Remote Scala Developer (microservices) for Data Teams

Poland, Warsaw

GPO EMEA - Engineering




At PayU, we are a global fintech investor whose vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact.


We developed our own payment processing products and services in order to give people in high growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive.

Expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from recruiting best engineering and product teams to investing in technology entrepreneurs, offering credit to underserved individuals and helping our merchants buy, sell and operate online. Find out more






We are a leading global payment organization with 3000 employees worldwide split in 18 offices and 5 main regions (EMEA, LATAM, India, USA and Asia) and your projects will span geographies and cultures. We want passionate and open minded software engineers to work in an innovative and democratic environment where your voice will matter.


Technology stack this team is working with is Scala (Play, Akka, http4s, Cats, Cats Effect, Tapir, ZIO), GitLab, Hadoop, Spark, Airflow, Kafka and AWS but we put high price on innovating and bringing new products too.






What you’ll be doing:

  • Architecture and suggesting new technologies and tools
  • Perform code reviews and prioritize the requirements for the team, understanding the business needs.
  • Hands-on, E2E responsibility for data processing tools from design to production. Including monitoring and ensuring our SLAs.
  • Work closely with engineering teams, data scientists and product managers to support features development on top of the data.
  • Evaluate and deploy new technologies to expand our data tech-stack and support our products requirements



What are we looking for?



  • Proven experience of more than 4 years with Scala (Play, Akka, http4s, Cats, Cats Effect, Tapir, ZIO) and GitLab
  • Experience with distributed systems and microservices architecture 
  • Hands-on experience with distributed data processing tools and streaming technologies: Spark, Kafka etc.
  • Experience with AWS services such as EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift​ or other Cloud technology
  • Experience with Relational SQL and NoSQL databases
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical discipline or equivalent experience


 Very nice to have:

  • Proven experience with Kubernetes
  • Proven experience with Data lake solutions such as Snowflake 
  • Proven experience with other programming languages (Python, Java, NodeJS, Go…)
  • Concept – CICD pipelines
  • In a nutshell, passion for programming and not just for a programming language





  • A diverse working environment within a multicultural setting
  • An inclusive environment that ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions.
  • A positive, get-things-done workplace
  • A dynamic, constantly evolving space (change is par for the course – important you are comfortable with this)
  • Ability to learn cutting edge concepts and innovation in an agile start-up environment with a global scale
  • A democratic work environment where you can drive your outcomes




Our Commitment to Building A Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities