Java Spark Developer

McGregor Boyall
London, United Kingdom
GBP750 - GBP950 per day
13 May 2022
24 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
American investment banking firm seeks a Java/Spark Developer for a 12+ month contract paying up to £950p/d, within their Market Risk team based in London.

The role will be responsible for creating a next gen Data Fabric that will bring together data sources for the Markets Risk team and enable industry-leading analytics, supervisory reporting, client reporting, regulatory, surveillance, and data science solutions.

The role of the Big Data Dev Lead Involves being part of a dynamic team and contributing towards the development of product rollout, software development and application\data migrations. The ideal candidate will have expertise in Java, Big Data and Spark platforms.


Experience in Java server side development background
    • Experience of 5-8 years in developing, defining and delivering data and analytics solutions
    • Java Server side development working in Low latency applications
    • Spark expertise (micro batching, EOD/real time)
    • Scala
    • SQL
    • Linux
    • Hadoop Ecosystem (HDFS, Impala, HIVE, HBASE, etc.)
    • Open Source technologies
    • Memory management, Multithreading
  • Experience in Data technologies including strong database knowledge
  • Experience working with real time systems with high volumes
  • Knowledge of Front office trading (esp. Equities) and investment banking experience preferred
  • Experience in working with Risk/Finance and cross markets knowledge is preferred
  • Strong leadership and management experience of leading large teams.
  • Experience with modern software development practices (test-driven development, Agile continuous integration)
  • Solid English written and verbal communication ability, including the ability to put together clear, concise, accurate reports and Email communication
  • Excellent analytical and process-based skills, i.e. process flow diagrams, business modelling, and functional design;

The candidate is expected to be dynamic, flexible with a high energy level as this is a demanding and rapidly changing environment.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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