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Backend Engineer - Scala / SQL / Akka / FP

Job title Backend Engineer - Scala / SQL / Akka / FP
Contract type: Permanent
Location San Francisco
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: $180,000-$220,000+ DOE
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: MF/5
Contact name: Mitchell Franklin
Contact email:
Published: March 17, 2020 3:55

Job Description

Backend Engineer - Scala / SQL / Akka / FP

This team has achieved its success to date using a variety of tech-stack. However, as the company continues to grow they are looking to refine their projects into using Scala. The tech-stack briefly comprises of; Scala, Akka, SQL, Kubernetes and Docker. 

The FinTech company is incredibly well-funded and they are creating a really innovative product. You will be working on projects to create new APIs. Their biggest challenge comes from their fast-growth. You will also be working closely with other engineers to automate their processes and set-up new systems such as sophisticated security to allow the fast growth to continue without the worry of data leaks. The projects you will be working on will often involve collaboration with other big tech companies. As an engineer you will be able to contribute new ideas and become a significant member of not just your team, but the company as a whole. 

They have recently attracted some fantastic talent which is allowed them to build a high-performance team. Considering they process tens-of-millions of dollars each month it is vital they are building the best team to maintain & build their great reputation within the both tech and finance industry. This opportunity gives you the chance to build a product which is used by almost every employee/investor within Silicon Valley. 

What they offer:

  • Promising stock options (vision for IPO) 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Trendy offices based in the heart of SF 

  • Opportunity to become a significant member of the team 

Must-Have Requirements: 

  • Expert Scala Developer 

  • Experience with Akka 

  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes 

  • Experience with SQL 

  • Passionate about FP