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Principal Big Data Engineer

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Dublin City Centre


Software Engineering





Stelfox have partnered with a leading Data Science company that is delivering a Big Data Intelligence Cloud Platform.

They are currently recruiting for a Principal Big Data Engineer to lead the architectural direction and development improvements of the platform.
What you’ll be doing…
  • Take on the challenges of building and scaling resilient systems processes large amounts of data
  • Provide technical direction and guidance to engineering teams
  • Facilitate the development of ideas between engineers
  • Collaborate with engineers by taking complex technical challenges and creating workable solutions

What you need:

  • BSc. or MSc. in Computer Science
  • Previous experience in leading technical decision making and mentoring engineers
  • 6+ years experience designing and building big data solutions
  • Proven experience in building scalable systems in Java and related technologies
  • Strong understanding of algorithms, data structures, performance optimization techniques and best practices
  • Technical knowledge/ experience to include: Java, Scala/ Python, REST API’s, Spark, AWS, Linux, Ansible, Dropwizard, Akka, Kafka
  • Big Data technologies: Hive, Oozie, Hadoop, Presto
  • NoSQL database knowledge: Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing customer requirements
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking  skills
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
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