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Scala Developer Opening - Jersey City
Ref No.: 18-06482
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Diversant has multiple needs for Java Developers for one of the top investment banks in your area. My client is one of the top 3 largest banks by assets.This is a potential contract to hire. We can work W2 ONLY – h1b sponsorship and gc processing is available for qualified candidates. We provide referral bonuses as well.

I am a preferred vendor, and a top performing vendor at my client. Further, we have direct lines of contact with most of our managers and will be able to set up interviews asap. 
  • Position sits in Jersey City
  • W2
  • 18 month contract
  • Please provide a proffesional reference for submittal 

Key Responsibilities:
Agile Scala Developer
Summary and Responsibilities
A successful candidate will participate in the implementation of leading-edge, transformative data systems as part of a multi-year initiative. As part of an Agile team, the candidate will work with users to refine requirements, design and develop high-quality and scalable systems, and assist users during the QA/UAT process. This is a hands-on, technical position with the expectation that a majority of the candidate’s time will be spent on active development tasks.
• 5+ years professional experience developing solutions with core Java
• 2+ years professional experience developing solutions with Scala or other functional language
• Experience writing Unit Tests and Acceptance/Behavior Tests
• Ability to deliver quality code on timely basis
• Strong data structure, algorithm and problem solving skills
• Experience and desire to work in an Agile environment (pair programming, daily stand-ups, etc.)
• Demonstrable knowledge of problem domain at previous employments
• Experience working on a team, sharing code base with continuous integration
• Willing to participate in production support rota
• Experience working in Linux/Unix environment
Nice to have
• Message-oriented-middleware (Kafka, AMQP, MQ, AMPS, etc.) experience
• Distributed systems experience
• Web Application development (JavaScript, AngularJS, Bootstrap, etc.)
• REST API design and development
• DDD/CQRS/Event sourced systems experience
• Relevant industry (banking middle/back office) experience
• Experience in scripting languages (Bash, Python, etc)
• Experience with automated deployment technologies (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Docker, etc.)
• Experience with 3rd party Scala libraries and frameworks (Scalactic, Scalatra, Akka, RxScala, TypeLevel libraries, etc.)
• Understanding of Category Theory
Deal Breakers
• Lack of passion for technology
• Inability to think through complex problems
• Inability to understand abstractions
• Lack of interest in professional growth and learning
• Lack of passion for quality
• Lack of delivery focus

Andrew Loehwing
Technical Recruiter
61 Broadway, Suite 1702
New York, NY 10006
(212) 710-5535
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DIVERSANT ( is one of the largest African-American owned IT staffing firms in the U.S. We offer rewarding career opportunities with many of the nation’s leading corporations. Our experienced recruiters understand what hiring managers look for in a candidate and provide our applicants with the proper support and guidance along the entire application and interviewing process. We offer opportunities on a contingent, contract-to-hire, and direct hire basis. At DIVERSANT, we are committed to providing the highest level of service and satisfaction to our customers, consultants, and employees.
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