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Senior Software Engineer (Scala,Python)

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer (Scala,Python)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Salary: Circa $130,000- $160,000
Start Date: ASAP
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Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

My growing VC-backed startup in New York are looking for a seasoned and passionate top-tier developer to assume a key role on our engineering team. The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial self-starter, excited to work on a small collaborative team, passionate about clean and maintainable code, has a proven track record of designing scalable applications, strong understanding of DevOps, zero-downtime deployment procedures, and relational and no-SQL databases.

Knowledge or desire to learn Scala or prior experience with other functional languages is a huge plus. If you lead by example, demonstrate excellence and constant desire to learn and are excited to solve tough challenges while having a lot of fun with your co-workers, we want to hear from you!

This position is full-time and based on-site in New York City.


  • BS, MS or Ph.D in Computer Science, Math or other closely related degree
  • 5-10 Years of experience building scalable software for the web in Java, Scala, C++ or similar
  • Familiarity with JavaScript, AngularJS, and other front end technologies
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, go-getter attitude and hunger to “go big”
  • Exceptional understanding of web technologies, REST APIs, concurrency and system architecture
  • Strong engineering culture and passion for best practices
  • Proven track record of building for scale and performance
  • Technical curiosity and enthusiasm to move around the stack
  • Solid knowledge of Relational SQL and no-SQL databases
  • Passion for developing well-tested flexible solutions
  • Ability to scope and plan projects and juggle multiple priorities
  • Attention to detail and desire to build top quality, market-leading product
  • Ability to own your work, strive for excellent while shipping fast and desire to thrive in fast-paced, collaborative environment

To find out more, please send across your resume today!