We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audience is coming from. To find out more, please read our privacy policy.

By choosing 'I Accept', you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies.

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audience is coming from. To find out more, please read our privacy policy.

By choosing 'I Accept', you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Less

We use cookies and other tracking technologies... More

Login or register
to apply for this job!

Login or register to start contributing with an article!

Login or register
to see more jobs from this company!

Login or register
to boost this post!

Show some love to the author of this blog by giving their post some rocket fuel 🚀.

Login or register to search for your ideal job!

Login or register to start working on this issue!

Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary 🚀

ClearScore

Scala Developer

London, United Kingdom

02 January, 2020

Salary

£40K - 90K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Scala
  • Akka
  • Slick

Benefits & perks

  • Free breakfast, fruit + a beer fridge
  • Pension matched up to 4%
  • Flexible work hours and the ability to work from home
  • Holidays 25 paid holidays and a duvet day on your birthday
  • Company clubs
  • Monthly team events and office days out that we get to choose, and company events at the end of each race and retro
  • Great offices in vauxhall with showers, roof terrace and bbq!
  • Company personal trainer and boxing classes
  • Market-beating medical insurance - with the option to add friends and family
  • Perk box a choice of different benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Monthly company events and office days out that we get to pick.

To sum it up...

Calculate your credit score with Scala - taking your finances to the next level.

Role overview

💰We want to help everyone manage their finances better. 💰 We launched in July 2015 and now have over 8 million users in the UK and have launched globally. 🌍 We expect to reach 10 million in 2019 and offer even more services to our users.

We like to try new things and at our core, is a passion for our user’s experience. Because of that we have won awards for innovation, the design of our product and our use of technology. 💡 It’s a great start, but we have bold ambitions and that’s why we want you to join us.

At ClearScore, our back-end engineers are responsible for building 🔨 maintaining and monitoring 🕵️ mission-critical services that are at the core of our ecosystem. From storing and transforming credit reports to powering a platform that serves a user base of over five million people, the back-end engineers here are the group who drive our platform to new heights 🔼🔼🔼

We require our senior developers to have a good foundation in Scala as a language as more and more of our services are being written in Scala 💻 You’ll spend the majority of your time working with, mentoring and helping engineers of multiple disciplines deliver a product of the best possible quality. You will have the freedom and responsibility to make important technology decisions 💡 that will have impact across the company, and will be the designated owner of a set of services.

Tech Stack

  • Scala
  • Akka HTTP
  • Slick
  • Postgres
  • Java
  • Spring/Spring Boot
  • AWS
  • Amazon S3
  • Nomad
  • Vault
  • Consul
  • Swagger

Examples of work we have done this year:

  • Extracted the storing of credit reports from a classic Spring/Tomcat monolith into its own Scala/Akka microservice, which doubled the number of active users we were able to have on the site.
  • Moved all systems from IBM Softlayer to Amazon Web Services.
  • Extracted out key functionality into Akka HTTP services to enable ClearScore moving into new countries.
  • Built new microservices to power a growing product feature set from analysing credit reports, preventing fraud and new offer verticals

Location

London is the capital of the United Kingdom, situated in the South East of the island. The world's largest financial centre, London is also often referred to the culture capital of the world. The city is well-known for its heritage, including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Kew Gardens, Westminster Abbey, and the historic settlement of Greenwich. London Underground is the oldest urban railway network in the world.

Technology workers in London earn 60pc more than the city average, with the figure even higher for foreign born workers, who earned 28pc more than their British counterparts in tech jobs. London can be considered as a center for professional relocation. Furthermore, there are over 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies' headquarters in London.

The city is famous for unpredictable weather. For instance, it could be cold, warm and rainy in one day and it’s often the topic of conversation across the city.

Did you know...

  • 2.5M people, one third of Londoners, are foreign born
  • 40% of Greater London is green space
  • 50-249

💰We want to help everyone manage their finances better. 💰 We launched in July 2015 and now have over 8 million users in the UK and have recently launched globally. 🌍 We expect to reach 10 million in 2019 and will be adopting a mobile-first approach. We like to try new things and at our core, is a passion for our user’s experience. Because of that we have won awards for innovation, the design of our product and our use of technology. 💡 It’s a great start, but we have bold ambitions and that’s why we want you to join us. A strong engineering culture is key to our success and we value passion and aligned autonomy. Sharing a goal everyone is passionate about allows us to give engineers freedom in how they accomplish their goals, such as selecting relevant tech themselves. Find out more in our blog.

  • Finance
  • Late Stage Venture
  • Functional Scala
  • Fintech
  • AKKA
  • GraphQL
  • JVM
  • REDUX
  • free breakfast, fruit + a beer fridge
  • Pension matched up to 4%
View 3 jobs
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

£40K - 90K

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Scala
  • Akka
  • Slick

Benefits & perks

  • Free breakfast, fruit + a beer fridge
  • Pension matched up to 4%
  • Flexible work hours and the ability to work from home
  • Holidays 25 paid holidays and a duvet day on your birthday
  • Company clubs
  • Monthly team events and office days out that we get to choose, and company events at the end of each race and retro
  • Great offices in vauxhall with showers, roof terrace and bbq!
  • Company personal trainer and boxing classes
  • Market-beating medical insurance - with the option to add friends and family
  • Perk box a choice of different benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Monthly company events and office days out that we get to pick.

Other roles that might interest you

Scala Engineer
Quantemplate
£45K - 85K
Self-service data integration and analytics powered by machine learning - Scala
Scala Software Engineer
OVO Energy
£45K - 90K
Functional Scala & Green Energy 🌳; Help build intelligent energy systems. 🔌
Scala Developer