Scala Software Engineer-Server Side north of Boston

Senior Server-Side Scala Software Engineer  up to 115K base salary plus bonus and equity 

Are you motivated to work on the leading-edge – including big data, Scala, highly-distributed services and a 100% cloud-based platform? Do you want to work for a fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly-growing startup? My client is building a cloud-based platform and is seeking a full-time, experienced Senior Software Engineer to join their team and focus on their back end infrastructure. If you’re self-motivated, intellectually curious and motivated by designing and developing innovative products for global organizations, you could be a good fit for our team.  The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of application code for back-end, server-centric components, as well as all related activities within the application development process.
You will: 
•Actively participate in all phases of the software development life cycle. Review and analyze current systems and processes, matched against user needs and business requirements to determine technical requirements 
•Provide architectural input for software development efforts utilizing a thorough understanding of various technologies such as web applications, relational databases, information security, cloud-based services, etc. 
•Provide high-level analysis and design reviews to apply appropriate technologies and architecture to solve conceptual problems; ensure design, structure, and content meet performance guidelines;  •Develop software that takes best advantage of our cloud-based fully-distributed architecture  •Accurately estimate tasks, and hit those estimates and provide regular status updates as part of our scrum-based Agile development process 
•Work closely with our QA team; assist with test planning as appropriate 
•Integrate 3rd party components as appropriate 
•Research and remain informed of new technology and tools, and how such technologies could be applied here; recommend extension, expansion, and update of technology standards, practices, and methodologies Desired Skills Experience
Candidates must possess the following skills and traits: 
•8+ years software development experience 
•Experience in software development in Scala (preferred), Java, Python, or Ruby 
•Experience in developing web-services and Web-based APIs 
•Experience with software development best practices: version control, defect tracking, unit testing, etc. 
•Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, and collaborate with other disciplines 
•Experience with software development best practices, development methodologies, version control, defect tracking 
•BS or equivalent required 
•Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and clearly, and collaborate with other disciplines 
Helpful skills and experience: 
•Experience developing a product in an Agile development environment 
•Experience with distributed computing architectures 
•Experience in large-scale, distributed database systems 
•Experience with Big Data 
•Experience with NoSQL architectures 
•Experience in developing Enterprise Software (e.g. Supply Chain, ERP, Manufacturing) 
•Experience with the pharmaceutical industry 
•Experience with Amazon AWS deployment and services 
•Experience in distributed systems and architecture 
•Experience programming in Scala and with the Lift web framework

If qualified and interested, send your updated resume with contact info to


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