Staff Engineer

Staff Engineer

Job Title: Staff Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Ryan Adams
Job Published: December 03, 2019 09:00

Job Description

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.
Your Experience
  • 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

Bonus Points

  • Functional programming
  • Deep knowledge in Scala and/or Java
  • Designing scalable microservices using frameworks like Kafka, and MySQL