Developer: Big Data - Central London

City Of London
£45k - £65k pa + Excellent Benefits Package
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Developer: Big Data - Central London

Large Scale Project: Multiple Vacancies!

£45,000 - £65,000 (Depending on Experience) + Competitive Benefits Package

Please note: the client will not sponsor


A leading Retail & eCommerce brand is on the lookout for talented Big Data Developers for a brand new project that will reshape and revolutionise how the industry engage with consumers and clients

Their mission is to build a central open source technology division, which will support Data Science, Digital (mobile and web), Marketing and traditional Business Intelligence teams


The Big Data team consist of Software Developers and Designers across multiple platforms and technologies, so each day brings variety, challenges and the freedom to develop skills and experience in cutting edge technologies

They are rapidly growing and looking for passionate and dedicated Developers to deliver innovative and exciting projects they have in the pipeline

Some of the tools used across the team:

- Kafka, Spark, Hadoop, Hive
- Scala, Java, R, Python
- Git & Jira


- Write well-structured clean code
- Assist in system and application architecture
- Devise innovative ways of storing and displaying complex data
- Sell the benefits and get involved with writing automated tests
- Keep on top of new technologies and trends across relevant industries and sectors
- Collaborate with Product, Digital, Data Science and BI teams
- Get involved with platform architecture and DevOps practices
- Be an active part of an agile development team
- Lead by example and show a passion and hunger for all things open source tech


- Excellent knowledge of Scala, Java, R, Python
- Hadoop Application architecture, understanding Batch vs. Streaming
- Distributed Computing in Big Data analytical applications
- Software Design and Coding experience
- Cloud computing and related challenges around security, bandwidth
- Object-oriented and functional programming in large scale applications
- Unit testing including mocking and behavioural testing
- Application architecture
- Version control
- Relational and non-relational database knowledge/experience


- Discretionary bonus
- Competitive Pension scheme
- Season Ticket Loan
- Company Discount Scheme
- Other flexible benefits
- PC or Mac


Kafka, Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Scala, Java, R, Python, Git, Jira, Coding