Lead Scala Developer

London, United Kingdom
100000.00 - 130000.00 GBP/Salary
04 Feb 2023
08 Feb 2023
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Lead Scala Developer Opportunity at a top investment bank!

Key Technical Skills

• 5+ years Scala development in a commercial environment

• Experience with Hadoop/Spark/HBase/Cloudera Data Platform is essential

• 5+ years hands on development with any investment banking IT experience being beneficial

• 2+ years Java development experience working in a performance focused concurrent environment

Key Roles & Responsibilities

• Work closely with the Project Manager, and a team of developers to deliver Scala components to internal business users

• Demonstrate a systematic and disciplined architectural, system design and programming approach

• Deeply passionate about best-practice software design principles, you will write robust code along with a high-level of test coverage

• Self-starter who can drive/facilitate requirements and development effort

• Design smart and scalable solutions following the bank standards

• Coordinate with other teams in Technology

• Develop, prepare and maintain system documentation, including program descriptions and operational procedures

• Act as the second line of support during production problems.

Qualification & Skills

Development Tools and Methodologies

• Experience of TDD and BDD in a commercial environment

• Exposure to continuous build and deployment solutions such as Jenkins

• Able to work within an agile environment delivering software incrementally

Other Preferred Skills

• Strong analytical & problem solving and creative skills

• Good communication skills in both written and oral English

• Ability to be organized and multi-task on different requirements across various stakeholders, and to work independently and under pressure

• Cultural sensitivity and awareness to work with a range of people from diverse background and geographies

• Should have a technical or numerate degree in subjects such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Economics

Technical skills (Non-essential but beneficial for this role)

• Any data and compute grid experience a plus

• Development experience on functional language, such as Haskell, is a plus

Domain Knowledge (Non-essential but very beneficial for this role)

• Knowledge of financial instruments and derivatives, trading and risk management, market data, and market risk processes and methodologies

• Understanding of risk measures, risk analysis and reporting

• Knowledge of at least one specific asset class / line of financial instruments

  • Scala
  • Java
  • Data
  • React
  • SQL

Employee Value Proposition:

Great benefits along with bonus

Job Title: Lead Scala Developer

Location: London, UK

Rate/Salary: 100000.00 - 130000.00 GBP Yearly

Job Type: Permanent

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