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Scala Developer, £45-£55k

  • Permanent
  • London
  • Posted 7 months ago

We are currently working with a world leader in the media and digital advertising space. Technology is core to their business having built a simple, cloud based content collaboration and distribution platform.

They are currently looking for software developers with demonstrable experience with Scala either through personal or commercial projects to join their existing Scala team.

You would be working on the greenfield development of the company’s core platform, services and business logic which are all written in Scala. The platform is heavily focused on performance, scalability and availability to cope with a rapidly expanding global customer base. The core platform is where most of the heavy lifting happens and experience with message based architectures (ActiveMQ/JMS) would be highly beneficial. The existing Scala team practice Agile (Scrum) and continuous delivery through automation of build, test and deployments. The team look to use the best tool for the job, often identifying benefits of new tech, running with it and failing quickly if necessary.

Minimum 2 years+ development experience in a commercial environment (Scala or Java)
Strong knowledge of the Scala language (demonstrable Scala work)
Experience with REST base protocols

It would be beneficial to have the following:
Knowledge of messaging (Active MQ/JMS or equivalent)
Software Engineering or Computer Science Degree (or equivalent)
Good knowledge of some of Scala’s libraries and frameworks – e.g. Akka
Curiosity and ability to solve complex problems

The company is not necessarily looking for the finished article in a developer and will be happy to provide training and mentoring to new recruits.

If you like the sound of this role, we’d love to hear from you. You can send your CV to or call us on 020 7866 8155

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