Big Data Engineer (Hadoop / Scala / Spark)

Big Data & Data Science | £500 - 600 per day | England, Greater London, London

Big Data Engineer (Hadoop / Scala / Spark)

3-6 Months

£500 – £600 per day (dependent on experience)


Passionate and experienced Big Data Engineer’s (Hadoop / Scala / Spark) are required to join a dynamic and fast-growing market leading company.

My Client is looking for a strong Big Data Engineer (Hadoop / Scala / Spark) who is an expert in operating the Hadoop cluster and building data pipelines.

Key responsibilities for the Big Data Engineer (Hadoop / Scala / Spark) include:

  • An impressive track-record of designing, developing and testing big data solutions.
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture working alongside the Architects, Data Scientists and Software Developers.
  • Be able to confidently lead and mentor junior members of the team.
  • Recommend ways to improve data efficiency and strive for greater functionality in the data systems.
  • Experience working on multiple greenfield projects previously.
  • Work within a large team to develop and implement optimal solutions, then maintain and monitor the quality.

Essential Skills for the Big Data Engineer (Hadoop / Scala / Spark) include:

  • Possess the technical knowledge of all stages involved in building large scale applications and data processing systems.
  • Strong Information / Database experience, ideally within a Big Data / Hadoop ecosystem.
  • Experience building and optimising data pipelines and large data sets.
  • 3+ years of experience in Big Data technologies.
  • Proficient within other big data technologies including Scala and Spark.
  • Consultancy experience is preferable.
  • Experience with Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Python and Kafka.
  • A self-motivated and enthusiastic individual.
  • BS or MSc in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

Why should you apply?

  • Great opportunity to work with the industries most advanced technologies.
  • Full on-the-job training.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Subsidised on-site staff restaurant.

If you’d like to be considered for this role, please apply now.

(You must have the legal right/permit to work in the UK)

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