Blue Orange Digital is seeking a Scala Developer for a full-time position located in Remote, Alexandria VA or NYC.

Company Introduction

Founded by engineers, Blue Orange Digital wanted to bring an engineering-first approach to the development agency model. We aim to work on projects that use the latest and greatest technologies. We care about the products we build and only work with clients that understand that good applications come from happy engineers. We are headquartered in NYC and Washington DC with distributed team members all across the US.

**** We do except remote applicants but due to legal requirements, they must be US/Canadian based, no exceptions can be made. *****

Job Description

Seeking a Sr. Scala Engineer to help develop and provide architectural input on a trade processing and aggregation platform for a large financial institution. We are looking for an experienced Scala/Akka developer with strong multi-threaded development knowledge. Should have familiarity with the Lightbend reactive architecture.

An ideal candidate should be a self-driven, experienced and detail focused. Comfortable with technical problem-solving to convert a business solution into a high-quality drive and scalable technology solutions. We are a remote development agency and developers must make a concerted effort to assist and collaborate with colleagues through code reviews, remote pair programming, and proactive communication.

Preference is given to candidates with experience in:

  • Akka
  • Kafka
  • RabbitMQ
  • AWS
  • Open Shift
  • Kubernetes


  • 3 years minimum experience with Scala and experience as a lead developer on a production applications
  • Experience working with agile development practices (this project uses Jira)
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Comfort with Docker
  • A strong understanding of concurrent, parallel, and distributed systems
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science

The ideal candidate:

  • Motivated by a passion to create highly fault tolerant apps with excellent design practices
  • Enjoys collaborating with other engineers on architecture and sharing designs with the team
  • Has experience working remotely (or not if applying to one of our office locations)
  • Interacts with others using sound judgment, good humor, and consistent fairness in a fast-paced environment

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