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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary πŸš€

Scala Engineer

New York, NY, US

Salary

$140K - 175K + Equity

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • scala
  • java
  • javascript

Benefits & perks

  • Equity or Stock Options
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Free Medical
  • Outings, happy hours, and parties
  • Cold Brew Tap

To sum it up...

Intelligent personal assistant for work that uses AI and Slack

Role overview

Do you want to make work easier for millions of people? Play a key role on a fast-paced, high-performance engineering team in a growing, VC-backed startup? Contribute to product decisions, company culture, and have impact on real users? Ship to production over 150 times a month? Work with new technologies and functional programming? Read on! πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»

πŸ€– We are building a next-generation intelligent workflow automation and teamwork solution for sales and other customer-facing teams. We are changing the way people do their jobs every single day by giving them superpowers. We eliminate boring, manual tasks and delivers actionable insights in a place where employees already collaborate with each otherβ€”Slack. Our customers include some of the fastest-growing companies on the market like Square, InVision, Slack, Lyft, and many others.

We believe that diversity makes for stronger teams, so our engineers come from a variety of different backgrounds. We are looking for a seasoned, energetic, passionate engineer interested in working on multi-functional squads to join our growing organization. If you are a self-starter, like new challenges, are collaborative, are passionate about clean and maintainable code, appreciate type-safe languages, are excited to move around the stack, have experience in or are open to learning functional programming, and want to spend time with sociable, fun people, we want to hear from you!This position is full-time and based on-site in New York City. πŸ—½

You should have:

  • 4-8+ years of experience building web applications
  • Deep understanding of web technologies, REST APIs, and concurrency
  • Experience working with relational databases in a production environment
  • Exposure to strong engineering culture and passion for engineering best practices
  • Desire to influence product direction and work on multi-functional teams
  • Familiarity with JavaScript and ReactJS or similar frameworks
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to play a big role in building a startup
  • Technical curiosity and enthusiasm for continuously improving the codebase
  • Ability to scope projects, make tradeoffs, and prioritize features for optimal user outcomes
  • Attention to detail and drive to build top-quality, best-in-class product
  • Demonstrate ownership while shipping fast in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

Technologies we use:

  • Scala - our back-end language of choice, we love functional programming
  • ReactJS - our configuration and customization portal is built in React on Webpack
  • PostgreSQL - our database technology of choice, running on RDS
  • Kubernetes - our framework of choice for service orchestration
  • AWS - we run all of our infrastructure in the cloud using the latest and greatest
  • GitHub - trusted source control and code review tool of choice
  • Slack - our automated CI/CD pipeline is managed via Slack and any developer can safely deploy reviewed changes


Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

$140K - 175K + Equity

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • scala
  • java
  • javascript

Benefits & perks

  • Equity or Stock Options
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Free Medical
  • Outings, happy hours, and parties
  • Cold Brew Tap

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