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Platform Engineer

Location: Multiple Countries

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Job Description:

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 sits at the intersection of leading technology and 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
  • Strong experience with distributed systems, cloud platforms (e.g. AWS or in-house), open-source databases (e.g. Mongo, Hadoop, or others.)
  • Strong experience building with Kubernetes or Mesos
  • Strong experience with real time data systems, very comfortable with technologies like Kafka, Storm, Spark, Flink, etc.
  • Understanding of horizontal scaling/ high availability, CAP theorem and its implications to large-scale system design
  • Expert level experience with Java or Scala, with experience in a variety of other languages (e.g. Javascript, Python, etc.)

What we offer:

Lightbend is an extremely fast-paced, collaborative environment in which you'll be working on the mostchallenging 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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