Software Development Engineer - Spark, Scala and Kotlin

6 months ago
£500 - £550/dayCity Of LondonHuntress

A leading travel company based in London are seeking a Software Development Engineer with Big Data experience on a contract until December 2019.

You will be part of an engineering team that is seeking an innovative, intellectually curious, results-oriented Software Development Engineer who have experience with Spark, Scala and Kotlin

A Software Development Engineer will use big data technology to create best-in-industry analytics and automation capability. This position is an opportunity to use Scala, Spark, and AWS ecosystems to achieve micro-batch and streaming analytics for TB's worth of data.


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years professional experience in software development
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis
  • Excellent Java and Scala Skills
  • Experience working with AWS
  • Proficiency in Spark optimisation techniques with large datasets
  • Laser-like focus on delivery
  • Experience with scoping ambiguous business requirements to a concrete set of work
  • Solve for the big picture
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project

If you feel you fit the above criteria, please apply today.

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