Tech & Digital

Lead Scala Engineer

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Java & Open Source Technologies

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £750000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Slater

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My clients require an ambitious Lead Scala Engineer to join a recently formed agile team, with a drive to develop first class solutions whilst adhering to the highest technical standards and being focused on delivering value to their users. In-depth experience of the software development lifecycle is a must, and it is essential that you bring an understanding of the business side of operations, as well as a strong sense of ownership and responsibility around the products and services they provide.

As a Lead Scala Engineer your key responsibilities will include:

  • Working as part of an existing agile team to develop quality solutions within required deadline.
  • Collaborating effectively to support and enhance the full product lifecycle.
  • Reviewing proposals, evaluating alternatives, providing estimates and making recommendations.
  • Serving as an expert on applications and providing technical support
  • Revising, updating, refactoring and debugging greenfield and established codebases
  • Supporting other team members' development.

Individuals will ideally be qualified to Degree, HND or HNC standard in a software development discipline or can demonstrate commercial experience of developing applications deployed on AWS.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of the full development lifecycle
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain solutions to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Write clean, scalable code, with a view towards design patterns and best practices
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to analyse problems and requirements.
  • Application Lifecycle Management Tools (e.g. GIT, Jira, Confluence)
  • Demonstratable experience in Scala Development
  • Experience in utilising Spark framework
  • Familiarity with AWS technologies
  • Up to date with the terminology, concepts, and best practices


  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • AWS Developer Certification
  • Experience using Python
  • Experience with OpenShift/Kubernetes
  • Automated Testing Tools (e.g. Scalatest)
  • RESTful and Microservice Architectures

If this is of interest then please respond to this email with an up-to-date CV and a good time to contact you, or get in touch with me using the details below:

📧 b.slater@ioassociates .co .uk
☎️ 0117 409 0748