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Java or Scala Developer - Big Data Project (Daily Rate)

Ref: 9222252

  • €0/Hour
  • 15 Nov 2020
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Contract

Java or Scala Developer for Big Data Project, Daily Rate Contract

Our client is one of the largest companies in the US and offers the chance to work on large scale and interesting projects from their Dublin base. They have a current requirement for a Software Engineer with either Java or Scala expertise to work on a Big Data / cloud based project. The ideal candidate will enjoy working on data engineering projects using tools like Kafka and Cassandra, and will ideally have experience with Terraform. Ideally you will have worked in a DevOps environment and have some experience with Kubernetes. The Role: • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing • Design and implement performance and operational enhancements • Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as require • Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints • Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team • Work with a team of software engineers for one or more Agile scrum teams assigned to work on the project • Designs, codes, tests, debug, and documents software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets business needs • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design/architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership • Provide hands-on leadership, coaching, mentoring, and software engineering best practices to junior software engineers • Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will enable team velocity • Collaborate on the design with other team members and product owners, both inside and outside the scrum team • Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively identify and prioritize the high impact tasks You will be involved in: • building full-stack products • building modular, testable, and reusable software • building and integrating with internal and external RESTful services • using modern frameworks and languages • with Microservice architectures • with asynchronous / event driven architectures • with modern CI/CD approaches The ideal candidate will have the ability to: • collaborate with Product Management, Engineering and Design • translate a high-level open-ended requirements into a working prototype • build deployment workflows to support continuous delivery • evaluate existing application codebase and drive improvement • advocate for development standards, design patterns, and best practices • research new technologies to drive innovation • lead and deliver quality software projects • mentor team members and encourage best outcomes The ideal candidate will have: • Java and/or Scala • AWS / Cloud Experience • Kafka • Cassandra • Kubernetes • Terraform • MySQL, Postgres, NoSQL • TDD, BDD • Agile – Scrum & Kanban For more information please contact Derek Smyth at 01 5927861 or simply apply through the link.