Big Data Engineer

Recruiter
Harnham
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1232491689
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Big Data Engineer
£700- £750 p/d
5-month contract
Central London


As a Big Data Engineer, you will be using Big Data technologies such as Spark/Scala and Kafka on their AWS data lake.

THE COMPANY:

As a Big Data Engineer, you will be working for a trendy financial client who have a number of credit card products. They have partnerships with leading retailers and have a number of prime and sub-prime products. You will be working in an agile delivery team alongside other Big Data Engineers helping create more functionality around their AWS platform. You will be based in modern central London office where you will be working in a close-knit team to help build and maintain their AWS data platform. As a Senior Big Data Engineer, you will be working in an agile and collaborative environment.

THE ROLE:

As a Big Data Engineer, you will you will be involved in ingesting the data and building data pipelines using Scala. Therefore, as a Big Data Engineer you must have extensive experience in day to day development using Scala. You must be able to build really robust code using scala and therefore as a Big Data Engineer must have a good understanding of test driven development. They have recently migrated over to AWS and you will working on this platform and therefore as a Big Data Engineer must have good understanding of its services. As a Big Data Engineer you will using technologies such as Spark and Kafka and must have good experience with both these technologies in streaming large amounts of data. Though as a Big Data Engineer the key programming language will be Scala coming from a Java background is desirable in this role.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

The successful Big Data Engineer will have the following skills and experience:
  • Extensive experience with Scala
  • Excellent knowledge of AWS and its services
  • Good experience using both Kafka and Spark for streaming purposes

The ideal candidate will:
  • Coming from a strong Java background

THE BENEFITS:
  • A competitive day rate of up to £750 per day

HOW TO APPLY:

Please register your interest by sending your CV to Anna Greenhill via the Apply link on this page.

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