Big Data Development Lead

Advertiser
Cognizant
Date Posted
27th July 2017
Reference
248522950
Job Type
Permanent
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable

New transformational program for a UK customer focusing on Big Data and advanced visualization capabilities

We are seeking a talented and passionate Big Data Lead with experience in Hadoop with a deep understanding of Object-Oriented design and extensive experience in Java, Big Data and Hadoop technologies.

We are looking for expertise in Java, Scala, Kafka, Samsa, HBase, HDFS (preferably Hortonworks Distribution) and Python with a focus on distributed, highly scalable and high performance computing.

The role requires a Big Data Lead to work along with Big Data Engineer to work on the continuing design, build and commission and test of our clients Big Data Platform.

SC Clearance or being eligible for SC clearance or CTC clearance

Key Responsibilities:

-Manage team between 10-20 people
-Develop Data Ingestion Pipelines with Java/Scala, Kafka, Samsa and HBase.
-Agile Development
-3rd Line Support
-Continuous Integration
-Unit Testing & Documentation

Essential skills and experience:

-Past experience of managing Big Data team
-Hadoop/HDFS (Hortonworks Distribution)
-HBase, Kafka, Kerberos, Drools
-Graph DBs (Ideally Datastax Enterprise, TinkerPop, Gremlin)
-Big data architecture, Real Time data processing, Spark, Kafka, Samsa
-Solr
-Java 8
-Scala
-ZooKeeper
-Spring/Spring Boot and spring data rest
-REST
-TDD
-BDD (specifically Cucumber)
-Strong Communications Skills
-Microservices architecture
-Experience working within a Scrum team and be familiar with
-CI development techniques and environments.
-AWS Cloud

Ideal candidates will also have:

-Oracle, Postgres
-Apache Camel, Knox, Ranger
-Enterprise Integration Patterns
-Kubernetes
-Docker
-Ansible, Terraform
-JIRA
-Confluence
-Experience in Dynamo DB and nice to have Datastax Graph, Gremlin
-Knowledge of networking, DevOps,
-Enterprise Business Intelligence and Analytics
-Demonstrate ability to develop, implement and maintain a set of Java-based operations and data services that provides a transactional and analytical platform.

This requires the use of

Open source frameworks and technologies such as Java 8, JBoss RESTEasy, Tomcat and Google Guice, and
CI and containerisation technologies such as Ambari, Puppet, Jenkins, Docker and Kubernetes

About Cognizant:

Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 230 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

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