Backend Engineer (Scala / Cats / Akka)

Backend Engineer (Scala / Cats / Akka)

Job Title: Backend Engineer (Scala / Cats / Akka)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70,000
Start Date: Asap
Reference: KC-SCALA-01
Contact Name: Elisha Camilleri
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2019 17:39

Job Description

Our client is seeking a talented Software Engineer who is excited about all the functional aspects of Scala. You would be responsible for developing all new features and applications for both website users and in-house users. This is an extremely exciting company to join, they have a collaborative environment and you will be using Scala, Cats and Akka daily to solve complex issues, outside of their main technical stack, they aren’t too rigid with technologies, they also appreciate that in some cases there can be ‘better tools to solve certain problems’ so are totally open to using other languages where need be.

The team are always challenging each other, culturally they are looking for someone who is a real problem solver, someone who enjoys healthy debates and discussing their code and someone who is keen to be involved with decision making when it comes to technical design and coding practices.

Experience required:

  • 2 years minimum of development experience (Commercial Scala experience)
  • SQL database knowledge
  • Experience using either Akka, Cats or Play
  • Experience creating RESTful API’s
  • Great communication skills
  • Front end knowledge (not required but would be a bonus)

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