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Senior Backend Enginer (Scala) - €90,000 Berlin

Job title Senior Backend Enginer (Scala) - €90,000 Berlin
Contract type: Permanent
Location Germany
Workplace type: Remote
Reference: 7204
Contact name: Rabia Iqbal
City: Berlin
Contact email:
Published: September 22, 2023 9:51

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Scala Backend Engineer 

Salary: €90,000

I have partnered up with a new client who are seeking a highly skilled Senior Scala Backend Engineer to join our team and play a key role in the development of a cutting-edge, cloud-native financial analytics pipeline for a prominent financial institution. If you are passionate about Scala and have a proven track record in building and maintaining robust, production-grade systems, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities: You will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the core components of our next-generation financial analytics platform. Your work will have a direct impact on how our institution leverages data for decision-making and strategic insights. Key responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to design and implement scalable and efficient solutions.
  • Leveraging your expertise in Scala to build high-performance, cloud-native systems.
  • Integrating and optimizing data streaming processes using Kafka.
  • Managing and optimizing data storage with Cassandra.
  • Leveraging AWS or other cloud infrastructure to ensure scalability, reliability, and security.
  • Maintaining code quality through best practices, automated testing, and code reviews.

Requirements: To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:

  • 5 years in Scala and a deep understanding of functional programming principles.
  • Experience with containerization technologies, such as Docker.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a remote, distributed team.
  • Self-motivated and capable of taking ownership of projects with minimal supervision.

Advantageous: The following skills and experiences would be a plus:

  • Familiarity with modern effect systems for Scala, including ZIO, Monix, or Cats Effect.
  • Previous experience working in the financial industry or with financial data.
  • Cloud certification (e.g., AWS Certified Developer) or experience with cloud-native development.

What We Offer: We offer a competitive salary package and a range of benefits, including:

  • Exciting opportunities to work on cutting-edge technology projects in the financial sector.
  • A collaborative and dynamic work environment where your contributions are recognized and valued.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Flexible work arrangements, including remote work options.
  • A chance to be part of a forward-thinking team dedicated to innovation and excellence in financial analytics.

If you are a Scala expert with a passion for building cloud-native systems and want to be part of a team shaping the future of financial analytics, we encourage you to apply. Join us in this exciting journey to revolutionize the way financial data is analyzed and utilized.