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***Scala Developer*** Exciting new Contract in Newcastle!

  • Salary: £490 - £540 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 16/03/2017
  • Job reference: J361773A

Scala Developer, Java, C#, Play Framework, Akka, Spray, Spark, Apache, Python, Ruby

Fancy working for a large consultancy and outsourcing company? They are currently recruiting an experienced Scala Developer on a 3 month contract. This requirement is based in Newcastle and we are looking for someone to start as soon as possible!

Skills and Experience (Essential)

  • Demonstrable experience in programming and back-end software development in either Java, C#, Scala, Python or Ruby;
  • Experience leading a team of developers, providing overall guidance and setting overall development direction;
  • Excellent commercial experience in programming and back-end software development in Java;
  • Good understanding of web technologies & protocols;
  • Experience developing and using web-based APIs (especially HTTP REST-based APIs);
  • Demonstrable experience of automated testing solutions;
  • Experience with open source solutions and community;
  • Experience working on technical projects within an agile team;
  • A proven ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience;
  • Demonstrable understanding of web security best practices and security application design, such as OWASP top 10;
  • Excellent demonstrable knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems;
  • Experience of building and scaling high-traffic websites;
  • Understanding of the use of responsive web design.

Skills and Experience (Desirable)

  • Experience presenting work at user groups and conferences;
  • Experience of handling large data sets and scaling their handling and storage;
  • Proven ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques;
  • Experience of other programming languages such as Scala, Python, Ruby, C#;
  • Use and implementation of modern front end web programming techniques such as HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, REST, JSON;
  • Experience with web frameworks such as Django, Ruby on Rails, Play Framework, Google Guice, Spring;
  • Experience using automated testing / continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, junit;
  • Experience using Confluence & JIRA;
  • Experience using and deploying on cloud based platforms;
  • Knowledge of the use of version control systems such as git or subversion.

Competences

  • Leading and Communicating
  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Making Effective Decisions

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance. If you have any questions, please contact Hollie Doyle on 0161 924 3652

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