Scala Developer

Employment Type:Contract
Job Location:Budapest Hungary
Job Function:

Our team is building a Kafka Managed Service platform from grounds up. As a member of the platform team, you will work closely with other software engineers, web deisgners and stakeholders to design and develop new platform components and all the supporting applications. We are looking for a passionate problem solver that is highly focused, agile, and who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative and team-centric environment using the latest technologies.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Should be a self-starter, go-getter, designs first and codes afterwards. Can work without detailed instructions
  • Work with a team of peers to architect, design and implement our new platform and supporting applications in the latest technologies
  • Apply technology to strategically solve business and technical challenges
  • Develop full stack components and modules (backend and frontend) using technologies such as Scala, Java, React.js, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS
  • Identify, research and implement new technologies that improve efficiency, responsiveness, resiliency, and/or ease of development.
  • Actively participate in and help evolve all adopted Agile practices such as: TDD (Test Driven Development), BDD (Behavior Driven Development), stand-ups, retrospectives, continuous delivery, and knowledge sharing across team members
  • Aggressively and proactively test software throughout the development cycle using a TDD mindset - including unit testing, functional testing, load testing and automation.
  • Continuously improve, refine, and refactor software.


  • 3+ years of development using Scala or other functional languages
  • 2+ years experience in Java
  • 2+ years of experience on an Agile delivery team
  • 4+ years of web-based development experience
  • Understand, articulate, and conform to core functional and OOP programming principles.
  • Experience working with and designing RESTful microservice architectures
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using Azure DevOps, Git, or similar tools
  • A commitment to developing solid, tested, high performing valuable software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with a wide variety of people with varying technical skill sets and domain knowledge
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills. Must be able to quickly assess problems and determine proper steps to resolution.
  • Experience with Kafka, Kubernetes, Postgres, NOSQL databases, or or similar streaming technologies highly preferred
  • Ability to break down large projects into individual stories and MVPs (Minimum Viable Products) highly preferred