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Backend Engineer - Scala / Akka / Kafka

Job title Backend Engineer - Scala / Akka / Kafka
Contract type: Permanent
Location New York
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: $160,000-$170,000
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: STNYMF1
Contact name: Mitchell Franklin
Contact email:
Published: March 17, 2020 3:05

Job Description

Backend Engineer - Scala / Akka / Kafka 

In this role you will have exposure to a range of technologies with include; Scala, Akka, Terraform and Kafka. 

This company has created a platform that allows everyday people to take control of their money and simply invest in public companies. They believe in making investing accessible to everyone. By challenging the status quo they are giving power back to the people and ae already boasting nearly 5 million customers. You will be responsible for building backend APIs that power the platform, as well as continually deploy cloud-based infrastructure.  


What they offer:

  • Join an award-winning company 
  • Growth opportunities
  • Equity packages 
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter benefits
  • Catered lunch  


Must-Have Requirements: 

  • Proficient in Scala
  • Experience with Akka 
  • Experience with Kafka 
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or similar field
  • Experience building REST APIs 

Bonus Requirements:

  • Experience with Terraform 
  • Experience with Postgres
  • Knowledge of Ruby 
  • Interest in investing