Scala Big Data Engineer | Apache Spark | AWS | Oxfordshire/London

04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Scala Big Data Engineer with strong Apache Spark, AWS and Agile experience is required by global client based in Oxfordshire/London. We are seeking a talented and self-motivated Scala Big Data Engineer with a deep interest in Big Data and technologies such as Spark, Scala and the Hadoop ecosystem. The role will be within a fast-growing agile team to help design and build a platform for analysing our content and extract copyright and compliance data. This is an exciting new opportunity to play a key role in changing the way in which we provide value to the publishing industry and protect our content. You will devise and implement a modern approach to mining papers for insights that we can share with our customers, partners and the wider industry. Essential Experience Scala Apache Spark Docker AWS Agile Java TDD (Test Driven Development) Nice To Have Experience Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence Pair Programming You should bring: 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 You should have: 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 Interviews can take place in either Oxfordshire or London
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