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Scala Developer – Big Data


Greater London Permanent £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

Scala Developer (Big Data)

Salt have partnered with a multi-national leader in the information technology sector for healthcare, based in the heart of London, in their search for Scala Developers to form a new software development team responsible for greenfield projects which will drive product innovation within the business.

They are on a journey changing the entire company’s systems and re-platforming all software solutions globally, across over 100 countries, moving into a Big Data eco-system, using the latest OpenSource technologies. They are using Scala, Akka, Play, Kafka, ElasticSearch & Spark to build streaming engines, rules repositories, real-time search APIs and data processing algorithms which execute against petabytes of data.

About you:

General strong Computer Science knowledge and a willingness to learn is more desirable than expertise in any one technology. You will be a skilled software engineer with a solid understanding of best practices and fundamental principles of software engineering.


If you are passionate about developing transformative technology, these are some of the things to look forward to in your new role!

  • Technical planning, designing and development on product releases from definition phase through release
  • Analyze requirements, wireframes,and capabilities of related systems to propose appropriate solutions
  • Complete programming tasks, removing technical impediments and provide insight as needed
  • Mentor developers by sharing best practices and new tools and techniques
  • Research and share industry innovations and trends


  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience with at least one Object-Oriented language – C#/Java/C++
  • Experience with Scala

Key bonus points if you have the following:

  • Big Data exposure
  • Knowledge of distributed file systems – HDFS/S3
  • Proficient with UI layer – Angular.Js/HTML5/CSS3/Javascript
  • Mentoring or tech lead experience

For you:

  • £65-70k + Bonus + Benefits
  • Exposure to Big Data eco-system
  • Opportunity to work the the latest technologies in a highly successful business

For more information, please contact King Des Djimasse on 02037611654 or kdjimasse@welovesalt.com or apply via the link!

Job Reference: JO-1708-126009

Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

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