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Scala Developer, London

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £700.00 - £800.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Java & Dev Ops, Technology
  • Contact: Scott McCormick
  • Duration: 6 Months+
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 12 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -012022-466971

My client, a well known media organisation, has a need for an experienced Scala Developer to join their team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop excellent quality software using agile techniques such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming
  • Take an active role in Story definition, assisting QAs and business stakeholders with Acceptance criteria
  • Help the team choose the best solution and technologies for the task in hand
  • Take a pro-active role with production issues and release management
  • Contribute to the technical direction of the team
  • Strive for continuous improvement within the team

What you'll bring

  • Solid commercial experience as a Senior Scala developer
  • Strong TDD/BDD and unit testing skills
  • Strong experience of Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Passion for Agile software delivery and pair programming best practices
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and delivery practices
  • Background in software development for high traffic, high availability large scale backend systems
  • Background in monitoring tools such as Grafana/Prometheus etc
  • Enthusiasm/aptitude for learning new skills and practices

Technologies / Skills Sought:

  • Expert Scala
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • CATS
  • AWS
  • Akka / Akka HTTP
  • Kafka
  • TDD / BDD
  • RESTful web services
  • Agile Best Practices
  • Architectural/Integration Design Patterns

Beneficial skills:

  • Cloud based delivery of services
  • Git
  • Linux
  • Gradle
  • CI Build systems (Hudson/Jenkins)
  • Elk Stack

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