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Senior Scala Engineer

Job title Senior Scala Engineer
Location United Kingdom
Reference: 1669
Contact name: Jacob Evident
Contact email:
Published: July 14, 2021 10:42

Job Description

Senior Scala Engineer


Long term contact (extendable)

Fully Remote Contract – can work anywhere in Europe.

EU Candidates only!



Signify Technologies client brings together a growing team of incredible talent across every discipline, powered by proprietary technology, AI-driven marketing tools and cutting-edge user experience design. They fall within the gaming/casino domain.


They are looking for a Back-end Scala Developer to join our team and lead us on this journey. Working fully remote as a Back-end Scala Developer, you will be working with talented colleagues in the United States, Malta, Spain and Argentina.


You are someone who wants to work smarter by building high-performing microservices using the latest technologies in an efficient and scalable way. You are passionate about the power of Scala and using it to create amazing back-end services.



Let's talk about you...


  • 2-5 years of Software Development experience
  • Mastery of Scala and a willingness to explore its functional style
  • Strong experience building and iterating microservices
  • Experience creating Rest or Restful APIs from scratch
  • Ability to work with Akka Actors and deep knowledge of the Actor Model paradigm
  • Working experience with Akka HTTP server
  • Postgres or experience with any relational database
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience on Kafka or another message broker
  • Git or another VCS
  • SBT or Gradle or Maven
  • Experience with Docker containers
  • Good knowledge of the JVM
  • Fluency in written and spoken English


Bonus points for...

  • Event Sourcing and microservices environments
  • CouchBase, Postgres and Redis databases
  • Stream-processing architectures built on Akka Streams or Kafka Streams
  • Knowledge of Akka Typed Actors and the understanding of the differences between untyped actors
  • Elastic Search or ELK stack

Please feel free to reach out if you think this opportunity suits your skill set!