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Big Data Lead

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Recruiter: The App Experts
Listed on: 28th January
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £60000 - £70000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Big Data Lead
£60k - £70k DOE
The App Experts, Ltd. is a London-based mobile app development agency, specialising in iOS, Android and cross-platform solutions. With over 40,000 mobile development hours accumulated and clients across Europe, it's safe to say we know apps well! Each of our practice areas leverages specialised expertise, methodologies, and software to ensure that we deliver the most beneficial solutions to our clients.
The App Experts is currently looking for a skilled Big Data Lead/Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join our busy office located in London. The successful candidate will act as an internal resource for our specialised focus in the field of Big Data and be required to coach and mentor our incoming classes of consultants. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a strong passion for the various Big Data platforms and is looking to join technology focused and rapidly expanding team.
Responsibilities of a Big Data Lead/SME:

Interviewing potential consultants to ensure all onboarding employees will be successful in Big Data domains prior to each onboarding
Design, development and maintenance of our best-in-class Big Data/Hadoop development training materials
Preparing, guiding and mentoring junior to mid-level developers
Preparing mock interview situations to enhance the esteemed learning process provided by the company
Acting as a primary resource for individuals working on a variety of projects throughout the UK and Europe
Interacting with our Executive and Sales team to ensure that projects and employees are appropriately matched
Prepping consultants for interviews with specific assignments, involving development and implementation of Hadoop and other environments
Manage and scale up a strong Big Data development team.

Knowledge and Skills of a Big Data Lead/SME:

Hadoop development and implementation
Strong in Object Oriented Development in Scala OR Java platform
Hands on experience in big data technologies including Scala or Spark, Hadoop, Hive, HDFS
Good SQL skills and experience
Designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting Big Data Clusters Spark/Kafka/Hadoop
Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detail design
Cloud Experience is a plus (AWS/Azure)

Requirements of a Big Data Lead/SME:

3+ years of professional experience in the IT Industry
Bachelor's Degree in the Computer Science field
Good knowledge in back-end programming, specifically Java/Scala/Python
Good knowledge of database structures, theories, principles and practices
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Proven understanding with Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Hive, and HBase
Good aptitude in multi-threading and concurrency concepts