A Client of Signify is looking for a Staff Engineer with at least 1 year Scala and 7+ years Java. The client is located in the Oakland, CA area so the candidate must be ok with the commute or willing to relocate.
- Create robust and highly scalable features for our backend platform services
- Constantly look for ways to improve application performance and UX
- Write unit and automated integration tests; perform code reviews
- Coach and mentor Junior Engineers
- Work with product managers and the business to plan and implement the roadmap
- Full participation in the Agile process centered around weekly Sprints.
- 6+ years experience in backend for customer applications.
- Experience with API design and Cloud platforms
- SQL skills and experience in RDBMs preferred
- Experience working in high performing Scrum teams following the Agile process
- Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills and utmost attention to detail
- Strong communication skills and a Team player is a MUST
- Accountability is a MUST
- Functional programming
- Deep knowledge in Scala and/or Java
- Designing scalable microservices using frameworks like Kafka, and MySQL