Java Developer (Scala)

Employer: LSEG Romania
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 04.10.2022

    Lead Developer

    You'll be joining our FX Trade Advanced Analytics team as a Lead Developer. We're responsible for building and delivering complex Big Data analytic applications across our regulated FX trading venues.
    Advanced Analytics team provides traders with the ability to assess historical trading data with comparisons of liquidity providers and data visualization technology. Our existing analytic capability processes millions of FX trade messages every day through our Hadoop big data stack (including Scala, Spark, HDFS, HBase and Hive). Advanced Analytics team help users gain a better understanding of the transaction costs they incur during the normal course of their daily trading and enable them to have more meaningful conversations about pricing with their liquidity providers.

    You will be responsible for the design and implementation of new analytic application capabilities inside our overall Big Data ecosystem. As such, you will need strong technical abilities, be able to quickly grasp and contribute to existing codebases and express design concepts with a good understanding of functional programming paradigms.
    As a senior developer you will be responsible for engineering solutions, upholding rigorous quality standards, contributing to Agile Scrum processes and at times interacting directly with our product stakeholders.

    Required Skills
    Solid grasp of Java and/or Scala
    5+ years of relevant software engineering experience in the industry
    3+ years' experience in delivering application solutions, ideally using big data technologies
    Able to contribute independently and effectively and act as a solid team player towards delivery of high-profile projects

    Additional Skills and Experience
    Some knowledge of, or willingness to learn, technologies such as HDFS, Spark, Hive, Impala, HBase and Oozie
    Unit and Integration testing your code (including mocking)
    Proficient with version-control solutions such as Git or SVN
    Continuous integration (Gitlab, Bamboo, Jenkins) and/or deployment (Puppet)
    Experience working in Agile Scrum methodologies
    Build tools (Maven, SBT or Gradle)
    Linux and bash/ruby scripting
    Proficient with SQL
    Understanding of FX financial markets

    We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career.

    We maximise each employee's potential through personal development and through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe that remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:

    25 days' holiday per year
    1 additional day off for your Birthday
    Annual wellness allowance
    Share Purchase Plan
    Medical Health Insurance
    Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
    Dental Coverage
    Life insurance
    Pillar 3 Private Pension
    Meal Vouchers
    Flexible Benefits
    Volunteering Events
    Team Buildings

    At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.

    Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

    LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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