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Java Developer Contractor (Data Team) – Financial Times

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Java Developer Contractor (Data Team) – Financial Times


Position Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Contractor to join the Product & Technology department, of a growing business and a globally recognized brand.  Working with teams in Sofia or in distributed teams in London and Sofia, you will be responsible for delivering innovative technical solutions as you build and operate world-class platforms to grow the Financial Times strategic business models. You will have the autonomy, within defined guard rails, to select the tools and technologies you need to build and operate services responsible for FT brand critical capabilities.  Someone who is comfortable with the ever-changing technical landscape and is keen to contribute to the company’s processes and broader know how would thrive in this role.

Must have:

  • Java
    • EE java is less relevant for us, but not completely irrelevant
  • Experience building Microservices with Docker/Kubernetes
  • Experience in running production ready services
    • Monitoring
    • Alerting
    • Logging
    • Scalability
    • Testing
  • Experience of Cloud, especially AWS
  • Mindset of building sustainable products in a close as possible product-like environment.
  • Experience of Agile environment
  • Test driven development

Good to have:

  • Experience with big data technologies, such as Redshift, Hadoop, BigQuery
  • Kafka or other streaming experience
  • RESTful API experience

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