Senior Scala Consultant - Manhattan

Senior Scala Consultant - Manhattan

Job Title: Senior Scala Consultant - Manhattan
Contract Type: Contract
Location: New York City
Salary: up to $80 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: ScalaMAN
Contact Name: Susan Barrance
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 17, 2018 16:21

Job Description

We are currently working with an innovative and forward thinking Media Tech company in the United States, looking for  Senior Scala Engineer to join their backend team in New York on a minimum 3 month contract, starting asap. Up to $80 per  hour dependent on experience.

The Project

You will be joining a highly collaborative team of geographically distributed, like-minded engineers, helping to design and improve quality of products run on the micro-service platform. Working in a data-driven environment, you must be a quick learner with an ambitious and dedicated approach to improving performance from yourself and your team, using you both you technical and soft skills. So if you a confident developing in Functional Scala, have a passion for complex algorithms and can see yourself working in the environment mention above, this could be the next contract for you.

Skills Required For This Role

  • 2+ years Commercial Scala experience in a production environment
  • Architecture and design experience with high performance and distributed scalable applications
  • Strong knowledge in AKKA, Java or C#
  • Hands on experience with infrastructure tools e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Vagrant, Puppet etc.
  • Deep understanding of both OO and Functional Principles
  • Excellent Communication Skills and willingness to provide mentoring to colleagues
  • Masters / Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent


Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of Web Development  – JavaScript, HTML, REACT, Typescript
  • Understanding or Cloud Resources - AWS