Scala Technical Lead - Scala, AWS, Spark

Date Posted
13th September 2017
Job Type
£85,000 to £100,000 Per Annum

Scala Technical Lead - Scala, AWS, Spark


£100,000 + Bonus and Pension

This company is seeking a Scala Technical Lead to drive the ongoing growth of their SaaS platform. You will combine strong technical skills with excellent leadership attributes to inspire and develop your engineers, as well as consolidating the companies profile as a place of engineering excellence.


This global leader in Big Data analytics combines a deep understanding of energy use with the science of analytics to give customers insight into their energy use and consumption habits. Their product data gives highly accurate info to provide customers with a personalized service to make their energy use more efficient. This company are primarily a Data Science company, and they are looking to disrupt the energy sector.


  • This company are looking for someone to join their small, but focused, engineering team and you will develop and deliver new and innovative analytics products written in Scala.
  • You will lead from a technical perspective, and own the technical design of all products within the team.
  • You will create POC vehicles to illustrate that your approach is the right one, and you will be responsible for shaping and implementing the technical direction of products.
  • You will mentor and coach team members from a technical perspective.


  • You will have a strong knowledge of Scala, as well as other tools such as: Akka, Play, Spark, Cassandra and Streaming Analytics.
  • You will have experience with high volume and highly scalable architecture, as well as knowledge of SaaS environments and web-based solutions.
  • You will have experience using Amazon Web Services.
  • You will be able to work in fast paced environments that are rapidly changing and with conflicting priorities.


  • A great opportunity to work with a market leader that considers itself to be a Data and Analytic leader within the energy sector.
  • The chance to be innovative and creative with new technology, and have hands-on responsibility into the development of this platform.
  • Salary up to £100,000, plus an excellent bonus and benefit package.

Key words: Scala, AWS, Spark, Tech Lead, SaaS, Akka.

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