Big Data Developer




My leading asset management client are looking to bring on a Big Data Developer to join a European team at the centre of the business' technology strategy.

Key Requirements:

  • Understanding of workflow-based logic, and the ability to both understand a business process from a workflow diagram, and to conceptualise it as an automated solution
  • Ability to work well with both business managers, traders and developers
  • Provides IT developer services and direction for critical software, middleware, and/or hardware projects on multiple platforms
  • Provides technical expertise in systems, technical infrastructure, tools, modelling, and external interfaces
  • Assists in development, design, implementation, and architecture design specification
  • Ensures the viability of IT deliverables. Conducts automated testing of code, including functionality, technical limitations, and security
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous quality improvement of technical standards, methodologies, and technologies.
  • Maintains current knowledge of IT development methodology, architecture design, and technical standards. Mentors IT staff with less experience.
  • Leads and participates in design, code, and test Inspections throughout product life cycle to contribute technical expertise and to identify issues.

Required Skills:

  • Hands on experience in Java 8 or above, and experience in Spring Framework v4+
  • Experience in building and deploying applications on AWS
  • Experience working with Big Data technologies, including Hive/Hadoop
  • Python and Shell Scripting development skills
  • AWS analytics experience using EMR clusters
  • Understanding of Design Patterns and testing methodologies
  • An understanding of Asset Management, although backgrounds in other industries will be considered
  • Experience in an Agile processes and the full dev ops lifecycle including CI/CD pipelines
  • Any of the below technologies will be seen as an advantage:
    • RPA technologies (e.g. UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism)
    • Tableau and data analytics using AWS services
    • Micro Services Architecture specifically within the context of AWS
    • No SQL database technology experience
    • Maven, GIT, Junit, Cucumber
    • Atlassian toolset,(Jira, Bamboo, BitBucket,)

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


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