6 Months - Scala Developers - Global Media Giant - London

You will join a software development team that uses cutting edge technology to provide applications that put the client first for online content, customer service and sales.

As a Software Developer you'll be knowledgeable and passionate about technology, see value in established practices such as XP, TDD and BDD, have experience in CI/CD and be versed in Agile methodologies to ensure your projects succeed.

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


  • Knowledge and experience of a wide range of best of breed open source and commercial technologies
  • Experience of software development for high capacity, high traffic, high availability websites/systems
  • Delivery experience within an agile project is essential
  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent industry experience

Technologies / Skills Sought:

  • Scala
  • Java
  • TDD and BDD
  • RESTful web services
  • SQL
  • JPA / Hibernate
  • Agile Best Practices
  • Architectural/Integration Design Patterns
  • Git
  • Linux

Beneficial skills

  • Spray / Play frameworks
  • Spring MVC
  • Javascript
  • Cloud based delivery of services
  • Spring Boot
  • Node.js frameworks such as Angular
  • Gradle
  • CI Build systems (Hudson/Jenkins)
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3

Behaviours sought

  • A track record of getting the job done
  • An enthusiasm and aptitude for learning new skills and practices
  • Take pride and ownership in your work
  • Good team player
  • Great at communicating


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