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Java / Scala Developer (Ref:2889) – Junior and Mid Level – £35-50k

Essentials

  • Job Title
  • Java/Scala Developer
  • Location
  • London (Zone 1)
  • Salary
  • £35-50k
  • Type
  • Permanent
  • Work From Home
  • No

Technology Used

Primary

  • Java 8
  • Scala
  • Akka
  • Play
  • React JS

Secondary

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • NoSQL
  • ElasticSearch
  • Lucene

Methodology

  • Agile
  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Continuous Integration

Requirements

Must Have

  • 2.1 in Computer Science
  • Java / OO design
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Data structures
  • Spring / Play
  • A.I, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Big Data

Nice-To-Have

  • Scala, Play, Akka, Haskell
  • HTTP, web services, REST
  • React JS, Angular JS, Backbone JS, Handlebars JS
  • Lucene, Solr, Xapian, HP IDOL
  • Git / Maven
  • Passion for Technology

PROJECT CHALLENGES

You will add new features and continually improve one of their core products using a mixture of Java, Scala and modern web technologies. You will also help refactor the existing code base and improve the test coverage using modern practices (i.e. TDD/BDD).

The product itself uses very complex Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques, which will give you some interesting exposure to these technologies. You will also handle large volumes of data using NoSQL datastores and Big Data technologies.

COMPANY CULTURE

They are an enterprise search tech firm that use innovative techniques around Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and machine learning in order to digest complex information quickly for their clients. They are growing rapidly after recently merging with another highly successful company and they are looking for more highly talented software engineers.

They have a very young, dynamic and socially collaborative culture, which includes regular social nights out, brown bag sessions, and after work drinks. They are firm believers in self-improvement at every level and provide frequent and extensive training on both soft and technical skills.

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