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Scala Engineer - Context Team (m/f/x)



London, UK · Amsterdam, Netherlands · Madrid, Spain · Munich, Germany · Amsterdam, Netherlands · Netherlands · Germany · United Kingdom · Berlin, Germany · England, UK · London, UK · Valencia, Spain · Spain
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Our Guiding Stars are the values at the heart of our organization that drive everything we do. We are committed to creating meaningful change not only in our industry but also in the communities we engage with. If our Guiding Stars resonate with you, we encourage you to consider joining our team.

  • Drive Results: We think big, work smart, and execute fast to transform the future of commerce
  • Cultivate Belonging: We welcome diverse backgrounds and experiences, driving positive change through inclusion and teamwork
  • Champion Customers: We go the extra mile for our customers to help them unlock their full potential
  • Adapt Boldly: We’re curious and innovative, we take risks and grow from our failures

Please note: We can currently offer full remote work for candidates based in the following cities: Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Munich, or Valencia.

The Opportunity:

Would you like to work with enthusiastic and experienced Software Engineers in a remote, agile and international environment with a modern, evolving tech-stack? Are you thrilled by getting your hands on one of the most innovative eCommerce platforms the world has seen? On top of that, do you work with passion, love clean code and like to understand the big picture? Sounds like commercetools is a perfect match!

The Context team is an integral part of the Product Information Management (PIM) group, responsible for managing our product catalog. This team focuses on developing advanced features to tailor the catalog to specific needs, such as segmenting the catalog for different geographical regions or store types, and varying product data based on the sales context.

Your Mission:

  • Design, implement and test mission-critical API’s in a PaaS eCommerce Scala backend
  • Develop a scalable and multi-tenant architecture
  • Work closely with Product Management for understanding the business needs and finding appropriate technical solutions
  • Contribute to the definition of the team roadmap
  • Ensure that functional and non-functional requirements (performance, security) are met
  • Work with engineers from different teams to ensure technical excellence of the whole platform
  • Take part in on-call rotation (with the worldwide distributed team) for production systems

What you need to succeed:

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Backend Engineer developing server-side systems on the JVM using Scala
  • Firm understanding of functional programming
  • Solid understanding of parallel and asynchronous programming, as well as non-blocking I/O
  • Experience in developing REST API’s and knowledge of scalable architectures
  • Fluent English for work in international teams
  • Aspiration to constantly improve yourself and learn new technologies and concepts

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with GraphQL
  • Experience working with MongoDB or other NoSQL databases

We care about your Growth and Well-being

☀️ Remote Work: Up to 60 days/year from a country different from your base country

💻 Open Learning & Development Budget

📚 ct Academy: Regular internal training sessions

⌚️ Flexibility: Morning person or night owl? We believe in outcome and motivated employees

🚀 Mindset & Growth: A diverse, creative workspace with an international culture & learning environment

Come grow with us!

We are all different and that is what makes us stronger! We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company better.

At commercetools, we are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to fair hiring practices regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.