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Scala Developer

Job Location: Ontario - Toronto

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00528477


- Job description

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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.


Software Engineering Professionals work across the Service Delivery Lifecycle to analyze, design, build, test, implement and/or maintain multiple system components or applications for Accenture or our clients.



Job Description


Java Technology Platform professionals develop application using Java technology. The Java Technology Platform is a computing environment that allows for developing and executing applications for small and mobile devices (consumer and embedded systems), PC desktops and medium to large businesses.


Java and JVM Languages provide experience and skills using Java and other JVM programming languages to develop and deploy applications. Demonstrate experience with core language features and the Java SE core libraries.


A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Design application structure for implementation in Scala and Java on the Play framework
  • Design software modules for implementation in Scala and Java
  • Code and unit test software modules in Scala and Java
  • Provide input to estimates for design, coding, and unit testing tasks in Scala and Java
  • Direct and/or mentor and/or train other developers on Scala development practices
  • Provide accurate and timely status to supervisor
  • Raise issues and risks to supervisor in a timely manner

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • 2+ years of experience in Scala development
    • Deep understanding of functional programming concepts in general and their implementation with Scala
    • SBT expertise
  • Scala code testing, using industry leading tools for unit tests, mocks, coverage, performance, integration, etc. (including Scala specific tools such as ScalaTest, Specs2 and ScalaStyle)
  • Experience in one or more of Lightbend’s technologies: Akka (Streams), Akka-HTTP, Play, Lagom
  • 1+ years of experience in Java development
  • 1+ years of experience in application and system architecture with emphasis on services, data analytics, performance and security
  • 1+ years of experience in designing RESTful APIs, API documentation (Swagger, RAML), data serialization (Protobuf, Thrift)
  • 1+ years of experience with Protocols - HTTP, WebSocket, SSH, TCP/IP, RPC
  • 1 years of experience in modern big-data, analytics and batch / fast data streaming architectures and frameworks – such as Apache Spark/Streaming, Kafka/Streams, Flink, Beam
  • 1+ years of experience in Microservices design patterns, event sourcing, CQRS, and Domain Driven Design (DDD)
  • 1+ years of experience in polyglot persistency, with emphasis on NoSQL (e.g. Cassandra, MongoDB, HBase, etc.)
  • 1+ years of experience in modern DevOps workflows with tools such as Git, Jira, Jenkins, or equivalents
  • 1+ years of experience in agile methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban) and testing (ATDD/BDD/TDD)
  • 1+ years of experience in Linux and scripting skills
  • It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed

Bonus Skills (Not Mandatory)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Engineering
  • Experience with Financial projects
  • Experience with other functional programming languages such as Haskell, Clojure.
  • Experience developing Java services / microservices
  • Experience programming with Spring, Spring Boot and Spring Cloud
  • Experience in JAX-RS, and various other Java REST API frameworks such as Jersey, RESTeasy, Restlet.
  • Experience in API management and API Gateways
  • Experience in PaaS (e.g. Cloud Foundry, OpenShift), Containers/Docker and Container Management platforms (e.g. Kubernetes, Mesosphere/DCOS, Docker Datacenter).
  • Experience in developing and deploying solutions on cloud infrastructures – Azure, AWS
  • Experience in JavaScript (ES6), Node.js, and TypeScript
  • Experience as a Data Scientist
  • Experience in additional software architecture domains (application, infrastructure, security, business)
  • Experience in modern Web and Mobile SPA development – HTML5/CSS, Angular2, React
  • Experience in AI and machine learning

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 384,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


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We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.







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