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Software Engineer, Frontend

Location: Global, Multiple Countries

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Lightbend’s Apps Team is responsible for the User Applications in our Reactive Technology Product Suites. We are seeking skilled Front-End and Full Stack Engineers.

Our forward-looking App stack is:

  • Angular 2, Typescript, ngrx, & socket.io client-side
  • The Play! Framework (Scala) server-side
  • MongoDB

Our legacy stack is:

  • Angular 1.4.x & Javascript client-side
  • node.js server-side
  • MongoDB

In the coming months we plan on doing exploratory work in Scalajs and Akka.js, with potential deployment envelopes including Electron, raw node.js, and the browser — with the latter including isomorphic Scala between client and server (Play!).

Your qualities include:

  • A desire to build useful, ergonomic and aesthetically compelling UIs that feature complex data visualizations
  • A taste for elegant APIs and well-crafted systems
  • An interest in applying ‘Reactive’ principles, to the extent relevant, to Application development
  • Experience and ease with Functional, Asynchronous, and Distributed programming 
  • The ability to work autonomously, improvise and iterate

You are:

  • Strong in Javascript and/or Typescript
  • Knowledgeable & Experienced vis-a-vis HTML 5, CSS3, Responsive Design, &c
  • Comfortable with front-end package management and build tools (npm, webpack, grunt/gulp, etc)
  • Committed to validating code with reasonable unit and integration tests
  • Interested in coding in Scala
  • Conversant with asynchronous Web frameworks and abstractions, e.g.
    • The Play! framework; node.js; vert.x
    • Futures/Promises
    • Streams
    • Websocket
    • Webworkers
  • Experienced with D3 and/or low-level SVG for rich client-side data viz 

What we offer:

Lightbend is an extremely fast-paced, collaborative environment in which you'll be working on the most challenging and innovatively technical endeavors. With a strong focus on work-life balance, you will have full benefits and everything you need to thrive!

Lightbend is an Equal Opportunity Employer   

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