Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Kafka / Cassandra )

Big Data & Data Science | £550 - 700 per day | England, Greater London, London

Role: Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Kafka / Cassandra )

Duration: 6 – 12 Months

Location: London

Rate: £550-£700 Per Day.

My client is looking for an experienced Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Kafka / Cassandra ) to join on a 6 – 12-month contract.

The ideal Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Kafka / Cassandra ) is experienced in working with large data sets and enjoys optimising and building data systems from the ground up.

The Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Kafka / Cassandra ) will support software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects.

The successful Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Kafka / Cassandra ) will have a track-record of designing and optimising data architecture to support the next generation of products and data initiatives.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Experience building and optimising ‘big data’ data pipelines and large data sets.
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.
  • Collaborating with data scientists and engineers across the organisation.

Essential skills include:

  • Experience with big data tools: Spark, Kafka, Cassandra or other NoSQL databases.
  • Strong understanding and experience with Scala.
  • Experience working on AWS or GCP.
  • Confident in explaining technical information to senior stakeholders.
  • Lead and mentor junior members of the team whilst remaining hands-on.

Other skills:

  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes.
  • Experience working in Agile environments.

A demonstrable track-record in a similar role is a necessity for this business-critical role. The culture is one that promotes creativity and the ability to think outside of the box. This is an exciting opportunity for a Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Kafka / Cassandra ) which will allow the individual to work with the industries most advanced technologies.

If you’d like to discuss further, please apply now.

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