Lead Software Engineer - Risk/Finance

Damia Group Ltd
Nottingham, UK
14 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
**Permanent Lead Software Engineer - Risk/Financial - Nottingham - £55,000 to £65,000 + benefits**

Are you looking to work with a global financial data provider? With operations in almost every country globally, they're seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Lead Java8/Software engineer to work on a range of unique projects and products for their worldwide clients.

Leading a team of engineers within the Risk/Financial department, you'll be responsible for delivering end-to-end development of multiples systems within the proprietary financial data platform containing over two petabytes of global, historic transactions.

Working with modern technologies such as Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Oracle & AWS (developed in Java 8), this is an excellent opportunity to develop new skills while sharing your knowledge with more junior members of the engineering team.

What you'll be doing & who you'll be working with:
  • Working in an Agile Environment and applying company standards and software best practices, you'll produce high quality designs, test specifications and release documents
  • You'll lead problem resolution of operational issues, working closely with both your team (to whom you'll provide mentoring & guidance) and the operations team (to whom you'll provide technical support)
  • Building relationships with other technical departments (both internal & external partners), you will have the opportunity to drive innovation and change around current and future business needs; you'll additionally have the chance to contribute to the overall technical strategy and goals of the risk business

What you'll need:
  • A solid background in Software engineering - a BSc/MSc in Computer Science (or similar)
  • Significant experience in Java development on a Linux operating system
  • Both strong technical documentation skills and the ability to confidently convey complex technical concepts to non-technical, senior stakeholders
  • Good problem-solving skills, and the ability to pick up new technologies quickly

What would give you an edge:
  • Knowledge of, or exposure to, big data technologies such as Hadoop MapReduce, Spark and HBase
  • Experience AWS or Google cloud, and the migration of data platforms to the cloud
  • A General understanding of networks & supporting tools, as well as network protocol stacks

**Permanent Lead Software Engineer - Risk/Financial - Nottingham - £55,000 to £65,000 + benefits**

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