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Senior Database Engineer - Big Data


  • £550 - £600 per day
  • London Bridge
  • Posted: 01/06/2018
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 439101064

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Senior Data Engineer – Big Data, Hadoop, Spark, Scala, SQL, T-SQL - CONTRACT

Senior Data Engineer with skills in Hadoop big data technologies required by dynamic, rapidly expanding digital marketing solutions agency.

This amazing company are going from strength to strength and can count some incredible brand names amongst their client portfolio. As they grow they are investing in the latest cutting edge tools and technologies and a massive focus for them is Big Data. They therefore now need a Senior Data Engineer with a strong relational database background but who also has skills in Big Data technology, particularly Hadoop, to take on a key, primary role in their specialist development team.

This hands on role will see you join a team designing and developing data warehouses and will be responsible for the ETL processes, using SSIS to produce high quality, robust and unit tested solutions. As well as using your relational database skills you will continue to gain exposure to some of the latest technologies available on the Hadoop Stack, and will be required to design and develop (in Spark using Scala) the core Customer Engagement Platform, which is used by some of this companies biggest clients. You will help upskill team members into Hadoop stack technologies, providing them with training and mentoring them on projects. Reporting into the Head of Data Engineering this will essentially be the first big data hire this company makes so represents a fantastic opportunity to help build out big data capability of this forward thinking business!

This company can offer a varied and interesting role where you will be responsible mobilising the latest principles on a diverse range of Marketing and Campaign Management projects. The business will look to you for best practice and clever thinking and an important aspect of this role is the ability to document architecture, structure and implementation details for your projects, and as a senior member of the team, make recommendations on how to optimise and improve the engineering process – and help to design warehouses of the future.

To be considered you must be a passionate, creative and inspiring Senior Data Engineer with the following skills and experience :

• Good hands on exposure to Hadoop and other Big Data technologies (Spark, Hive, Oozie, Sqoop, NiFi, HDFS, R)
• Strong experience of database/data warehouse design and data modelling
• Significant experience of SQL Server (2008, 2012, 2014)
• Strong skills in SQL/T-SQL
• Excellent coding experience in either Java or Scala
• ETL development and design experience using such tools as SSIS and Informatica (additional ETL technologies a bonus)
• Additional scripting languages a bonus

Alongside this you should have experience with a range of SDLC methodologies and strong skills in requirements analysis, specification and estimating. Excellent communication skills are essential and you will work well as part of a team.

Based in fantastic offices in London Bridge, this company have a vibrant working environment and really look after their employees. 

A rate of £550-£600/day is on offer with an initial 3 month contract (with good chance of extension).

If you are a Senior Data Engineer with the Big Data experience and skills mentioned above and want to take your career to the next level then apply NOW!

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.