Scala Software Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic

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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Scala Software Engineer for our Prague office to make the team even stronger.

ABOUT PROJECT


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.

Main function of 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 programmer.

Responsibilities

  • Work within existing development teams to implement business requirements for group wide, strategic regulatory application;
  • Follow Agile development practices as adopted by the investment bank;
  • Work collaboratively and be involved and contribute to the design of the application.

Requirements

  • It is essential that the developer is knowledgeable of and experienced in both object-oriented programming and test-driven design;
  • University degree;
  • Experience with Oracle, Hadoop or other database technologies;
  • Must have prior data modeler 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;
  • Soft skills:
    • Strong communicator as will be working with multi global region teams;
    • Excellent and proven problem-solving ability;
    • 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;
    • Able to work independently, take ownership of work;
    • Has enthusiasm and passion for work;
    • Ability to be a self-starter and actively assist team members when required.

We offer

  • We offer the possibility to work on full product lifecycle – from concept to delivery into production;
  • Opportunity to work on leading edge FinTech platforms, working in a fast-paced, agile, software engineering culture;
  • Using English on a daily basis, communication with people from different countries;
  • Comfortable modern offices in Prague 4;
  • 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);
  • Czech and English language courses;
  • Start ASAP/negotiable;
  • Relocation assistance including the coverage of the relocation costs (if needed);
  • Rotation program - possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects within 25 countries;
  • Referral bonuses for recommended candidates.