Big Data Development Lead Up to £140,000 + Package

Big Data Development Lead Up to £140,000 + Package

Job Title: Big Data Development Lead Up to £140,000 + Package
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: SPBD_1659078524
Contact Name: Lauren Doobay
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Job Published: July 29, 2022 08:08

Job Description

A Global Financial Services company is looking for a talented Big Data Development Lead to help build state of the art financial analytics software via use of Hadoop and Spark platforms. As the Data Development Lead you will be responsible for the wider global team of analysts and software developers, guiding them through technical tasks, taking ownership of delivery as well as working alongside various teams in multiple worldwide locations.

The client is actively investing their technology and data platforms in order to build a number of new revenue generating products, leveraging open-source and big data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark. This includes new smart data analytics, advanced analytics, visualisation and aggregation.

Alongside Hadoop and Spark, this global Financial Services institution uses other best of breed technologies such as HDFS, Kafka and AWS, which the Data Development Lead will utilise when leading highly visible and strategic initiatives in the organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the worlds' leading Financial Services organisations in a fast paced, dynamic team environment alongside some of the most experienced analysts and engineers in the industry.


  • Leading the team in design and development of "Big Data" infrastructure for batch and real-time analytics.
  • Take ownership of delivery, participating in frequent design and code review meetings
  • Have a clear passion for technology in order to present new ideas and approaches
  • Play a key part in system architecture and design solutions
  • Analyse use-cases and feature requests to technical designs and development tasks


  • Strong coding experience with scripting languages Scala and Java is essential
  • Strong experience with open-source frameworks Hadoop and Spark
  • Commercial experience on big data and advanced analytics projects
  • AWS Cloud solution experience e.g EC2, EMR and S3

Salary: £120,000 + Benefits + Bonus

Location: UK, Remote

PLEASE NOTE* This position does not offer sponsorship, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity to join one on the worlds' leading Financial Services companies as a Big Data Development Lead, please get in touch with an up to date copy of your CV and a convenient time to speak.



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