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Scala Engineer

Job title Scala Engineer
Location London
Reference: 2297
Contact name: Jacob Evident
Contact email:
Published: November 1, 2021 3:36

Job Description

Scala Developer role


Our client provides verification for derivatives to the investment banking and commodity trading community.

They are looking for an experienced developer to join at an exciting time in the company's growth. All developers will have the opportunity to work on everything from our frontend, including data visualisations and our webservers, all the way down to hand-optimising our most important database queries.

The ideal candidate will have strong numerical skills, and familiarity with derivatives contracts (swaps, options, futures etc) would be beneficial but is not essential. They will also have a good working knowledge of at least some of the following technologies:


Frontend (desirable)

  • Typescript
  • React
  • d3
  • Highcharts
  • Cypress


  • Scala + standard library
  • sbt
  • slick
  • shapeless
  • Play framework
  • Akka actors + streams


  • SQL (ideal)
  • relational schema design
  • query optimisation

Infrastructure (can have worked with other cloud services)

  • AWS
  • Jenkins