Scala Engineering Lead


Rodney Williams

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Position: Scala Engineering Lead

Location: Nottingham (hybrid working)

Benefits: Up to £75,000 DOE + Benefits

Are you a proactive experienced lead developer looking for an opportunity within a globally recognised company? Our client is market leading company within the data space and are currently on the lookout for a Scala Lead to scale the team. They work with businesses from a large number of industries in order to grow and assist in decision making.

As this is a recently formed team this role would require an ambitious individual who is proactive in their approach, able to lead from the front, keen on getting stuck into projects and has a passion to build outstanding solutions. You must have in-depth experience of the software development lifecycle to be successful in this role.


  • 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.

Essential skills:

  • 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 in AWS technologies
  • Remain up to date with the terminology, concepts and best practices

Desirable skills:

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

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