Big Data Developer

February 8, 2019


Croydon (with potential for travel)

Division/ Team

Big Data

Type of Contract


Who can Apply

  • Experienced Big Data Engineers
  • Must have Home Office Security Clearance

As a strong developer with a history of delivering successful Big Data deliverables, you would be involved in working within a major government department on a key issue of National-importance. Working with modern technologies in a live and successful Big Data team, you would be responsible for delivering technical functionality to enable the successful and smooth go-live.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Resolve blocking issues and technical debt that may affect the delivery of business deliverables
  • Deliver high quality implementation and documentation for critical functionality
  • Deliver code, unit tests, feature tests, stubs and integration tests
  • Operate in an agile environment as part of a scrum team and participate in sprint rituals
  • Work with members of multiple skills to understand designs, functional requirements and triage issues.

Job Criteria


  • Hands on development of applications making use of HBase, Kafka and Kafka Streams/Samza for data ingestion, transformation and processing
  • Knowledge of back-end programming, specifically Java (5+ years), with understanding of design patterns such as Dependency Injection
  • Able to write high-performance, reliable and maintainable code
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills applicable to Big Data
  • Knowledge of NoSQL database structures, theories, principles, and practices
  • Knowledge of distributed programming, including threading and concurrent programming concepts
  • Experience working in an agile team delivery context.


  • Knowledge of REST

Big Data Developer

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