Senior Big Data Developer (Scala/Java) (f/m/d)

Deutsche Börse AG • Frankfurt am Main

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Field of activity

StatistiX® is the Data Warehouse and Data Platform of Deutsche Börse Group. StatistiX® provides external and internal users worldwide with statistical information on financial markets, offers Data Store Services and acts as Business Intelligence and Analytics platform of Deutsche Börse Group.

You will be part of a dynamic, committed, high performance StatistiX R&D team to deliver the business need in solid, efficient, and timely manner.  Main responsibility of team is to find an effective way to solve actual business problems with new technologies based on Cloudera Stack (incl. HDFS (Distributed File Systems), HBase (NoSql), Kafka, Zeppelin, Spark) starting from PoC till installation in production. If you strive to take ownership and develop creative solutions, are fascinated by technology, and like to work in a challenging & lively environment – then you are exactly the person we are looking for.


 Job Responsibilities: 

  • Design software based on the user requirements given by functional and business experts. Translate application storyboard and use cases into fully functional business process solution.
  • Function as a primary contributor in designing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting, and supporting all types of Big Data applications consistent with established specifications and business requirements to deliver business value. Your focus will be on ingestion layer and analytical applications.
  • Give recommendations and feedback on solution design and development to facilitate the growth of the overall team. Validate any work done, whether development or issue resolution, will be thoroughly tested.
  • Design, Develop & Test components across development, test, production environments and implementation support as necessary.
  • Develop complete descriptions of all specifications and solutions as required.
  • Ability to work under pressure, accept new challenges and take over responsibility. Also provide consulting and solution options on application issues encountered by end users
  • Willingness to learn new functionality as well as technology to be bring the team to next level.


Job Skills and Knowledge Required: 

  • University degree in Computer Science or similar technical subject
  • Minimum 5 years of development experience in real projects.
  • Knowledge in data structures and algorithms is a must.
  • Basic Knowledge of Financial Markets.
  • Knowledge of Scala (or Java) and working experience with Spark.
  • Hands-on experience with Data Modelling, performance tuning of queries in Spark on very large datasets.
  • Experience with other technologies, which are used in project will be an added advantage:
    • Oracle, SQL
    • Jenkins, Containers
    • Kafka, HBase, HDFS (Cloudera Stack)
    • Control-M, Shell Scripting
    • GitHub, Jira
    • Play Framework, GraphQL/REST, Kafka Connect.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English with the ability to interact with business and technical IT management teams. Communication skill in German will be an added advantage.

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at ease and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.

Exciting, cutting-edge projects

“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a growing company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.

International environment

Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues and teams across over 50 locations from more than 100 nations.

Security and growth

Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.

Our values

We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. We want to achieve this common goal with performance, reliability, integrity, openness and responsibility. Mutual respect and appreciation are of particular importance. Our values shape our culture and behaviour – both within our organisation and externally.

Team spirit

Our employees work in great teams that drive positive change – and therefore they enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.

Work-life balance

We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.

Careers with a future

Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.

Meal allowance

We take care of your culinary well-being. With our meal allowance you can choose from a variety of dishes in our staff restaurant or get your breakfast or snacks in the bistro for that extra boost of energy in between. Drinks such as tea, coffee, water and juice are available free of charge.

Pension scheme

We top up your pension! You will be registered at BVV, to which we pay a monthly pension allowance for you. Furthermore, you have the option to pay an additional part of your salary to increase the amount of your future pension payment.

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