ny-scala Message Board › Long term Scala + API Platform development Assignment
New York, NY
Location: Midtown, NYC
Rate: TBD (Hourly)
Duration: 6-12 Months Consulting Assignment
Description: Lead Platform API team initiatives from architecture, design, execution to deployment.
Design and implement high-performance, scalable REST APIs using Scala, Go or Perl.
Own parts of the system and continuously working to improve them in an agile environment.
Use processes like git-flow, github-flow to collaboratively perform feature-based development, code reviews and releases.
We specifically look for:
A hands-on problem solver with excellent software design and implementation skills using TDD.
An owner making significant contributions to code, architecture, performance, robustness and reliability.
A polyglot with demonstrated track record of learning and introducing new technologies and strategies to solve technical challenges.
A self-starter who brings energy, passion and creativity to work every day.
What will help you qualify:
BA/BS in Computer Science, related degree, or strong comparable experience.
5+ years of professional software development experience.
Experience developing modern enterprise or REST applications using Scala/Go/Perl or a strong desire to learn them while you are fluent in another main stream programming language like Java, Python etc.
Knowledge of relational databases like PostgreSQL/MySQL, data modeling, SQL tuning and optimization.
Familiarity with NoSQL data stores like Couchbase, Cassandra and Search Engines like Elasticsearch.
GitHub (or similar) account for us to know you better.