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Lead Software Engineer

Job title Lead Software Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location New York City
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: Up to $220,000
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: NTSANYC
Contact name: Nicole Tinglof
Contact email:
Published: August 19, 2020 12:26

Job Description

One of our top FinTech clients is seeking a Lead Scala Engineer to manage and lead a greenfield team of Scala developers as they create blockchain solutions to build the next generation of capital markets technology. They are seeking talented and passionate leaders who can motivate a team to give their absolute best. The tech-stack comprises of Scala, Akka, Redis PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, and Docker.

This role will be hands-on managing tasks across other developers, managing pull requests, as well direct software development. Engineers must have a  strong understanding of algorithm development, networking components, and implementing secure protocols.

Signify has successfully placed their most recent hires for this team and they continue to attract stellar talent for their high-performance team.

What they offer:

  • Working on Scala, Akka & FP

  • Stock options

  • Attractive compensation

  • Competitive benefits


  • Expert Scala Developer

  • Skilled in Akka

  • Skilled in Docker and/or Kubernetes

  • Blockchain knowledge a plus

  • Knowledge of security best practices for application architecture, communication protocols, and AWS infrastructure

  • Interested in Functional Programming

  • Ability to lead and manage a team of developers

  • MS or BS in Computer Science