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Senior Scala Developer for Ciklum Digital

Poland Remote

Scala vacancies


On behalf of Ciklum Digital, Ciklum is looking for a Senior Scala Developer to join the team on a full-time basis.

You will join a highly motivated team and will be working on a modern solution for our existing client. We are looking for technology experts who want to make an impact on new businesses by applying best practices and taking ownership.

Project description

You will be building new features and maintaining existing services for one of the biggest e-shops in the fashion domain on the German market. There are several teams working on the same product. Each team is responsible for a different part of the customer journey.

Tech stack:

  • Microservices: Scala, Akka HTTP, Akka streams, alpakka, Slick, Sangria GraphQL, Node.js / Express
  • AWS: SNS, SQS, Dynamo, MySQL RDS, Redis, Kafka, ElasticSearch
  • Kubernetes


  • Back End development to meet customer’s business needs and implement components according to the modern software development environment (cloud-based platforms, microservice architecture, etc)
  • Taking part in the decision-making process in design application architecture, solution development, architecture and code review
  • Develop and review feature design documents and provide inputs/update to specifications for the solution
  • Design and implement a set of various types of tests (unit, integration, functional, etc)
  • Proactive position in solution development, processes improvements
  • Working in an international distributed team in an Agile environment
  • Communicate with PMs, engineers, Architects, QA and other colleagues and stakeholders
  • Delivering the product roadmap and plannings
  • To use high coding standards, software best practices and write highly testable, automatable and performant code over the whole SDLC


  • Experience in software development for more than 5 years;
  • Experience with Scala >= 2 years
  • Experience with frameworks like Akka, Play (we have Akka in place)
  • Plus: Interested in Kotlin, or even with some experience (could become an option for new implementations)
  • Familiar with
  • Basic HTTP interfaces like RESTful APIs
  • Data streaming & processing
  • Cloud providers (AWS, GCP, …) and their services
  • CI/CD and DevOps culture
  • Docker
  • Testing (unit tests, integration tests, …) including testing methods like TDD, BDD or property-based testing
  • Knowledge of Computing Theory:
  • Paradigm & Principles (OOP, SOLID, DDD, TDD, BDD)
  • Plus: practical experience with Message Brokers like RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, … or queues like AWS SQS

Personal skills

  • Capability and willingness to work with Scrum
  • Sharing experience and mentoring junior colleagues
  • Analytical thinking
  • Ability and willingness to learn new things and improve your skills
  • Readiness to travel (once per three months)
  • English – there will be daily communication with our international clients
  • Plus: speaking/understanding German (for business requirements, special terms)

What's in it for you

  • Close cooperation with the client
  • A constant flow of new projects
  • Ability to influence project technologies
  • Projects from scratch
  • Realization of your innovative ideas in building new Ciklum Solutions and Services
  • Friendly collaborative teams and enjoyable working environment
  • Professional skills development and training programs
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training and self-development opportunities
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions Gdansk or Wroclaw
  • Work from home/100% remote
  • Private medical healthcare fully covered by Ciklum with a possibility to cover family members
  • Fully covered life insurance – 100 000 PLN
  • Fully covered drug insurance – up to 2 000 PLN/year
  • Multisport card 100% covered by Ciklum – Benefit System, Plus package
  • Parking space 50% covered by Ciklum

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