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Data Engineer - work from home

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Employment Type:
Job Role:
Engineering – IT jobs
Sub-Employment Type:
Govt / Public Sector
Greater London
Central London
Salary Description:
600 Per Day Umb/ Paye
Start Date:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Job Ref:

We are looking for a Data Engineer (ideally SC cleared/if not eligible) with excellent experience of big data engineering techniques and concepts using the Hadoop Stack (Cloudera/EMR), including data ingestion, processing and storage using HDFS, Spark, Hive and Impala as well as:

Extensive, hands-on experience of large complex Data Engineering projects designing and developing ETL pipelines in a cloud or on premise environment
Experience of design and implementation of data storage, including HDFS, S3, relational and NoSQL
Experience of developing/utilising programming and query languages e.g. SQL, Java, Scala
Monitoring performance and advising on any required infrastructure or changes.
A good understanding of data management, governance and quality frameworks, and how these integrate with big data solutions

This is the nice to have but not essential criteria:

Strong stakeholder management skills and experience working with stakeholders across all grades and working with internal / external stakeholders to deliver results
Govt dept experience - ideally the DWP.
Confident written and verbal communicator with the ability to present complex ideas in a compelling way to senior technical and non-technical audiences
Comfortable with Agile methodology and ability to manage diverse projects with changing user needs
Security Clearance will be required for this role, therefore only candidates who have continuous UK-based residence over the last 5 years will be considered

Technical Skills required:

This appointment is expected to form an initial part of a longer term programme of work, therefore significant progress is expected to made against the following deliverables (on some cases dependent upon prioritisation of development effort):

Translate business requirements to ensure they are clear and robust, and can be transformed into reusable production ready code and / or effective data models;
Define version control mechanisms and strategies for the source code of products;
Support Quality Assurance colleagues and Data Managers responsible for the day to day testing and live running of data products and services;
Shape solutions in a fit for purpose way; following the agreed principles and contribute to the overall Data Engineer Development lifecycle;
Perform data profiling and quality measurements;
Designing and developing reusable metadata libraries;
Owning the stability of new products designed, including the on-going robustness, resilience and stability of these products;
Identifying, managing and resolving issues preventing the delivery or continuous development of products

Specific to Big Data Developer role:

Responsible for delivering data processing pipelines in a cloud or on premise environment using distribute file store technology.
Responsible for creating and maintaining data pipelines using data streaming or batch transfer technology
Designing ELT processes, data loading strategy, data archiving, data reconciliation, data manipulation, data integration, error handling and error logging mechanisms.

If you meet the experience required above please apply/call/mail me ASAP for the full spec/more information.

Contact Details:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Tel: 02087472161
Contact: James Christie

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