Scala Backend Engineer (m/f)

Technology Warsaw, Poland


The Westwing mission is to inspire and make every home a beautiful home. We are on a quest to bring the wonders of eCommerce for home & living to our almost 1 million customers in 11 countries. In only 9 years on the market, we have grown to more than 267 million Euros in annual revenue. More importantly, the opportunity ahead of us is massive.

The Westwing team is the secret to our success. Our more than 1,300 team members balance creativity and style with innovative technology and strong business fundamentals. We are proud to be working with inspiring colleagues who are smart, fun, ambitious, and looking for the challenge to transform an industry and take it into the future.

Do you think this could be you? We are looking for a Scala Backend Engineer (m/f) for our Product Discovery Team. In this position, you will develop software that ensures we always show our customers the right product at the right time. Team's tech stack is Scala (Akka HTTP, Akka Streams, http4s, doobie, cats, circe), Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, AWS, Docker, k8s. Its core domain is search.

What you will do:
  • Plan, prototype, build, and deploy software which understands which product a customer would want and when they would like to see it.
  • Co-own our search architecture and keeps its documentation up to date.
  • Continuously watch the market and improve your knowledge on search tools and recommendation systems, then spread it through our teams.

What you must have:
  • Solid software development skills
  • Functional programming in Scala
  • REST services
  • Message brokers
  • Good communication skills, fluent English

Nice to have skills:
  • Elasticsearch
  • Kubernetes
  • Experience with the search domain
  • JVM optimization
  • Monitoring: Grafana, Kibana, NewRelic

We offer:
  • A truly shaping tech position with high degrees of responsibility and autonomy.
  • The possibility of building something new, in a data driven and ambitious team.
  • Working with modern Scala-based tech stack.
  • Plenty of room for personal growth and professional development (e.g. hackathons, certifications, budget for conferences).