Senior Software Engineer: Back-end Services

San Francisco, CA 94105-2449

Posted: 05/21/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 12573

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Senior Software Engineer: Back-end Data Services  for our client in San Francisco, CA.  

Our client is looking for driven individuals to join their  team of passionate engineers in creating their next generation of risk management products. They believe that data and cloud is changing the nature of financial risk management.

In this role:

• You will join the early stage of projects and participate in defining the platform for the next generation products

• You will build API to a multi-tenant backend services to enable easy access by internal applications, clients, and partners

• You will continuously integrate and ship code into the cloud environment

• You will develop applications from ground up using a modern technology stack such as Scala, Postgres, Play, and NoSQL

• You will participate in defining the architecture of modern tools and runtime for operating your code such as AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and Terraform

• You will work directly with Product Owners to deliver products in a collaborative and agile environment

Who you are:

• You are passionate to be part of cutting edge projects and are motivated by delivering world-class products with great architecture on an aggressive schedule

• You are not intimidated by challenges; thrives even under pressure; is passionate about your craft; and hyper focused on delivering exceptional results

• You love to learn new technologies and mentor junior engineers to raise the bar on your team

• You use, or are passionate about learning, functional programming the right way, AWS, Docker, Scala, Akka, Kafka, Cassandra, ElasticSearch,– and anything else that will help you solve big, messy problems

Essential Qualifications:

• Bachelors or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other relevant field

• Expert level knowledge of JVM and OOP

• 2+ years of experience in Scala or other functional languages

• Experience working with Play Scala or Akka HTTP

• Experience in designing API and documenting through Open API/Swagger

• Experience in Unix/Linux including basic commands and scripting

• Strong knowledge of source control systems and best practices (Git, Merging, Branching, Pull Requests, etc.)

• Strong knowledge and understanding of algorithm optimization and distributed systems

• Solid understanding of continuous integration, deployment and monitoring

• Excellent communication skills

Additional Qualifications:

• Designing mission-critical system using AWS, Docker, microservices architecture

• Experience with Cats or Scalaz and know how to apply them in the messy world of FP-OOP

• Experience working with Shapeless and can explain generic programming

• Knowledge of Statistics

• Experience in Fintech

Their Stack:

• Scala, SBT, Play, Swagger

• Angular 2, Typescript

• Spark, HDFS, Yarn, Postgres, Cassandra, Redshift

• Node, Wepback and NPM

• ScalaTest, Karma/Jasmine for Unit Testing

• Robot and Selenium for Integration Testing

• Git

• Puppet, Terraform, Packer

• AWS, Docker

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global talent practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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