Senior Scala Developer

Job description

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We are changing the way how developers get hired. Instead of spending hours being interviewed, we provide candidates a challenge to solve based on a real business problem that our clients have. The challenge will be evaluated and most likely you will be interviewed directly by our clients. For more info:



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For an innovative company in the financial industry we are looking for a highly skilled senior Scala developer  to design, implement and maintain  applications and services on innovative  investment management platform based  on micro-services.

 The developer will be responsible for developing and designing front end web architecture, ensuring the responsiveness of applications and develop the complete product development life cycle.

Job requirements


  • Work closely with business and other IT units to gather and understand requirements
  • Contribute to software and architectural design decisions
  • Design and implement automated tests to work in a continuous integration / continuous deployment environment
  • Become involved in the internal DevOps and Scala guilds.
  • Maintain close interaction with the business on very diverse topics: front-end portals to management of long-maturity life insurance products


  • Fluency in English is essential
  • Eligibility to work in Switzerland
  • Experience building scalable, distributed applications in Scala and Java
  • Strong understanding of Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Experience in developing software in an agile environment
  • Interest in the latest programming trends such as functional and reactive programming
  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems
  • Experience in implementation of APIs for integration with internal and external systems
  • Strong problem solving skills & ability to learn in a fast paced environment


  • Financial background in either banking or the insurance industry
  • Cloud migration activities either Public or Private
  • Experience of working with design thinking techniques in iterative sprints is an advantage to this role
  • CQRS and event sourcing hands on experience
  • Knowledge of server-less architecture would be a benefit
  • DevOps experience configuration management, containers, virtualisation, continuous integration and deployment
  • Practical experience with, either or both, AWS or Azure
  • Akka / Akka Persistence / Akka HTTP / Akka Streams / ScalaZ / Play / Slick / Kafka / event streaming pipelines
  • Docker / Kubernetes / AWS / Jenkins / AngularJS


  • 15 mins interview
  • Solve a challenge (only if you are interested in the position)
  • Get introduced to the hiring manager and the company
  • Join their interview process

- Non resident in Switzerland will be also considered for this position 

- Very competitive salary