Sr. Scala Engineer

Blue Orange Digital · Aug 14th 2019

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**** We do except remote applicants but due to legal requirements, they must be North America based, no exceptions can be made. *****

Job Description

Seeking a Sr. Scala Engineer to help develop and provide architectural input on a trade processing and aggregation platform for a large financial institution. We are looking for an experienced Scala/Akka developer with strong multi-threaded development knowledge. Should have experience with the Lightbend reactive architecture.

An ideal candidate should be self-driven, experienced and detail-focused. Comfortable with technical problem-solving to convert a business solution into a high-quality drive and scalable technology solutions. We are a remote development agency and developers must make a concerted effort to assist and collaborate with colleagues through code reviews, remote pair programming, and proactive communication.

Preference is given to candidates with experience in:

  • Akka

  • Kafka

  • AWS

  • OpenShift

  • Kubernetes

Qualifications:

  • 5 years minimum experience with Scala and experience as a Sr Developer on a production scale applications

  • Experience working with agile development practices (this project uses Jira)

  • Familiarity with AWS

  • Comfort with Docker

  • A strong understanding of concurrent, parallel, and distributed systems

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science

The ideal candidate:

  • Motivated by a passion to create highly fault-tolerant apps with excellent design practices

  • Enjoys collaborating with other engineers on architecture and sharing designs with the team

  • Has experience working remotely

  • Interacts with others using sound judgment, good humor, and consistent fairness in a fast-paced environment

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