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Junior Scala Software Engineer

Crushing online payment fraud at Big Data scale

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerLisbon, PT
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  • routeEnglish
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Feedzai is AI. We’re coding the future of commerce with a leading platform powered by artificial intelligence and big data. Founded and developed by data scientists and aerospace engineers, Feedzai has one critical mission: make commerce safe. The world’s largest banks, payment providers and retailers use Feedzai’s machine learning technology to manage risks associated with banking and shopping, whether it’s in person, online or via mobile devices.

We are seeking enthusiastic software engineers with knowledge of Scala and passion for functional programming to help us build our ambitious AI-based SaaS products that leverages high-performance, distributed data processing, and Machine Learning. Our technology is used around the world to stop the bad guys in their tracks, processing millions of events (over $2 Billion per day) at extremely low latencies (few milliseconds).

Participate and grow in a team that’s building a state-of-the-art product and solve scalability, fault-tolerance and real-time performance problems, while also ensuring the overall product provides a great user experience and delivers on the intended vision.

We’re looking for engineers with different backgrounds, that have grit and motivation to learn and deliver a high quality software product.


  • Work iteratively within our agile teams to develop our Cloud product and underlying technical frameworks using Scala and the best functional programming practices
  • Write reusable and testable code using the best tools for the job and participate in code reviews
  • Work within a DevOps culture, on automated deployment as well as distributed logging and analytics so that we can be on top of things
  • Learn and work with awesome technologies like Spark, Akka, RabbitMQ and Cassandra

This position is open to Lisbon, Porto and Coimbra.

Main requirements

  • MSc degree in Computer Science, or a similar technical degree
  • Strong coding skills and Computer Science fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Scala or Java and functional programming. We’re also looking for great learners with strong technical background
  • Motivation to be challenged, learn and grow as a software engineer

Nice to have

  • Real-world experience with backend Scala or Java development
  • Experience with core parts of our stack, such as Spark, Akka, RabbitMQ or Cassandra
  • Experience working in Agile teams
  • Contributions to OSS projects


  • Take part in a fast-growing startup, working in the disruptive A.I. market
  • Health insurance
  • Free fruit
  • International Free Coffee Selection
  • Weekly workplace gymnastics

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