Senior Scala Developer

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    London, England

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    Alexandra Holgate

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Job Title: Senior Scala Developer
Location: Osterley London
Duration: 6 months with a likely extension

RATE: Up to £590


You will join a software development team that uses cutting edge technology to provide applications that puts our client first for online content, customer service and sales.

As a Senior Scala Developer, you'll be knowledgeable and passionate about technology, see value in established practices such as XP, TDD and BDD, have experience in CI/CD and be versed in Agile methodologies to ensure your projects succeed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop fault tolerant systems that are packaged in containers and deployed on the cloud
  • Scale, manage and build tools to monitor them
  • Determine non-functional requirements and write NFTs
  • 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 within the team


  • Knowledge and experience of a wide range of best of breed open source and commercial technologies
  • Experience of software development for high capacity, high traffic, high availability websites/systems
  • Delivery experience within an agile project is essential
  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent industry experience

Technologies / Skills Sought:

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

Beneficial skills:

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

Behaviours sought:

  • A track record of getting the job done
  • An enthusiasm and aptitude for learning new skills and practices
  • Take pride and ownership in your work
  • Good team player
  • Great at communicating