Job Description

Software Engineer (Backend/Scala)
Contract 4+ Months
Mon – Fri 40 hours/week
Austin,TX
*Remote to start due to COVID-19


About the Job

The Data Engineering team is looking for a contract Software Engineer to support our backend code in Scala.


Compensation, Benefits, and Culture – What’s in it for you?

  • Good compensation aligned with current market rates. Get paid weekly.
  • Opportunity work with an outstanding ASIC development company.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, Dental insurance, 401k, accrued Paid Time Off, etc.
  • Enthusiastic, bright, and talented individuals collaborating on ideas

This engineer will be responsible for:

  • Estimating completion time accurately for assigned tasks and communicating deviations from estimates in a clear and timely manner;
  • Writing backend code in Scala, both individually and as part of a team;
  • Providing useful feedback on code written by other engineers; and,
  • Providing tests and documentation for all code delivered.
  • Our team uses: JIRA; git; JavaScript; Java; Scala; SQL; Snowflake; and, Azure.
  • We employ a Kanban-like workflow and prefer test-driven and behavior-driven development practices.
  • Familiarity with these or similar tools, and with these or similar processes, is required.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate concrete past experience in the following areas:

  • Understanding moderate-sized legacy codebases quickly;
  • Porting legacy code to new platforms;
  • Designing and building code to run in distributed cloud platforms;
  • Taking direction from and providing feedback to architects;
  • Integrating into geographically distributed teams.

It is the policy of GCR to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. GCR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population.

Application Instructions

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