Lead Scala Engineer

Permanent  |  £70000 - £80000 per annum  |  Central London  |  London

Functional Programming  •  Back End Development

We have a fantastic opportunity available for an innovative Scala house in Central London, looking for a Lead Scala Engineer to work alongside an experienced and innovative team leading their Scala projects.

As well as leading a team, this position is also fully hands on. This is a perfect position for someone who is working in a senior position, looking to lead a team, or an existing Lead Engineer, looking for a new challenge alongside experienced and passionate Scala Engineers.

We are looking for someone who has worked with Scala extensively as their primary language with a solid understanding of infrastructure as code and confidence within your own ability to make critical decisions working alongside the existing team to ensure the best result possible.

You will be working with and exposed to the following technologies and environments (with many more to come);

  • Scala
  • Akka Http
  • Microservices
  • AWS Cloud
  • Cats
  • TDD
  • Jenkins
  • Restful Webservices

As well as working within a hands on capacity in a dynamic technical team, this position offers the opportunity to work in an environment where you will be instrumental to the specific microservice based architecture, giving you the freedom to try your own ideas and experiment with new tools.

The company culture is excellent, with a strong focus on agile development but also ensuring positivity and creativity is promoted, in a technical and non-technical sense. The organisation have a philosophy which focuses on ensuring their engineers are happy and technically challenged throughout.

The existing engineers you will have the opportunity to lead within the team are heavily involved and proactive within the Scala community, with various active contributions to Open Source, but also through sharing stories and talks at meetups and conferences. If these are the kind of engineers you would like to work with, please apply now.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from individuals of any age for this role. LinuxRecruit is a leading open source specialist and provides services as an agency and an employment business.

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