Ref: CM08050004

Senior Scala Developer


Job description

Senior Scala Developer


I am currently working alongside a client of mine who is an ambitious, successful, and growing technology consultancy and they are in need of an experienced Scala Developer, to join their established and highly reputable team.

Contract Length: initial 3 months with potential for further extensions

Location: Remote (flexibility on hybrid working would be beneficial)

Rate: £450-£500 per day based on experience.

IR35: Outside IR35

The role:

We're seeking an innovative developer, with experience in Scala, who can help us transform our major clients. You'll understand agile, XP practices, and the benefits associated with these. As a developer, you'll be open-minded and happy to learn new technologies (with our support, of course).

What you'll do within our teams:

  • Contribute to both technical and ways of working discussions. This helps to deliver the right solution and promotes a culture of continuous improvement in your team.

  • Use TDD and pair programming with other members of your team to deliver well-designed and tested code.

  • Communicate with both technical and non-technical people. You'll adjust your language to suit.

  • Elaborate on and upkeep user stories and technical tasks.

  • Help promote an environment of collaboration, where we treasure values like T-shaping.

  • Review your colleague's work positively and constructively.

  • Mentor junior team members.

  • Act as an ambassador. You'll lead by example and promote our approach to software development.

You'll suit this role if you:

  • have knowledge of and experience working with Scala

  • have skills in designing and implementing multi-tier applications using web-based technologies like Spring Boot or Play Framework

  • have knowledge of Dependency Injection and configuration with YAML or XML

  • understand Json and RESTful architectures

  • have experience of handling data connections with relational and NoSQL databases

  • are experienced in logging frameworks and application monitoring

  • have a good knowledge of cloud platforms and using continuous integration

  • are aware of agile principles

  • enjoy developing software using TDD

  • can produce simple, clean code.

Your place of work:

  • We trust our people to make the right decisions. You may work remotely from home or depending on your project you may be required to occasionally work at a client site or our nearest office.

What makes this role right for you?

  • You don't have to tick every box to join us. We're looking for those brave enough to ask the right questions and do the right thing. In return, we'll help you develop your career and thrive.

Applicants from overseas:

  • We accept applicants from overseas but once you're appointed you need to work in the UK.

Interview process:

  • Interviews for this role take place over Microsoft Teams. If that's not accessible and you need support, we'll make whatever adjustments are required to accommodate.

To discuss our exciting opportunities in more detail, please send your CV to or call Caimhan Murphy on 0207 337 0805 in complete confidence ASAP.

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