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Professional Services Consultant - Vancouver

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Professional Services

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We are looking for a skilled consultant with a proven track record for high quality and impactful delivery. A true craftsman with experience using elements of the Lightbend Reactive Platform (Java/Scala, Akka, Play, Lagom, Spark) who also enjoys breaking down tough problems, and enabling clients to deliver critical solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise, assist and support software architects, engineers, product and business owners to evolve architectures and design technical solutions.
  • Consult with clients in small to large organizations to integrate the Lightbend stack into their development environment.
  • Actively develop software using modern technologies like Java, Scala, Akka, Lagom and Play Framework.
  • Enable our clients to successfully design and implement software solutions based on the Reactive Platform through workshops, mentoring, code reviews, etc.
  • Manage software projects and customer expectations.
  • Assist in pre-sales opportunities, marketing webinars, conferences and other promotions.
  • Opportunity to travel extensively.

Candidates can potentially live anywhere in North America. This is much more than a coding position - we are looking for true consultants and technology leaders with a deep technical background.

Qualifications:

You

  • are a developer and evangelist of the Lightbend Reactive Platform; Scala, Akka, Play, Java and Spark,
  • have experience in distributed architecture and functional programming concepts.
  • have a consulting background and experience working with multiple clients.
  • are a voracious learner, ready to take on new technologies and techniques quickly and constantly.
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills in at least English.
  • are skillful at interacting and working with people; working with a self-organized lean and agile team to mitigate key project technical risks, managing effort and ensuring quality.
  • are dedicated to best practices such as automated testing, code reviews, continuous integration, and continuous deployment.
  • are biased towards action on tough problems and issues, and focused on your client's success.
  • are an agent of change who is constantly learning and seeking better outcomes.
  • are passionate about enabling others to adopt new technologies.
  • have experienced many different kinds of projects and methodologies, and know the difference between the effective and the hype.
  • hold at least a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • have at least 2 years experience with JVM-based languages and systems.
  • be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident

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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