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Senior Developer / Technical Lead

Job title Senior Developer / Technical Lead
Contract type: Permanent
Location London
Industry: Leadership, Software Engineering, Data
Salary: up to £100,000 (depending on experience)
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: PW/TL/SCA
Contact name: Peter Wedgeworth
Contact email:
Published: February 24, 2020 3:55

Job Description

Signify Technology is currently working with one of Europe’s biggest entertainment brands. This company provides top-quality broadcasting using innovative tech this company allows you to have the freedom and support you need to make an impact – pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets and grow individually within a company. 

As apart of your role you will be responsible for developing, maintaining and delivering systems that schedule, ingest, process and enrich the content propositions. Your mission will be to realize benefits iteratively and quickly by working alongside architects and technical analysts to provide options for the business to grow. You'll work with other technical leads, SREs, technical analysts and architects to create detailed, robust solution designs to be implemented by the teams from the high-level architecture. This role will give you the chance to Lead by example and ensure a collaborative engineering culture within the department and support the career development of up and coming engineers. You will also be expected to collaborate with Principal Engineers to establish a clear technical direction and ensure the technical bar is constantly rising.

Ideally, for this role you will need experience in the following:

- Successfully designed, built, deployed and operated a resilient microservices-based solution at large scales for a significant period.
- Architected systems using SOA best practices and patterns for distributed enterprise systems, like DDD, Event Sourcing, etc.
- A strong understanding of how to test software effectively and achieve continuous delivery through a DevOps culture

- A good track record of choosing and working with the appropriate languages and technologies, across the entire stack, to get the job done simply and effectively. 

  • Scala (over 2 years) 

  • Akka

  • Kafka

  • RDBMSs 

  • NoSQL DBs.


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