Technical Team Lead - Scala

Technical Team Lead - Scala

Job Title: Technical Team Lead - Scala
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £85,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TTLScalaDL2311
Contact Name: Daniel Lawson
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2018 10:20

Job Description

Technical Team Lead - Scala

The Company

Signify Technology are working with a Data Analytics technology company based in London who are currently seeking a Technical Team Lead. The company provides their customers access to better insights and to encourage data-driven decisions. They are a vibrant, fast paced international business with offices London, mainland Europe and the United States. They promote a culture of learning and have an enjoyable and relaxed working environment.


The Role

This role will primarily be hands on and will be developing the platform which is currently being designed and built. The Technical Team Lead will guide and support other engineers and architect and technically design the products and new platform. This company are big on playing to an individual’s strengths and this role can be moulded depending on the skills and experience of the successful candidate.


Technical Skills

Strong experience in Java and Scala, (Clojure or Python knowledge would also be good!)
Databases: SQL and NoSQL
Frameworks: Hibernate, Lucene, Hadoop or Spark
SOA, Microservices, REST, Reactive, Event-Driven
GIT, Continuous Integration (Jenkins), Subversion, Mingle, Gradle, RabbitMQ


The Candidate

Will lead in the architecture and design of their new platform with emphasis on Software Engineering, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
Constantly be striving to learn and share knowledge by way of introducing new and emerging technologies that could benefit the team

Will lead a team of up to 8 fellow engineers and help lead and grow the team. You should have previous experience of leading a team
Lead and contribute to the objectives of the dev team, applying Agile methodologies (Scrum and Kanban)
Test and optimise the code to maintain and improve the standards of the company

Should have at least 2-3 years’ of architectural / lead experience
Experience leading a team (as either senior or lead)
B.Sc. or Masters in Computer Science or related degree (or proven experience in field)

Please reply with an updated CV, your availability and salary expectations for consideration.