Scala Backend Developer

Scala Backend Developer

Job Title: Scala Backend Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70-90,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Scala BD
Contact Name: Jessica Stephens
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 18, 2017 14:47

Job Description

The Company:

Signify Technology Group are recruiting for a British founded start-up that is expanding at a rapid rate. Our client simplifies the process in an area where nearly every person in the UK is affected. Founded at the start of 2015, this company which is centred around a cloud-based platform now employs over 100 people.                                       

The Role:

Signify Technology Group are seeking a Backend Developer based in London or willing to commute, who loves writing open-source code in a reusable way (library standard).

You will have a keenness and passion for learning new technologies, be able to think efficiently, enjoy working with in a team environment but still be able to work effectively autonomously. You enjoy and have experience with functional programming – whether it be full-stack, backend or frontend.

Our client is a big-believer in balance and loves mixing it up - charity work and sporting events are important, so being a team-player and enjoying working alongside other talented and passionate people both inside and outside of the office is a must.

The individual:

Key Skills

  • Functional Programming
  • SQL (pref. My SQL)
  • Integration and Unit Testing
  • CI/CD
  • JSON Schema
  • Very nice package manners
  • Friendly, inquisitive, motivated mind!



  • Scala, Akka and/or Typelevel Cats
  • Ability to cross between front and backend
  • Typescript or ES6+


Signify Technology Group

Signify Technology is an innovative technology recruitment business with our head office based in the heart of London. We provide permanent and contract technology recruitment solutions to a wide range of the world's leading brands on a global basis including blue chip, technology companies and start-ups. 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.