Lead Scala Developer - Kafka - Financial Services - London

Job Title: Lead Scala Developer - Kafka - Financial Services - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £75000.00 - £95000 per annum + Financial Services Package
Reference: BBBH16974_1516821713
Contact Name: Glenn Johnston
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2018 19:21

Job Description

A Financial Services client based in the City are building a new centralised Big Data lake to consolidate various data streams. They are looking for an experienced lead Scala Developer to provide hands-on technical leadership to deliver this truly greenfield multi-year programme of work and build the team accordingly.

You will be working closely with the Heads of the area, business analysts, engineers and other stakeholders to define frameworks, design roadmaps, develop (and test) this Big Data lake, with a focus on performing advanced analytics with this stream of data.

Required skills:

  • Strong Java Development
  • Strong Scala Development
  • Extensive experience with Kafka
  • Financial services experience
  • Proven technical leadership

Desired skills and experience:

  • Experience with Hadoop technologies including Spark and Akka
  • Functional programming experience (Scala, Haskell, F# or Clojure)
  • TDD and agile mindset

This is a great opportunity to build a greenfield Big Data Lake within a very well renowned institution, whilst leading and building and on-shore team.

If you think you may be suitable for this role, please apply now!