Backend Scala Developer / Play / Kafka / Spark / AWS / Lambda

Backend Scala Developer / Play / Kafka / Spark / AWS / Lambda

Job Title: Backend Scala Developer / Play / Kafka / Spark / AWS / Lambda
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: up to £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BEE/SCA/LON
Contact Name: Ainsley Adams
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2019 17:52

Job Description

Backend Scala Developer - Scala, Play, Cats, AWS, Lambda, Kafka, Spark,

The tech stack this company uses comprises of; Scala, Play, Kafka, AWS, Lambda, EC2 which they use to provide social platforms and digital products for the sports industry. They are one of the world's largest news organisations and are based in London. This company are looking for an experienced engineer who is able to make product & technical decisions.

The team you will be joining have delivered award-winning digital products and love to use the tools which best fit the problem. You will be leaping into a purely functional, Scala back-end or you could be developing a number of database and streaming technologies.

What they offer:

  • Opportunity within a growing company
  • National and award-winning recognition on your CV
  • Flexible working


  • Experience with Scala and AWS
  • Experience with Play, Cats, Shapeless is a plus
  • Commercial exposure to Kafka, Lambda, Spark is also a plus
  • Previous experience with Java or other JVM 
  • Degree in Computer Science