Senior Data Engineer, Big Data, JVM, Java, SQL, Spark, Kafka

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
London (Greater)
£55,000 - £70,000 Range + Bonus + Great Benefits + Flexible / Remote
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Data Engineer, Big Data, JVM, Java, SQL, Spark, Kafka – JY/4766

My client are global technology firm who are seeking a talented Senior Data Engineer based in Central Londonto help design and build a new capability making use of big data technology. The Senior Data Engineer will have a keen interest in big data and technologies such as Spark, Scala, Kafka and the Hadoop ecosystem. This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Data Engineer to play a leading role in changing the way that data based products are delivered within the business.

As a Senior Data Engineer, you will:

  • Develop applications that exploit a unique collection of scientific data.
  • Build cloud based data matching applications and APIs for researcher profile information.
  • Build well-formed APIs and services to allow members of the wider ecosystem to easily integrate with applications.
  • Take advantage of techniques such as test-driven development, pair programming and continuous delivery.
  • Work with Data Scientists and Product Managers to ensure software is high quality and meets user requirements.

The Senior Data Engineer will ideally have the following experience:

  • Excellent programming skills on the JVM using Java, Scala and possibly other languages.
  • Comfortable working with SQL/NoSQL.
  • Comfortable working in Unix CLI and with cloud infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with AWS (EMR) and/or Cloudera
  • An advocate of agile practices for rapid development of quality software.
  • Comfortable learning new technologies, languages and tools on the job to ensure that the product is not left behind in a rapidly evolving ecosystem.
  • Experience with Spark or the Hadoop ecosystem and similar frameworks.
  • Experience with Kafka is ideal for this role.

This really is an exceptional role with a great salary package and benefits on offer. The successful Senior Data Engineer will play a key part in the company’s progress as well as new product innovation, working within an Agile team in a challenging yet rewarding environment. So, if this exciting new opportunity for a Senior Data Engineer is of interest then please apply now for immediate consideration.

Senior Data Engineer, Big Data, JVM, Java, SQL, Spark, Kafka – JY/4766

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