About your job
As a Scala Developer at We Write Code, you’ll be expected to play a key role in the development of platforms that our clients bring to us. We will rely on your years of experience on multiple projects to bring creative and sustainable patterns and practices to the work that you and your team do.
You’ll be expected to stick to your commitments and deliver quality solutions on time. You’ll write amazing code that meets the requirements, test the $%!# out of your changes, commit to source control with a vengeance, and celebrate. And when you make mistakes, you’ll own it, learn from it, and share what you learned with everyone.
Are you tired of working on the same application day in and day out? Are you someone who takes pride in your work? Are you excited to take on projects that help you evolve as a developer? Perfect! WWC is constantly working on a variety of projects that allow you to put your expertise to work while continually adding to your developer tool belt. Can you make a case for a new tech stack or framework? Do you see value in trying something new? It’s always an option.
You are motivated, fun, and ready to collaborate with other talented developers to build awesome applications. You are a natural troubleshooter that is tenacious when it comes to solving problems. You take pride in your work and strive for continual improvement. You love the idea of joining a flexible company like We Write Code where you can have an active role in helping us shape the future of our company, culture, and team. Bottom line, you want to provide value. Not just for our company, but for the companies we work with.
These are the most important things for you to bring to the table:
- 2+ years working with Scala and related tech
- Database design and querying techniques
- SQL (any flavor)
- Understanding of RESTful APIs
- Source control management (i.e. Git)
- RESTful services
You’ll get extra taco points if you have the following:
- Have a unique hobby
- React / Angular, or other well-adopted frontend frameworks
- Cloud hosting background (AWS and Azure specifically)
- .Net, Java, Ruby, Swift
- Object-oriented programming concepts
- Mobile application development
- Raspberry Pi – What have you made?
How it works
Send us an email and tell us about you, what you do, and why you’d be a fit for our team. Additionally, what do you think is the biggest challenge with Angular? Github profiles, Stack Overflow profiles, etc are all good things too. Let’s be honest, we’ll be Googling you before we follow up. PDFs only please!
We’re based in Des Moines, IA and our office is in the East Village above a pretty awesome Bar/Arcade. We provide competitive salaries and an unlimited vacation policy as we believe the key to happiness is a great work-life balance.
If you like what you read above, shoot us an email at email@example.com and we’ll get back to you in a jiffy.
About the Company
At We Write Code, we believe great ideas deserve great software. We design and develop awesome applications – from startup ideas to enterprise systems – working on projects of any type and size. We take the time to get to know our client’s goals and strategic vision so we are able to craft an elegant and custom-built solution that fits their needs.
We’re also a big believer in building a team that likes to balance work with fun. We’re big nerds when it comes to technology, we like to go out for sushi and tacos as often as possible, and we get excited when we’ve got a new band to share with the team. We work hard so we can be proud of what we’re building for our clients, and we want our team to be excited to work in an environment that strives to make that possible.