Java/Scala Software Engineer (with Hadoop)

Prague, Czech Republic

(22505)

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Java/Scala Software Engineer (with Hadoop) for our Prague office to make the team even stronger.

Our client is an investment bank which provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs.

The main function of the project is to consolidate, streamline and simplify the generation, analysis and visualization of Risk within the Investment Bank onto strategic, cross-asset platforms. The migration from a legacy, siloed, asset class specific environment to a shared, cross-asset, platform is a complex one and we’re running that work as a programme.

Responsibilities

  • Work within existing development teams to implement business requirements for a group wide, strategic regulatory application;
  • Ensure all development is high standard following agile development practices as adopted by Investment Bank;
  • Work collaboratively and be involved and contribute to the design of the application.

Requirements

  • University degree;
  • Experience with Oracle, Hadoop or other database technologies;
  • Prior data modeling experience in designing various types of databases (e.g. transactional, reporting, star, and multi-dimensional);
  • Experience in Java and Functional Programming like Java, Scala, Concurrency, multi-threading, AKKA, Play framework and Spark;
  • Knowledge of Pig, Strom, Shark, HBase preferable;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of TDD and SOLID;
  • IB, Risk and Markets Business knowledge including experience delivering solutions for scenarios requirements;
  • Knowledge and experience in both object-oriented programming and test driven design;
  • Strong communication skills (work with multi global region teams is supposed);
  • Excellent and proven problem solving skills;
  • Proactive in work items and progression of the project;
  • Flexible and adaptable to work with a variety of technology and business challenges;
  • Ability to prioritize in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines;
  • Ability to influence others without formal reporting lines;
  • Ability to work independently, take ownership of work;
  • Have enthusiasm and passion for the work;
  • Ability to be a self-starter and actively assist team members when required.

Nice to have

  • EBA/PRA/Fed stress testing experience;
  • TeamCity build creation and configuration;
  • HTML5 and Angular JS;
  • GIT;
  • Automated testing;
  • Experience working as part of an Agile development team.

We offer

  • Opportunity to work in a successful international company with a stable background;
  • Possibility to work in a friendly multicultural environment, using English on daily basis and growing professionally within worldwide EPAM;
  • Guaranteed professional growth through the technology trainings and technology communities inside EPAM;
  • Regular IT trainings and good opportunities for professional growing and development;
  • Large space for self-fulfillment and participation in new projects;
  • Motivating financial evaluation (negotiable, based on an expertise and achieved results);
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Benefit program (5 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days, wage compensation for the first three days of illness, meal vouchers, flexi pass, annual coupon of Prague city public transport, multisport cards, etc.);
  • Comfortable and modern offices in Prague 4;
  • Start ASAP / Negotiable.

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