Scala Developer (Pakistan /Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

UpStart Commerce is a startup focused on building a next generation platform to support retail and eCommerce merchants. The technology is founded on the principles of reactive design and micro-services. We are leveraging Akka, ZIO, Spark, Cassandra and Kafka as the foundation of our platform. The implementation will be primarily built in Scala. We are a headless, cloud- native, SaaS based platform providing a one-stop-shop for everything a retailer needs to run their business on the technology front.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and work on design and implementation of new features and functionality.
  • Mentor junior developers to enhance their skills.
  • Monitor and report on performance of junior developers.
  • Participate in all planning and design meetings.
  • Provide adequate design and use documentation to support tech writers in finalizing user guides.
  • Work with Senior Management to refine process and workflow.
  • Work with Scrum Master and allocate tasks and focus resources appropriately.

Preferred Qualification:

  • BS in Computer Science
  • 6+ years of relevant experience
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience working in retail (supply chain, product management, order management etc.) or eCommerce systems
  • Candidate must have strong architectural, design, and development skills with the ability to quickly learn new technologies.
  • Technologies:
    • Scala 
    • GraphQL
    • RESTful APIs
    • NO-SQL databases
    • Concepts and Technologies related to implementation of AI and/or ML
    • Solid understanding of core Web technologies and protocols.
    • Kafka
  • Understanding of (and experience with) Functional Programming concepts.
  • Design and implementation of distributed systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

UpStart Commerce is an extremely fast-paced, collaborative environment in which you'll be working on the most challenging and innovatively technical endeavors. With a strong focus on work-life balance.  

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