Big Data Engineer

Job Title: Big Data Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 70336-ITENG-DVS_1507550122
Contact Name: David Sheppard
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 09, 2017 12:55

Job Description

Leading Global provider of information solutions that builds innovative platforms and smart content solutions needs a Big Data Engineer for a 6-month contract role starting at the beginning of November. The role is based in London most of the week however does require 1 or 2 days a week to be spent in Oxford.

You will be working from a modern and spacious new building with a stimulating environment where all members of the team are empowered to contribute.

The Role
Working within a fast-growing agile team in their London and Oxford offices to help design and build a platform for analyzing content and extracting copyright and compliance data for a publishing company.

To secure this Big Data Engineer contract you will need:

* Experience of big data and technologies such as Spark, Scala and the Hadoop
* The ability to build cloud based solutions using modern technologies
* The ability to expose those solutions using APIs so that other applications can make use of them
* Knowledge of techniques such as test-driven development, pair programming and continuous delivery
* A collaborative style that will enable you to work with Product Managers to translate ideas into high quality software solutions
* Developed on the JVM using Scala and possibly other JVM languages, knowledge of Python or R is a bonus
* Experience with Spark, or the Hadoop ecosystem and similar frameworks
* Familiarity with tools such as AWS, Mesos or Docker and an instinct for automation
* Agile experience with Scrum/Kanban/XP

If you fit this profile and are available to start in November please apply or call me.