Scala Developer

Scala Developer

Job Title: Scala Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Amsterdam
Salary: €60,000 - 70,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SCALADAM
Contact Name: Michael Baker
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2018 17:27

Job Description

We are working with a unique interactive music/television app which is broadcasted to 15 million households across five countries and is growing. Due to growth, they are looking for mid-senior level developers who enjoy a challenging work environment to join them at their offices in Amsterdam.


The Role:

You will continually develop the engine behind the service, which is responsible for giving music video recommendations in real time. It has high demands for performance, scaling and stability and has been designed as a RESTful service built using Scala with Akka and Spray Frameworks.



  • Build a big data solution to manage and process hundreds of terabytes a day
  • Create a generic environment for the audience platform.
  • Construct a framework which allows for a consolidated way to work with many API’s in parallel
  • Design a product which will handle tens of billions of events a day.


Key Skills/Desirable Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience and a deep understanding of Scala
  • Fluency in functional programming paradigm
  • Experience with Akka Streams, Kafka, Spark
  • Basic knowledge of standard algorithms and data structures
  • Basic Linux/POSIX skills
  • Experience with Scrum


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