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Scala Software Engineer

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Posted 12 days ago

Job Type

Full Time


$140k - $145k




  • GovOS is dedicated to helping local governments improve citizens' lives by providing innovative solutions, seeking a Scala Software Engineer to drive software development end-to-end.

  • Key projects involve planning, developing new features, maintaining existing functionality, participating in architectural discussions, and enhancing monitoring functionality.

  • The role offers opportunities for leadership, career development, exposure to Kubernetes and AWS, and using cutting-edge technologies like Play Framework.


Who We Are

Across the country, local governments are working hard to improve the lives of their citizens, as well as their own employees. We are 100% invested in providing governments with innovative solutions and industry-leading services that will help them deliver impactful change in their communities. Government agencies have been winning awards with us for almost 20 years now. We have the highest customer retention rates in our industry because no one works harder than we do to ensure our customers’ success.

The developer is expected to participate in the software development process and take a project end to end and drive it to completion while keeping high quality standards of the project. You will work as a part of the Scala backend engineering team that is responsible for all aspects of the ongoing software development from the initial specification, through the development, testing, and launching of new features, as well as maintaining the existing application.


  • Participate in the planning and development of new features

  • Maintain and improve existing functionality

  • Participate in architectural discussions around new development and optimization of existing parts of the system

  • Support customer facing teams with any technical issues reported by the clients

  • Perform code reviews and advocate for code cleanliness and best practices.

  • Enhance the monitoring functionality of the application to proactively surface issues before they affect our clients


  • 5+ years of experience working with Scala or Java

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related area, or equivalent industry experience

  • Experience with relational databases, version control tools, and of developing web services

  • Experience with developing applications over Kubernetes and AWS is a plus

  • Knowledge of using monitoring tools like Datadog is a plus

  • Experience with Play Framework is a plus

Compensation & Benefits

  • $140,000 - $145,000 annual base

  • Remote Opportunities (Some state restrictions – see below)

  • Leadership and career development opportunities

  • Competitive insurance (medical, dental, vision, and voluntary life & disability)

  • Mental health benefits

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Flexible PTO - no accruals

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Monthly work from home stipend

The pay range listed above represents the anticipated low and high end of the pay range for this position and may change in the future. Actual pay may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work experience, geographical location and performance.

While we are a remote organization we do have restrictions in a few states: Unfortunately, we cannot hire in these select locations: Arizona, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin

The pay range above represents the anticipated low and high end of the pay range for this position and may change in the future. Actual pay may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors, including but not limited to work experience and performance.

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