Scala/Java Developer

New York, NY, USA

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of over 24,000 people with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Scala/Java Developer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

EPAM welcomes on board experienced and talented technologists with solid skills and interest in building robust software using Java and Scala technologies.

We’re a clear-headed, close-knit and high-spirited team accepting unique and interesting challenges that keep us continually learning and improving. At Epam we strive for excellence but understand pragmatic business needs and balance these to build the most suitable software to get the job done.


  • Improve and enhance platform for Structured Investments (both for Broker-Dealer and Private Banks);
  • Extensively work with requirements and introduce new functionalities;
  • Design architecture and develop code;
  • Scrutinously conduct code refactoring and review;
  • Write regularly unit and integration tests;
  • Perform bug-fixing and any flaw resolution activitiest;
  • Prepare documents.


  • Overall 5+ years’ work experience in commercial Java development and 2+ years of hands-on experience in Scala;
  • Excellent coding skills, knowledge of OOP and FP design patterns;
  • Excellent designing skills of complex high-load concurrent and distributed systems (SOA/EDA);
  • Solid knowledge of Frameworks (Akka, ScalaTest);
  • In-depth knowledge of NoSQL (MongoDB/Cassandra/Redis);
  • Extensive knowledge of RDBMS (PostgreSQL/MySQL/Oracle);
  • Hands-on experience in TDD;
  • Experience in Git, Jenkins, Jira/Redmine;
  • Responsible, self-motivated, hardworking and excellent team player.

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of JavaScript (Backbone.js/Ajax/JQuery) HTML and CSS;
  • Nginx, Backbone.js, Protractor;
  • Overall 1+ year of hands-on experience acting as Scrum Master or Team Lead;
  • Proven experience working with requirements;
  • Hands-on experience in Nginx;
  • Experience working with Protractor;
  • Domain expertise in Investment Banking and/or a willingness to learn;
  • Hands-on experience in message broker systems (Apache Kafka/RabbitMQ).