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Scala Engineer

commercetools - US
Full-time
Posted: 18 days ago

commercetools is a next-generation software technology company that offers a true cloud commerce platform, providing the building blocks for the new digital commerce age. Our leading-edge API approach helps retailers create brand value by empowering commerce teams to design unique and engaging digital commerce experiences everywhere – today and in the future. Our agile, componentized architecture improves profitability by significantly reducing development time and resources required to migrate to modern commerce technology and meet new customer demands. It is the perfect starting point for customized microservices.

commercetools just received a 145M investment by Insight Partners. A major part of the investment is growing the North American market, commercetools highest rate of growth market. We will be doubling the employee count in the US over the next 12 months.

SCALA ENGINEER

You would like to work with enthusiastic and experienced Software Engineers in an agile, international environment with a modern tech-stack (#Functionalprogramming, #GraphQL, #Scala)? Are you thrilled by getting your hands on one of the most innovative, modern eCommerce platforms the world has seen? Your heart beats Scala, you breath functional programming, you dream about solving complex problems? On top you work with passion, love clean code and like to understand the big picture? Sounds like commercetools is the perfect match! Modern E-Commerce solutions, built for high availability!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and implement our PaaS eCommerce backend in Scala as well as our core infrastructure components like database mappings and web service APIs for high availability e-commerce
  • Analyse product requirements and discuss technical approaches
  • Test software components regarding usability, functionality and performance and work closely with Product Management and DevOps
  • Taking part in on-call rotation (with the worldwide distributed team) for production systems

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science and/or equivalent experience/qualification and at least 4 years experience as Software Engineer + applied work experience in Scala
  • Strong communication for work in international teams
  • Deep insights in functional programming and practical work experience with Scala and in developing server-side systems using the JVM
  • Solid understanding of parallel and asynchronous programming as well as non-blocking I/O
  • Experience in developing REST APIs and knowledge of scalable architectures (incl. sharding, replication, load balancing and fail over)
  • Aspiration to constantly improve yourself and learn new technologies, concepts, etc.
  • Great team player & nice colleague who enjoys our working & company culture

WHAT WE OFFER

  • 100% coverage of the employees health care, vision and dental insurance
  • Company contribution towards dependent coverage
  • 401k (retirement savings)
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • PTO and Company Holidays
  • Some pre-tax benefits through the PEO
  • Great team of highly qualified and motivated team members who work with a mutual respect and appreciation, take responsibility and evolve together

AND THERE’S MORE

  • You will be involved in challenging and meaningful projects in a company with over 10 years of history
  • You will be working with one of the technology leaders in the growing e-commerce business
  • We are a growing, international company with offices in Berlin, Munich, London, Amsterdam, Singapore, and Durham
  • Modern workplaces and technology (e.g. MacBooks) in bright offices (open-plan spaces as well as conference rooms and smaller rooms for quiet times)
  • Flexible, family-friendly working hours
  • Collegial, open working atmosphere where your creativity and new ideas are encouraged
  • Healthy feedback and error culture and a climate of mutual appreciation and respect.
  • Free water, coffee, tea, snacks
  • Do you have a dog? We're a dog friendly office.

We are all different and that is what makes us stronger! We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company better.

At commercetools, we are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

At commercetools, we hope to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people choose to come, stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing modern principles to e-commerce through both technology and company culture. We know success comes from the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

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