Who are we?

Xebia Functional, a global consulting firm specializing in functional programming, is always looking for talented Software Engineers to lead and nurture projects involving Scala, Kotlin, DevOps, Rust, and other Engineering and Big Data technologies.

Outside of our client-facing and open-source projects, we are heavily invested in sharing knowledge through the Xebia Functional Academy.

Tech Stack
Scala, Lightbend ecosystem (Akka), Functional Programming, AWS (S3, EKS), Elasticsearch, Jenkins, Kafka, New Relic

How you’ll make an impact
We're currently searching for seasoned Senior Scala Engineers to join our Xebia Functional team. As an ideal candidate, you should possess a comprehensive knowledge of distributed systems and scalability and be capable of delivering professional advice and guidance to our clients on designing and executing highly scalable systems.

What you’ll do

  • Work with a highly collaborative group of engineers.
  • Innovate to build performant solutions that continue to scale to the increasing demands of the business.
  • Contribute to a healthy engineering culture and drive best practices.
  • Lead and participate in high-level architecture discussions and planning sessions.
  • Strive to develop simple solutions to complex problems.
  • Ensure team-wide code quality through code reviews and PR feedback.
  • Exhibit accountability at both a personal and team level.
  • Author and provide feedback on technical proposals and root cause analyses.
  • What you’ll need
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience.
  • Proficient in Scala and functional programming paradigms.
  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful web APIs in an enterprise setting.
  • Experience with the software development lifecycle, including the use of source control, CI/CD, and various testing approaches.
  • Distributed systems knowledge, having supported multiple high-throughput systems in a production setting.
  • Experience with AWS in a production setting, preferably having leveraged offerings for computing, databases, storage, containers, and serverless technologies.
  • Experience with asynchronous programming models, ideally with Kafka.
  • Pragmatic approach to weighing engineering tradeoffs versus business needs.
  • Persistent sense of curiosity to understand why something is and needs to be.
  • Accountability and a sense of extreme ownership that doesn’t end after the system is deployed to production.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This role includes the flexibility to work remotely or from one of our offices. Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • Flexibility, autonomy, and trust to get on with the job
  • Continuous education support with access to training courses on the Xebia Academy Platform
  • All the tools you need, including a MacBook, Monitor, Mouse, and Keyboard

You can also expect support from leadership and your colleagues, we love seeing our own success, and we’ll do what we can to foster your growth and creativity. This is an exciting opportunity with a fast-growing, cutting-edge company.

Xebia Functional is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Please feel free to share your preferred pronouns with us during the application process.

Xebia Functional does not sponsor work visas, either at the time of hire or at any later time. Therefore, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in one of the countries where Xebia Functional has a legal presence and to complete any needed employment eligibility forms.