Senior Backend Developer (Scala) - Remote

  • Betting Connections
  • Remote
  • Mar 22, 2020
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Job Description

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a Senior Backend Developer (Scala). This could be an excellent opportunity for you to boost your career or gain more experience!


  • Design and develop maintainable and reusable software
  • Implement automated testing and unit tests
  • Collaborate closely with back-end and front-end engineers to develop new and maintain existing systems
  • Creating database schemas to support business requirements
  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic
  • Optimise applications to obtain maximum throughput and scalability
  • Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards
  • Managing hosting environments, including basic database administration and scaling of application to support load changes

Skills and Qualities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of basic algorithms and data structures
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot operational issues
  • Is able to work autonomously
  • Is passionate about coding and loves to learn and share new concepts and techniques
  • Can work in a flat organisation where ideas (rather than people) ‘win’ at the end of the day
  • Can write functional code and understands the benefits of immutability
  • Is fluent in Scala and understands type-level programming
  • Knowledgeable about Event Sourcing, Microservices, CQRS and Actors
  • Is not fixated with a particular language/technology but rather with the underlying concepts and ideas
  • Is eager to collaborate with other crazy smart people to create an amazing casino product

To find out more about this great opportunity and many others, get in touch with the Betting Connections team. We have options for speakers of many languages across Europe with positions based in Greece, Portugal, Germany, Ireland, Malta, Gibraltar, UK, Czech Republic, and elsewhere.


We offer a 250 euro ‘refer a friend’ bonus for successfully placed candidates, so please send us any candidates that you feel might be suitable for this role.

Get in touch with us to kickstart your career today!