Big Data Software Developer Specialist


Nasdaq Position Overview:

We are looking for a Software Developer Specialist with passion for Big Data, someone who wants to contribute in further developing our Data & Analytics platform in our Data & Services team. The candidate we look for is an experienced software developer, perhaps also with some experience from Big Data, Analytics and Business Intelligence. Preferably you have worked within the Banking / Finance sector. Experience from high paced international companies and/or the gaming sector might also be interesting, depending on the experience and roles from these positions.

As a Software Developer Specialist at Nasdaq, you will work with highly motivated and skilled colleagues in an international and dynamic environment. This position is a fantastic opportunity to develop your technical and interpersonal skills, while gaining an extensive knowledge of the exchange industry.

Our Data and Services team is a development team consisting of developers working together to form the core functional and non-functional part of our Data & Analytics solution, to ensure the successful delivery of Projects, Enhancements and Support to our customers. The role involves working with Business Analysts, Project Managers and Customers to develop system components to meet the needs of functional and non-functional requirements.

You will be integrally involved in meeting our challenge to develop robust high quality software, with ever increasing performance requirements. Simultaneously you will contribute to improve agility and time to market in a changing business and regulatory environment.  

Education, Professional accomplishments, and Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree qualified in a discipline related to Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience within software development: 4+ years
  • Excellent and proven Java software development skills
  • Excellent and proven SQL development skills
  • Good database knowledge (preferably PostgresSQL and Oracle)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Skills, Requirements and Competencies:

  • Participate in the development of strategic goals for leveraging our Data and Analytic platform
  • Employ best practices to ensure high availability and performance.
  • Review system requirements and design solutions
  • Develop program logic in Java for new applications or analyses and modifies logic in existing applications,
  • Develop, test, debug in a Java/Linux environment  
  • Database analysis and design
  • Working closely with the customers, Business Analysts, Testers and Project Managers in global environments to support the design of new and existing functionality-
  • Provide technical support in a defined project
  • Modify existing internal software products to add new functions, adapt to new hardware, improve performance or enhance product usability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software development and design experience from distributed high performance systems
  • Experience from Big Data development and Business Intelligence Systems
  • Experience from the Hadoop Ecosystem in particular HDFS, Spark, Presto, Parquet file format
  • Prior experience in clearing trading and/or clearing system development within the financial sector
  • Good understanding of financial markets



Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.


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