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Cesium Scala Developer in Charlotte, NC at ettain group

Date Posted: 1/19/2019

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Charlotte, NC -

Job Title:  Cesium Scala Developer 

Location:  Charlotte NC

Industry:  Financial Services

Terms:  Contract


  • Scala Experience
  • Java experience
  • Python Experience

Cesium Scala Developer Job Summary:

The Cesium organization is the firm-wide provider of product (financial securities), counterparty, & account reference data, which is critical to 500+ consuming applications spanning multiple lines of business (Global Markets, Global Wealth & Investment Management, etc) from the front office (trading apps, etc) to the back office.

Cesium is looking to hire an application developer to work on its strategic software platform responsible for sourcing, processing, and distributing reference data.

The platform is relatively new and we are looking to aggressively expand its functionality over the next several years.

He/she will be responsible for requirements, design, implementation, testing, and support of various projects ranging from 1 to 3-5 people in size. The core technologies that will be used are Scala, RDF, REST, and DB2.

Depending on the project, he/she may also work with Python, BigData , and various Apache libraries such as Hadoop, Storm, Kafka, Play, Spray, etx, and advanced Scala language features such as macros.

Financial industry knowledge or experience is not required. The ideal candidate is a passionate developer who enjoys experimenting with new technologies and writing efficient, scalable, & re-usable code. This team operates like a tech company within a large financial institution.

There is a strong possibility of a long-term position (e.g. via a possible contract extension or conversion to FTE) is the candidate is a good fit and funding allows for it.

Cesium Scala Developer Required Skills:

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • 4-year Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • Experience with Scala (strongly preferred) and/or Java
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills and enjoys a collaborative environment
  • Experience with functional programming 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
  • Familiarity with Lucene/Solr/ElasticSearch is a plus
  • Experience with enhancing and maintaining mission-critical software in a fast-paced environment is a plus

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Yes we may be able to provide sponsorship for this position
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Robert Anderson at 704-206-7831

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