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Staff Software Engineer (Backend, Scala)

Job title Staff Software Engineer (Backend, Scala)
Location United States of America
Reference: 2106
Contact name: Gracin Bell
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Published: October 7, 2021 2:59

Job Description

My client is an exciting, fast-growing entertainment streaming platform based in San Francisco changing the way that content is consumed, who are looking for experienced backend Scala engineers to join their highly collaborative teams. 

As a key contributor to the backend and data engineering teams, your main functions will be to build scalable, highly performant platform services and low latency services to serve ML models – not to mention the many other areas you will contribute to – and you'll also have a large amount of creative input towards the future of the team.


  • Exceptional base salary, sign-on bonus, and annual bonus
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Daily catered lunch and dinner
  • Monthly gym stipend
  • Flexible PTO in addition to paid holidays and sick leave
  • Potential remote working flexibility


  • 5+ years of industry experience, 3+ with Scala 
  • Experience architecting, building and operating scalable, fault tolerant and highly performant services
  • Previous experience working with Akka / Play and gRPC or NOSQL