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Scala Engineer - Akka / FP / AWS

Job title Scala Engineer - Akka / FP / AWS
Contract type: Permanent
Location Kansas
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: $130,000 - $160,000 dependent on experience
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: MF/1
Contact name: Mitchell Franklin
Contact email:
Published: March 17, 2020 3:25

Job Description

Scala Engineer - Akka / FP / AWS

This opportunity boasts a very clean and exciting tech-stack which currently includes; Scala, Akka, SQL, AWS Docker & Kubernetes on the backend - and Typescript, Node.js & Angular on the frontend. 

This role is with an incredibly well-funded FinTech company who has secured hundreds of millions of dollars over several rounds. Their platform allows businesses to best manage their cash flow and is trusted by some of the world's biggest brands as well as over another 200,000+ clients. They have successfully become a reputable name within a trillion-dollar industry and have no plans to slow down.  

What they offer:

  • Equity within a profitable business 

  • Potential sign-on bonus 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Strong and collaborative office culture 

  • Company free lunch 

  • Social Events 

  • Opportunity to become a significant member of the team 


Must-Have Requirements: 

  • Proficient in Scala or Java with a love of Functional Programming 

  • Experience with Akka framework 

  • Bachelors Degree or higher in Computer Science or similar field 

  • Experience with RESTful API 

  • Experience with SQL and AWS 

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes 


Bonus Requirements:

  • Knowledge of frontend technologies such as; Javascript or Typescript 

  • Knowledge of Angular and Node.js 

  • Based in Kansas - if not relocation assistance may be provided