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Platform Engineer

Location: Multiple Countries

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Lightbend's technology (Scala/Akka/Play/Lagom) serves as the foundation on top of which many organizations build highly scalable, distributed, and resilient systems.  Lightbend's platform team builds commercial monitoring and control tools for those customers, such that complex systems might be easier to observe, control, and understand.  This team is responsible for charting a path forward for how applications built on Lightbend technology is managed and operated in modern production environments.

As a member of the platform team, you will work directly with your team to build and expand Lightbend's commercial platform, provide broader and deeper access to Lightbend technology, and to help ensure that Lightbend's customers and subscribers have the best tools, services, and knowledge available to build the best applications they can.


Work with team to push an idea from innovation to deployment with minimal supervision
Break down high level requirements into more detailed requirements, and then scoping and formulating execution plans with team
Interface with both internal and external customers for operational and support issues

Desired Skills:

  • 4+ years of software development experience and B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience and strong enthusiasm for working with Kubernetes
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Experience with real time data systems, comfortable with streaming technology like Kafka, or Storm, Spark, Flink, etc.
  • Understanding of scaling, availability, and large-scale system design
  • Expertise with Java, Scala, or Go

What we offer:

Lightbend is a welcoming, transparent, and highly distributed company dedicated to creating high-performance systems that bring success to all who use them.  With a strong focus on work-life balance, our company offers a fast-paced, collaborative environment mixed with challenging and engaging work. This combination has attracted and retained some of the brightest minds in our technology communities.

Lightbend is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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