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Senior Scala Developer

Job title Senior Scala Developer
Contract type: Permanent
Location Zürich
Industry: Delivery, Software Engineering, Data
Salary: up yo 130,000 CHF (depending on experience)
Reference: PW/SSD/PW
Contact name: Peter Wedgeworth
Contact email:
Published: July 6, 2020 11:46

Job Description

Signify Technology is currently partnered with one of the fast-growing startups who offer commerce and industry the first intelligent platform to source, onboard, and distribute product data. In your role, you will be a part of a demanding but exceptionally inspiring environment with lots of room for personal growth. You will work in a super collaborative environment where you will have a meaningful impact and shape our trendsetting product and company and where hard work High-quality work is rewarded with a steep learning curve, lots of autonomy, responsibility, and swift decision-making. This trendy startup is also backed by well-known international venture capital firms and world-class entrepreneurs. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and test scalable/reliable services and cloud infrastructure

  • Improve and maintain high application performance

  • Contribute to software and architectural design decisions

  • Build reusable code and open-source libraries for future use

  • Work with product management and frontend team

Minimum qualifications:

  • Strong proficiency in Scala and JVM technology stack

  • Strong knowledge of functional programming paradigms in Scala

  • Practical expertise with Spark/Spark SQL, Akka/Akka HTTP/Akka Persistence/Akka Clustering

  • Familiarity with Docker containers and scalable micro-services

  • Motivation and passion for data-intensive applications and platforms

  • Ability to write expressive, high-quality, reusable code


  • Performance-oriented compensation with the option to become shareholder, because we reward high-impact work

  • Generous education & training budget to continuously broaden your skills

  • Flexible work hours, because the impact, not face-time counts

  • Occasional work from home, so that you can focus and get things done

  • Strong culture promoting open feedback and personal development, to learn from each other and push forward as one team

  • Standing desks, powerful hardware and two additional monitors for maximum productivity

  • Cool office space close to the city center, because we like it cosy and comfortable

  • Free snacks, drinks, coffee and other perks to keep you going

  • Regular team events to foster new ideas and better get to know each other

If you are interested in this opportunity please email me at