Java - Scala Software Developer

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 05/23/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Commodities Job Number: 2023-03 Pay Rate: $120-160K (DOE) Type: Hybrid

Job Description

Global company in the Houston, Texas Downtown area is searching for several Java – Scala Software Developers to work with their Corporate Operations Group with the software team that provides technology solutions for their Commodities and Global Markets business and Risk Services platforms.

Multiple Positions

The Java – Scala Software Developer will work autonomously as a part of a dynamic and motivated team working in an agile software development environment. In this role, the Java – Scala Software Developer will be building relationships with business stakeholders to develop solutions for effective integration with upstream and downstream systems. In addition, the Java – Scala Software Developer will architect design, implement and test solutions for new components or modifications to existing functionality.

The Java – Scala Software Developer will also be involved in developing high quality, low maintenance software solutions using Test Driven Development for the company’s key rates systems that are used by their global businesses. The Java – Scala Software Developer will need to be adept at estimating work effort, improving existing processes and undertaking technology upgrades such as migrating to a new version of Angular. The Java – Scala Software Developer will also be expected to provide knowledge on the latest technology and incorporate them into the portfolio.

Lastly, the Java – Scala Software Developer will perform peer code reviews and participate as a member of a global distributed team. This company has a strong geographically dispersed development team and they will offer the Java – Scala Software Developer the opportunity to learn from senior developers and grow with them. The Java – Scala Software Developer will also be expected to effectively write product specification and technical documentation, participate in operational and support activities as a member of the DevOps team.

Job Requirements

Required Technical Expertise:

  • 4+ years of experience in development
  • Practical experience in Core Java (1.8 or above preferred) or Scala or C++
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks
  • Knowledge of good software design and application architectural practices
  • Knowledgeable in using Cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, OpenStack etc.)
  • Experience in RDBMS and SQL
  • Knowledgeable with SDLC tools (e.g. Bamboo, JIRA, GIT, Confluence)

Additional Information

Work Right:

  • U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply.
  • Unable to sponsor or transfer H1B Visas now or in the future.
  • Unable to work with Candidates on a C2C basis with third-party Employers.


This company offers a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 5 weeks of vacation, traditional holidays, 5 sick days, free parking, commutation, and more.


Relocation expenses are available at a minimum. 

Hybrid Work Schedule:

This company offers a hybrid work schedule: Every 10 days: 5 remote/5 onsite.


This company offers a competitive base salary with bonus potential depending on company and employee performance. 

Resume Submittal:

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Meet Your Recruiter

Marie Mikelson
President | HeadHunter | Technical Recruiter


Marie is a native Houstonian and has put her energy in building ProFound’s business relationships. She has specialized in IT and software development recruiting in the Houston area since 1999. You will often hear Marie tell people to “get-into-our-circle” because she knows people, companies and she’s working on new jobs all the time. As a professional networker, Marie practices good habits in business development, recruiting, customer service, working with a sense of urgency to help people. She believes in having a foundation of long term relationships in order to be a successful Business Owner, Recruiter and Business Developer.

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