We are looking for you,

Senior Scala Engineer


As a Senior Scala Engineer at MeStudent you are an agile engineering force. Not only you write the perfect Scala code, but you have a chance to propose and implement your visions to existing architecture.

FULL-TIME

CRACOW, POLAND / KATOWICE, POLAND

What you’ll do:

  • work with an international team on building our innovative search platform that will be seen and used by hundreds of users everyday
  • write robust, clean, portable, and well-documented code
  • design and architect components with focus on performance and scalability of distributed services and systems and underlying search engine(s)
  • ensure high availability of the platforms through systems and infrastructure engineering
  • implement advanced search features such as language detection, spell check, auto suggest/correct and more
  • partner with product managers to refine and prioritize requirements, estimate and set the work scope and time releases.

What we're expecting:


  • extensive experience of server-side Scala
  • extensive experience building web apps in a product-driven environment
  • experience with distributed systems
  • experience of building for performance and tackling performance issues
  • experience working in Scrum
  • senior-level knowledge of API design and development
  • proficient in relational database management systems (RDBMS) including MySQL
    or Postgres
  • basic understanding of AWS systems and services
  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • English at a communicative level.

You'll get bonus points if:

  • you have an online portfolio
  • you have experience with Elastic search, Apache Solr or Lucene
  • you have experience with the Hadoop stack
  • you have practical experience of machine learning and information retrieval
  • you have knowledge and experience of orchestration (e.x. Kubernetes, Swarm)
  • you have knowledge and experience of monitoring tools (e.x. Prometheus)
  • MS in Computer Science or related field
  • you contributed to community projects (Akka)
  • you’re fluent in the Queen’s speech.

What we offer:

  • professional development
  • salary: 15.000 - 25.000 PLN (if you're having second thoughts only now - apply anyway, let’s talk about it)
  • the possibility to have personal influence on the final shape of the product
  • flexible working hours. You can get up at the crack of dawn and come at 7 a.m. or put your alarm clock in snooze mode and forget about a couple of beeps. It only matters that you arrive at work before 10 a.m.
  • approximately 700 m2 of space to actively collaborate and... roller-skate
  • friendly atmosphere – we have to help each other in order to change the world
  • free coffee and other drinks. Some of them might surprise you
  • integration with other team members on peculiar off-work activities. All on us.

Join us

today!

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