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Scala & Spark Developer

Location London, United Kingdom
Posted 02-October-2021

My client is looking for a Scala & Spark Developer support in developing a state-of-the-art Front Office Risk System using Cloud Microsoft Azure technologies

The selected consultant must have the ability to resolve complex issues and think outside of the traditional development box.

We are looking for an IT software engineer to:

resolve big data processing problems at enterprise scale develop and improve data pipelines in Apache Spark written in Scala perform Scala code reviews, improve and optimize code understands design principles underpinning data warehouses and data lakes understand importance of automated testing and different levels at which these need to be performed have the ability to think outside the box and willingness to learn new skills have the aptitude to work in a challenging environment with frequent deadlines and deliverables be part of a strategic programme


You will be working in the Front Office Risk and P&L team in London alongside the Business. The team is highly motivated and is part of a global multi-discipline team and consists of data quants, business analysts, software engineers and some of the bank's best technologists. Your primary focus will be on delivering a platform for data analytics and processing solution, along with a highly scalable workflow orchestration engine with state of art dependency tracking and monitoring.

Your expertise

very strong Scala knowledge, good Java, Python desirable strong analytical, problem-solving and synthesizing skills (you know how to resolve issues) strong experience solving problems with Apache Spark (enterprise level usage of Databricks desirable) data modelling understanding of Microservice design patterns and how to apply them appropriately (desirable) large-scale enterprise, object-oriented design and hands-on experience in building distributed systems worked with agile SDLC and TDD methodologies, with Git/GitHub and continuous integration the ability to work closely with business partners, as part of a global team, delivering iteratively risk calculation knowledge (TV, Greeks, PnL) is desirable experience working with an investment banks' front office - trading, sales is desirable

You are:

passionate about what you do, you value excellence, learning and integrity enjoy a work environment that places emphasis on team work, collaboration and delivering business value while working at a sustainable pace someone who is technically excellent and can aspire, and inspire others, to our values and culture proactive, detail-oriented and comfortable working in dynamic environments with fast paced deliveries and changing requirements a self-sufficient, quick learner, who can work well both independently as well as in a team an excellent communicator, strong written and verbal communication skills in English

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