REMOTE Sr. Scala Engineer- Redis and Postgres REQUIRED, Sorry, No Visas

Surge Forward is looking for smart, self-motivated, experienced, senior-level consultants who enjoy the freedom of telecommuting and flexible schedules, to work as long-term, consistent (40 hrs/week) independent contractors on a variety of software development projects.


EST Hours Required, Must live in the US or Canada to be considered. Sorry, NO Visas.

• Proficiency with Scala • Proficiency with PostgreSQL, Redis• Experience in data processing formats Like Json and Parquet• Familiar with SBT and Docker• Knowledge or experience about Restful API• Proficiency in source code management, software development, Unix tools and terminal• Foundational knowledge of algorithms, networking, concurrency, file systems

NICE TO HAVE:• Experience with software design patterns• Understanding of Kubernetes• Experience with business intelligence and digital analytics

QUALIFICATIONS:• Experience and capability to design, specify and build a data API• Solid understanding of large system design, streaming big data and performance trade-offs• Deep experience with SQL and multiple Relational Database Management Systems with non-trivial databases.• Demonstrated expertise in AWS cloud computing, and understanding of data management best practices• Strong communication, verbal and written skills• Keen to take the leadership of the expertise domains• Solution-oriented, able to implement prototypes with new tools quickly• 3-5+ years of experience in software engineering and data analytics• Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in computer science, or a related field

RESPONSIBILITIES:• Develop and maintain software components to enhance, transform and model raw data• Develop and maintain a highly available and scalable real-time API• Investigate and resolve performance bottlenecks, data quality issues and automation failures• Implement and manage continuous delivery systems and methodologies• Implement tests and validation processes to maintain the code and data quality

Only candidates located in the immediate area can be considered at this time. Sorry, No Visas.

Resume must include the tech stack under each job directly on the resume in order to be considered.

For immediate consideration, email resume and include your cell phone number and start date:

Posted over 3 years ago