Principal Big Data / Scala Engineer

Principal Big Data / Scala Engineer

Job Title: Principal Big Data / Scala Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £80,000
Start Date: ASAP - according to notice period
Reference: ScalaBigData-LDN
Contact Name: Rachael Hedgecock
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 04, 2018 17:26

Job Description

The Client

This London based client are looking for Scala developers at all levels to join their Science Technology team. Working on exciting projects in the science-tech industry they are using cutting edge technology to change the way things are done. Digital Education is a real passion for this client.  

The Role

·         Bring ideas to life with your high quality, clean code

·         Mentoring fellow developers

·         Transforming software designs into more manageable pieces while adding user value

·         Design, deploy and maintain applications

·         Ensure your team are all on the same page with technical practices

·         Work with your team to transition product concepts into production and maintaining this


You should be

·         Passionate, Energetic and ambitious

·         Excited about Big Data technologies

·         A strong team player, leader and an easy collaborator

·         Able to communicate your ideas effectively

·         A great engineer who is an effective problem solver

·         Excited by developing the latest technologies


Skills & experience

·         3 years + Scala experience

·         A high level of written and spoken English

·         Experience with Kafka, Spark, Hadoop, Mesos and similar Big Data technologies

·         Microservice design with REST/JSON

·         Elasticsearch

·         AWS experience

·         Experience with large scale production databases

·         Machine learning experience is a bonus but not essential



If this role appeals to you and you’d like to find out more about the company and how you can be a part of the team, then apply now!