Server Engineer - Scala/Java

Permanent  |  £55000 - £75000 per annum  |  Central London  |  City of London

Functional Programming  •  Back End Development

An exciting and successful organisation in the interactive games industry, are looking for a Server Engineer with excellent skills in backend development, to join their talented technical team in Central London.


You will have the opportunity to join a team who focus on creativity and empowerment with technology and their product at the focus. The company have long standing employees who bounce off each other and love what they do within a vibrant working environment.


We are looking for someone with strong Scala Development skills, or someone who is very strong in Java with a passion to work with Scala. It is essential for this position that you have a passion for functional programming, whether that's through working experience or personal projects.


You will be responsible for taking ownership of the server development across an innovative stack featuring Scala, Java, Dropwizard, AWS and NoSQL alongside experienced Software Engineers, Game Designers, DevOps Engineers and QA's. If you're used to and excited by the prospect of working in this way with people that put everything they can into their jobs, then this would be a great positions for you.


It is important for this position that you are happy to work with non-technical members of the team and confident to make critical technical decisions moving forward with the heart being the business. The organisation are passionate about games and all members of the company are involved in core decisions moving forward in all aspects of the company, they're a family rather than colleagues.

This really is a unique opportunity to work within a growing and passionate team, working with a modern technical environment where you can express your passions and talents and learn off experienced and innovative people.

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