrandZ Top 15 Most Valuable Indonesian Brands 2019
  • The BrandZ Top 15 Most Valu Best Indonesia Mobile App 2015
  • Best Startup Category Work Life Balance
  • Most Admired CEO in Indonesia 2017
  • Most Creative in Solving Economic Challenges 2017