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Senior Scala Engineer

Job title Senior Scala Engineer
Location United Kingdom
Reference: 2665
Contact name: Olivia Smith
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Published: January 5, 2022 2:44

Job Description

* Senior Scala Developer * up to £100,000 * Functional Environment * REMOTE UK *

Signify Technology has teamed up with a world-class sports betting and technology trading firm that is widely regarded as one of the best in the industry. Renowned for their cutting-edge sports trading expertise and technologies, their ongoing success has resulted in significant expansion and ?exciting plans for 2022. You will have the opportunity to join the London team as a Scala Engineer and work on greenfield projects from the onset, contributing to the development of the new platform in a Functional Scala environment among other skilled engineers.


The Stack


The role:

  • Work on exciting greenfield projects in development of the new platform
  • Work alongside the Cape Town team
  • Develop the necessary diagnostics and monitoring technologies to discover system failures early
  • Troubleshoot customer concerns in collaboration with traders and first-line support
  • Develop software that works in a continuous deployment environment iteratively, with a focus on TDD and BDD methods
  • Actively contribute to the team through suggestions and improvements


The person:

  • Have a passion for Functional Programming
  • Solid understanding and commercial experience using Scala
  • Proven track record of creating middle-tier components that are scalable, highly available, and high-performing
  • Experience working with push technologies (e.g. Akka)
  • Experience working with with communications technologies (e.g. WCF, Web API, Protocol Bu?ers) and message queues (e.g. Kaaa, RabbitMQ)
  • Proficient working with web technologies and UI frameworks
  • Experience with HTTP-based APIs and RESTful service implementation using JSON
  • Experience with relational (e.g. PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB) data stores, as well as in-memory distributed caches (e.g. Redis) and search products is required (e.g. ElasticSearch)


Extra credit:

  • Experience working on distributed systems
  • Understand the concepts of REST and HATEOS


My client is looking for truly passionate engineers who are ready to excel their career among likeminded people, and they are willing to provide the foundations towards a successful future in tech.

If you believe you have the skills and experience that our client is searching for, then please respond with an updated CV, your availability, and your salary expectations and I will get in contact right away!