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Senior Scala Developer - Scala, Akka & AWS

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  • Job title Senior Scala Developer - Scala, Akka & AWS
    Contract type: Permanent
    Location London
    Industry: Software Engineering
    Salary: Up to £90,000 (depending on experience)
    Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
    Reference: IA-LDN-CB
    Contact name: Drew Barbier
    Contact email:
    Published: November 6, 2020 2:30

    Job Description

    Senior Scala Developer – (Scala – Akka – AWS)

    Location: London, United Kingdom

    Salary - £80,000 - £90,000


    My client is looking for an experienced Scala Developer to join their growing sports data development team. They are continuing to build out a development group responsible for supporting their fast-paced sports data business. You will be a key team member tasked with further development of their platform to distribute low-latency, highly reliable, sporting data to our substantial customer base.

    This role offers the opportunity to act as an integral member of a motivated and energetic team that provides solutions to a broad range of challenges in an everchanging industry whilst supporting rapidly expanding segment of the digital businesses.

    What experience should I have to apply?

    • Several years of professional software development experience using Scala

    • Experience and enthusiasm to act as a technical leader and mentor

    • Extensive experience developing with multiple JVM technologies/libraries – Akka, Hazelcast, etc.

    • Strong experience with relational databases, ideally Postgres.

    • Experience with cloud services (especially AWS)

    • Great design and problem-solving skills, with examples of experience building simple implementations to complex problems.

    • Object orientated design experience

    • Sound API design skills and knowledge of HTTP principles

    If you are interested and would like to know more, I want to hear from you. Interviews can be held via Zoom and we are looking to bring somebody on board ASAP, so only apply if you are happy to start remotely. Please note, this role will be on site in a fantastic London office when normality resumes!