Big Data Engineer – Contract
Location: London
Contract Type: Contract
Salary: £650 per day


My client, a notable and global brand within the martech/adtech sector, is looking for a ‘Big Data’ Engineer to join them on a 6 month contract to start ASAP.


  • Working in a cross-functional team – alongside talented Engineers and Data Scientists
  • Building scalable and high-performance code
  • Monitoring cluster (Spark/Hadoop) performance
  • Working in an Agile Environment
  • Refactoring and moving current libraries and scripts to Scala/Java
  • Enforcing coding standards and best practices
  • Working in an environment with a significant number of unknowns – both technically and functionally

Skills and Qualifications


  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Strong analytical, learning and problem solving skills with personal interest in subjects such as math/statistics, machine learning, AI and analytics
  • Solid knowledge of data structures, algorithms and Unix/Linux
  • Proficient in Scala, Java and SQL
  • Strong experience with Apache Spark 2.0
  • Experience working in an Agile environment using TDD and Continuous Integration
  • Experience refactoring code with scale and production in mind
  • Familiar with Git, Python, JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles
  • Proficiency with Hadoop v2, MapReduce, HDFS
  • Good knowledge of Big Data querying tools, such as Pig, Hive, and Impala
  • Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB
  • Experience with Big Data ML toolkits, such as Mahout, SparkML, or H2O
  • Experience with Cloudera/MapR/Hortonworks

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