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Sr. Scala Engineer at Blue Orange Digital (New York, NY)

**** 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