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Java/Scala Bank role

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JSBR0112
  • Sector: Glocomms, Software Development & Architecture
  • Date posted: 01/12/2017
I have a client who are a large financial services institute. They are undergoing a vitally important and business critical project to attune themselves to potential change in the regulations of the European banking sector.


The client are going to undertake a project to migrate 14 years of regulatory data to an in house hadoop system. Then they are going to build a data model to process this data and use that to develop their long term business strategy and deploy strategic plans for both long and short term. In order to do this they require a team of very experienced and strong Software Engineers.


The data model will be built using a mixture of Java and Scala, with the front end systems being built using Angular and Javascript. Although knowledge of  all of the technologies is not required, any applicants with all of those skillsets will be highly sought after.



  • Atleast five years of commercial experience using multiple objective orientated programming languages. The most important being Java, the other desired languages are Scala and Python, for the mathematical processes.

  • Knowledge of algorithmic systems is a must. Knowledge and practical use of Spark is also a massive advantage. Cassandra and SOLR are also features which will boost a candidates application.

  • Knowledge of financial services sector and how regulations work in Europe is a massive advantage. Knowledge of how regulatory bodies function and the sort of reporting regulations generate is advantageous.

  • Worked in methodologies that pertain to agile. Scrum experience is the most preferred. The project is very goal driven.

  • Any experience of knowledge of Machine Learning would be beneficial.

What we desire from a candidate

  • Any language skills in the form of Dutch is highly regarded but not compulsory. This is due to the fact that lots of the regulatory bodies are based in the Netherlands.

  • Experience working on Ubuntu systems on Linux and how to use bash scripting in order to maximise file efficiency.


  • Daily rate of up to 100 pounds an hour.
  • year long contract with high renewals as this project is expected to last a year
  • Expenses and telecommuting can be offered.

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