Senior Software Engineer (Spark)

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/28/18 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
New York, NY
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/28/18 Radhika Arora

Our client is a financial services, data and multiformat media company, highly respected in the market for its leading data, managed services, analytics and equitytrading platforms.

They are currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join their operations in New York.

You will be an expert Java/Python programmer with a well-rounded skillset, but with particular expertise with the Spark framework.

The company is working on its internal information exchange, looking to develop new microservice and specific application solutions for a wide range of functionality improvements to large data streaming services.


  • Define scalable calculation logic for interactive and batch use cases
  • Produce complex analysis across equity data, working withinfrastructure and data teams
  • Interface with open source technologies in production and utilize their core strengths for client-facing applications
  • Contribute back into the open source community


  • 5+ years of experience programming in a high-level OO language
  • At least 2+ years in Java/Scala
  • 3+ years’ delivering high performance production quality systems to clients
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems architectures
  • 1+ year production-level use of Hadoop / Cassandra, Spark and other distributed technologies
  • 3+ years of experience with object-oriented design, data structures, An aptitude for analytical problem solving
  • Financial domain knowledge is an advantage
  • 2+ years of experience programming in C++ and Python is an advantage
  • Experience with Spark’s MLlib or building ML pipelines in Equivalent frameworks

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