Big Data Specialist

  • Reference IP27891-JE
  • Location Cardiff
  • Job type Permanent

Big Data Specialist – based in central Cardiff – Salary up to £50,000 + excellent package

We’re on the lookout for a big data specialist to work for a leading R&D organization in their Data Management Platform team, forming a central point of technical expertise for Big Data best practices. The successful candidate will be a go-to person for the rest of the product team and management on data architecture whilst working as an embedded member of a scrum team.

The big data specialist will be selecting and integrating any Big Data tools and frameworks required to provide requested capabilities as well as acting as the Consultant for Product Wide Strategy for Big Data!

We’re keen to speak to candidates who want to work with some very cool projects - The company champions the use of Agile and works in small teams using a well-implemented SCRUM framework.
On the tech side of things we’re looking for -
* Proven experience with architecting highly performant Big Data solutions
* Good knowledge of Big Data querying tools, such as Pig, Hive, and Impala
* Experience with Spark
* Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources
* Experience with NoSQL databases, such as Cassandra and MongoDB
* Knowledge of various ETL techniques and frameworks, such as Flume or Nifi

We’re looking for big data specialists with a proficient understanding of distributed computing principles and looking to contribute to the design and development of some of the most challenging projects around, however what will you get?!
* Very competitive salaries from a cash rich billionaire backed company,
* Catered lunch daily!
* Team building - 5-a-side football, socials, open air movies and regular games tournaments against US counterparts
* Recognition & investment - If you have the talent then they’ll give you the chance to make a difference.
* Passion - work with a team that is heavily invested in their work and believe strongly in what they do.
* Flexible working hours
* The very best programmers did not become good just sitting around and learning by osmosis – enjoy the companies snack and learn time (pizza and learning new technology on a regular basis) as well as personal project afternoons
* Don’t forget the 5% matched pension, Healthcare and company stock options!
* Based in Central Cardiff they are easy to get to with great transport links

Their commitment to innovation has helped them more than double our size over the last 2 years alone, and they're not stopping there; they’ve created a place to work that has no boundaries and put simply, they’re the kind of team that you really do want to be part of.

For more details please apply for an initial call back regarding the role / your experience or call Jon Edwards on 02920 252500 for a confidential chat.

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