Senior Scala Software Engineer - Remote, Poland



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Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

BigCommerce’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been recognized numerous times for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

Senior Scala Software Engineer

BigCommerce is looking for a Senior Software Engineer (Scala) for API Platform team. This growing team is looking for an engineer with a strong technical background who will focus on improving the performance, reliability, and features of our API Platform. We use technologies like Scala, gRPC, service mesh, Docker to build one of the fastest and most reliable ecommerce platforms in the world.

BigCommerce offers a dynamic, collaborative environment, helping you expand your skills and take ideas from inception to delivery.

What You’ll Do:

  • Build highly-available, high-performance, redundant, and scalable distributed systems in a polyglot environment
  • Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures
  • Build new features with a focus on testability, extensibility, and maintainability
  • Drive our technical roadmap and direction of our stack
  • Write code that is high-performance, maintainable, clear, and concise
  • Advocate for modern development practices and tools
  • Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security
  • Support an open, positive, and energized culture
  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with the teams located across the Globe

Who You Are:

  • 4+ years of professional experience as a Software Engineer
  • 2+ years of Scala in a production environment, performance monitoring and tuning is a plus
  • Knowledge of object-oriented and functional programming techniques
  • Experience monitoring and operating microservices
  • Knowledge of highly scalable architectures
  • Strong desire to learn new languages, frameworks, best practices and design patterns
  • Write code that is performant, fault-tolerant, maintainable, testable and concise
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure best practices
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Experience monitoring and operating microservices
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies and ticketing systems such as JIRA
  • Professional experience with PHP or Javascript is a plus

What's in it for you:

  • Work with modern technologies, cloud based and highly scalable distributed systems.
  • Work for an international Product company.
  • Be an expert in the team and provide high quality Product to the market.
  • Be a part of a fast-growing company.
  • Work remotely from Poland.
  • We provide internal and external learning courses and private medical insurance.

Our Hiring Processes Might Include:

  • Recruiter Phone Screen
  • Technical Interview (including coding)
  • Hiring Manager Interview



Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

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