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Microservices Engineer (Akka and Scala) – Financial Services Advisory - Senior

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EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry.  If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!

We help our clients transform. Together we are changing the way they interact with their Customers, Employees and Partners alike. We are modernizing their applications, creating new ones and driving business efficiency across their ever-changing platform and channel infrastructures. Everything we do centers around this simple story.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking Microservice engineers who are interested in staying at the forefront of technology, working on projects using Scala, Akka, Kafka.  You will be part of a software development engineering team responsible for analyzing, designing, developing, integrating, testing, and deploying new and existing software application programs. While we focus a lot on banks, insurance companies and FinTechs, the group will have opportunities to support other sectors also including healthcare, automotive, high-tech, and media. We are looking for talented engineers, we will teach domain knowledge as needed for the right candidates.

Your Key Responsibilities

We’re looking for a Microservices Engineer who can:

  • Analyze, design, develop, integrate, test, and deploy distributed software applications
  • Deliver high quality systems with focus on reliability and excellent customer experience 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
  • Ability to travel in accordance with client and other job requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; writing, publishing and conference-level presentation skills a plus

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related field
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in technology or a similar role
  • Hands on working experience architecting distributed platform using Akka and Scala
  • Experience modeling and provisioning resources in AZURE and / or AWS cloud.
  • Good experience with leading container orchestration - OpenShift, Kubernetes
  • Ability to create domain models based on Platform needs using Scala
  • Work with Scala or Java and other related technologies to design and develop robust high-performance and scalable applications 
  • Hands on experience with the integrating Akka applications with Kafka and Cassandra event store.
  • Hands experience in developing Scala / Spark processing applications
  • Good experience with Akka HTTP,  Akka streaming and the Actor model
  • Strong knowledge and experience with distributed database Cassandra
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and related tools (Sbt, Jenkins, Maven)
  • Willingness to travel 80% to meet client needs.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledge of JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3, Jquery, React JS, AngularJS, Bootstrap, and Node.js is a plus
  • Work with OpenFin framework to build UI based application

What we look for

We’re interested in highly motivated talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box.  You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market.  If you’re serious about consulting and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a better working world. 

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EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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