Java/Scala Engineer



About us

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients'​ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion.  People matter, results count.

What you’ll do

• Build, deploy and operate outstanding digital services within an agile environment that meet well-defined user needs. Participate in the rapid development of user-driven Digital prototypes
• Build prototypes, writing tests, codes and documentations, implementing RESTful APIs, JSON, ensuring continuous integration
• Work in cross-functional teams to write and test production quality, sustainable code for world-class new and existing systems
• Ensure that new and updated digital services are thoroughly tested for performance and are able to handle specified load
• Collaborate with all Scrum Team and Delivery Centre colleagues, providing feedback on more junior/apprenticeship developers where necessary
• Contribute to a culture of continuous service improvement in which key systems “owned” by your digital service team are regularly analysed, maintained and improved
• Contribute to a robust automated test suite to work in a continuous integration environment
• Sharing knowledge of tools and techniques with technical and non-technical team members in the wider HMRC digital team and across government
• Providing ‘second-line’ support and occasional ‘on-call’ support

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent demonstrable commercial experience in programming and back-end software development in Scala
  • Use and implementation of modern front-end web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, REST, JSON
  • TDD (Test Driven Development) experience
  • Good understanding of web/agile technologies & protocols
  • Demonstrable experience in automated testing solutions
  • Proven problem-solving skills: able to logically break down a problem into smaller manageable parts to solve
  • Proven ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
    Proven ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
    Demonstrable knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems



Posted on:

November 2, 2018

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Education level:

A-level, NVQ, International Baccalaureate (IB) or

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


North East

Business units:





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