Senior Scala Engineer (Remote)

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WW is looking for candidates to help change people’s lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encourage people to move more, shift their mindset and eat healthier while enjoying the foods they love. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, we build communities in order to deliver wellness for all.

The Team:

The Core Foundations team at WW builds APIs that can handle 500mm+ requests per day. We believe Scala is the best type-safe language for building scalable backends. As software developers we have to keep innovating; learning and innovation is part of our work. We work on bi-weekly sprints and we are looking for a highly motivated and team oriented developer to join us.

The Role:

In this role, you will use Scala, Play framework and related technologies to build RESTful APIs. You will build APIs that are user friendly, secure, highly performant and highly scalable. You will take part in design and architectural decisions, write testable code, perform code reviews and mentor other developers.

Skills:
  • Built a production system using Scala, Java, or Kotlin. Interest in delving deeper into Scala.

  • Production experience with relational and non-relational databases, esp. MongoDB, Cassandra, and Postgres.

  • Experience implementing new databases into production, and troubleshooting production issues.

  • Love micro-services architecture!

  • Ability to learn on the job, and deeply curious about new technologies.

At WW, it is our priority to cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are committed as individuals, as an organization, and as fellow humans, to advocate for and support our employees, our members, and our communities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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Technology we use

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What are WW / WeightWatchers Perks + Benefits

WW / WeightWatchers Benefits Overview

- Work from Wherever: WW’s Work From Wherever (#WfW) philosophy empowers our employees to shape when, where, and how they work best.
- Year-round Flex Fridays (not just Summer Fridays!)
- Generous Wellbeing Allowance to cover expenses across the pillars of Physical, Mental, Financial, & Social Wellness
- Friends & Family access to WW to inspire healthy habits in our community
- Complimentary memberships to ClassPass Digital and discounted rates for fitness goals, Sibly for resilience, Aura for digital security, One Medical for convenient care, & WW memberships for the most liveable wellness plan!
- 12 weeks of paid leave at 100% salary for all parents that can be taken non-consecutively during the first year
- Up to 6 weeks of additional recovery time for birthing parents
- Paid leave for pregnancy loss under our bereavement policy
- Family planning support including infertility treatment and fertility preservation
- Adoption and Surrogacy assistance
- Complimentary Snoo Bassinet Rental
- Kunik, a virtual caregiver membership
- Care.com membership
- Child life insurance
- Family Medical Leave
- State Paid Family Leave

Culture
Volunteer in local community
WW Good is our initiative to ensure wellness resources are accessible to all communities because we believe that Healthy Living is a Human Right.
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
WW offers a generous wellbeing allowance to cover expenses across the pillars of Physical, Mental, Financial, & Social Wellness, One Medical for convenient care, & memberships to ClassPass Digital.
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Work from Wherever, Year-round Flex Fridays, generous Wellbeing Allowance, access to Sibly, a talk therapy provider, financial wellbeing workshops, and Aura for digital security.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
WW supports working parents by offering memberships with Kunik, a virtual caregiver membership, Care.com, and provides discounts to programs that will help your children's development.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Work from Wherever (#WfW), WW’s global work philosophy, embraces the future of work as human-centric by empowering its employees to shape when, where, and how they work best.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
WW provides employees with adoption and surrogacy assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

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