Senior/Lead Scala Developer

Posted 1 year ago
London (central)
~70,000 - ~75,000 per year
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Job Description

Job Title: Senior/Lead Scala Developer
Salary/Rate: £70-75k
Location: London (central)
Type: Permanent
Industry: Software
Job Reference: AFDJ-454432
Consultant Handling Vacancy: Steve Oakley
Consultant Telephone Number: +44 (0)2381 542 401
Consultant Email Address:



Senior/Lead Scala Developer Position Overview: 


Our client- a small but rapidly expanding web & mobile product company is actively seeking a Senior / Lead Scala Developer to join them on a full time, permanent basis.

You will be working in a semi start-up environment.



Senior/Lead Scala Developer Position Responsibilities:  


  • Working in an Agile focussed agile cross functional team, you will design, plan, and develop scalable and high performing APIs. These API’s support both mobile apps (Android & iOS) and responsive websites.
  • Working with fellow colleagues and teams, you lead the definition, design, and implementation of new features.
  • Alongside the CTO and Development manager, you will oversee code quality, organization, and automatization.
  • You will lead and mentor other Developers.
  • You will be responsible for backend architecture, estimation of work, and ensuring delivery is on time and to agreed deliverables.
  • You will work closely with stakeholders to help define technology solutions, plans, and roadmap.
  • You will assist in testing code for robustness, usability, general reliability, and edge cases



Senior/Lead Scala Developer Position Requirements:




  • 3 years commercial Scala experience.
  • 5 years commercial Java experience.
  • Have proven experience of being a lead / senior (coaching / mentoring)
  • Be experienced in Akka framework
  • Have good experience of RESTful API design and implementation.
  • Have experience of designing architectures.
  • Have proven experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment, and knowledge of TDD
  • Have good knowledge of Unit testing
  • Have good SQL database experience.
  • Have good experience of working with cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP, Heroku, Rackspace)
  • Have great communication skills and not afraid to conduct presentations when necessary
  • Be a natural problem solver with an analytical mindset
  • Be focussed on the customer / end-user and their experience.




  • Experience of Play2 or Spray
  • Experience of NoSQL databases



Senior/Lead Scala Developer Position Remuneration:


  • Salary of £70-75k per annum
  • Pension
  • Flexible working



Broadrock Marks are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.