Job Description

Title: Backend Software Engineer (Java / Scala)
12 Months
Location: Playa Vista, CA

NOTE - Need to work on W-2 only (No 1099 or C2C)

The Backend Engineer will develop distributed, resilient and high-performing back-end services using Scala
Leverage modern open-source stacks including Scala and Finagle
Deploy services on AWS using Apache Mesos and monitor them together with our SRE team
Work closely with front-end developers as part of a feature team
Be responsible for performance testing at the server level and load testing at the service level (using tools such as Locust)
Be proactive about service errors, interruptions and performance issues

Required Skills:
- BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- Excellent skills in developing distributed back-end services
- Understand full service stack, from UI in the front-end to databases in the back-end
- Passion to investigate and adopt new technologies and practices
- Great communication skills that supports a collaborative working environment
- Experience with JVM and Scala
- Experience with Apache Mesos and/or Cassandra
- Experience with AWS
- Experience with continuous integration and delivery
- Comfortable working with Unix type systems
- Experience in the games industry

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