Java/Scala Developer

Company Name: BlackRock
Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 21st Oct, 2016
  • Work beside Analytics and Product experts to build innovative analytics tools for users both inside and outside our firm
  • Leverage distributed computing technologies to build scalable analytics engines and calculators
  • Prototype and implement JVM servers for delivering content securely to our enterprise clients
  • Architect prototypes and proofs of concepts using the latest open source technologies
  • Beyond coding, a successful candidate will strive to learn the business context of their projects and play a leading role in solving problems and driving decisions
  • 2-4 years development experience in both Java and Scala.
  • Proficient in functional programming and object oriented design
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent practical experience
  • Language requirement: Java and Scala – proficient in functional programming and object oriented design
  • Experience with Apache Spark and the Hadoop Ecosystem is required
  • Experience with version control, issue management and continuous integration (ex: Git, JIRA, and Jenkins) is required
  • Other applicable experiences:
  • Building and securing RESTful web services using Spring
  • Involvement with/authoring of open source software a plus
  • Passion for automated testing and agile, test-drive development
  • Enjoys a fast-paced, technology-driven, team-oriented, high-intensity environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Prior experience in financial services is a plus