Scala Developer London, Ropemaker Place, IHS Markit
Financial Risk Analytics (FRA) in IHS Markit designs and builds highly scalable Credit and Market Risk Analytics software.
The aggregation stack is built atop a "Big Data" stack using Apache Spark as the distribution and computational framework and the successful candidate will be working in a fast paced, dynamic team environment, building commercial products which are at the heart of the business.
Design and implement Big Data infrastructure for batch and real-time analytics.
Highly Skilled in Big Data technologies such as Apache Spark, Apache HBase and Apache Kafka.
Interpret and analyse business use-cases and feature requests into technical designs and development tasks.
Contribute to the support and improvement of the team's Development Operations
Ensure highly interactive response times. Avoid allowing performance bottlenecks to creep into the system.
Be an active player in system architecture and design discussions.
Take ownership of development tasks, participate in regular design and code review meetings.
Be proud of the high quality of your own work.
Always follow quality standards (unit tests, integration tests and documented code).
Be delivery focused, have a passion for technology and will enjoy offering new ideas and approaches.
Education and expertise :
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or a related discipline, or equivalent experience.
Ability to build production software in Scala
Distributed file systems / databases / systems
Be able to demonstrate commercial experience on big data / advanced analytics projects
Linux / Unix, Git
Knowledge of data structures and computational complexity
Some experience with scripting languages and basic Python
Agile and XP (Scrum, Kanban, TDD)
Experience of building or improving CI / CD pipelines
YARN, Spark, SOLR, Cassandra
AWS : EMR, S3, EC2, ECS / ELB
Apache Zeppelin, React