Scala Engineer – Freelance – Remote

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If you are a Backend Scala consultant and you are available now then I have a great opportunity for you.

The role is for 6 months +

The position is completely remote

Job Title: Backend Scala Engineer

Job Description:

As a Backend Scala Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining microservices-based applications with a strong focus on data handling and cloud integration. Your primary language will be Scala, and you will leverage AWS services to ensure scalable and efficient solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

Microservices Development:

  • Design, develop, and maintain backend microservices using Scala.
  • Ensure high performance and scalability of microservices architecture.

Cloud Integration:

  • Utilize AWS services for deploying, managing, and scaling applications.
  • Implement best practices for cloud-native development.

Data Handling:

  • Work with various data storage solutions, optimizing data retrieval and storage.
  • Ensure efficient data processing within the backend system.

Must-Have Skills:


  • Strong proficiency in Scala programming.
  • Experience with functional programming paradigms.


  • In-depth knowledge of microservices architecture and design patterns.
  • Proven experience in building and deploying microservices in production.


  • Proficiency with AWS services (e.g., EC2, S3, Lambda, RDS).
  • Experience with cloud-based architecture and best practices.

Nice-to-Have Skills:


  • Knowledge of Redis for caching and in-memory data storage.
  • Experience in integrating Redis with backend applications.


  • Experience with DynamoDB or other NoSQL databases.
  • Understanding of designing scalable and performant data models in DynamoDB.

Join our team as a Backend Scala Engineer and use your expertise in Scala, microservices, and AWS to develop robust and scalable solutions. Your skills in Redis and DynamoDB will be a valuable asset in our innovative and dynamic environment. Apply now to contribute to our backend infrastructure and data handling capabilities!

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Victoria Howes

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