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Scala Developer 
Ref No.: 18-62819
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/29/2018
Role: Scala Developer 
Location: Charlotte, NC
Duration: Full time

Job Description

- 5+ years of Scala, Python (or similar) programming – preferably Scala
- Familiar with functional programming style (Scala, Java 8 w/ lambda expressions, etc.)
- Strong problem-solving and communication skills and enjoys a collaborative environment
- Flexible, self-starter, fast-learner – willing and able to quickly learn new technologies and skills
- Experience with graph technologies is a plus. Familiarity with Semantic Web (RDF) and Sparql is a plus
- Experience with distributed computing is a plus. Familiarity with Zookeeper/Storm/Spark/HDFS is a plus.
- Experience with search technologies is a plus. Familiarity with Lucene/Solr/ElasticSearch is a plus
- Experience with enhancing and maintaining mission-critical software in a fast-paced environment is a plus

Other Desired characteristics, in order of priority:

- Ability to work independently – take nothing for granted, ask questions, learn the business, desire to understand not only what to do, but also why.
- Scala knowledge or experience (or demonstrated desire to learn on their own)
- Deep, hands-on knowledge and experience in building applications, end to end, in Scala/Python.
- RDF / Symantic Web / noSQL DB knowledge or experience (ex. MongoDB)
- Exposure to distributed frameworks (hbase, hadoop, spark)
- Knowledge/experience in the credit derivatives space
- Knowledge/experience in reference data (client or product)
- Background or demonstrated interest in machine learning algorithms