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Data Engineer

Date Posted
2nd October 2016
London, City of London
£550 to £600 Per Day
Contract Type

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Data Engineer to join one of the UK's largest retail chains. As a Data Engineer you will be working alongside inquisitive data scientists to build a data lake for transnational data. As a Data Engineer the central part of your role will be to platform the data in Spark and in order to allow the data to become accessible to the business. You will also be working alongside data scientists to prepare data for algorithms including assisting in tuning and integration.

A key part of your role as a Data Engineer will also be to have an inquisitive approach to data and the business's critical issues in order to understand the commercial needs of the project. Part of this will include giving consultations to the business on translating business challenges into hypothesis for data science experiments for testing.

The ideal Data Engineer will have the following experience:

- Developing Spark platforms

- Using Python

- Familiarity working alongside data scientists to platform data for algorithmic development

- Working with the business in order to understand the challenges to convert into data science hypothesis

It would also present a distinct advantage if you have experience working with a retailer in the UK in either a Data Science or Business Intelligence team. If you are Data Engineer with Spark experience looking for a long term contract I would love to hear from you. To register your interest please submit your C.V via this advert.

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