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Verafin - Senior Software Developer - Data Platform Team



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
Do you want to join a team where you work on challenging problems, make a positive difference to the world, and have fun doing it? Then we have the perfect role for you! We have an opening for a Senior Software Developer to join the Data Platform team in St. John's or Toronto.

As a Senior Software Developer on the Data Platform team, you will play a key role in designing, developing, and maintaining our big data infrastructure. You will get the opportunity to work closely with a variety of internal teams to implement scalable and efficient data processing solutions, while ensuring the availability and reliability of our data pipelines. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the progress of our data architecture and analytics capabilities.

You will use your curious mind, refined problem-solving ability, and code writing expertise to bring fresh new ideas to life. Your contribution will help Verafin fight crimes such as human trafficking, elder abuse, and drug trafficking and you’ll join a large team who is equally passionate about making a difference. Being a Senior Software Developer at Verafin means getting the opportunity to have a positive impact on the world while doing what you love – solving complicated problems using the power of code.

Role Responsibilities

  • Helping develop new features, bug fixes and optimizations

  • Designing solutions to solve technical problems

  • Writing applications to read, extract, transform and load data utilizing big data technologies

  • Ensuring data accuracy, consistency, and completeness throughout the data pipeline

  • Processing unstructured data into a form suitable for analysis

  • Monitoring data performance

  • Working in collaboration with your team, while delivering project requirements

  • Participating in code reviews

Essential Skills & Qualifications

  • A university degree or college diploma in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of Software Development experience

  • Experience building pipelines to process large volume of structured and unstructured data, including integrating data from multiple sources

  • Strong analytical skills and creativity to solve complex problems

  • Experience working with big data technologies such as EMR and/or Apache Spark

  • Programming experience in Python, Scala or Java

  • Experience with automated testing

  • Top notch interpersonal and organizational skills making teamwork a positive experience

  • Experience building production level systems in AWS cloud environment

Would be good to have experience in a few of the following areas

  • Java, Python, Scala, or a similar language

  • Experience using JavaScript, CSS, REST

  • Core Banking Systems

  • Experience working with big data technologies such as AWS EMR and/or Apache Spark

  • Intelligent systems, artificial intelligence, and data science

  • Distributed computing

  • Database technologies (Relational and non-relational)

  • Data extraction, transformation/cleansing, and integration

What does success look like in this role?

  • Understanding the goals of the team while using problem solving skills to achieve them

  • Willing to learn new programming languages to meet goals and objectives

  • Producing clean and efficient code

  • Asking for help, learning from, and mentoring others

  • Iterating consistently on coding practices for continuous improvement

What are the growth opportunities for this role?

  • Develop along the technical leadership path including Specialist, Lead Developer and Architect

This job posting will close on July 15 at 11:59PM NST.

This position offers the opportunity for a hybrid work environment (2 days a week in office), providing flexibility and accessibility for qualified candidates.

After the purchase of Verafin by Nasdaq in 2021, we are excited to announce as of Jan 1st 2024 we have started to move toward becoming a fully integrated part of Nasdaq. The job you are applying for will be for the Verafin team as part of the larger Nasdaq organization. The folks involved in the recruitment process will be part of the Verafin team. If you are selected for an interview, we are happy to discuss any questions you may have related to these changes. Thank you for your interest in Verafin, a Nasdaq company.

Come as You Are

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.