Scala Developer - Risk

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
New York, NY
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18 Radhika Arora

A leading financialinvestment firm is seeking a strong Scala Developer to help with developing the next generation of its derivatives platform.

The chosen candidate will learn the existing platforms and be proactive in designing and building the next generation of systems to meet the business demands. The next generation of systems are going to focus on real time risk systems, the job distribution and scheduling for the overnight risk calculations and the feeds of risk and trade information.

You will be a strong Scala Developer with an understanding of the fundamental challenges of dealing with high volumes of streaming data and methodologies involved in quantifying Risk across financial platforms.

Required Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Scala or strong knowledge of Java with desire to specialize in Scala
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Interest in functional programming
  • Desire to learn and use different technologies to overcome complex problems in financial modelling
  • Good communication skills
  • Hands-on experience in functional programming is an advantage
  • PhD qualification (Computer Science, Maths or Physics) is a plus
  • Knowledge of C++ is a plus
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