Senior Scala Engineer with GCP knowledge (Fully remote) at Virtasant Inc

Senior Back End Engineer to help us build and extend our premier digital platform for circular commerce. You will join our fast-moving team, take ownership of significant product features, and have a direct impact on making our customers successful.

Responsibilities

Create reliable and scalable, message and event driven back-end components in a service oriented architecture using Scala and related technologies on Kubernetes and the Google Cloud Platform.

Design and build data models that reflect the business problem domain utilizing various storage technologies including Postgres and Elasticsearch.

Work closely with a small team of developers through the product development process to plan, build, and launch new product components.

Take ownership of quality and deliver full-tested software components. Help define and measure success to feed future data-driven decisions.

About the client

Recommerce retail is growing at 25x the rate of full price, as environmentally sensitive, value-shopping consumers have become more open to buying second hand. Historically, retailers have missed out on this opportunity and we are enabling them to participate in it. By doing so, we both grow the retailer’s customer base and make a meaningful sustainability impact. We’ve gathered a team that is best in class to work on a precarious problem to benefit the retailer, consumer, and our planet. Joining our team means serving some of the biggest retail brands in the industry today, while building a company that will last.

Qualifications

5+ years of experience working on data-driven applications using back-end programming languages and technologies such as Java and Scala.

Exposure to and interest in functional programming concepts.

Solid understanding of fundamental computer science concepts such as the practical application of data structures and algorithmic complexity.

The engagement will be 12+ months long, full-time, ANYWHERE in the world, Overlap hours with CST. Reach me at kathleen@virtasant.com

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