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Principal Application Developer – SCALA / AKKA - Seattle, WA
Ref No.: 17-00917
Location: Seattle, Washington
Job Title : Principal Application Developer – SCALA / AKKA
Location : Seattle, WA
Rate : DOE
Position Type : 6 months Contract
Interview : Phone

US Citizen, Green Card and GC EAD preferred.

Job Description

Summary of Experience
  • 10-15 years of professional industry experience with software development, platform management and operations.
  • 5 years of managing systems of all sizes and complexities, including large systems.
  • 3-5 years of leading or managing small technical teams with operational responsibilities
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong working knowledge of SOA and Micro Service frameworks
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL and No-SQL Platforms.
  • Proficiency in debugging, troubleshooting, performance tuning and relevant tooling
  • Strong working knowledge of Cassandra, Apache Spark, Kafka,
  • Experience using one of the public cloud (AWS or Azure preferred) for big data applications
  • Proficiency in shell scripting
  • Strong working knowledge of Java or Scala
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL
  • Solid understanding of data design patterns and best practices
  • Proficiency in CI/CD tools, Docker etc.
  • Proficiency in logging and monitoring tools, patterns & implementations
  • Understanding of enterprise security, REST / SOAP services, best practices around enterprise deployments.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Willing to collaborate and team player
  • Willingness to learn and stay abreast with industry trends
  • Excel at problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proven ability and desire to mentor others in a team environment
  • Experience with agile and DevOps culture
  • Proven ability and desire to mentor/coach others in a team environment
  • Provide technical leadership in support of technical tool selection