Job Post

Platform Software Engineer (Scala/Akka)

Voatz
50 Milk St
Boston, MA 02110
Voatz is a high-growth, venture-backed company based in Massachusetts USA. We are an eclectic, passionate group of people working to change democracy by changing the way the world votes.   Backed by military-grade security and cutting-edge technology, the Voatz mobile voting platform has been used by more than 70,000 voters across multiple elections, voting events and locations, with more in store for this year.  

Voatz is looking for talented platform software engineers interested in developing super high performance software platform components to join our team and participate in solving cutting edge engineering problems.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Design, development and testing of platform software modules
  • Documenting process flows
  • Assisting with technical support during exciting workshops and events
  • Monitoring technical needs and processing data collected during voting events

Skills we require:

  • Prior experience with Scala, Akka, MongoDB, MySQL and Linux/MacOS is required.
  • Familiarity with functional programming and Java8 concepts is a plus.
  • Familiarity with blockchain concepts, Go language programming is a plus.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and with others.

 

Details:
  • Full-time
  • Based in the Boston area
  • 4 year Bachelors degree (or higher) in Computer Science or related disciplines is highly desired
  How to apply:
  • Submit your CV
  • Due to the volume of applicants, it is highly recommended that you submit a cover letter answering the following questions:

          1.) What's your superpower?

          2.) What interests you the most about Voatz and why are you best for the role?

          3.) In three words, how would a colleague describe you?

  Voatz is an equal opportunity employer.
Category: Software Engineering/QA
Full-time

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Voatz is on a mission to make it safer and more accessible for people to participate in democracy. Backed by military grade technology, Voatz makes it possible and secure to vote from a smartphone. 

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