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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary ๐Ÿš€

Senior Consultant - Fast Data

Remote ๐Ÿ™Œ

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • Scala
  • Java
  • Spark

Benefits & perks

  • 100% Remote Work
  • Equity
  • Opportunity for travel

To sum it up...

Evangelize the world's fastest data platform

Role overview

We are looking for a highly skilled senior consultant with a proven track record for high quality and impactful delivery.

A true craftsman with solid experience using elements of our platform

Java/Scala, Spark, Kafka , Akka - especially Akka Streams, Flink, HDFS, and other Streaming technologies

who also enjoys breaking down tough problems, and enabling clients to deliver critical solutions.

This is a leadership AND engineering role, and we want to speak with experienced software engineers with a passion for data streaming technologies who are as comfortable mentoring junior engineers as they are making high-level architectural choices.

๐Ÿ’ฒ Salary will be competitive to the market in your area! ๐Ÿ’ฒ

๐ŸŒŽ Our team is fully distributed and we will consider applicants from anywhere in North America! ๐ŸŒŽ

Responsibilities

  • Advise and mentor software architects, engineers, product and business owners to evolve architectures and design technical solutions.
  • Consult with clients in small to large organizations to integrate the Lightbend stack into their development environment.
  • Actively develop software using modern technologies like Scala, streaming-data technologies like Spark, Kafka, and HDFS, and microservice technologies like Akka (especially Akka Streams), Kafka Streams,, and there other components of the Lightbend Reactive Platform, including Lagom and Play Framework.
  • Enable our clients to successfully design and implement software solutions based on the Fast Data Platform, mainly through workshops, mentoring, code reviews, etc.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining tools and templates for professional services engagements.
  • Assist with creating and maintaining the training curriculum.
  • Manage software projects and customer expectations.
  • Assist in pre-sales opportunities, marketing webinars, conferences and other promotions.
  • Opportunity to travel extensively.

Candidates can potentially live anywhere in North America. This is much more than a coding position - we are looking for true consultants and technology leaders with an expert technical background.

Qualifications

You...

  • are a master developer and evangelist of the Lightbend Fast Data Platformอพ Scala or Java, Spark, Kafka, Flink, HDFS, and the Lightbend Reactive Platform for microservices, including Akka, Lagom, and Play
  • have significant experience in big data batch and streaming architectures and concepts.
  • have relevant experience in distributed architecture and functional programming concepts.
  • have a consulting background and experience working with multiple clients.
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills in at least English.
  • are skillful at interacting and working with people in a leadership roleอพ working with a self-organized lean and agile team to mitigate key project technical risks, managing effort and ensuring quality.
  • are dedicated to producing quality code and dedicated to best practices such as automated testing, code reviews, continuous integration, and continuous deployment.
  • are biased towards action on tough problems and issues, and focused on your client's success.
  • are an agent of change who is constantly learning and seeking better outcomes.
  • are passionate about enabling others to adopt new technologies.
  • have experienced many different kinds of projects and methodologies, and know the difference between the effective and the hype.
  • hold at least a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • have at least 5 years experience with JVM-based languages and systems.
  • have one or more of the following:
  • 2 or more years experience with Spark, Hadoop, Big Data/Fast Data systems.
  • 3 or more years experience with Akka.
  • 2 or more years mentoring and leading software teams.
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • Scala
  • Java
  • Spark

Benefits & perks

  • 100% Remote Work
  • Equity
  • Opportunity for travel

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