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Scala Developer

Scala Developer - Shipley - Contract

, Work in cross-functional teams to write and test production quality, sustainable code for world-class new and existing systems
, Ensure that new and updated digital services are thoroughly tested for performance and are able to handle specified load
, Collaborate with all Scrum Team and Delivery Centre colleagues, providing feedback on more junior/apprenticeship developers where necessary
, Contribute to a culture of continuous service improvement in which key systems “owned” by your digital service team are regularly analysed, maintained and improved
, Contribute to a robust automated test suite to work in a continuous integration environment
, Sharing knowledge of tools and techniques with technical and non-technical team members in the wider HMRC digital team and across government
, Providing ‘second-line' support and occasional ‘on-call' support

Technologies & Technical Skills:
, Scala
, MongoDb
, Git
, Play
, Jenkins & Groovy DSL
, Excellent demonstrable commercial experience in programming and back-end software development either Scala or Java8 (Scala is the preference)
, Use and implementation of modern front-end web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, REST, JSON
, Experience in TDD(Test Driven Development).

experience using Kibana & Splunk for debugging
, Good understanding of web/agile technologies & protocols
, Demonstrable experience in automated testing solutions
, Proven problem-solving skills: able to logically break down a problem into smaller manageable parts to solve
, Proven ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
, Proven ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
, Demonstrable knowledge of relational and non-relational database

Scala Developer - Shipley - Contract