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Scala Developer

Job Description

Scala Developer required for a large Central Government department. This requires previous experience within Scala and play framework.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Technical elaboration of client requirements and low-level solution design
  • Implementation of frontend & backend systems for our clients
  • Quality assurance and code reviews of existing codebases
  • Participation in release management
  • Participation in Agile ceremonies
  • Coaching development team
  • Discussing requirements with the client

Recent Experience:
  • Scala with SBT 
  • Play! Framework (Scala bindings) 
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript 
  • Continuous Integration (Jenkins)
  • Version control (Git & GitHub) 
  • NoSQL databases (MongoDB) 
  • Postman 

In addition, we are looking for candidates who have:
  • Preferably led or worked within multidisciplinary teams in an Agile and DevOps environment
  • Experience in delivering solutions confirming to Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)
  • Experience delivering solutions aligned to the GDS Service Standard
  • Problem-solving skills and ability collaborate with developers to overcome development and operational issues
  • Good communication and team working skills
  • An ability to undertake and successfully gain SC level security clearance checks

Skills we’d like:
  • Wider experience in front end web development frameworks
  • Experience of in one or more of these languages: Python, Angular, Node.JS and Go
  • Qualified SCRUM Master
  • Qualified in and experience delivering SAFe programmes
  • Experience defining the security enforcing measures to meet client’s stringent security requirements, including OWASP Top 10 and authorisation technologies
  • Proven experience of implementing unit testing of software, Behavior-Driven Development and/or Test-Driven Development
  • Experience delivering solutions aligned to the GDS Service Standard
  • Experience with relational databases such as Oracle, MySQL and SQL Server
  • Experience of delivering within SAFe programmes
  • Background in the development of Restful Web Services
  • Use of public cloud & API services to deliver applications
  • Experience working in Central Government, Military or Police accounts