Back-end Engineer

LiveSafe is looking for a very talented back-end (full-stack) engineer to join our team. The LiveSafe platform is a robust 24/7/365 cloud-based system built using Scala and Akka and we are looking for an engineer who is passionate about developing world-class, highly scalable API services and systems. The ideal candidate has built enterprise-grade public and private APIs and services within a scalable, cloud-based architecture (preferably AWS).
About you
You most likely identify as a:
+ Talented software engineer that loves building highly-scalable service-based applications
+ Polyglot that readily picks up new languages, frameworks, and tools
+ Maker that does not relent until finding an elegant and practical solution to a problem
+ Linux master who understands the value of automation and infrastructure as code
+ Collaborator that thrives in a social atmosphere and actively contributes to improving processes, workflows, and communication
+ Person who cares deeply that your work realizes positive outcomes for our world
Technologies we teach and use
+ Back-end: Scala, Akka, node.js, Java and PHP
+ Front-end: Javascript, jQuery, Angular, React, Ember
+ Mobile: Swift, Java, Objective-C
+ Docker, AWS EC2, S3, DynamoDB, RDS (MySQL), OpsWorks, CircleCI
+ JUnit, Espresso, Mocha, Chai, ServerSpec
There are always exceptions, and we hire exceptional individuals, so nothing on this list is strictly required. However, if some of these sound like you, then you are probably a good fit.
+ Strong foundation in Computer Science - data structures, algorithms, etc.
+ Bachelor of Science degree (think CS, CE, EE, math, physics, ?) preferred
+ Built and maintained web services and sites that were subjected to a high request volume (consumer or large enterprise)
+ Integrated with a wide variety of databases ( Sql, non-relational, object storage, ?)
+ Scaled out infrastructure using automation tools (Chef, Puppet, Cloud Formation, ?)
+ 401K + match
+ Fantastic health, dental, and vision
+ Great open office overlooking the National Cathedral and a block away from District Taco
+ Choose your own rig and dev tools
+ Early stage equity
+ Free drinks and healthy snacks
+ Flexible hours and ability to work remotely when appropriate
+ Coworkers are passionate about safety (and darts) acc3ca851a434c87965f53967b2a0812

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