Backend Scala Developer in Barcelona

letgo

Salary
Undisclosed salary
Workplace
Onsite
Hours
Full-Time
Internship
No
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Job Description

letgo is the fastest growing mobile marketplace to buy and sell locally. We’re powering a new, secondhand economy on mobile. We’re a diverse, passionate group that’s connecting millions of buyers and sellers. Recently named one of Europe's "Hottest Startups"​ by Wired, letgo's recently been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Fortune, Bloomberg, TechCrunch and others.  
 
We're looking for a Backend Scala Developer to be a part of our Tech team! If you love creating great software, enjoy challenges and want to be a part of a quickly growing international project, this role is for you.
 
We are a small team looking for a new workmate. We have been using Scala, Akka and WebSockets with an Actor Model approach in order to build letgo’s new chat.We are looking for colleague who can complement us.
 
How we work
 
  • Discuss design with the team
  • Testing
  • CI
  • Pull Requests, Code reviews and team approvement
  • Merge and deploy
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Design and implement new features in our existing codebase
  • Improve the system performance and scalability
  • Support the above with test. Testing is included in our definition of done
  • Deliver value to our users. Deploy is included in our definition of done too
 
Requirements
 
  • Experience with Scala or, at least, another JVM language (Java, Kotlin, Clojure...)
  • Testing culture
  • Experience with high traffic systems and distributed systems
  • JVM knowledge
  • Good written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Don't fall in love with your code. We love to change things
  • Must show initiative, proactively finding and solving product problems
  • You care about developing good quality software
  • You like to discuss different software design alternatives
  • You are ready for a challenge and ready to challenge us
 
Nice to have
 
  • Experience with Actor Paradigm (Akka)
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • We are interested in technologies like Spark and Kafka. Experience will be appreciated
  • Interest in functional programming
 
We offer
 
  • Tech meetups & training sessions
  • Dental and health insurance
  • Exceptional work environment
  • Team-building activities
  • Candy Bar (free snacks and drinks)
  • On-site physical therapy
  • Language Courses
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to work for a fast growing, mobile start up company.

 

About letgo

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  • Privately Held

  • Barcelona, Spain

  • 100-200 employees

  • 2015

letgo is the fastest growing mobile marketplace to buy and sell locally. We are powering a new, secondhand economy on mobile.

Recently named one of Europe's "Hottest Startups"​ by Wired, letgo's recently been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Fortune, Bloomberg, TechCrunch and others.

letgo's team is made up of 120 people of 25 different nationalities in our New York and Barcelona offices. We are a diverse, passionate group that’s connecting millions of buyers and sellers. Our nimble, expert team is fueled by deep experience and rich analytics, allowing us to innovate with cutting-edge features like image recognition powered by artificial intelligence, and the letgo Commercializer.

We're looking for people who are as passionate as we are and, just as importantly, who embrace constant change and innovation. If that sounds like you, check out our open positions at

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