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Senior Scala Developer

Job title Senior Scala Developer
Contract type: Permanent
Location Berlin
Industry: Leadership, Delivery, Software Engineering
Salary: up to £90,000 (depending on experience)
Reference: PW/SCALPW
Contact name: Peter Wedgeworth
Contact email:
Published: August 6, 2020 11:47

Job Description

I am currently partnered with one of Europe’s leading digital insurance companies who are looking for Senior Scala Engineers to come and join their collaborative team. This company offers scalable protection at the point of need with an AI risk guardian and simple, transparent, and personalized insurance cover. Designed from the ground up to manage life’s risks and join our customer’s journey and You will play a key role in building and designing our core insurance product.


What you will do:

  •  Building new features for a distributed reactive system 

  • Working closely together with product managers to help define new features • Participating in technical discussions about the technical roadmap 

  • Testing and documenting the systems you build 

  •  DevOps Philosophy: Be responsible for building, deploying and running your code in production •

  • Add value to our business by leveraging current trends in software design, architecture and web services

What you need for this:

  • Minimum of 2 year's experience with Scala

  • Experience with Akka, Play, JVM Technologies, and Functional Libraries 

  • Good experience with system architecture and software design patterns (like clean code)

  • Used to working with TDD and automated testing 

  • Excited to support, mentor and teach more junior developers 

  • Able to work in an English-speaking working environment; German is a plus