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Senior Scala Developer - Back-End

Job title Senior Scala Developer - Back-End
Contract type: Permanent
Location London
Industry: Delivery, Software Engineering
Salary: 90000
Contact name: Michaela Atchison
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Published: August 27, 2020 4:08

Job Description

​We are partnered with a company based in West London. They are a global leader in Sports, Events, Media, and Fashion. The role will see you play a vital part in the Sports Data Development team. You will be a Senior Developer in a motivated and energetic team, you will be happy to collaborate and mentor those around you.  You will drive further development of the current platform, in order to distribute low-latency, highly reliable, sporting data to the substantial customer base.

The role requires a senior developer to come on board and act as a key figure for their team, you will be mentoring and supporting junior developers whilst planning and implementing new features to their current platform that is responsible for the delivery of highly reliable data to their substantial customer base.

Requirements :

  • Extensive commercial experience using Scala

  • You strive for the very best quality and engineering excellence

  • You are a proven Technical Leader and Mentor

  • You are able to take ownership of complex technical issues

  • Strong experience across various JVM technologies - Akka, Hazlecast, etc

  • Relational databases - Postgres, ideally

  • You have worked with cloud services - AWS, ideally

  • Built pipelines and continuous deployment models

  • Scaled software architecture globally

  • A natural problem solver with an eye for design

  • Expert in object orientated design

  • Easily consumed and robust web services

  • Http Principles

  • API design