Senior Scala Engineer (f/m/d)

NewStore is the essential omnichannel store solution for enterprise retailers. The company delivers Omnichannel-as-a-Service with the first platform combining mobile POS, an omnichannel order broker, and inventory management. Store operations from endless aisle to mobile checkout to fulfillment are executed on intuitive iPhone apps, creating a joyful shopping experience for the consumer and associate alike. NewStore customers include ANINE BING, Burton Snowboards, Decathlon, GANNI, Outdoor Voices, and UNTUCKit. It is backed by General Catalyst, Activant Capital, and Salesforce Ventures. Learn more at

About the Job

You will provide leadership across Back-End Engineering and help guide the overall engineering vision for our MicroServices Architecture. You will lead and participate in architecture discussions with our architects and platform team to help define the core platform APIs to support our Mobile- and WebApps. You will also participate in design reviews and recommend improvements. You will be part of a team that is committed to writing test-backed, clean and reusable code. As an expert Backend Engineer, you will recommend improvements and create consensus through self-confidence, clear communication and the technical skills to back your decisions. You think that polyglot developers are the future and have a passion for elegant, readable and maintainable code.

We have a cutting-edge microservice architecture and use the following technologies: Scala, Python, Golang, Linux, Docker, kubernetes, RabbitMQ, nginx, Amazon AWS, REST-ful APIs, React-Native, ReactJS, HTML5, CSS3, git, SQL (PostgreSQL), Scrum/Kanban.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of professional development experience using Scala

  • Extensive development experience with (and enthusiasm for) modern agile practices

  • Experience working within a devops culture

  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and move between different tech stacks

  • Adaptable, comfortable switching contexts and dealing with ambiguity

  • Fluent in English, written and spoken

  • Experience providing training to and mentoring other engineers

  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills


Extra special things we'd love to see: 

  • Experience in building e-commerce systems

  • Experience with Akka toolkit and Akka Cluster

  • Experience with Kafka


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