Scala Spark Big Data Developer – Bryanston / Fully Remote – R1000k Per annum

This role comes with an incredible team & nurturing environment who really look after their employees and promise a high learning, technically strong culture. They are a global Fintech passionate about using technology to solve complex problems in a simple way.
I am looking for a bright, highly clued-up Big Data Developer to join a smart but laid-back team. You will be involved building and operating a content management platform for a high-profile big data project that promises to revolutionise an area of finance by providing unprecedented market insight in a timely manner. You’ll be working closely within a team of developers distributed in London, Johannesburg, Cape Town, and New Zealand.!

This is mission critical software + data solutions for major financial institutions, giving you the autonomy to pull rank + do things better! APPLY TODAY!!

This is what you need to land the job:

  • To be the type of developer that can pick up a new technology quickly and deliver features in a highly agile manner.
  • Experience writing testable functional Scala in a production grade system.
  • To have used Apache Spark in a production system using Scala with YARN as the resource manager.
  • Experience of using a cloud platform to architect and build data pipelines.
  • To easily navigate the administration of a Hadoop cluster on a cloud platform.
  • To have used Docker containers to deploy your systems

What you will learn from the role:

  • We try and automate as much as possible to streamline our processes. This includes continuous integration and deployment.
  • Quality is very important to us, and through automated testing we strive to keep the quality of our systems as high as possible.
  • Working with large sets of data and using distributed databases.
  • Lean project management.
  • The potential for learning and working in another language like Java, Python or .Net Core.
  • To understand basic concepts about mortgage-backed securities.
  • End to end exposure to a cloud platform.

Reference Number for this position is GZ53910 which is a Permanent, Fully Remote position offering a cost to company rate of R1000k per annum negotiable on experience and ability.

Contact Garth on [email protected] or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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