Senior Scala Developer

Posted 1 year ago
London (Zone 1)
~60,000 - ~75,000 per year
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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Scala Developer
Salary/Rate: £60-75k
Location: London (Zone 1)
Type: Permanent
Industry: FinTech
Job Reference: A000399-S
Consultant Handling Vacancy: Steve Oakley
Consultant Telephone Number: +44 (0)2381 542 401
Consultant Email Address:



Senior Scala Developer Position Overview: 


Successful and long standing FinTech company are seeking a Senior back-end Developer to work with Scala and Java.


The company are embarking on a major growth plan and to cater for this are increasing the development department at a rate of 50% per year! Historically their product streams have been SQL based but we’re pleased to say the release of their first cloud-based product (of which over 50% is written in Scala) was a HUGE success in 2018!


Not only does the product continue to need new features added but the company also have new products planned which means the projects you would be working on are all greenfield and extremely interesting – I can’t stress enough the this is a great time to join the company!


The company operate out of a modern office (which they recently increased) surrounded by plenty of amenities including shops, bars, restaurants and gyms, and are easily accessible by several tube stations (Central, Circle, District, Metropolitan lines) and over grounds.


I’m delighted to say this business truly understand how Developers want to be treated and how they want to work and provide this through a flexible and grown up working culture.


Senior Scala Developer Position Responsibilities:   


Working in a fun and collaborative environment, you will take on a senior role within the team and work on an array of new (greenfield) projects, all whilst utilising a modern tech stack that includes: Java SE, Scala, Akka, sbt, Play, React.JS, IntelliJ IDEA. Eclipse, TestNG, JUnit, Git, Bamboo, Confluence, Jira, Maven, Sonar


Senior Scala Developer Position Requirements:


  • To be successful in this role, you will need to be a bright, intelligent individual with circa 4+ years commercial experience working as a Developer using Java and the Scala ecosystem (Scala, Akka, sbt) as well as solid knowledge of the Java stack.
  • You need to have good knowledge of the full lifecycle software development process.
  • You’ll need to have the want to work in a collaborative environment and enjoy a problem-solving challenge.
  • You’ll need to be a genuinely passionate technologist who is always looking to advance their skillset by learning/using new tools and technologies.


Senior Scala Developer Position Remuneration:


  • Basic salary ranging between £60-75k
  • 10% bonus per year.
  • Private health care/insurance and life insurance.
  • Nice, modern offices.



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