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Scala Developer
Ref No.: 20-00801
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 06/22/2020
Infosys Beeline Req:No
Job Category:Information Technology (Technical)
End Client:Morgan Stanley
Timesheet Submission Frequency:Weekly
Invoice submission frequency:Monthly
KAYGEN is an emerging leader in providing top talent for technology based staffing services. We specialize in providing high-volume contingent staffing, direct hire staffing and project based solutions to companies worldwide ranging from startups to Fortune 500 and Managed Service Providers (MSP) across a wide variety of industries

Job title: Scala Developer

Location: NYC, NY

Contract: Long Term contract.



Job Profile:

Analytics platform is offered to Fund Services and Prime brokerage clients. The platform comprises of applications that compute performance and risk metrics on a given set of investments and provides rich reporting capabilities to the end users. It supports a plethora of calculations and analysis including Factor & Stress analysis, Return calculations such as Internal rate of return & Time weighted returns, Portfolio statistics such as Beta, Sharpe Ratio, Performance & Risk attribution, Long/Short analysis and much more.

This is a real-time platform that requires fast calculations, efficient memory management and a highly scalable architecture. The tech stack is multi-faceted with applications written in Scala/Java, Apache Spark used for number crunching and backend databases spanning Sybase & DB2.

This role provides an exciting opportunity to motivated individuals to make enhancements to this platform.

Required Skills:

  • 3 years of Scala or 3 years of Java and 1 years of Scala
  • Developer with experience in Scala, Akka actor framework, SQL, MQ/Kafka with 8 yrs. of experience.
  • Scala experience should be at least 4 yrs. and it should be in building web application with Scala and Scala for Big Data or Analytics
  • Experience with Apache Spark and Akka
  • Understanding of data structures, caching, design patterns, multi-threading and high-performance distributed architecture
  • Comfortable working on Unix
  • Proficient in ANSI SQL
  • Background in Financial Technology

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in Performance / Risk analytics


  • Bachelor or Masters' degree in CS or equivalent

At KAYGEN, we are always looking for dynamic, talented and experienced individuals. We invite you to join our team of talented IT professionals, consulting at client locations across the globe. Our culture is team-orientated; we strive to stand by our core values of respect, honesty and integrity. Our team of experienced staffing experts will work with you to find you the best opportunity. For more information please visit us at