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Experienced Backend Developer - Framework


Backend Engineering




People Manager


Job Description

  • ​​​​​Design and write code using Scala and Java
  • Build and improve Wix Scala Framework to increase developer productivity

  • Work with ProtoBuf, gRPC, Kafka as well as code generators like Bazel and Docker

  • Solve interesting design dilemmas

  • Make an impact on how Wix backend developers write code more efficiently

  • Partner with infrastructure and product teams to find the best solutions

  • Support and improve developer frameworks based on user requests

  • Lead and deliver high scale projects end to end

  • Keep core libraries and runtime up-to-date


  • You have extensive experience with server-side JVM technologies (Java, Scala, or other)

  • You’re experienced in software design, coding, and production 

  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • You understand and can write multithreaded code, specifically a web server's request lifecycle

  • Have practiced Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Are able to conduct performance analysis for a system and find its bottlenecks

Bonus points if you:

  • Have contributed to open-source software

  • Have spoken in developer meetups, conferences or have a blog about software engineering

About the team

The Wix’s Platform Engineering team provides a rich suite of integrated tools to enhance developer productivity within Wix. By streamlining the development process and reducing the cognitive load, these tools allow our engineers to focus on what really matters - their domain, architecture, and business logic.


We set the tone and standard of our developer culture, fusing together facets of engineering, product management, DevOps, analytics, and technical management. We arre listening to developers’ voices, but also promoting best practices and guiding Wix developers towards more effective use of the platform.


Our development culture is transparent, highly technical, and agile. Because we ship often, we’ve adopted continuous delivery and test-driven development (TDD). Our primary languages are Scala and Java, but we expect our engineers to know popular paradigms that come from other languages as well. Wix Server Framework supports highly scalable systems that support Wix’s 243 million users—and the people who visit their websites.


We offer:

  • Equity (RSUs) and discount stock purchasing plans (ESPP)
  • Health and personal accident insurance
  • Daily lunch and snacks at the office
  • Commuting allowance
  • Discounted phone operator services and compensation for a new phone
  • Free exercise classes and wellness activities
  • Online courses and professional development
  • Fun activities and team events

Salary range is 4000 - 8000 Eur GROSS / month (Total package, including equity)

About Wix:

Wix makes it possible for anyone to succeed online. 

Since 2006, we've grown to 5,000 employees in 17 countries, launched over 40 products, and serve over 230 million users and their visitors worldwide. 

At Wix, we push you to innovate, evolve in non-traditional ways, and grow outside your comfort zone. We operate in small teams that work closely together to create incredible things. 

Although we're already industry leaders in web creation and business, our work is nowhere near done.  Our goal is to become the main engine of the Internet so we can create a more open web for all.


We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Wix was built around the idea that everyone has the right to be successful, online. This same vision defines us as an employer: creating a work environment where everyone is welcome, and anyone has the right to succeed.

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