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Scala Engineer - ITV Online (Direct to Consumer/Hub) at ITV (London, UK)

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Job Description

itv loves tech. Scala. REST. Elm. The Cloud. Technology drives our ambitious new strategy. Which is why we’re investing in the best tech and talent. You see, there’s more to us than TV. We’re set to challenge the major players in SVOD. And we’re scaling up ITV Online the home of ITV Hub to continue to bring bit hits like the World Cup, Love Island and Unforgotten to the masses. As a Core Scala Engineer, you’ll be at the heart of the action, as we grow our tech team. Video delivery at itv is growing 40% year-on-year. And last year we served 1 billion videos to 20 million users across 20+ platforms, including Amazon Fire, Xbox, Android and iOS devices. Innovating, disrupting and pushing the boundaries, you’ll help us take on new challenges and break new ground. Like how we integrate our shows with smart connected homes, use new streaming platforms and distribute our shows globally and direct from our studios. Our Scala practices have a strong focus on pure typed functional programming, supported by the heavy use of libraries such as Cats/Scalaz, Http4s, Circe and Doobie. Here, you’ll be given the tools to deliver an exciting roadmap and the software that will shape our future. itv loves creative, commercial and collaborative people who think globally. You’ll also need: Experience of building and operationally supporting microservices in the Cloud A real passion for typed functional programming and growing your skills The ability to diagnose and solve problems and deal with the Unix command line and basic systems administration Scala development skills and a good understanding of the Scala ecosystem and at least one other programming language To know all about testing, relational and NoSQL data stores, and web services architectures such as REST and caching Ideally some knowledge of Elm and messaging and serverless backend systems. We love having a diverse team of people. The more diverse the better. We make everyone feel welcome and treat everybody fairly, equally and with respect. At itv it's your talent that matters. Whatever your ethnicity, age, gender identity or background, you'll love our inclusive culture. We'll value and reward you with fantastic training and great perks that include five weeks' holiday on top of public holidays. We also respect work life balance and support remote working with discretion. We strongly encourage applications for this role from candidates with a disability and we’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. So, if you've a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role we'll guarantee you an interview. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. Just get in touch. "itv, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture.”