Full Time / London
Senior Scala Engineer
Ready to shape tomorrow?
This is somewhere where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits. We know that the success of the business depends on the people who keep it moving, which is why we are looking for exceptional talent to join our international payments revolution.
We’re bringing simplicity, transparency & scale to cross-border payments - a $120 trillion market.
About the role
Our software engineers are responsible for implementing an industry-leading API that has already processed over $50 billion of cross-border transactions for over 5 million end users, and is available to our clients 24/7. But we’re not stopping there, and our engineers are at the forefront of taking us forward to meet the demands of even greater scale.
From our monolithic datacenter beginnings we’ve moved wholesale to AWS where our system runs as a set of distributed applications. We’re currently in the process of migrating those applications over to Kubernetes and Jenkins-X as we further embrace a microservices architecture.
As a Senior Software Engineer you’ll play a key role within your team; taking responsibility for your services and the technology within them, but also in helping develop your team and its relationship with your product owner and the broader business. Teams are aligned to services and you’ll have:
Our microservices architecture enables us to explore new languages and technologies in parallel with our existing system. The core of our system has been built using Ruby, leveraging backing services like RabbitMQ, Redis, and MySQL/Aurora, but we are keen to bring in engineers with more diverse backgrounds, and help us take Currencycloud to the next level of scale.
What to expect
You will be joining the Payments team at CurrencyCloud, where we are creating software to trade currencies that unlocks unique capabilities previously not available to our customers. The nature of the always moving markets requires creating highly-scalable distributed systems.
We are looking for a person who wants to build new software in Scala, and is comfortable with reading other languages – ideally Ruby as a significant part of the backend software in the company is written in Ruby. We use various technologies for handling our data, primarily: RabbitMQ, Redis and MySQL.
None of these on their own are a must-have to apply for the role, but it would be useful to share with us any knowledge or experience that you have in these areas.
I’m intrigued…what’s the interview process?
Anything extra to add?
A comfortable no dress code policy & flexible work from home arrangements are provided for all our employees.
We offer a comprehensive range of employee benefits which include 25 days paid leave, 5% pension, BUPA health insurance, life insurance, long term sickness protection, a day off for your birthday and socials every Friday.
So, if you’re ready to join a thriving global business in the heart of London, get in touch for an informal discussion!