About the job
The Connections team is responsible for providing a Data Platform that ingests, stores, processes and exports data for every respondent in GWI’s surveys.
The team’s domain is expanding to include data syncing with apps & platforms that are relevant to our customers. The team works flexible hours and is fully remote, not COVID remote : ) We value team players that can also work autonomously and act as subject matter experts about parts of our system.
Key roles and responsibilities :
Working within a multinational team of engineers and product managers using Scala.
Lead collaboration with other teams to integrate projects into a cohesive overall system.
Ideate, brainstorm and implement new application components and services.
Participating in tech sessions, planning meetings and retrospectives. We use Scrum but are not dogmatic about it.
Engaging on the Dev / Ops operations and on the QA of the product.
First things first, as a disruptor in the global market research industry, we haven’t come this far without entrepreneurial spirit and a get-up-and-go attitude.
So if you think we’ll see that in you, then you’re already halfway there. Here’s the rest of what we’d like you to bring to the table.
We’re looking for a passionate Scala engineer who would help us tackle some of our most important challenges! The ideal candidate will have the following qualities :
Strong knowledge of Scala.
Comfortable in both OO & FP but not dogmatic for either.
Knowledge of Akka & ecosystem (Typed, Streams, gRPC, HTTP)
Experience with relational databases (eg. PostgreSQL)
Familiarity with NoSQL databases like Cassandra / Scylla, Druid, ElasticSearch etc.
Good understanding of distributed system concepts and trade-offs.
Nice to have :
Experience with K8s, Helm and Terraform.
Experience with GCP services, eg. BigQuery, PubSub
Knowledge of Scala.js and / or Typescript
Team player that can also work independently
Excellent command of written and spoken English
About the benefits
Great benefits make a big difference. Not just to employees, but to the whole vibe of a business. That’s why when you work for us, you’ll enjoy a full spectrum of generous perks, rewards and office benefits - all in line with Covid-19 guidelines of course.
Competitive salary and performance-based bonus
Generous training budget, including a fully paid international conference each year
25 days holiday and Christmas office closure days on top
Enhanced primary caregiver and co-caregiver’s benefits
Flexitime and a great work-life balance
Private health insurance plan
Referral bonus scheme
Mobile phone contract
Early finishes on Fridays
A well-stocked fridge and plenty of snacks (some healthy, some not so healthy)
Commit a working day to charity each year
Social activities and team outings