Java Developer - London - Cross Train to Scala - £50k-£65k

Talent Point Ltd
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This role is a Java Developer role which will transition into a Scala Developer role!

Gain #1: Learn Scala and work with Technologies like Spark, Mongo DB, Neo4j!
Gain #2: Learn and work with the most in demand front end tech….React.js!
Gain #3: They are moving to the cloud so expect to learn and work with cloud tech like AWS too!
Gain #4: Attend Conferences, Seminars and Tech meet-ups!

Do I need to say anymore? This is an unbelievable opportunity to join a marketing leading eCommerce company who are constantly embracing the latest tech, so strap yourself in and prepare to be technically challenged like never before!

The Company:

An innovative, technologically aggressive eCommerce company that offers excellent opportunities for career growth. They are market leaders of their industry and create compelling products that are highly scalable - this is a very Agile/TDD environment where you can expect to LEARN the benefits of working in a truly agile environment including implementing SOLID principles and best practices.

The Role:

They are expanding their technical team to support an exciting road map of new mobile and conventional web based consumer and business products and services. They are seeking a Java Developer (Java & Agile) who will be working with the latest cutting edge technology stack the industry can offer including Scala, React.js, AWS - some of the guys down here have learnt Spark, Mongo DB, Neo4j and Akka since joining them, no reason why you can't do the same. In this role you will have the autonomy to make decisions on the technology you will be implementing, if you have an opinion on how to improve the development and production process - your voice will be heard!

Opportunities to learn and work on new technologies are encouraged and they will support you to achieve technical certifications by sending you onto courses to gain knowledge on new and exciting tech, you should have an interest in learning Scala, this can be demonstrated by using Scala in personal projects, attending Scala meet ups, blogging or following Scala tutorials online. This role is specifically planned to transition into a Scala Developer role in the future.

This is a fast paced organisation using Agile methodologies to deliver excellent solutions. Previous commercial experience of Agile/TDD would be beneficial but are not essential - just a hunger to learn them! Sharing knowledge and ideas is commonplace here and you will spend time debating over the best tech to implement.The move to embracing cloud technologies is in the pipeline and this will no doubt have a positive impact the your tech Armour!

They are seeking a successful server side developer to join their friendly and motivated team in their plush open plan offices overlooking spectacular views in London.

Skills Required:

Solid Java Development experience
Agile (Scrum or Kanban)
Passion to learn Scala!

The guys down there are incredibly driven but at the same time embrace a working culture which is fun and challenging, I personally love the working environment there and if this is something that sparks an interest please feel free to get in touch and we can set up a time to talk in further detail about this.

Hopefully this has given you enough to think about. If you are keen to find out more then please get in touch ASAP.

Please apply through the job board or call me at Talent Point for an informal, confidential discussion.

No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd is a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) 00072652, an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law.