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Lead Big Data Engineer

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Greater London Permanent £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits

Senior Big Data Engineer – Scala, Spark – Central London – £85k p.a. + Benefits
Description: Senior Big Data Engineer

An established investment banking company in Central London is looking to hire a Senior Big Data Engineer ASAP.

You will be part of a firm-wide effort to bring in best in class Big Data technologies to store, aggregate and report risk and PNL data. Using Hadoop, Kafka and Spark, the team is building a resilient high-capacity platform supporting the firm’s business and regulatory agenda. On a typical day, vast amounts of data will stream into the system from both end of day batches and real-time calculators. Processing engines will link the incoming data streams to derive business relevant data views. Modern front ends will be built for desktop and mobile platforms to service the needs of heterogeneous clients across the Investment Bank and Risk & Finance.

The Role

The ideal candidate for the role will have a proven track record of using Apache Spark to effectively store, report and analyse large volumes of time-series data, preferably in the financial domain. The candidate will be able to guide the build out of the Risk Central system, using their expertise to ensure that Spark and Spark Streaming are used optimally and built to scale to the firm’s long term requirements. They will also work actively on the general development and deployment of the system.

Required Skills

  • Expertise in Apache Spark and Spark Streaming (1 years’ experience in production)
  • Experience with Scala and Hadoop (1 years’ experience)
  • Strong Java/Scala application development background in the financial services industry
  • General knowledge of financial products and risk calculation

Interested? Then reply through this website or send your CV directly to Jidé Webster on jide.webster@welovesalt.com.

Keyword Tags: London | Banking | Investment | Big Data | Spark | Engineer | Hadoop | Scala | Java | Finance | Risk | Computer Science | Streaming

Job Reference: JO-1611-91588

Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits

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