Scala Engineer (m/f/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin / Munich

Job Description
You would like to work with enthusiastic and experienced Software Engineers in an agile, international environment with a modern tech-stack  (#Functionalprogramming, #GraphQL, #Scala)? You are thrilled by getting your hands on one of the most innovative, modern eCommerce platforms the world has seen? Your heart beats Scala, you breath functional programming, you dream about solving complex problems? On top you work with passion, love clean code and like to understand the big picture? Sounds like commercetools is the perfect match! Modern E-Commerce solutions, built for high availability!
About your new role
  • Design and implement our PaaS eCommerce backend in Scala as well as our core infrastructure components like database mappings and web service APIs for high availability e-commerce
  • Analyze product requirements and discuss technical approaches
  • Test software components regarding usability, functionality, and performance and work closely with Product Management and DevOps
  • Taking part in on-call rotation (with the worldwide distributed team) for production systems
Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science and/or equivalent experience/qualification and at least 4 years experience as Software Engineer + applied work experience in Scala
  • Fluent English for work in international teams
  • Deep insights in functional programming and practical work experience with Scala and in developing server-side systems using the JVM
  • Solid understanding of parallel and asynchronous programming as well as non-blocking I/O
  • Experience in developing REST APIs and knowledge of scalable architectures (incl. sharding, replication, load balancing and failover)
  • Aspiration to constantly improve yourself and learn new technologies, concepts, etc.
  • Great team player & nice colleague who enjoys our working & company culture
This is how we work
  • Mindset. Modern methodologies and a diverse, creative workspace with an open and international culture.
  • Product. Together we create an extendable, highly scalable product with state of the art technologies. Let’s develop something with impact.
  • Growth. Learn from each other and benefit from the knowledge we concentrate in a healthy growing company.
  • Environment. Flexible and family friendly environment, bright and good accessible offices, modern soft- and hardware.
  • Flexibility. Morning person or night owl? Need to pick up your kids from kindergarten? We believe in outcome and motivated employees rather than feeling stuck in the office.
commercetools is living a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If your job profile aligns with our technical requirements, business needs and company culture, we encourage you to apply. We will assess your competencies, learning ability and passion and not your age, race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, genetics or disability.
Contact information
Do you have any questions regarding the role, our company, culture or work environment? Feel free to contact our Talent Acquisition Manager Janosch Fingerhut (+49172 2631438)!
About us
By giving our customers and partners the most flexible commerce platform, which is based on a Microservices, API-first, true Cloud and Headless architecture (we call it the MACH architecture*), we are not only helping them maintain their competitive advantage but we are also changing the e-commerce platform market. Today, Fortune Global 500 companies across industries rely on commercetools and the commercetools platform.  

Founded in Germany in 2006, our international expansion has reached Europe (Munich, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, and Switzerland), the US (Durham, NC), and Asia Pacific (Singapore, Australia). In October 2019, with a $145M investment from global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partner, commercetools is in full gear going forward. 


We are firm believers in our core values: Purpose, Trust, and Lifelong Learning. More than ever we need passionate talents who believe in these values and in a better future of e-commerce. Awaiting you is an employer that cares and an accomplished international team full of like-minded and friendly individuals operating from across the globe.
Thank you for your application and your interest in commercetools. We are excited to get to know you!
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