Developer, Northampton

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Linum Consult’s client is a leading international finance company, currently seeking a Platform Developer to deliver their technical vision through code and infrastructure development of the EDP advanced analytics platform across a number of hosting platforms: AWS, OpenShift, and on-premises servers. This role will be based in Northampton.


  • Enhance, troubleshoot, and automate the Java, Python and Infrastructure as Code elements, including a portal, tools, and pipelines
  • Design new platform capabilities or enhance existing ones, and ensure the deliverables comply to the company’s standards and policies
  • Take ownership of data platforms, defects, and responsibility to lead engineers and developers, reviewing code and contributing as required
  • Lead service improvement across Elastic DP platform by identifying existing design flaws and guiding the engineering team in remediation and improvement
  • Encourage others in working towards the organisation’s goals
  • Develop and prototype highly available distributed systems, web application development and framework extensions


  • Previous experience in data platform engineering, preferably within the financial sector
  • Good understanding of Hadoop core concepts, AWS CloudFormation and Kubernetes
  • Demonstrable history of using core programming languages: Java/Scala or Python
  • Strong understanding of systems and applications associated with Cloud and containerisation environments such as UNIX, Windows, Storage, Middleware, Networks and security
  • Ideally have experience of DevOps tooling such as Jenkins, Bitbucket/Git, Nexus, and working knowledge of CI/CD toolchains
  • Infrastructure automation skills (Chef)
  • Preferably have exposure to one or more additional technologies in the platform, namely DB2, MongoDB, MariaDB Ab Initio, Informatica, Teradata or SAS
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


If you fulfil ALL of the key criteria for this position, then please submit your application for the attention of Kiva Donald to If your application is successful you will be contacted within 48 hours for a further discussion.

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