Job Description :
Looking for a Java developer with big data experience – either with Kafka, Akka, elastic search, or spark. I don’t want a Hadoop developer with a background in Java.

They need to be hands on with Java, REST, and JSON.

Java Developer
Location: Irving, TX
Position Type: Contract
Duration: 1 year
Job Summary

We are looking for individuals who are interested in building java services and application components for high performance, high data volume applications using the latest technology stack, and are willing to learn.
The Data Lake is being adopted by technology teams across the Firm at a very high rate.
As a result the platform is still growing and evolving.
As a developer on the Data Lake team, you will work with the latest technologies such as Apache Spark, Kafka, Elastic Search, and Akka to build complex distributed applications to handle large data sets.
This role offers the opportunity to work directly with various senior stakeholder across Technology Division and their Business sponsors.

Basic Qualifications
3+ years of experience in Java, REST, JSON, and knowledge of Enterprise patterns
Experience with building frameworks and services
Understanding of principles of Object Oriented Analysis and Design
Team player, eager to work in a global organization. Energy, self-motivation and independence to manage multiple tasks. Analytical mindset, creativity and commercial focus to deliver optimal solutions for the business.
Experience building and sustaining long-term relationships with clients and colleagues
Judgment to prioritize and escalate issues in order to influence objectives and outcomes. Strong oral and written communication skills
Analytical skills to perform technical and functional analysis
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with developing Workflow, Spark, MapReduce, Elasticsearch, and Sybase IQ
Knowledge of Hadoop
UI experience