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Senior Scala Engineer Posted Jul 14
Stelfox Ltd , Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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My client is a Financial Services Powerhouse who are looking to add a number of top Scala Engineers to their team based here in Dublin.

*Great time to come over and contract in Dublin as the Euro is very strong against the Brithish Pound and with the added government benefits of UK based contractors coming over here, now is a great time to secure a contract role here in Dublin for more bang for your buck.*

They are looking for people who have both commercial experience in Scala, but will also be happy to speak with people who come from a strong Java based background who want to enter a commercial environment and gain Scala exposure.

Great team with a very tech driven manager who ensures that his team not only use best practice to deliver on the large scale applications that they are building but have fun doing it.

Job Description

If you are committed to change and like a challenge, then this is the place for you. My client has moved from a traditional application aligned software delivery methods to highly agile cross functional and component teams. This is one of the most interesting and exciting times to join the organisation.

Their culture is one of excellence; team work, learning, delivered value and believing in their people. They look for new team members that love to learn and take initiatives and take opportunities to improve processes. If working amongst people who are committed to leading the industry appeals to you, then you need to apply for this role.

They want you to be part of a strategic drive to migrate their classic applications to the new strategic architecture; The strategic system is being constructed in Scala and Python using Angular in the web stack. They follow Agile management, Agile, Scrum and Kanban delivery methodologies, with a focus on ATDD/BDD & TDD.


You will be a key figure within the Dublin team working across a number of teams in other regions, working within an Agile team, writing requirements and specification (eg automated tests), developing relationships across the technology and user communities. In addition making sure you are always focusing on delivery of value using exceptional quality.

As the successful applicant you will be responsible for supporting modern agile software development methods; including educating & mentoring less experienced OOP team members and working with teams across London and other regions.


A background in modern OO language with experience in at least one of Java/Scala/Python/C# with a preference for Scala

Experienced in using design patterns and following best software engineering practices

An understanding of fundamental algorithms and ability to optimize existing code

Proficient written and verbal communication skills to support and shape the platform and clearly articulate technical designs and concepts

Relationship building skills

A team player with exceptional interpersonal skills, eg collaborative working skills

Experience of Specification by Example/ATDD/BDD

Follows clean code principles

Rigorously adheres to Test Driven Development practices including continual integration

Experience of Scrum/Agile methods

Contact Brendan or (see below)

Paying excellent daily rates with rolling contracts on offer.

Employment Type: Contract

Pay: 550 to 600 EUR (Euro)
Pay Period: Daily