About the job
At GWI we understand that software engineering is a multidisciplinary field that requires a team effort. As such, our focus in building our teams is on finding passionate and hard-working individuals from different backgrounds and areas of expertise and bringing them together to work on a host of challenging and interesting problems.
Our mission as an engineering team in the company is to :
Build new and exciting platforms for our users
Improve our services through constant evolution and performance monitoring
Support other teams and our colleagues through internal tools
Raise the standards of software development throughout the company
This means that on a day-to-day basis, our Scalas Engineer will be part of the connection team responsible for providing a Data Platform that ingests, stores, processes and exports data for every respondent in GWI’s surveys.
Key roles and responsibilities :
Working within a multinational team of engineers and product managers using Scala.
Collaborate with other teams to integrate projects into a cohesive overall system.
Ideate, brainstorm and implement new application features 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.
The essentials :
Commercial knowledge of Scala.
Comfortable in both OO & FP but not dogmatic for either.
familiar with Akka & ecosystem (Typed, Streams, gRPC, HTTP)
Experience with relational databases (eg. PostgreSQL)
Team player that can also work independently.
Excellent command of written and spoken English
Nice to have :
Experience with K8s, Helm and Terraform.
Experience with GCP services, eg. BigQuery, PubSub
Familiarity with NoSQL databases like Cassandra / Scylla, Druid, ElasticSearch etc.
Understanding of distributed system concepts and trade-offs.
Knowledge of Scala.js and / or Typescript
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 and rewards.
Competitive salary and performance-based bonus
Generous training budget, including a fully paid international conference each year Only on Engineering, DS, BI roles
25 days holiday and Christmas office closure days on top
Flexitime and a great work-life balance
Referral bonus scheme
Private health insurance plan
Mobile phone contract
Early finishes on Fridays
Enhanced primary caregiver and co-caregiver’s benefits
A well-stocked fridge and plenty of snacks (some healthy, some not so healthy)
Commit a working day to charity each year
Regular social activities, including free online yoga and team outings in line with Covid-19 guidelines