Big Data Engineer

Understanding Recruitment
19 Apr 2018
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Big Data Engineer

A new opportunity has arisen for a Senior Big Data Engineer to work for a market-leading FTSE100 business based in Luton, at a time of exciting transformation and growth for the company. The successful Big Data Engineer will be joining the already established engineering team, providing technical leadership and working on projects and a range of new processes around handling data.

As the Senior Data Engineer, you will be working with a newly launched big data platform in an Agile environment, specifically using Hadoop. You will be experienced at promoting Big Data best-practice across a business and have a passion for being a subject matter expert whilst adding value in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

Key skills needed for the Senior Data Engineer:

  • Extensive experience with Big Data and Hadoop is key (Cloudera preferred, not essential)
  • Experience creating cloud and data solutions in a large-scale, Agile environment
  • Commercial experience with shell-scripting, using previous hands-on skills with Spark, Python, Hive or Impala
  • Ability to become the subject matter expert within this area of the business
  • Experience with Business Analysis and/or business intelligence
  • The ability to mentor and guide other members of the team
  • Extensive experience with Big Data, Hadoop and Cloudera - this is key!
  • Previous experience within the airline or retail sector preferred

This is a great opportunity for a driven and ambitious Senior Data Engineer (Big Data) to join a hugely successful organisation where you will be part of a range of exciting projects from the get-go! This career move could be life-changing for the successful candidate to become part of an ever-changing company, adding genuine business impact.

Big Data Engineer - Hadoop, Cloudera, Business analysis, Agile, Spark, Python, Hive, Impala

Salary: £55,000 - £68,000 (Depending on experience) + Benefits + Bonus (up to 20%)
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire

Please apply immediately for consideration!
Understanding Recruitment is acting as an agency on behalf of this vacancy.

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