Scala Software Engineer

Jack Henry & Associates   •  

Springfield, MO

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 403 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

As a Scala Engineer for the Banno Platform at Jack Henry, you’ll get the chance to make a real, positive impact on people’s lives. Our mission is to give people the best possible experience they can have with their finances. We’re doing this by reimagining the online banking ecosystem and building products that empower and delight.

The Scala Engineer creates highly scalable APIs to normalize access to multiple banking systems for use in our mobile and online banking clients. Scala engineers learn and push the boundaries of functional programming while developing and supporting production systems, utilizing tools like Scalaz, Cats, Shapeless, Http4s, Doobie, and more. Emphasizing DevOps and observability, you’ll work on a team deploying and monitoring their own services. As we move toward a microservice architecture on Kubernetes, architectural knowledge across the entire ecosystem will be invaluable. This position is going to be filled and worked out of Cedar Falls, IA / Des Moines, IA / Springfield, MO / and or Remote.  Occasional travel may be required for professional development conferences or company meetings.

About the Banno platform

We are committed to creativity, thoughtfulness, culture, and openness—the perfect place to make phenomenal products that have a big impact. Our work environment echoes a modern tech startup but we have the security and benefits of a large, publicly traded company. With an engineering team of less than 100, we place high value on continued education. We also contribute to and use open source projects.

Our team is highly distributed, meaning you will work with talented engineers from across the United States. You’ll get the chance to choose your own tools, work with bleeding edge infrastructuretechnologies across the stack and contribute to products that are used by thousands of people.


  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of programming experience.
  • Must have education or work experience with Scala or Haskell.


  • Experience with microservice architecture
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Experience with Scala in a production environment is preferred.
  • Experience with the Cats or Scalaz, Http4s, and Doobie libraries is preferred.


  • Completes product technical design and prototyping, software development, bug verification and resolution.
  • Performs system analysis and programming activities which may require research.
  • Provides technical/engineering support for new and existing applications from code delivery until the retirement of the application.
  • Provides reasonable task and project effort estimates.
  • Ensures timely, effective, and quality delivery of software into production.
  • Develops and tests applications based on business requirements and industry best practices.
  • Creates required technical documentation.
  • Adheres to documented departmental and corporate standards.
  • Periodic troubleshooting during off hours for system failures.
  • Collaboratively works with QA team to ensure timely delivery of high-quality products.
  • Collaboratively works with customer support team to resolve or diagnose defects.