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Senior / Lead Scala Engineer - Scala / Akka

Job title Senior / Lead Scala Engineer - Scala / Akka
Contract type: Permanent
Location San Francisco
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: $220,000-$250,000
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: TTSFMF1
Contact name: Mitchell Franklin
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Published: March 17, 2020 4:03

Job Description

Senior / Lead Scala Engineer - Scala / Akka 

This company has implemented the Lightbend stack and is passionate about FP. Their tech-stack briefly includes; Scala, Akka, and gRPC. 

My client is a household name within the entertainment industry. They are one of the largest and fastest-growing streaming services. They boast thousands of shows and have partnered with Apple TV, Paramount, Lionsgate, XBOX and Playstation to name a few. They are led by tech-focused enthusiasts and are looking for more talented engineers to be a part of this exciting journey. 

In this role, you will be responsible for building low-latency services to allow machine learning models to operate on smart and efficient algorithms models. You will work with microservices on distributed systems to build highly scalable and high-performance services. 

What they offer:

  • High salary 
  • Sign-on bonus 
  • Generous PTO 
  • Carted lunch and dinners 
  • Support with personal development 
  • Internal growth 
  • Subsided gym 
  • Health, dental and vision benefits 
  • Opportunity to work alongside well-known names in the Scala community 


Must-Have Requirements: 

  • Expert using Scala 
  • Expert with Akka 
  • Experience with distributed systems 
  • Experience with gRPC
  • Previously implemented and deployed microservices 
  • Strong understanding of functional programming and object-oriented programming
  • (For Lead Role) - experience leading teams