Lead Software Engineer (GoLang)


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Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates DigitalX1 DigitalX1
At DarkMatter, we are building an organization of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cybersecurity protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabili...

Systems Engineer

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Engineering and Tech Engineering and Tech
DarkMatter is developing a suite of communication applications covering encrypted voice, instant messaging, email and other in-transit data.  Working in a fast paced environment, the candidate will be responsible for software design, implementatio...

Lead Software Engineer (GoLang)

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

In this role, you will:

  • Design, develop and deploy systems that collect and process large data sets in near-real-time
  • Produce well-tested, well-documented, performance-oriented code
  • Periodically assess existing algorithms, processes, or systems for inefficiencies and provide data driven recommendations for improvement
  • Leverage provisioning systems to build and configure virtual environments to support development and functional testing efforts
  • Construct or develop meta-systems, scripts, or other tools necessary to support development or testing of end-to-end solution
  • Collaborate with cloud infrastructure, quality assurance, or other technical teams to ensure smooth deployment of each product release
  • Be a key contributor to overall architecture, framework and design of end-to-end solution
  • Explain or present designs and constraints to stakeholders and technical teams
  • Collaborate with product owners to understand needs and identify features to address them
  • Work with leadership to define and adapt delivery schedules of features
  • Provide regular status updates to leadership
  • Assist in supporting and troubleshooting deployed systems
  • Participate in code reviews focusing on performance, reliability and maintainability
  • Continuously learn about new technologies and help keep the team informed of industry developments and evolving best practices
  • Contribute to ongoing improvement of programming processes and methodology

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and at least 7-10 years’ experience in software engineering
  • Experience in creating distributed crawling, scanning, or information collection systems
  • Experience in parsing and extracting information from loosely structured data
  • Experience in creating or working closely with cyber security solutions
  • Experience in Golang, Regex, SQL, Postgre SQL
  • Desired : Python AWS, Message Queues and Virtualization and Containers experience

Working in Abu Dhabi

At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working in the DarkMatter Group. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

DarkMatter is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status or disability.

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At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.


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