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Senior Big Data Engineer – Scala, Spark

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Greater London Permanent £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum


Scala | Spark | MapReduce | HBase

Senior Big Data Engineer | £65,000 to £80,000 | London

I am working with a client who is committed to developing a high-performance, real-time data ingestion platform.


As the successful Senior Big Data Engineer, your responsibilities are as follows:

  • Develop cutting edge, real-time data processing platforms (Spark/Storm/Kafka)
  • Work alongside Architects to act as a Big Data/Spark evangelist and design new platforms and find new data sources
  • Engage with Data Science and Machine Learning teams to refactor algorithms
  • Work with stakeholders to gather requirements and deliver custom solutions with the wider commercial business/customer insight in mind


Ideally you will have the following skills:

  • Strong Scala/Java programming background (Scala not a prerequisite)
  • Experience working with production Big Data tools (including, but not limited to Hadoop & Spark)
  • An understanding of the commercial and technology benefits of Big Data technologies
  • Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders


  • An opportunity to gain hands-on experience of leading next generation Big Data technologies (Spark, Storm, Kafka etc.)
  • £65,000 to £80,000 plus great benefits

**Sadly this client cannot sponsor. Please do not apply if you do not presently possess authorisation to work in the UK**

Job Reference: JO-1608-89480

Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum

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