Data Engineer - RELNJP00019820

Job Title: Data Engineer - RELNJP00019820
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, London
Salary: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 67942-ITENG-JRC
Contact Name: Jordan Constable
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 03, 2016 09:16

Job Description

Data Engineer-Initial 6 Month Contract-Central London-Global Publishing Company-£500/£600pd

Our Client, a Global Publishing Company, is seeking a Data Engineer to be based in Central London on an initial 6 month contract.

About you:

We are seeking a talented and self-motivated, experienced Data Engineer with a deep interest in big data and technologies such as Spark, Scala and the Hadoop ecosystem.

The role will be joining a new and fast-growing agile team in our London offices to help design and build a new way of working with big data. This is an exciting new opportunity to play a key role in changing the way in which data based products are delivered within the company. You will devise and implement a modern approach to software engineering that enables people throughout the company to take advantage of one of the world's broadest collections of scientific literature.

You should have:
* Development on the JVM using Scala and possibly other JVM languages, knowledge of Python 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
* Experience with agile engineering practices such as TDD, Pair Programming, Continuous Integration, automated testing and deployment
* Web service development using frameworks such as Dropwizard or aka.
* A positive, constructive approach with an emphasis on collaboration and good execution.