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Lead Big Data Engineer, London, UK

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Development, Data Science and Big Data
85,000 to 100,000 per annum
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Role: Lead Big Data Engineer
Location: London
Salary: Circa £100,000 + benefits

We’re working with one of the largest companies in their field who are looking to build out an entire Big Data Engineering division, starting with the hire of a Lead Data Engineer (/ Head of Data Engineering).

This role is essential in their efforts to centralise their group’s data (TB size) which accumulates 40million+ visitors per month.

The key effort for this team will to be to build out their new Hadoop and AWS based platform, define technical strategy for the unit, and grow in size to take on more projects focusing on streaming work on top of their batch processing efforts. The Lead Data Engineer will be involved fully in the build of the platform, and will also take on the responsibility of growing his or her team further. You will be supported by two be existing (more junior) big data engineers.


• Experience of end to end Big Data platform builds
• Implementation experience in “Big Data” technologies – Hadoop, Spark, AWS (Redshift)
• Strong background in Machine Learning
• Knowledge of both batch and streaming projects

If you are interested in this or other Big Data Engineering opportunities please contact Niall Wharton on or +44(0)203 301 9908. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the EU without sponsorship.

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Contact Details:
Tel: 0203 301 9908
Fax: 0203 301 9901
Contact: Niall Wharton

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