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Senior Scala Developer

Job title Senior Scala Developer
Contract type: Permanent
Location London
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: Up to £85K
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: JB/LDN/01
Contact name: Jordan Black
Contact email:
Published: June 4, 2020 4:25

Job Description

Scala & Java / Akka 

Work on a product that reaches over 11 million UK homes. Play your part of entertaining, exciting, and inspiring the nation! We strive for the best for our people and our customers - we genuinely are committed to making a positive contribution to life in the UK and Ireland.

If you are always looking for ways to improve, we are for you, this spirit has made us what we are today and will continue to drive us to be what we want for tomorrow.


  • Develop quality software using Test Driven Development and Pair Programming
  • Work on exciting products and new capabilities to our applications
  • Be committed to ensuring our Users receive the best service
  • Improve the codebase and actively participate in all aspects of the team - daily stand up meetings, planning, etc
  • Share and create new ideas, providing constructive and useful feedback with peers
  • Deliver work that is accurate, thorough and always drive towards excellence
  • You play an active part in our Technology communities
  • You are an active contributor to internal and/or external open source projects
  • You are actively mentoring and coaching other members of the team, your help has a recognized impact on their development


  • SMACK stack, Big Data pipelines and Machine Learning
  • TDD and BDD background
  • Unit, Functional and Non-Functional testing experience
  • Continuous Delivery experience 
  • Open source and commercial technologies knowledge
  • Development experience within high capacity, high traffic (1 million sign-ins a day), high availability websites/systems
  • Agile / Scrum / Kanban methodologies
  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent industry experience