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IHS Markit
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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IHS Markit
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Scala Developer
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
  • Functional Programming
  • 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

  • Ansible, Docker
  • YARN, Spark, SOLR, Cassandra
  • AWS: EMR, S3, EC2, ECS/ELB
  • Apache Zeppelin, React
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