Java Developer - Remote

Job Type Permanent
Salary €60,000 plus | Exp dependant.
Reference 31764

A very reputable Pentasia client is looking for a server-side focused Java Developers who would be interested to work with Scala as well to help developer their core platform and associated services.

The job at hand:

  • True autonomous work and completely on a remote basis.
  • Adding both new features to the existing platform and new integrations 
  • Migration of the platform to a new architecture and technology stack based with Scala + Akka.
  • Website support and administration UI, working with front end developers as necessary
  • Diagnosing and fixing production issues
  • Not being phased by the strange variety of things that need doing in a small growing company
  • A proactive approach in your work, not waiting to be fed the next task as well as an active approach to finding new ways to improve current systems.

Your profile:

  • Strong skills with Java (3 years minimum)
  • Exposure and know how of another JVM based language
  • Able to write raw SQL, and further than just simple select statements (1 year minimum)
  • Familiarity and understanding with automated testing
  • Social skills are highly valued and good interpersonal skills and a great team attitude will go a long way with our client.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to quickly learn new things and adapt

Additional plus points to your profile in an ideal world:

  • Some experience with Scala and associated ecosystem (Play & Akka)
  • Java Servlets knowledge, because there’s always legacy code
  • Functional programming knowledge and its advantageous qualities
  • Asynchronous/reactive programming understanding
  • Exposure to integrating third party APIs
  • Experience in performance profiling and tuning Java applications
  • Some experience with PHP as some system parts are written in it

Client Approach:

  • A small company, with a proactive and can-do positive attitude
  • They have a true focus on getting stuff done, not on process or management hierarchy - the company operates in a flat structure.
  • A distributed workforce but communicating regularly and offering encouragement
  • Sharing expertise and learning from others to keep improving as a team
  • A flexible working schedule, micromanagement isn't the case here.
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