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Scala Developer (Outside IR35 & Remote)

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 29th April
Location: Telford
Salary/Rate: £500 - £600
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Scala Developer
Outside IR35
Remote
6month initial contract



We are expanding the capabilities in the Public Sector to work with our clients on the digital transformation journey. The full stack senior developer will work as part of a multiple disciplinary team ensuring the accelerated establishment of a DevOps culture & capabilities across our clients, as well as supporting more traditional applications development and support. The role holder will work alongside DevOps engineers, application architects and cloud architects with clients to understand their requirements, propose solutions, oversee the implementation and then provide continued advice and guidance to the delivery teams once up and running. The role will also assess and uplift skills and support the embedding of new practices in the teams to further the client's digital journey.



Essential Duties & Responsiblites:

*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 Clients

Person Specification

To be successful in this role, you'll need a combination of experience, proven skills and personal attributes. See below to find out if you're the person we're looking for. The role will be expected to travel to customer sites UK wide; working from client/office/home locations as appropriate. Flexible working arrangements will be available.

Our pride in offering dynamic solutions reaches further than our clients because we understand that our success comes from the heartbeat of our company; which is ultimately our people. We encourage those who may need a more agile approach to the structure of their working day to apply; we are always willing to discuss flexible options where we can.

Skills we can't do without:
For this assignment we are looking for SFIA5 developers who are highly experienced or experts on using Scala and the Play! Framework to develop cloud based micro service architecture services with both HTML web frontends and JSON APIs aligned to the GDS Service Standard.

Recent Experience (5+ years) in
*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


LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.