Scala Developer, Data Engineer, Software Engineer, Big Data, JVM, AWS

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
London (Greater)
Up to £500 per day
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Scala Developer, Data Engineer, Software Engineer, Big Data, JVM, AWS, Agile

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

The Senior Data Engineer will work within a fast-growing agile team in our London/Oxford offices to help design and build a platform for analyzing our content and extract copyright and compliance data. This is an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Data Engineer 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.

The publishing industry is in the midst of a significant digital transformation. Technology is simultaneously at the forefront and the driving force. Our well established global client is using technology to build innovative platforms and smart content solutions based on their huge collection of scientific literature. They operate at the cutting edge of big data, semantic web and cloud technology to enable the scientific community to make critical decisions faster and more effectively.

About our client:

They are committed to building cohesive teams where communication, support and innovation thrive. Instead of taking a top-down approach to new ideas, all members of the team are empowered to contribute. Great ideas can come from anywhere! A truly global company. They are expanding their capabilities and offer a stimulating environment, enabling bright, passionate people to do their best work. You will be working in a modern and spacious new building, constructed with the sole purpose of encouraging creativity and collaboration.

The Senior Data Engineer 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

The senior Data Engineer 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

Scala Developer, Data Engineer, Software Engineer, Big Data, JVM, AWS, Agile

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