Lead Scala Engineer

Lead Scala Engineer

Job title Lead Scala Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location New York
Industry: Leadership, Software Engineering
Salary: $175,000
Reference: NY-CM
Contact name: Charlie Murdoch
Contact email:
Published: April 24, 2019 4:11

Job Description

The Client

A fun and creative technology company are looking for their next Lead Scala Engineer to help take their business to the next level. This client is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Scala engineer to join their team and help maintain their values to a high standard. This is a super cool company working amongst some of the highest profile tech companies. The client offers tremendous benefits for all members of the team and are constantly keeping things fresh and bringing on new and innovative ideas. Your opinions and input really matter for this client and you will be welcomed to bring on new ideas and suggestions. The client will offer sponsorship for the right candidate. 

The Role

  • Support in the design and development to meet some challenging requirements, to maintain and improve the platform
  • Design and develop new and existing products whilst working in an agile team
  • Continuously produce clean, easy to maintain and high-quality code
  • Provide support to other members within the team
  • Maintain, design and suggest ideas for improvement on existing features for stability and performance

You should be

  • Come up with fresh new ideas and help implement these
  • Be truly passionate about all aspects of your career
  • Superb at solving problems
  • Can write clean, readable code
  • Friendly and enthusiastic and be technically diverse
  • Eager to learn quickly and thrive in a fast paced environment

Skills & experience

  • 4-5 years of development experience - at least 2 of these being with Scala 
  • Proficient with a few different languages/technologies
  • Experienced in working in a fast paced environment
  • Be a great communicator and able to collaborate effectively with other teams 
  • Experience in mentoring junior developers
  • Able to speak and write in English to a high standard
  • Experience/ Knowledge in Machine Learning, AI, AWS, Kafka, Docker and MongoDB

Nice to have

  • Polyglot developer 
  • Degree in Computer Science
  • Previous experience in shipping a major enterprise application 

If you think you could have what our client is looking for then please reply with an updated CV, your availability and salary expectations and we will get in touch with you straight away!