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Jobs at Lightbend

Software Engineer, Various Levels

Location: North America and EMEA, Multiple Countries

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Lightbend is looking for software engineers, with various levels of experience, to join the Fast Data development team. Lightbend is building innovative products for streaming, “fast data” applications, based on Apache Kafka, Spark, and Flink, along with our industry-leading Reactive application development Platform for the JVM, based on Play, Akka, Lagom, and the Scala programming language.

As part of the Fast Data development team you will be responsible for contributing to open-source projects, such as Apache Kafka, Spark, Flink, etc. and building open-source and commercial software on top of these technologies. Like all engineers at Lightbend, occasionally you will provide L3 support to our customers. If you are passionate about presenting your work to fellow engineers, we’ll support you in showing your work at conferences and meetups.

Lightbend offers competitive compensation, great benefits, and a high-energy environment with lots of room for personal and professional growth.


  • Experience with big data and/or streaming systems built with Apache Kafka, Spark, Flink, and similar tools
  • Solid understanding of the JVM platform, distributed systems, and general Big Data technologies
  • Fundamentals of computers science, algorithms
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly, a passion for dissecting and learning by doing
  • Functional programming and Scala experience are a plus

Bonus Skills:

  • You’re passionate about what you’re doing and ignite people around you
  • Start-up company experience

Lightbend is an Equal Opportunity Employer   

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