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Scala Developer - Standard Chartered Bank

Allegis Global Solutions Limited (AGS)

Posted on Oct 7, 2021 by Allegis Global Solutions Limited (AGS)

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


The successful candidate will play a leading role in the implementation of highly visible strategic programmes with the primary responsibilities around building components within the SABRE risk platform. Any developed solution must be scalable, robust and fault tolerant catering to the existing and future business needs in a timely manner. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to develop innovative solutions with a view to these being released quickly to gain feedback before advising on the full scale roll out.

The candidate will work on a strategic Trade Lake system with SABRE, supporting MifiD regulatory requirements, and expanding the system to support Front Office risk management use cases. The system is built on the Hortonworks stack, and extensively uses HBase, Kafka, Spark, Phoenix to process, store and support data analytics on trade data from across the organization.

Key Technical Skills

  • 8+ years Java development experience working in a performance focused concurrent environment
  • 4+ years Scala development in a commercial environment
  • 5+ years hands on development with investment banking IT experience
  • Experience with Hadoop/Spark/HBase/Phoenix/HortonWorks Data Platform would be very advantageous

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Development Manager, 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

Domain Knowledge

  • 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

Reference: 1350046244

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