Job Description

Federal Hill Consulting has partnered with an innovative Software Development firm in search of Scala Developers both Senior and Mid-level in Arlington, VA.

Polyglot developers are encouraged to apply! The main languages used are Java, Scala, Ruby, C#, Python, or JavaScript. 


  • Use your passion to build cutting edge solutions to solve problems with the right technologies.
  • Employ the values and principles of Agile development on small teams.
  • Support quality development practices and pursue new and better ways to build software.
  • Understand and follow emerging design to appropriately meet the business needs of our clients.
  • Use what works while keeping an eye out for new and better ways.
  • Actively participate in improving the code base by performing code reviews.
  • Reach outside the mainstream to adopt the best of all communities: open source, Agile, programming, etc.
  • Continuously improve and don't be content with the status quo. Code can always be better expressed, more elegant and simple, and higher in quality.
  • Build web and mobile products for commercial and government clients in the DC metro area.


  • 4+ years of functional programming experience and a 4 year college degree (preferred)
  • 6+ years of web development experience in Scala, Python, Ruby, or Java
  • Development of REST web services using either Play Framework or Akka HTTP Server (preferred)
  • Strong database skills with MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
  • Familiarity with actor model of concurrency
  • Familiarity with Scala ORM’s like Slick, Squeryl, or SkinnyORM
  • Cloud – we work on GitHub and AWS
  • DevOPs and Continuous Delivery tools – Jenkins, TravisCI, Docker container repositories
  • Experience working with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Build automation with Simple Build Tool (SBT)
  • Automated testing with either ScalaTest or Specs2
  • Familiarity with functional design patterns – using monads, chaining operations, case classes, and comprehensions.

Application Instructions

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