Backend Software Engineer - Scala, Akka Streams, Cats & Shapeless

Backend Software Engineer - Scala, Akka Streams, Cats & Shapeless

Job Title: Backend Software Engineer - Scala, Akka Streams, Cats & Shapeless
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Reference: SDP-LDN-AS
Contact Name: Alexandra Staniland
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 17, 2018 10:44

Job Description

Software Engineer Backend – Scala 

London, United Kingdom

The Company

Signify Technology are working with a well-funded analytics start-up based in Central London. They have very experienced employees who are dedicated to making sure their product succeeds to the fullest potential. They have kickstarted their platform with an amazing response already.

Our customer has a great culture installed into the business, where they do team building often, relaxed environment (to a certain extent) and make sure they are involved in the community as much as possible. They have work in a very modern office in a wicked location with lots to do after work.

The Role

 Our client is looking for a Scala Engineer who can travel to their office in Central London. As the company is an early stage start-up, the environment is fast-paced, and you must be able to work to agile methodologies. Our customer is looking for engineers that are enthusiastic, self-driven and able to work well in a team.

Your daily responsibilities will include –

  • Building API’s
  • Working to adapt Big Data into Small Data
  • Microservice Architecture
  • Expanding the platform
  • Supporting the avenue of the new product
  • Helping to grow the business

You will be working with – Scala, Cats, Akka Streams, Cassandra and Shapeless.

You will have-

  • Experience with Scala either professionally or through home projects
  • You’ll be passionate about Functional Programming
  • High Performance Systems


  • Cats
  • Akka Streams
  • Shapeless
  • Cassandra


Signify Technology Group

 Signify Technology are a forward-thinking technology recruitment business with our head office based in the heart of London. Signify Technology provide permanent and contract technology recruitment solutions to a range of clients from technology companies, global brands and start-ups globally. Behind each piece of technology changing the world, is a person, it’s our mission to introduce them to the companies that need them the most. We Look forward to working with you.