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Senior Backend Engineer Scala - Zurich

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Senior Backend Engineer Scala - Zurich

We are hiring for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our engineering team in Zurich, Switzerland. We are a small team focused on solving a big and difficult problem: how to make global trade radically easier. We’re a fast growing venture-backed startup with offices in Zurich and San Francisco.

What you'll do:

* Contribute new features to our B2B marketplace in a reliable and sustainable manner

* Work closely with product management, designers, and UI engineers

* Start new green field projects like APIs, Analytics, 3rd party integrations, etc

* Solve critical problems in innovative ways

* Helping us plan out our cloud infrastructure as we scale up

* Resolve production issues together with the engineering team

Who you are:

* Proactive, passionate and have the needed perseverance for creating great software in imperfect world

* Ability to work both independently and with teammates in a fast moving environment

* Track record in development of complex software systems

* Strong analytical and design skills, and attention to the details

* Scala, JavaScript, Java - expert knowledge in at least one

* Deep understanding of cloud architecture and application deployment on AWS

* 2+ years of experience building high concurrency servers based on Finagle, Akka, or similar

* Familiarity with Node and its ecosystem

* Good understanding of functional programming concepts - Monads, Functors, ADT


* Competitive salary

* Impactful work that will help lay the foundation for future projects

* Meaningful equity at an early stage company

* MacbookPro and 27" monitor

* Flexible worktime

* Regular home office

* Relaxed work conditions and a fun team


Scala: 3 years (Required)


Switzerland (Preferred)


English (Required)

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