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How to secure a Scala developer job

Here's some expert guidance that will help you in your search for a Scala developer job.

What are the skills required for a Scala developer?

  • Proficient in Scala and its functional programming concepts
  • Experience building scalable and high-performance applications using Scala
  • Understanding of parallel and concurrent programming in Scala
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) principles
  • Familiarity with Java Virtual Machine (JVM) ecosystem and libraries
  • Experience working with frameworks for building distributed systems, such as Akka
  • Knowledge of functional libraries such as Scalaz or Cats
  • Understanding of functional libraries like Cats or Scalaz
  • Proficient in Scala databases and Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks
  • Knowledge of message queuing systems such as Kafka or RabbitMQ
  • Experience working with Scala testing frameworks such as ScalaTest or Specs2
  • Collaborating with different developer teams to ensure technical feasibility
  • Experience writing well-documented, clean code
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to confidently communicate in English

Other nice to have skills

  • Good soft skills: teamwork, communication, time management, problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Experience working with Big Data technologies such as Apache Spark
  • Knowledge of web development frameworks such as Play Framework
  • Enjoys keeping up to date with emerging technologies and trends in Scala development

Scala developer years of experience

  • Entry-level Scala developer: 0 years
  • Junior Scala developer: 1-2 years
  • Mid level Scala developer: 2-6 years
  • Senior Scala developer: 6-15+ years

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