CLOSED: Go Developer for Opera

In this recruitment, Opera is cooperating with Nu Creatives, and we ask that you send your application to Nu Creatives, according to the instructions below.

Opera is one of the original browser vendors with more than 350 million people using their browsers. They have a very strong brand and a thriving user base, particularly on mobile platforms in emerging markets across the world.

The Job

Join an exciting new project aiming to become the leading mobile payment platform in Africa. The team, based primarily in Gothenburg, Sweden, is built up from experienced engineers from browser teams as well as mobile payment specialists.

We are looking for a great Go developer who possesses a strong understanding of how to best leverage the language’s unique paradigms, idioms, and syntax. Your primary focus will be on developing code that is scalable and maintainable. You will also ensure that the code has extensive test coverage.


  • Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent experience, with a keen interest in technology
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as being creative and curious
  • Autonomous working style, with eagerness to improve systems, processes, and yourself.
  • Strong Go skills, including:
    • An understanding of modern Go development and passion for quality
    • Writing scalable, robust, testable, efficient, and easily maintainable code
    • Playing a key role in architectural and design decisions
  • A good sense of usability, attention to detail, and polish
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken


  • Strong knowledge of Go programming language, paradigms, constructs, and idioms
  • Knowledge of common Goroutine and channel patterns
  • Experience with the full site of Go frameworks and tools, including:
  • Dependency management tools, such as trash
  • Go’s templating language
  • Writing unit and functional tests
  • Popular Go web frameworks, such as Gin
  • Ability to write clean and effective Godoc comments
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git


This is a permanent job based in Gothenburg (no freelancers). Send your application with CV and sample code, to Mark it ‘Go Opera’.