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Senior Scala Engineer - Broadcast Industry (£75k - £85k)


Posted on Aug 28, 2022 by Lorien

Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£75k - £85k Annual

Senior Scala Software Engineer - Remote (Leeds/London) £75k - £85k per annum

This is an excellent opportunity to work with the latest versions of Scala (2.13x, moving to 3.1.2), and manage and lead a team in an environment with a lot of autonomy.

Offering hybrid remote working with 2 days a month in either the Leeds or London office, this position is paying between £75k and £85k per annum


The country's largest commercial broadcaster who holds one of the UK's leading digital portfolios, and is the primary competitor to Sky and the BBC.


You will be joining a team of developers who focus on the systems that handle the "supply chain" for all the broadcaster's digital content. These are composed of three main areas, Metadata, Assets and Content Acquisition and Planning.

Each of the teams work with a high degree of autonomy and has the freedom to choose their preferred IDE and development methodology.


  • Serve as a technical lead contributing to and directing the efforts of development teams, including internal and external team members.
  • Contribute to the ongoing evolution of the existing portfolio of applications and services for content supply.
  • Work closely with a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, and product managers to design, test, and iterate on solutions as required by the business teams.
  • Mentor Software Engineers to allow for skill/knowledge development through advice, coaching, and training opportunities.
  • Work with engineering managers to aid in the growth and development of the content supply engineering function into a high performing area of excellence.
  • Ensuring applications are supported by comprehensive documentation, and provide input for other technical documents.


  • Extensive software development experience with at least 3 years having been with Scala
  • Knowledge and experience of APIs, RESTful services and Microservice Architectures.
  • Understanding of the value of continuous integration, continuous delivery and strives for a high level of automation.
  • Good delegation and time management skills.
  • Experience working with Agile development processes.
  • Knowledge of testing techniques and strategies.
  • Experience or interest in Infrastructure and Infrastructure as Code

Interested? Contact Philip Boltt at Lorien Global


Carbon60, Lorien, SRG - the Impellam Group STEM Portfolio is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 1713605006

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