Senior Software Engineer - Lightbend Stack/Typesafe Platform (Scala, Akka, Play, Spark)

Senior Software Engineer - Lightbend Stack/Typesafe Platform (Scala, Akka, Play, Spark)

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer - Lightbend Stack/Typesafe Platform (Scala, Akka, Play, Spark)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oslo
Salary: 65,000+
Reference: SETL-OSL-AS
Contact Name: Alexandra Staniland
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2018 10:02

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer – Scala 

Oslo, Norway

65,000+ Krona per month, plus bonuses and benefits (relocation package if needed)

You must be eligible to work within the EU - EU citizen or Blue Card - our client will help with the Blue Card application 


The Company

Signify Technology are working with an esteemed marketing company, known for its breakthrough technology platform and solutions. Our client has been using Scala for their projects from day one and they regularly contribute to the Scala Community. They are working on rebuilding their platforms and have a real focus on doubling down on data where they deal with 1 petabytes every 48 hours.

Great things about Norway: The 4th highest paying country, great educations, summer days are 19-20 hours of sunshine, can go into the mountains to ski in about 30 minutes, great social benefits, up and coming community with flatMAP hosted there yearly (FP conference). 


The Role

Our client is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will be based in their Oslo office. This office is around a year old where they head up the Data Pipeline for the whole company, so it's a good time to be joining the company. 

You will be a well-rounded engineer that cannot just code but can lead technically with any project. The ideal person is someone that is a wizard with their skills, who can motivate and teach others their knowledge. A successful engineer will be able to react to what is needed on them and be super enthusiastic for themselves, the team and the company with gaining their respect.

As the team is switching from Scalding to Spark, you must have knowledge with this. They have also just started using Google Cloud so if you have an interest or experience with this, this will be a big plus! 

You will be working with – Scala, Play Framework, Akka, Hadoop, SBT, Spark, Kubernetes, Kafka, Cassandra, GCP, Zookeeper, BigQuery/Table, Finagle, MySQL, Mesos, Marathon, Docker, Vertica.


You will have-

  • 5+ years engineering experience (hands-on)
  • Experience in mentoring or leading other members 
  • Good experience with Scala 
  • Big Data/Messaging technologies: Kafka, Cassandra, Spark
  • JQuery, BigQuery
  • Google Cloud
  • Experience with highly scalable systems
  • Experience with large-data processing
  • Complex Event Processing
  • Architecture
  • Distributed Systems
  • Parallel Processing
  • Either BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or a relevant subject
  • A strong interest in ETL, data engineering, ingestion engines, Machine Learning or AI
  • Great Communication
(If you don't have Scala but strong experience in JVM/Java, this is okay but you MUST have strong experience with Big data technologies - Kafka, Spark, Cassandra and Google Cloud)

Signify Technology Group

 Signify Technology are a forward-thinking technology recruitment business with our head office based in the heart of London. Signify Technology provide permanent and contract technology recruitment solutions to a range of clients from technology companies, global brands and start-ups globally. 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. We Look forward to working with you.