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Scala Developer

SkillStorm is seeking a Scala Developer for our client in Plano, Texas. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Description:

  • Responsible for developing and delivering complex software requirements to accomplish business goals
  • Will be responsible for requirements analysis, High Level Design, Low Level Design and complex code development
  • May provide technical direction and system architecture for individual initiatives. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource.
  • Communicates with line of business and management the overall status and health of the application.
  • Excellent communication skills. Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical partners.
  • Understand the organization’s overall strategies, how the business operates and more importantly what drives success in the business.
  • Must be willing and able to express new ideas, concerns and opinions directly to wider team in team meetings face-to-face and via remote-working tools.
  • May collaborate with external programmers to coordinate delivery of software application.
  • Routine accountability is for technical knowledge and capabilities.
  • Works under minimal supervision, with general guidance from more seasoned consultants.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skill
  • 10 + years. Develops, enhances, tests, supports, maintains and debugs software applications that support business units or support functions. A senior member of the technical team responsible for assisting senior business leaders and management. May provide strategic technical direction and system architecture for individual initiatives. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives and business system requirements to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization. Leads or has responsibility for estimation of effort for software application for one or more programmers. Coordinates collaboration with external programming teams to deliver software on time and within budget. Provides feedback and technical guidance to project managers on issues of critical importance to achieving business objectives. Is clearly recognized as a content expert by peers

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of Scala, Java, Python (or similar) programming
  • 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 functional programming is a big plus
  • 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
  • 1) Scala
  • 2) Java
  • 3) Full Stack (Unix)

Desired Skills:

  • Sound Knowledge of RDBMS
  • Hadoop HDFS/HIVE/Big Data Ecosystem.
  • Sound understanding of Data Warehousing Concepts.
  • Sound Knowledge of UNIX Scripting
  • Agile software delivery
  • Knowledge of cloud computing or distributed computing
  • Familiarity with data science concepts

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