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Senior Consultant

New York, NY
  • Expired: February 18, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are looking for a skilled Senior Consultant with a proven track record for high quality and impactful delivery. A true craftsperson with experience using elements of the Lightbend Reactive Platform (Java/Scala, Akka, Play, Lagom) who also enjoys breaking down tough problems, and enabling clients to deliver critical solutions.


+ Advise, assist and support software developers, architects, product and business owners to evolve architectures and design solutions.

+ Consult with clients in mid-size to large organizations to integrate elements of the Lightbend stack into their environment.

+ Actively guide software customer development using Java, Scala, Akka, and/or Lagom.

+ Enable our clients to successfully design and implement software solutions based on the Reactive Platform through workshops, mentoring, code reviews, etc.

+ Opportunity to travel extensively.

We will consider candidates from anywhere in the world, with few exceptions. This is much more than a coding position - we are looking for true customer-facing consultants with a substantial technical background and an ability to take on the role of a technical customer account lead.



+ are a developer and evangelist of the Lightbend Reactive Platform? Scala, Akka, Lagom, Play, Java.

+ have experience in distributed architecture and functional programming concepts.

+ have a deep understanding of cloud-native architecture, application deployment, and container orchestration.

+ have a consulting background and experience working with multiple clients.

+ are a voracious learner, ready to take on new technologies and techniques quickly and constantly.

+ have excellent written and verbal communication skills in at least English.

+ are skillful at interacting and working with people? working with a self-organized lean and agile team to mitigate project risks, manage effort and ensure quality.

+ are dedicated to best practices such as automated testing, code reviews, continuous integration, and continuous deployment.

+ are biased towards action on tough problems and issues, and focused on your client's success.

+ are an agent of change, constantly learning and seeking better outcomes.

+ are passionate about enabling others to adopt new technologies.

+ have experienced many different kinds of projects and methodologies, and know the difference between the effective and the hype.

+ hold at least a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

+ have at least 2 years experience with relevant JVM-based languages and systems.

Specific skill requirements:

You must have a very strong understanding of the following technologies, at a minimum, to qualify for this position:

+ Akka

+ Akka Clustering

+ Akka Persistence

+ Advanced Java 11 or Scala

+ Reactive Architecture

+ Microservice Architecture

+ Akka Streams

What we offer:

Lightbend is a welcoming, transparent, and highly distributed company dedicated to creating high-performance systems that bring success to all who use them. With a strong focus on work-life balance, our company offers a fast-paced, collaborative environment mixed with challenging and engaging work. This combination has attracted and retained some of the brightest minds in our technology communities.

Lightbend is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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New York, NY
10176 USA