Team Lead - Senior Back-End Engineer (Go)

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris
  • Master's Degree
  • > 5 years

The company



  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Big Data
  • Less than 15 employees

The job

Team Lead - Senior Back-End Engineer (Go)

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris

This position was filled!


We started PacketAI in 2019 and recently raised 2.1M Euros from top VC’s to fuel our growth. Previously, our CEO built and led a 17 person team for Uber and our CTO collaborated with companies like Google/Huawei during his PhD. We build AI-powered automation solutions for IT infrastructures and are currently working with top CAC 40 companies.

This is just the beginning and we are looking for likeminded folks to join our engineering team. Users of your work will be thousands of system engineers, SRE’s, devOps teams around the world. If you share the same passion, please write to us.

Job description


PacketAI is entering into a new phase after gaining market traction and securing funding. As we evolve, we are looking for an experienced Go Backend Engineer to join our engineering team in Paris.

If you embrace a lead software engineer role that gives you real autonomy to make product/engineering decisions, this is a great opportunity as we are currently building our engineering team. Experience “zero to one” start-up journey and be the key driver of business growth. Have the safety net of competitive salary while enjoying the upsides of equity and career growth.


● Working closely with the founding team to formulate and refine product strategy
● Taking a leadership role as we build and grow our engineering teams. Coach, groom and grow a team of 3 engineers.
● Developing and architecture backend models and logic in Go
● Optimising both frontend components and backend APIs for maximum performance
● Working with the CTO to architect the system
● Research new technologies and ideas

Preferred experience

● Proficient in Go
● Passionate about product development – this includes analysing requirements and asking the right questions to our stakeholders and users
● Strong DevOps skills are a must, including different AWS or other cloud platforms, docker, kubernetes, microservices architecture
● Ability to articulate your design thoughts, and decisions
● Experience with writing testable code and driven by best practices
● Agile development process knowledge/experience
● At least Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields

It would be great if you also have some of the below:

● Knowledge of the ELK stack, or at least Elasticsearch
● Experience working with Python

We also have great perks:

● Awesome compensation package
● Health coverage for you and your family.
● A choice of brand new laptops
● Free lunch allowance,
● Unlimited snacks and drinks
● Spacious office in the heart of Paris with easy transport links
● We know coffee is life. Our building has multiple coffee machines, free of charge


At PacketAI, we are a team of engineers and researchers with a mission to build autonomous IT infrastructures. We believe in a world where IT infrastructures do not require humans to manage them. A world where IT problems are somebody else’s problem, that is, AI. We are creating that world, join us.

Recruitment process

1) 30 minutes phone call interview with our CTO
2) On site interview with our CTO
3) A tech challenge
4) Offer letter



Team Lead - Senior Back-End Engineer (Go)

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris
  • Master's Degree
  • > 5 years
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