Posted on Sep 22, 2022 by Pontoon
* SCALA DEVELOPER REQUIRED IN LONDON*
DURATION 6 months
DAY RATE FLEXIBLE INSIDE IR35
LOCATION- REMOTE WORK BUT UK BASED
Product, Controls and Data Lab:
This role is within the Fast Data team that sits in the Product, Control and Data Lab (PCD). PCD is responsible for valuation, risk and control of the Markets trading book. Lab systems encompass Credit and Risk Analytics Compute Grids; Data Lake technology; Surveillance platforms; and utilize public and private Cloud deployment. The lab is staffed by a mix of Engineers, Product Owners and Business Analysts working across multiple Regulatory deliveries.
Fast Data team:
The team is focused on delivering robust and scalable software used for regulatory reporting. Our primary language is Scala. Fast Data team is composed of Scala and Tableau developers, and we all work closely with the programme/business. You'll be based in London and be working with the Engineering Lead.
Our team mission is to deliver high quality software with minimal incidents, whilst building trusted and positive relationships with the business. We look to work in an agile and collaborative manner, always learning and improving ourselves and sharing knowledge with the wider team.
The successful candidate will work as part of the team covering Regulatory software, developing a broad understanding of the systems and our business while developing and maintaining the control platform. The job includes responsibility for changing and supporting the systems at a 3rd line support level.
Primary focus is on the development, maintenance and testing of new Scala based software over the full software development life cycle. Specific activities could include:
. Developing well tested and robust code using Scala in an Agile project environment.
. Maintain and improve existing software.
. Delivering regulatory software to a high standard.
. Identification of opportunities to automate and simplify.
. Responsible for further production investigation, when handed over from support teams.
. Prepare change requests to the required standard and finish the necessary audit artefacts.
. Adhere to LBG audit and control processes, SLA's and behaviours.
. Ad-hoc requests for information and domain expertise.
What skills, experience and knowledge do I need to apply for this role?
We like to see applications from diverse cultural and industry backgrounds. As a minimum to be considered we would need to see evidence in your CV of the following:
. excellent skills in Scala/Java or any JVM-based language.
. Good knowledge of computer science fundamentals (example: data structures, design patterns).
. Experience working with Hadoop ecosystem
. Working experience of Spark,Kafka
. Good understanding of application life cycle, testing, DevOps practices, CI/CD.
. Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new tech.
If you have experience of any of the following desirable skills that would be a bonus, but please apply if you don't: Actor Model, Cloud experience (Azure and GCP), Containerisation experience (Docker, Kubernetes), Scripting language.
The role would be great for you if you:
. Love Scala, Functional Programming, data processing and Cloud tech.
. Are looking to work on an exciting greenfield development.
. Enjoy working within the field of investment banking.
. Are keen to develop regulatory knowledge.
Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.
Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.
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