Financial Services

Senior Big Data developer

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Our client are leading IT consultancy known for their innovation and commitment to employee development and training. They know have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Big Data developer to join them in the beautiful city of Milan.

Posted On: Tuesday, 4th December 2018
Location: Italy
Job Type:
Full Time
Pay Rate: Mid level €50,000- €60,000 pa / Senior Level €60,000-€75,000pa
Duration: Permanent

Job Description:

Our client are a top IT European financial institution that serve over 10 core markets in 14 countries. They are now looking to extending their Data and Analytics ICT department in Milan and as such are looking for Senior Big Data Developer to join them on a permanent basis.

Role background:

Being part of the team, you will be involved with development of the applications based on Big data including real-time event management across our clients mature markets (Italy, Germany and Austria) 

Job requirements and expected skills:

  • Degree in scientific or technical subjects, such as Engineering, Computer Science, Maths, etc
  • You have an excellent understanding of business/functional specifications in order to provide support for technical analysis
  • You take pride in self-study and keeping up to date with the big data technologies
  • You are a team player
  • Participate in maintenance of existing applications
  • Participate in applications installation and configurations in different environments
  • Asset owner of current and new-created applications
  • Design, develop and improve internal automation tools
  • Analytical skills and proactive approach
  • You have great communication skills in order to overcome the obstacles, find practical solutions and deal with the challenging environments well
  • You display creativity and have a positive attitude towards innovation
  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken)

 Required skills:

  •  Solid knowledge on Cloudera Stack – Hbase, Impala, Hive, Kafka, Hadoop, Spark (with Scala and PySpark)
  • NoSQL data modeling experience
  • Well proven experience on Scala and Python
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases and SQL
  • Experience in building project collaborating with Data Scientist and putting in production Machine Learning models

The following skills will be considered as a plus:

  • Knowledge of middleware frameworks for data persistence (Hibernate, JPA)
  • Knowledge of Web-services in Java/J2EE (RESTful API)
  • Working experience with Reactive systems
  • Experience in building a DevOps pipeline

Reasons to apply:

  • Work in a bright and modern office in the centre of Milan
  • Learning and growth opportunities with continuous training and development
  • This is a client that values the work-life balance of all their employees and as such offers part time, flexible working hours and smart work arrangements.


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