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Senior Scala Engineer

at IBM Power Systems

Posted: 5/28/2019
Job Reference #: 250322

Job Description

Senior Scala Engineer

Your Role and Responsibilities
Build, optimize, and tune for high performance services running on Kubernetes to deliver weather and lifestyle data to over 50% of world’s weather apps. Contribute to the microservices framework and integrations with various services to process massive amounts of data for visibility and analysis. Main languages – Scala, Java. Knowledge of Golang is a bonus.
Work on The Weather Company’s next generation data platform which delivers weather and lifestyle data to power, TWC's mobile apps, and third-party services at massive scale across the globe. We handle more than 200,000 requests per second and receive, process and analyze terabytes of data every day.
The Weather Company was recently acquired by IBM, a major open source contributor in
Scala, Spark, Cassandra, Kubernetes, and other technologies. We are very excited about this new partnership and are looking forward to the next chapter of developing using our languages
and frameworks of choice with the backing of a technology giant.

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Required Education
Bachelor's Degree

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Software Developer

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Software Development & Support

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Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required
No Travel

IBM Business Group
Cognitive Apps

Preferred Education
Bachelor's Degree

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Skills & Experience
? Proficiency with functional programming using Scala
? Strong knowledge of Scala tools and ecosystem – sbt, cats, akka, akka-http, etc.
? Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
? Strong understanding of Unix primitives and regexes
? Nice to have other languages like Go, Python, Ruby
? Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
? Desire to learn new technologies and languages
? General knowledge of everyday developer tools
? Interest and knowledge of emerging tools and technologies
? Ability to convey information concisely and clearly
? Ability to work closely and effectively with peer developers
? Solid understanding of parallel and concurrent programming
? Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, or comparable work experience
? Participation in software design, development, and code reviews
? High level of proficiency with Computer Science/Software Engineering knowledge and contribution to the technical skills growth of other team members

United States

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
  • Nice to have other languages like Go, Python, Ruby
  • Nice to have experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Desire to learn new technologies and languages
  • Knowledge of Helm, Go, Python, Ruby, NoSQL Databases (C* and MongoDB would be a bonus)

Secondary Job Category
Other Software Development & Support

Eligibility Requirements

Position Type

Early Professional Track
Not Applicable - Professional Hire

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At IBM Cognitive Applications, we build open applications that unlock the power of data for clients, partners, and developers. Running on top of IBM's unique Hybrid, Multicloud and AI infrastructures, these applications work across horizontal domains and bring our technology to life for end users. Cognitive Applications unit includes: Watson Customer Engagement, Watson IoT, Watson Media and Weather, Talent & Collaboration, and IBM Developer teams