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Java / Big Data - Developer - Investment Banking - London

Job Title: Java / Big Data - Developer - Investment Banking - London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: APBD23318_1521799555
Contact Name: Alex Polycarpou
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Java / Big Data - Developer - Investment Banking - London

Our client; an established Global Bank is looking to hire an experienced Java Developer to join a long term data project.

The wider project is to look at how the organisation manages customer data globally and to ensure there is a rationalised, secure and, most importantly, single accurate record. This will include an initial analysis phase to look at how the process of consolidating customer records will be structured, followed by a proof of concept to build a centralised data repository that will be used by various divisions across the bank (Private Banking, Commercial, Markets).

The Data Store is being built using a combination of Java, Hadoop and Spark and this role will be to further enhance the server side.

Candidates will need:

  • Expert Java/J2EE development background (including Java 8)
  • Strong OO, multi-threading, concurrency, garbage collection, data structures
  • Experience developing Big Data technologies including Hadoop and HDFS file systems
  • Experience analysing data using tools such as MapReduce, Spark, KAFKA, Hive, Sqoop would be highly beneficial
  • Strong communication skills and ability to mentor other team members
  • Any experience with Python would be beneficial

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the development of a large scale greenfield development project.