Scala Engineer | SwissBorg | Remote (Europe)

Scala Engineer | SwissBorg | Remote (Europe)

Remote Europe
Application ends: July 24, 2024
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Job Description

At SwissBorg, our mission is to democratize financial assets, allowing ordinary people the ability to achieve financial freedom.

SwissBorg is Europe’s fastest-growing Crypto app and since launching in 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland our innovative app has taken the market by storm! We currently offer 54 cryptocurrencies, operate in 100+ countries, and have a community base of 650,000+ users.

The crypto revolution is reshaping the financial landscape, offering transparency and financial opportunities previously limited to the wealthy. Our mission is to create a user-friendly and community-centric product that opens doors for everyone. At Swissborg, we aim to provide accessible tools that empower individuals to safely grow their wealth using the potential of DeFi.

SwissBorg is looking for a talented Scala Engineer to play a key role in the Acquisition Team! You will be the first Back-end Engineer to join them, making you the main architect of their ambitious roadmap. With the support of our most senior engineers, you will bring dynamism to our acquisition tools (e.g. websites, ad campaigns, authentication, event tracking) and bring SwissBorg’s onboarding to the next level!

Our stack includes: 

Libraries: Cats Effect 3, Tapir, Sttp, Fs2, Akka

Infrastructure: Kubernetes, Docker, ArgoCD, PostgreSQL, Kafka

Architecture: microservices, Event Sourcing, Reactive

There are endless opportunities at SwissBorg, you will be a part of an extremely talented engineering department where you work with some of the best Scala Engineers in Europe. And from us, you can expect an environment that offers transparency, promotes a genuine healthy work-life balance to enable you to do your best work and a team of humble and motivated engineers.

You will

  • Identify requirements for backend architecture design and API with the engineering team
  • Solve challenging problems in the context of finance and distributed systems
  • Write rigorous automated tests and ensure code quality and documentation
  • Optimize the code for performance
  • Support and coach junior team members
  • Own your services, from tech design to deployment and monitoring
  • Help the product to design the requirements for a feature, providing technical guidance early in the process
  • Take part in the continuous improvement of the overall technical architecture

About you

  • 3 + years Scala experience
  • Knowledge of libraries such as Cats, Akka, Fs2
  • Experience with JVM technologies, RDBMs, cloud architectures
  • Knowledge about the CQRS/Event Sourcing architecture
  • Strong sense of ownership and entrepreneurial thinking – customer value should be your key driver
  • An interest in Cryptocurrencies/Blockchain
  • Proactive, organized and detail-oriented
  • Experience in designing and implementing public-facing APIs
  • Experience with Kafka is a plus

What we can offer you:

Annual bonus 

Training and development budget 

The latest MacBook Pro

BORG welcome bonus 

Flexible working hours – we believe in outcome over output

Vacation days + local bank holidays

Company-wide retreats (So far we have visited Lisbon and Barcelona!)

Continuous learning and development opportunities

At SwissBorg, we embrace diversity. We strongly believe that getting the best outcome requires different perspectives and backgrounds. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture because we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone!

To ensure a safe & welcoming space, please feel free to let us know of anything you require to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to the recruitment process.