Big Data Engineer - Spark/Scala - Pioneering Technology

Big Data Engineer - Spark/Scala - Pioneering Technology

Job Title: Big Data Engineer - Spark/Scala - Pioneering Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension + medical care
Start Date: ASAP (will wait for notice)
Reference: BN/HQ00089645_1550742876
Contact Name: Brad Newton
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2019 09:54

Job Description

Big Data Engineer, Spark/Scala - Pioneering Technology


Our client is at the forefront of Data Science Technology, helping to make advances in health care and ground-breaking discoveries across a broad range of solutions.


The Big Data Engineer role sits within Machine Learning and AI Products.

It is part of a highly talented team of Engineers and Data Scientists - your Main focus being to write highly performant and scalable code that will run on top of their Big Data platform. You will therefore work closely with Data Science team to support them in the ETL process.


To building scalable and high-performance code whilst implementing ETL and Feature Extractions pipelines.

Ability to monitoring cluster (Spark/Hadoop performance, work in Agile Environment and in a cross-functional team.

Refactoring and moving current libraries and scripts to Scala/Java.


The successful Big Data Engineer will ideally have a background in problem solving, strong analytical skills and interest in Machine learning.

BSc or MSc in Computer Science or related field, and a solid understanding of data structures and algorithms.

Skills & Knowledge:

Scala, Java, and SQL

Spark, Hive/Impala and HDFS

Python, Unix/Linux, Git, Jenkins, JUnit and ScalaTest

NoSQL databases


Salary £50-60k and £70-80k

Bonus + pension + private medical care

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