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Senior Backend Software Engineer

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Backend Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: SAN FRANCISCO, CA, OR WASHINGTON, D.C
Industry:
Salary: $140000
Reference: UnitedStates13/11
Contact Name: Daniel Lawson
Contact Email: daniel.lawson@signifytechnology.com
Job Published: November 13, 2017 12:42

Job Description

Senior Backend Software Engineer

The Company

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, OR WASHINGTON, D.C

Signify Technology are working with a fast growing company whose focus is around using tech to improve health.  The company have significant financial backing and have partnerships with several insurance companies. Our products are wellness, doctor search, cost transparency, benefit administration, and consumer portals

The Role

This position is with the engineering team whose mission is to provide data engineering, product eligibility and other services to the rest of the company.  There are vacancies across the entire company and there are opportunities to move within teams and work on different projects.  Our technologies include:

  • Scala, Play, Akka
  • MongoDB, Postgres
  • AWS, Docker, Mesos
  • Data:  Kafka, Hadoop (CDH), Avro, Spark and Spark Streaming, Airflow

 

The Candidate

  • Experience of Scala (or Java and a desire to learn Scala)
  • Experience with distributed systems and application design in a SOA environment  
  • Ability to track down root causes and fix them in systematic ways
  • Having strong computer science fundamentals
  • Being analytical with strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Being a self-starter and results-oriented with a strong sense of ownership

 

Desirable

  • Knowledge of high-scale performance and optimization tools and techniques
  • Technical understanding and experience using Identity Management software at an enterprise level
  • Familiarity with NoSQL and RDBMS
  • Experience with AWS (configuring, deploying, managing, monitoring) services and distributed applications
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt), monitoring (Sensu, Nagios) and metrics (Graphite, Librato, statsd)
  • Experience with Hadoop computational and storage layers. Experience with Spark is a plus

Please reply with an updated CV for consideraton, your availability to start a new role and also your salary expectations.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must have the right to work in the US as this client is unfortunately unable to offer sponsorship.