Vacature Java Scala Senior Backend Software Engineer Amsterdam | Distributed Applications for a Global Audience | Java8, Spring Boot, Cassandra, Scala, Akka | up to € 93.000

Your job: Java Scala Senior Backend Software Engineer Amsterdam

  • Do you want to have the chance to broaden your Java knowledge with Scala experience?
  • Do you love to work on heavily distributed large scale systems that process data of millions of consumers?
  • Do you love autonomy, freedom, highly skilled colleagues and a great software engineering culture?

Than wait no longer, this just might be what you have been waiting for!

Your employer: Highly distributed FinTech Technology used my millions

This greatly funded FinTech company is one of the leading Amsterdam based companies in sense of their software engineering environment, the level of people they have on board, coding standards, budget for training and development and most of all the scale of their systems. If you want to work for a company where what you do really matters for millions of people daily, this truly is a place you would enjoy working.

Everything build in Amsterdam is used all over the world. So if you enjoy working on systems of scale, that have a big impact on a great many lives of people this too can add to the job you will find when working here.

They have a mature culture where software engineering professionals have a great level of autonomy and freedom to make technical choices, benefit of working from home and the occasional working from home possibilities. All to make sure you can combine a challenging job with a great family life!

Your job: Java Scala Senior Backend Software Engineer Amsterdam

In your job as Java Scala Senior Backend Software Engineer Amsterdam you will be working in the department specialized in making sure all data remains safe and secure. And with thousands of things happening all at once in a great many countries this is definitely easier said than done! You will be working in one of the experienced and autonomous scrum teams located in one of the most inspiring office locations you could imagine. No expense has been spared to make sure you guys can do great things!

You are needed as there are a great many things that still need to be completed in the roadmap. One of the distributed core applications have to be developed further, where still a lot of technological choices can be made after which new functionalities need to be developed. This is a Java8 based (Microservices, Spring Boot, Cassandra, Kafka) application, which will initially be about 80% of the work. As you work with a great many of skilled software engineering teams there is a lot of room to spar and learn from each other.

Another very interesting fact is that here Scala is also used a lot, in which other applications are being developed. After the Java application is done you will get the chance to work on Scala/Akka/Cassandra applications too! This might be ideal if you are already great in Java8/Microservices development but are looking to also gain good Scala experience!

What is needed?

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional software engineering experience with a JVM language
  • Excellent Java experience building Microservices (experience with Spring Boot is a bug plus)
  • Beta Bachelor working level or higher
  • Experience with or curious about Scala
  • Experience with NoSQL (Experience with Cassandra would be a plus)
  • An affinity for product development, clean coding, agile working and great collaboration
  • A good communicator
  • Experience with everything from feature design and architecture to deployment
  • Experience with Akka or Kafka would be a plus

What is offered?

  • Between  € 64.800 and € 92.160, based on knowledge, experience and added value
  • 27 holidays
  • A great pension
  • Big budget for training, courses and going to conferences (all expenses paid: even 2x international per year)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Working from home possibilities
  • Great office facilities
  • Easy to reach by public transportation, for people in Amsterdam or surrounding Amsterdam!


Are you an experienced Java Software Engineer and would you also like to gain some valuable Scala experience?


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