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Scala Developer

***Scala, Scala, Scala***
Scala Developer position in Central London.

Currently recruiting for a Scala Developer to join one of the world's leading suppliers of Linear and Digital Advertising Assets. Coding will be in Scala and the development team love to keep up to date with in trend technologies within Big Data.

With over 42 offices serving 5000 business clients in 115 countries, the company is established, in many regions of the world, as the de facto service for global household brands. With a clear strategy in place, the company aims to be the world's number one solution in its sector.
Essential Skills

  • Strong commercial development experience in Scala/Java ecosystem
  • Excellent knowledge of the Scala language and programming paradigms
  • Significant experience of MongoDB and ElasticSearch
  • Implementing message based architectures using JMS (ActiveMQ)
  • An understanding if HTTP frameworks, such as Play and Spray
  • Excellent knowledge of HTTP REST Protocols with JSON
  • Full stack debugging
  • Experience working in an Agile (Scrum preferred) environment, actively participating in standard ceremonies
  • Should believe in a team centric approach
  • Ability to develop and own application features, individual tasks in order to meet milestones and deadlines
  • Provide accurate timeframe estimates
  • Ability to interact with technical and non-technical people
  • Continuous delivery approach
  • Initiative to drive change in development practices through team work, code reviews, etc.
  • Knowledge of code repositories and build servers
  • Must be a confident communicator with good written and oral communication
  • Ability to build credible good relationships with managers, team members and internal and external stakeholders
  • A “real” developer interested in new tech, runs with it, and identifies benefits applicable to the projects they are working on
  • Interest in open source solutions, and willing to contribute back to community
  • Sociable, willing to get involved and help others
Desirable skills

  • Working knowledge Javascript frameworks (NodeJS, Angular.js)
  • OrientDB
  • Camel
  • Docker
  • GitLab
  • Linux
  • Jenkins
  • Jira
  • An arsenal of experience and knowledge of using other tools and languages correctly
  • The expectation is that you can use the full Microsoft Office suite as well as Internet, Skype etc.
  • Maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job
  • Participate in appropriate training activities and encourage staff in their development and training
  • Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job
Software Development
Job type:
£60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Medical, Life Insurance

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