Scala Developer (Remote)
General overview of the project(s)
The best way to understand vidIQ is to play with the product: www.vidiq.com/extension
We've heard vidIQ described many ways. It can be the tool that you use to manage your YouTube channel, making deep analytical insights accessible that saves dozens of hours a week. When someone attends any of our live streams or academy, it's the education every creators need to be successful. We're also know as the best video keyword research tool available to many folks. At vidIQ's core, it's a tool that gives creators what they need to navigate toward the success they want to have because of the tools and education made readily available.
oin us as a Scala Developer and help us develop existing microservices and create new features!
This role is a bit unique. As part of our growing engineering team, you will mostly focus on porting existing Ruby on Rails services to Scala. This project will take from 4 to 6 months. When the port is complete, your responsibilities will shift to building and improving our new Scala API & Data Pipelines.
We are a remote company and our team works from wherever they want. That means you must be self-motivated to succeed. If that sounds great to you and you’re interested in empowering video creators, you’ll fit right in.
Take ownership of services that you are working on.
Migration of RoR business logic to Scala.
Take the initiative to resolve product issues.
Improve project architecture with the goal of increasing quality.
Help teammates with brainstorming sessions, technical design discussions, and code reviews (we highly appreciate all sort of improvements).
Write readable, testable, maintainable code.
What technologies do we use:
Scala — Cats, FS2, http4s, doobie
AWS — EKS, S3, SQS
Databases — PosgreSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB,
Other useful things — kubernetes, docker, github
A Strong understanding of REST API / Microservices concepts and best practices.
Understanding of SOLID principles.
Experience working on at least one large Scala application.
Experience working with a variety of databases, especially PostgreSQL, MongoDB and DynamoDB.
Effective project and time management skills.
Creative problem solvers who take the initiative to improve products.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Remote teams require things be written down and communicated clearly and kindly.
This is a 100% remote position, work from anywhere you like.
A flexible work schedule where you decide which hours to work. We expect an average commitment of 40 hours per week.
We offer a generous vacation policy of taking time when you need it.
Most team members take 4–5 weeks of time off per year.
Team retreats every year! Past trips have been to Spain, Portugal, and other amazing places.
Work with amazing people around the world.
Huge impact in the Creator Ecosystem.
Matched or exceed market salary in the country you live in.
Support your professional development and will pay for relevant courses and conferences