Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Python / Kafka )

Big Data & Data Science | £550 - 600 per day | England, Greater London, London

Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Python / Kafka )

6 months minimum

£550 – £600

London

A Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Python / Kafka ) is required to join an innovative and exciting financial services company in central London on an initial 6-month contract.

My client is looking for a skilled Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Python / Kafka ) with a strong commercial background using Spark and Python. The ideal candidate will also have experience building data pipelines on top of Kafka.

You will be required to work alongside the DevOps team, Data Architects and Data Scientists to evaluate and implement new big data frameworks and tools as well as recommend ways to improve existing big data tools.

Essential Skills for the Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Python / Kafka ) include:

  • Strong knowledge and commercial experience with Python.
  • Strong knowledge and commercial experience with Spark
  • Experience building data pipelines on top of Kafka.
  • 3+ years of Big Data experience
  • NoSQL database experience with either: HBase, Cassandra or MongoDB.
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence in presenting business solutions to senior stakeholders.
  • Lead and mentor junior members of the team throughout the project.

Desirable Skills for Big Data Engineer ( Spark / Python / Kafka ) include:

  • Experience working on Google Cloud is bonus.
  • Docker / Kubernetes
  • Consultancy experience is preferable
  • Data collection and querying such as: Sqoop or Hive.
  • NiFi
  • Flink

Pre-Requisite:

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

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