Senior Scala Engineer

New York, NY, USA

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You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Senior Scala Engineer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

EPAM’s Financial Services Practice is looking for exceptionally talented people to join our team of world class engineers.

Our clients are some of the world’s largest and most innovative banks, investment banks and wealth management institutions.


Continue working on a platform for structured investments (both for broker-dealer and private banks). Work consists of both, improving existing system (though system is brand new) and introducing new functionality, new screens, etc. Example of the new task – add secondary market (the ability to buy and sell investments).

Technology: Scala, MongoDB, Akka, Nginx, Backbone.js, Protractor.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with one of our largest Financial Services clients to build and optimize its platform for structured investments used by broker-dealers and private banks;
  • Improve the existing system, introduce new functionality and new screens (i.e. add a secondary market with the ability to buy and sell investments);
  • Utilize technologies such as Scala, MongoDB, Akka, Nginx, Backbone.js and Protractor;
  • Work with requirements;
  • Design architecture;
  • Dvelop and re-factor code;
  • Review code;
  • Write regularly unit and integration tests;
  • Fix bugs;
  • Prepare documentation.

What You Have

  • Overall 5+ years of work experience in commercial Java development or/and 2+ years of hands-on experience in Scala;
  • Excellent coding skills, knowledge of OOP and FP design patterns;
  • Excellent designing skills of complex high-load concurrent and distributed systems (SOA/EDA);
  • Deep understanding of frameworks (Akka, Scala test);
  • Deep understanding of NoSQL (MongoDB/Cassandra/Redis);
  • Knowledge of RDBMS (PostgreSQL/MySQL/Oracle);
  • Experience with TDD;
  • Experience in Git, Jenkins, Jira/Redmine;
  • Responsible, self-motivated, hardworking and excellent team player;
  • Upper-Intermediate English.

Nice to have

  • Deep understanding of JavaScript (Backbone.js/Ajax/JQuery) HTML and CSS;
  • Experience with Nginx, Backbone.js, Protractor;
  • 1+ year of Scrum Master or Team Lead work experience;
  • Knowledge of working with requirements;
  • Domain expertise in investment banking and/or an ability to learn;
  • Hands-on experience in message broker systems (Apache Kafka/RabbitMQ).

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized);
  • Health Savings Account;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter);
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided);
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided);
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Paid Time Off;
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection;
  • Accident Insurance;
  • Employee Discounts;
  • Pet Insurance.