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Date Added: Wed 14/09/2022

Scala/Python Development Lead: London - Remote

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £120,000 - £125,000 per annum

Scala/Python Development Lead: London - Remote (1-2 days in the office)

Our client a global leader in providing financial service data and insight to assist some of the worlds leading organisation to make better financial decisions, is looking for a Scala/Python Development Lead. As the Scala/Python Development Lead you will be leading a diverse and global team of quantitative analysts and software developers. The level of the Scala/Python Development Lead is flexible, but Python/Scala, Linux/Unix, Git, AWS (ECS2, EMR, S3), Hadoop, NoSQL Databases, Kafka, Druid, SQL and SOLR experience would be required.

As the Scala/Python Development Lead you will build state of the art financial analytics software using a Hadoop/Spark platform. The Scala/Python Development Lead will be working 50% on Development and 50% on leading the team/projects. As the Scala/Python Development Lead you will lead teams in design and development of Big Data infrastructure for batch and real-time analytics.

You as the Scala/Python Development Lead will need to be able to interpret and analyse business use-cases and feature requests into technical designs and development tasks. As the Scala/Python Development Lead you will need to ensure highly interactive response times to avoid performance bottlenecks and be active in system architecture and design discussions.


  • Min of 5-8 years of experience as a Scala/Python Development Lead. (Either Scala and Python)
  • Work experience in the following:
  • Python OR Scala
  • AWS (ECS2, EMR,S3)
  • Linux OR Unix
  • GIT
  • SQL
  • Hadoop, HDFS, YARN, Spark, Hive, NoSQL databases, SOLR, Kafka, Druid
  • Akka

Note. The level is slightly flexible so if you're slightly less or more experienced as a Scala/Python Development Lead please do reach out.

Salary - up to £125,000 + 10% Bonus + Benefits.

Location - London - Remote mostly (1-2 days in the office)

Duration - Permanent.

Reply to this email with your CV attached and I shall call in the next 24 hours to discuss your skills and suitability in more detail.

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