Senior Java/Spark Developer

Company: Synechron
Location: Irving , Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 10.NOV.2020
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About Synechron: Synechron is one of the fastest-growing digital, business consulting & technology firms in the world. Specialized in finan...


About Synechron:

Synechron is one of the fastest-growing digital, business consulting & technology firms in the world. Specialized in financial services, the business' focus on embracing the most cutting-edge innovations combined with expert knowledge and technical expertise has allowed Synechron to reach $500+ million in annual revenue, 8,000 employees and 18 offices worldwide. Synechron is agile enough to invest R&D into the latest technologies to help financial services firms stand at the cutting-edge of innovation; yet, also large enough to scale any global project. Learn more at:

Synechron draws on over 15 years of financial services IT consulting experience to provide expert systems integration expertise and technical development work in highly-complex areas within financial services. This includes: Enterprise Architecture & Strategy, Application Development & Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure Management, Data & Analytics and Cloud Computing. Synechron is one of the world's leading systems integrators for specialist technology solutions including: Murex, Calypso, Pega, and others and also provides traditional offshoring capabilities with off-shore development centers located in Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Chennai as well as near-shoring capabilities for European banks with development centers in Serbia. Synechron's technology team works with traditional technologies and platforms like Java, C++, Python, and others as well as the most cutting-edge technologies from blockchain to artificial intelligence. Learn more at:

Synechron Inc is seeking Senior Java/Spark Developer within financial services.

Job Purpose:

  • The primary purpose of this role is to develop features using Java and Spark for Product Control application.

Job Background/context:

  • Requirement is for a Senior Java Developer with a proven track record of producing complex software solutions.
  • This role will require extensive development using Java, Spark, Big Data technologies.
  • Candidate will be heavily involved with implementation of end to end solutions for various regulatory projects related to operation risk, P&L, PAA for all various financial products.
  • Candidate will be involved with critical regulatory projects with aggressive timelines and will work extensively in redesigning data model of existing platform and maintain it going forward.
  • Coach offshore development teams effectively for optimum productivity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understanding Business Requirements and Functional Requirements provided by Business Analysts and to convert into Technical Design Documents and ability to develop solutions as per requirements.
  • Design and build scalable infrastructure and platform to ingest, store and process very large amount of data.
  • Leverage industry-standard data orchestration and automation tools to create efficient and reliable ETL jobs.
  • Build best in class ETL based solutions for effective data ingestion and transformation.
  • Gathering requirements for new functionality from business users; offering timely solutions; developing, testing and implementing the proposed solutions.
  • Collaborate with various data source teams on effective strategies for data ingestion.
  • Work closely with the IT and platform teams to deliver tech solutions.
  • Be an expert in all things data wrangling, aggregation, summarization and analysis.
  • Explore existing application systems, determines areas of complexity, potential risks to successful implementation.


  • Bachelor of Science or Master degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related discipline; Master's degree preferred
  • 5+ years' experience in software development using Core Java
  • 3+ years' experience in technologies (Hadoop, Spark and Big Data platforms, RBDMS, NoSQL)
  • Advanced SQL capabilities are required. Knowledge of database design techniques and experience working with extremely large data volumes is a plus
  • Advanced experience in ETL and data wrangling using language Java
  • Experience in other technologies such as HIVE, Kafka, TIBCO EMS, GemFire, Spring, etc.
  • Experience in programing in Linux/Unix environment including shell scripting
  • Experience in Agile SDLC, JIRA, BitBucket/Git, AWS ECS, RedShift is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment both as an individual contributor and a tech lead
  • Experience in implementing successful projects
  • Ability to adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication

We'd love to see:

  • Experience with large database and DW implementation in language Java.
  • Experience working in Big Data platform with technologies, especially Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, and HIVE.
  • Understanding of VLDB performance aspects, such as table partitioning, shard, table distribution and optimization techniques.
  • Programming experience, including Java, Spring, ksh.
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