Software Methods is seeking a Senior Scala Engineer for a remote full-time employment opportunity.

We’re looking for a brilliant, strong, creative and motivated engineer who will thrive in a startup environment and can contribute, innovate and deliver industry-leading SaaS solutions. This is a great opportunity with a lot of potentials and will play an important role in our client’s growing development team.

You will be a key player in our client’s data platform architecture and engineering team. In this role you will work with the latest distributed data systems to build the services that power our client’s SaaS platform, scaling to serve some of the largest enterprises in finance, technology and consumer services. You have expert OO programming skills, an interest in functional programming, create clean web APIs, and love keeping abreast of and working with the latest technologies to build rock-solid services that scale. You possess a high level of technical creativity, problem solving ability, software process and lifecycle expertise, great communication skills. You are able to work independently but are a coveted and respected team member.

Successful candidates should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and strive to succeed!

This position will report directly to the Development Manager.

**Responsibilities: **

  • Responsible for design, implementation and testing of our client’s core data platform

  • Work in a team-oriented environment to develop complex SaaS applications

  • Work closely with other engineers, solution architects, QA and Operations teams to implement enhancements and issue resolutions

  • Design and build systems to increase performance and scalability of SaaS solutions

  • Think creatively and work independently and with others, as needed, to maximize efficiency and throughput

  • Participate in technical discussions; come up with innovative ways to improve the product and process

  • Troubleshoot issues with application, technologies and infrastructure

  • Continuously improve technical knowledge to stay current

  • Deliver work with quality on time. Required Skills:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 5+ years of Scala programming experience along with test automation

  • Understanding and hand-on experience implementing microservices

  • Experience with stream processing (e.g. akka stream)

  • Experience with relational (e.g. Oracle) databases

  • 3 or more years’ experience developing mission-critical applications, SaaS, or PaaS for enterprise

  • Understanding and hand-on experience implementing microservices

  • Experience of software development for high capacity, high traffic, high availability websites/systems

  • Detailed understanding of web technologies, including web services and web application servers.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with Swagger
  • Experience managing Cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with Bitbucket and/or Git
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Experience developing web applications
  • Capability to multitask and excel in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • A positive attitude and superior work ethic. If this sounds like you, please contact us today!

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No third parties please.