Back-End Developer with Scala skills

Do you have experience working with Scala and already have done some projects with it to prove your skills? Are you eager to learn more and gather valuable experience working with an interesting project? We are now looking for Back-End Developer with Scala skills for our client Widian Oy to join their team in Tornio, Helsinki or to work remote!


Academic Work is looking for Back-end Developer for our client Widian Oy.

This job is a staffing position, which means that you will be employed by Academic Work and work as a consultant at Widian Ltd. All candidates are kindly asked to aim all questions to Academic Work


Widian Mobile brings intranet and extranet applications and operative databases safely and securely to mobile devices. In this position, you will be working as a Back-End Developer in a project in various projects depending on your skillset and projects at hand. Widian has offices in Helsinki and in Tornio, but there is possibility to work from your home office.

Technologies and tools used: Scala, Play Framework, Akka, PostgreSQL and Mondo database.

Interested? Go ahead and apply already today, since we fill the position as soon as we find a suitable candidate!


Our ideal candidate has a relevant educational background (University/ University of Applied Sciences) and some previous experience with Scala, for example through summer job or training period – if you have more than that, no problem! It is also possible that you have gained the experience needed with your free time hobbies.

In addition to this, you are eager to learn more and develop your own skills. You communicate fluently in English, Finnish language skills are seen as a benefit.

Apply for this position if you have:

  • Suitable educational background (University/ University of Applied Sciences)
  • Experience with Scala, for example trough summer job, work or training period
  • Good communication skills in English

Please apply as soon as possible, since we fill the position as soon as we find a suitable candidate.

Start: As soon as possible
Working hours: Full-time
Employment period: 6 months
Location: Tornio, Helsinki or remote
Salary: According to contract
Published: 8.3.2017


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We are ongoing screening and contacting candidates so make sure to send your application as soon as possible. Please notice that the advert can be removed before eventual last dates on our external advertising pages. When the advert is being removed it’s either due to that the processes is finished or because we have many qualified applications and are continuing in the selection/interview phase.

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When employed at Academic Work you will have your own dedicated Consultant Manager, whose role is to answer your questions, support your career development and ensure you enjoy your place of work.


Widian Ltd. is a specialist in wireless handheld computing, using open standards to provide the corporate applications enterprises need on the handhelds they choose. The company’s services include mobile innovation consultancy, solution design, solution creation, solution development and testing services based on commonly known mobile technologies.