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💻Backend Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Backend Software Engineer

We're a high-performing Product & Engineering team looking for an exceptional Backend Software Engineer to help us progress our ambitious product roadmap. Caruso’s cloud platform helps fund managers manage over $7B of assets, serve over 25,000 investors, and manage more than 300+ funds.
By providing powerful, modern and automated tools to fund managers across asset classes, we're not only helping those fund managers grow their business, but also creating a brighter financial future for all investors.
We're based in Viaduct Harbour (Auckland CBD) in a premium office with a relaxing water view. For more information, please see

Role summary

You will develop services in Go that communicate Protobuf messages over gRPC and through a GraphQL gateway. You'll build on top of our AWS cloud infrastructure, leveraging services such as Fargate, Kinesis, DynamoDB, and more.
Go experience is not necessary. Some of our current team had no experience with Go prior to onboarding at Caruso. If you don't have any experience with Go, an understanding of functional programming and cloud services will help.


Go, gRPC, Protobuf
AWS — Fargate, Lambda, Kinesis, DynamoDB, S3.
DevOps: Datadog, GitHub, Terraform, Docker (all services are containerized)

You might work on

Building systems that settle transactions on our Secondary Market.
Implementing OCR and natural language processing to improve investor onboarding.
Launching Caruso into completely new markets and developing for their specific requirements.
Developing in-house devtools to improve developer experience (DX).


Comprehensive health insurance with Southern Cross.
Enjoy our premium office space with luxury fit-out and water views all within close proximity to Auckland's best bars and cafes.
New workstation package including Macbook Pro, dual screens, Apple peripherals, Airpod Pro noise-cancelling headphones.
5 weeks annual leave after 2 years tenure, 6 weeks of annual leave after 3 years tenure.
Unlimited sick leave.
Generously extended maternity/paternity leave.

How to apply

If this position sounds like a bit of you, we'd love to talk. Please send an email to Ollie including your resume along with any examples of recent work.
Oliver Shaw, Co-CEO
This role is only open to people with the right to work in New Zealand.