Scala Engineer – Cape Town OR Remote – up to R1.6m PA

What’s your language? Scala maybe? Why not?

Well, A specialist in technical strategy and Software Engineering is on the pursuit for their next supreme apprentice to combine expertise on a Scala Engineer opportunity.

Up for a new challenge in an Engineering capacity and join a leading organization that is big on people, consultancy and Scala? Then l suggest you get on applying!


  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Strong understanding of data structures
  • Excellent understanding and working knowledge of Scala
  • Strong knowledge in Cats and/or Scalaz
  • Familiarity with Scala coding standards and best practices
  • In-depth understanding of reactive and functional design patterns and approaches
  • Experience with RDBMS – PostgresSQL and MySQL in particular.


  • Previous experience with some or all of the following technologies preferred: core Akka technologies (Akka streams, Akka-http), Monix, Http4s, Slick, Circe, Scala Test, SBT, etc
  • Previous experience with some of the following frontend technologies: Javascript (ES6), Babel, Webpack, React, Redux, Rx.js, SASS, etc
  • Experience with Docker
  • Previous experience working in AWS environments
  • Experience with NoSQL e.g., Cassandra or MongoDB.
  • Knowledge of JVM internals
  • Experience in queue-based architectures (Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Unix-based operating systems
  • Experience in ELM, Haskel, Elixir, Erlang, etc


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information science, or similar.

Reference Number for this position is KR53623 which is a permanent, remote based position in Cape Town, offering a cost to company salary that is negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Kivara on [email protected] or call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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