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Java / Python / Big Data - Developer - Investment Banking

Job Title: Java / Python / Big Data - Developer - Investment Banking
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP - 4 Weeks
Duration: 12 Months
REF: JPD/RR/1008_1502373980
Contact Name: Russell Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

Java / Python / Big Data - Developer - Investment Banking - London

Our client an established Global Bank is looking to hire an experienced Java Developer to join a Greenfield 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, Python, Hadoop and Spark and this role will be to further enhance the server side.

Candidates will need:

  • Expert core Java development background (including Java 8)
  • String development skills in Python
  • Strong OO, multi-threading, concurrency, garbage collection, data structures
  • Ideally have exposure to Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra) although this is not essential
  • Strong communication skills and ability to mentor other team members
  • Financial Services background and used to dealing with Front Office stakeholders

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