Java Big Data Developer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto


Role: Java Big Data Developer


The primary focus of this role is to provide re-engineering expertise, covering design, implementation and support of the RM applications, namely Aggregation of Market Risk and Market Data Shocks and Scenarios generation. Additional focus will be to work with other internal application development teams.

A technical expert in developing, coding, testing and debugging new software or making significant improvements to existing software. Experience and expertise must be significant to support the software design phases. Could be responsible for overall design, development and team coordination on the business system/application. Significant independent judgment is to be used and will be expected to act as a technical leader on projects.


You are:

  • 10+ years application development experience in Java and Spring Framework
  • 5+ years application development experience in Hadoop, Spark and Java/Scala.
  • 5+ years in developing and optimizing Big Data applications using Java/Scala and Spark on Cloudera/HDP.
  • Experience in developing/designing micro-service architecture.
  • Extensive experience in one of the cloud providers AWS/Azure and migrating large scale complex projects from on-prem to Cloud including in-between hybrid options
  • Proven hands-on experience in containerization – Docker, Kubernetes, Openshift etc.
  • Experience in developing applications in Spring & Spring Boot
  • Working knowledge of Jenkins CI, Git, CI/CD pipelines
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders – business and technical

Nice to Have

  • Experience in building data pipelines on AWS/Azure and/or Databricks
  • Knowledge in Market Risk/Capital Markets/Banking.

We can offer you:

  • A highly competitive compensation and benefits package
  • A multinational organization with 48 offices in 19 countries and the possibility to work abroad
  • Laptop and a mobile phone
  • 15 days of paid annual leave (plus national holidays)
  • Maternity & Paternity leave plans
  • A comprehensive insurance plan including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-/short-term disability
  • RRSP with employer’s contribution
  • A higher education certification policy
  • Comprehensive Relocation Expense Coverage
  • Commuter benefits
  • Extensive training opportunities, focused on skills, substantive knowledge, and personal development
  • On-demand Udemy for Business for all Synechron employees with free access to more than 5000 curated courses
  • Coaching opportunities with experienced colleagues from our Financial Innovation Labs (FinLabs) and Center of Excellences (CoE) groups
  • Cutting edge projects at the world’s leading tier-one banks, financial institutions and insurance firms
  • A flat and approachable organization
  • A truly diverse, fun-loving and global work culture


Diversity & Inclusion are fundamental to our culture, and Synechron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative ‘Same Difference’ is committed to fostering an inclusive culture – promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce helps build stronger, successful businesses as a global company. We encourage applicants from across diverse backgrounds, race, ethnicities, religion, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientations, or disabilities to apply. We empower our global workforce by offering flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programs, and more.

All employment decisions at Synechron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to the applicant’s gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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