Scala Developer

London, Greater London, England
Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Scala Developer


3 Months

London based but remote for now

**Inside IR35**

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the market leaders within telecoms and digital entertainment. You will work within the Digital Transformation Sales and Service team where you will work with cutting edge technologies. As a Scala Developer, you will be making use of TDD and agile processes to deliver accessible and performance web applications that support the clients OTT eCommerce and service web journeys across multiple projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop excellent quality software using agile techniques such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming
  • Take an active role in Story definition, assisting QAs and business stakeholders with Acceptance criteria
  • Help the team choose the best solution and technologies for the task in hand
  • Take a pro-active role with production issues and release management
  • Contribute to the technical direction of the team
  • Strive for continuous improvement within the team

What you'll bring

  • Solid commercial experience as a Senior Scala developer
  • Strong TDD/BDD and unit testing skills
  • Strong experience of Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Passion for Agile software delivery and pair programming best practices
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and delivery practices
  • Background in software development for high traffic, high availability large scale backend systems
  • Background in monitoring tools such as Grafana/Prometheus etc
  • Enthusiasm/aptitude for learning new skills and practices

Technologies / Skills Sought:

  • Expert Scala
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • CATS
  • AWS
  • Akka / Akka HTTP
  • Kafka
  • TDD / BDD
  • RESTful web services
  • Agile Best Practices
  • Architectural/Integration Design Patterns

Beneficial skills

  • Cloud based delivery of services
  • Git
  • Linux
  • Gradle
  • CI Build systems (Hudson/Jenkins)
  • Elk Stack

If this is of interest to you then apply today for immediate consideration! Please note that this role will be inside IR35!

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