Backend Developer (Scala)

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
Google Cloud (junior)
Scala (junior)
As a Backend Engineer within our Product Development department, you will be joining one of our domain teams , which are:
– Casino – delivering slots, live and virtual games integrations within our Platform and extending casino capabilities
– Players – responsible for building the central components for handling customer accounts (including onboarding and KYC), rewards & bonuses and payments
– Sportsbook – providing fast and reliable sport content data flow and management on our Platform and betting experience
– Data feeds – responsible for sport and video content delivery from 3rd party, data management and sharing

You will work on designing, building, serving and monitoring cloud-based microservice architectures and be a part of a high-performing cross-functional team and a community of Backend Engineers.
You will work with a leading-edge technology stack comprised of Scala, Rust, Kubernetes, RESTful APIs, Couchbase, Postgres and Docker amongst others.

What you will be doing?

  • Own the whole development cycle – from architecture design to implementation and testing and maintenance of our products
    Collaborate closely with Product and Service Delivery Teams and other colleagues in an agile environment
  • Join a team where Continuous Integration, Code Quality, Code Reviews, Test Coverage, are kept at very high standards, therefore you should also be positive and firm in your attitude towards them
  • Deliver fully functional features and products built with Domain-Driven mindset that are well tested and based on user requirements.

  • Minimum two years of experience with Scala programming language
  • Some experience with relational and non-relational databases (Postgres, Couchbase, Redis, Cassandra/Scylla)
  • Some experience with Enterprise Message Buses like Kafka or RabbitMQ
  • Experience with creating HTTP APIs and HTTP stack
  • Experience with asynchronous programming using Futures/IO/Task/ZIO
  • Knowledge of Typelevel stack
  • Good communication skills

Preferred skills:
  • Growth mindset and willingness to learn
  • Proactive approach, can-do attitude
  • Problem-solving skills, Ability to dig into code
  • You built it, you run it approach, taking ownership of services and applications at scale
  • Contract first approach for APIs and integrations
  • Team player, leadership skills will be an asset
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English so you can communicate with our clients freely

Nice to have:
  • Experience with k8s
  • Experience with Cats
  • Experience with Pure Functional Programming
  • Experience with http4s/doobie/fs2/fs2-kafka/circe
  • Knowledge of Tagless Final pattern

Additional information
We offer:
  • Health Care and Multisport
  • Training budget
  • Playroom
  • Place for your bike 
  • Office in a convenient place – Rynek Główny
  • Company library
  • Startup atmosphere 
  • Employee referral program
Company Description
Playbook Engineering offers a global betting platform that provides a service to established operators and new entrants who are looking to disrupt the industry. We have offices in London and Krakow and are a young and fast-growing company.

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