Big Data Engineer - Banking

Recruiter
Empiric Solutions
Location
London
Salary
550.00 GBP Daily
Posted
01 Dec 2016
Closes
29 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Big Data engineer, Spark, Yarn, Java, Python, Scala, puppet and Chef

I have a great opportunity to work for a top tier investment bank. My client is embarking on a major program within the Big data space. They require the skills of a highly technical Big data engineer who will be responsible for data wrangling in a big data environment as well as data preparation & feature creation for machine learning tasks.

Key responsibilities:

  • Gathering data from multiple sources, dealing with incomplete data, and difficult to match records
  • Building REST interfaces which will allow Front End developers to access Back End data-science work
  • Assessing data to determine if it is fit to carry out a task, and suggesting ways of working around issues that we might face

Key skills:

  • Able to work with both Python and Scala,
  • Good grasp of statistics to perform probabilistic matching of records
  • Hands on experience of Spark/MapReduce
  • Hands on experience with Pig/Hive
  • Any experience with machine learning (Desired)

For more information please apply now.