Senior Scala Developer

Turtle Entertainment Online · Sep 13th 2019

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At ESL, we are esports, our mission is to create a world where everybody can be somebody. As a Senior Backend Software Engineer at ESL you will be a leading member in the development of one of our user-centric esports properties such as our premier esports tournament platform ESL Play or yet to be announced projects.

As a leading member of your team you will be relied on for your expertise in backend development to make smart decisions how our backend services are engineered, implement best practices and assist other team members.

Your Future Tasks:

  • Building & improving our core backend services and software architecture
  • Researching & experimenting how to improve how we build software
  • Helping other teams architect there services
  • Giving feedback & estimating upcoming work
  • Planning work with your team
  • Communicating with product owners & other teams
  • Writing & updating tests
  • Documentation in our documentation tool (Confluence)
  • Issues kept up to date & work logged in our issue tracker (JIRA)



  • 4+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Experience architecting software, in particular microservices
  • Experience with strong & statically typed languages (e.g. Java, Scala, C#)
  • Willingness to mentor other engineers

Nice to have:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar
  • Effective communication skills with different stakeholders
  • Experience with any of the following
  • Developing in Scala or any JVM language
  • Orchestration with Mesos & Marathon, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Databases such as PostgreSQL, Cassandara
  • Kafka, Akka Streams
  • Finch, Finagle (twitter stack)
  • Cloud providers, in particular AWS
  • Experience playing online games or knowledge of esports

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