Functional Scala Developer

Functional Scala Developer

Job title Functional Scala Developer
Contract type: Permanent
Location London
Industry: Delivery, Software Engineering
Salary: £55,000-75,000
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: FPSCALA-LDN
Contact name: Michael
Contact email:
Published: March 4, 2019 11:30

Job Description

The Company

We are excited to be working with an innovative Fin-tech company based in Central London. They are looking for talented Mid-Senior Scala Developers to join them on their mission to attack & fight fraud.

Services are primarily written in Scala and deployed as microservices.

They are advocates of functional and strongly typed programming, using libraries such as Cats and Shapeless. They also use AKKA and Monix to help build scalable, highly performant, distributed services. Techniques such as event sourcing and CQRS to ensure our datastores are scalable and flexible. 


The Candidate:

  • Take pride in designing, building and delivering high-quality well engineered solutions to complex problems. 
  • Experience in functional programming using Scala.
  • Take a big picture approach to solving problem taking care to ensure that the solution works well within the wider system. 
  • Comfortable working with the analytics and implementation teams as well as pre-sales to help refine and understand product requirements. 
  • Knowledgable and interested in working with the latest technologies. 

Technical Requirements:

  • 2-3 years experience and/or knowledge working with: Scala, Akka, Monix, Cats, Shapeless, Springboot, Elasticsearch, Gradle, Spark, Hadoop, Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Java and the JVM. 

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK