Senior Big Data Engineer (Data Science)
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comparethemarket.com
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London
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Senior Big Data Engineer (Data Science) - Job description

The quality of data at comparethemarket.com makes a huge difference to the experience of our customers and the success of the business. 


We are looking for a Senior Big Data Engineer (Data Science) who has considerable experience in automation and productionisation of data science products; machine learning implementations, predictive models and real time pattern/trigger based actioning. Big Data technologies, such as Apache Spark, is a must, as is architecture knowledge in AWS environments.  Awareness about the current / future state of Data Science technologies and machine learning techniques will be preferred.


The role

As a Senior Big Data Engineer you will help develop and support market leading business intelligence solutions in an agile product team that gives comparethemarket.com a competitive advantage in our wide range of products.

By mentoring other team members and championing big data technologies and techniques you’ll contribute to the team’s evolving culture of experience, innovation, enthusiasm and passion and also play a key role in designing the architecture of the projects the team embarks on.

You will ensure development and delivery is of the highest quality. That it’s on time and budget; that team standards are being evolved and increased.  You’ll manage and take responsibility for the continuous delivery environment of projects and be responsible for technical problem solving.


What will it take?

As a highly skilled, professional and confident Senior Big Data Engineer (Data Science), you’ll have excellent analytical and problem solving skills. You will have a strong analytical and Data Manipulation (XML, JSON) background. You will be an Expert at data ETL in Hadoop and Spark. When we meet you’ll be able to demonstrate your experience in:

  • ·           Strong Java or Scala development skills
  • ·           NoSQL, especially MongoDB and HBase
  • ·           Big Data schema design
  • ·           Using and defining automated tests to verify that loads and       transformations work as intended
  • ·           Confidence and experience working in agile teams
  • ·           Excellent communication skills

 

Why choose us?

The benefits package is excellent and comprehensive; you’ll earn a competitive salary with an annual bonus of up to 10%, private medical cover and a range of benefits that you’d expect from a great employer.  Perhaps more importantly in this role you’ll have the opportunity to work with some outstanding people in a fun and thriving environment.


What next

If you can see yourself succeeding in this role, it would be great to hear from you. The first step is to click apply.


Opening date: 3/11/17

Closing date: 3/12/17

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