Data Engineer

Date Posted
18th November 2017
Job Type
£50,000 to £70,000 Per Annum

Big Data Engineer - Spark, Scala, AWS
£80,000 + Benefits

This role as a Big Data Engineer gives you the opportunity to work within a fast paced, technology driven business. You will be placed within an innovative and creative data engineering team, using high-end technology (Spark, Scala, AWS) to develop cloud-based tech platforms. With a proof of concept already in place, this role gives you a chance to move a Big Data platform into live production.


A consumer driven company within the financial sector, who are aiming to utilise the power of data to improve their customers credit knowledge and credit ratings. Despite being within the financial industry, this company aims to place its ethical values higher than anything else to help customers improve their finances and more importantly their day-to-day lives.


  • Build and develop a Big Data technology stack from the POC stage through (and beyond) the production stage using Spark and Scala.
  • Work alongside the current Data Engineer to use Cloudera and Amazon Web Services to replace the existing Data Warehouse.
  • Use Spark and Scala alongside AWS cloud technology to bring platform into production.
  • Be hands-on with the back-end development of an in-production platform, for Data Scientists to perform business analytics.


  • Strong programming skills with Scala.
  • Experience using Big Data tools such as Hadoop and Spark in production environments.
  • Knowledge of Linux processing system.
  • Knowledge of how to take a POC into production.


  • A brilliant opportunity to take a POC through to production, and gain exposure to the challenging environment this brings about.
  • The chance to be innovative and creative with a new technology stack, and have hands-on responsibility into the development of this platform.
  • Salary up to £70,000, plus an excellent bonus and benefit package.


Please register your interest by sending your CV via the Apply link on this page. For more information about this role, or other Big Data Engineering, please reach out to Josh Carter at Harnham.

Keywords: Spark, Scala, Hadoop, Big Data, AWS, Engineer.

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