Big Data Software Engineer - London

Big Data Software Engineer - London

Job Title: Big Data Software Engineer - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + pension, health, bonus
Reference: HQ00089646_1550684740
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 20, 2019 17:45

Job Description

Big Data Software Engineer - London

My client urgently requires an experienced Big Data Software Engineer to join them in their London HQ.


The Big Data Software Engineer will join a rapidly growing and successful Engineering Team of 21. The team focus on developing advanced web based applications with Machine Learning components, working closely with Data Scientist. to develop a wide range of cutting edge, best in business, analytical tools to provide real-time access to operations-critical information.

In this role as a Big Data Software Engineer you can expect to utilise the latest open source and advanced web technologies to develop REST architectures and APIs, leveraging Big Data technologies like Hadoop, HBase, Kafka for data storage and processing


- Exception full-stack front and back-end software development experience

- Strong skills in REST API Development

- Solid web development experience with Java, JavaScript Libraries (React, Node.js, Bootstrap etc), AJAX, JSON, HTML5, CSS3 etc

- Programming skills in one or more of the following: Python, Scala, Go

- Experience with unstructured and NoSQL DBs i.e. Cassandra, DynamoDB, MongoDB etc

- Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Hbase, Hive, Kafka, Spark, Pig, Sqoop, Oozie etc

The following skills would be preferred, but not essential as training will be provided:

- Experience or an interest in Machine Learning Libraries such as TensorFlow, scikit-learn, SparkML

- Experience with Cloud tech such as AWS, Azure or GCP

- Any Devops/DataOps experience with Kubernetes, Jenkins, Maven, Docker etc


This is an opportunity to join a global brand and market leader in utilising advances in health care information, technology and data science/ML to drive forward advancements in health care. These are a truly global company with over 40,000 employees and hold the largest curated health care data sources in the world.

Internally, they operate an inclusive, dynamic environment with a focus on innovation. You can expect to be supported with fully funded training and encouraged to dream big with regards to career development.


- Salary up to £60,000 + 10% bonus

- Pension

- Health care

- Season ticket loans

- Vouchers/Discounts

- Cycle to work scheme

- Flexible working options

- And more.....

Apply now to find out more and begin the next chapter in your journey to a rewarding career!!

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