Scala Software Engineer - Scala, Cats, Akka, Slick, AWS

Scala Software Engineer - Scala, Cats, Akka, Slick, AWS

Job title Scala Software Engineer - Scala, Cats, Akka, Slick, AWS
Contract type: Permanent
Location New York City
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: $150,000 - $180,000
Reference: AS0207
Contact name: Alexandra Staniland
Contact email:
Published: August 2, 2018 11:06

Job Description

Scala Software Engineer

New York City, USA

Competitive salary plus benefits 

The Company

Signify Technology are working with a hedge fund company who invests in public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets across the globe. They have raised hundreds of millions of funds with an amazing and experienced team operating the company.

The Role

 Our client is looking for a Scala Software Engineer based in New York City. You will be working in a small team with the Director of Engineering and Lead Engineer, so you will have ownership and responsibility of all aspects of the product. The platform will be built in functional Scala, Akka, Slick, Cats, Spark, AWS.

You will be delivering modern solutions to all parties involved in the investment process such as traders, analysts and portfolio managers.

The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of Scala, where you have been using it for a minimum of three years. Regarding the associated platforms and tools, they are not a requirement for you to have but a big plus if you are learning or have commercial experience.

You will have-

  • 3+ Years of Scala experience
  • Great understanding of CS Fundamentals
  • BSc in Computer Science or a similar field
  • 3+ Years software engineering experience
  • Experience of algorithms and data structures
  • Experience of working in a demanding and high-pressure environment with a start-up mentality
  • Understanding of Slick, Cats, Spark or Akka is preferable but not required
  • Undestanding of AWS and DevOps is preferable but not required
  • Ability to resolve problems and issues
  • Ability to have a strategic mindset


Signify Technology Group

Signify Technology are a forward-thinking technology recruitment business with our head office based in the heart of London. Signify Technology provide permanent and contract technology recruitment solutions to a range of clients from technology companies, global brands and start-ups globally. Behind each piece of technology changing the world, is a person, it’s our mission to introduce them to the companies that need them the most. We Look forward to working with you.