Big Data Team Lead

Permanent  |  £70,000 - £80,000 pa  |  Central London

Big Data  •  Back End Development

We have an excellent position available for a globally successful organisation with millions of visitors per day, looking for a Big Data Team Lead to join their technical operations function in Central London.

You will be leading a close-knit and small team of experienced engineers, driving the Big Data function forward. We are looking for someone who is passionate about working within a Big Data environment in a hands-on capacity,

Not only will you be developing core features within their Big Data platform, you will also be working with software engineers, further development teams and core stakeholders, focusing on next steps within their innovative Big Data function.

Although the company are large and highly successful, they pride themselves on their startup spirit and culture. They have a no red-tape policy and pride themselves on technical creativity and innovation. If you’re looking for a large corporate company, then this won’t be the right environment for you.

As well as working on a successful and high traffic e-commerce site, you will also be responsible for making core technical decisions, developing features in Big Data tools such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig and MapReduce, building robust solutions and working on a world-class platform with AWS. You will also be working in a team working with DevOps practises and concepts and configuration management, so exposure to this is very important.

We are looking for someone who has an excellent track record and confidence driving a Big Data platform forward, responsible for building team relationships within a highly technical environment. This position is perfect for someone who is not phased by guiding technical and non-technical members of the team in the right direction with the needs of the business in mind.

What they would like to see from you;

  • Excellent exposure and hands on understanding to Big Data tools such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig and MapReduce
  • A solid understanding of infrastructure as code and what is needed to implement DevOps concepts within a successful team
  • Exposure and solid understanding of configuration management
  • Experience leading and understanding the needs of a Big Data team, making core technical decisions and working with non-technical members of the business and stakeholders.
  • Excellent AWS experience

This successful organisation pride themselves on hiring talented people who are excited by the prospect of working in a technically focused and fun environment with Big Data, if what we’re describing above sounds like the role for you, you have the chance to be one of those people.

You will be the key member in a small diverse team who have a range of experience and ideas, who are passionate about working in an environment where modern technology is at the focus. This company like people who like to get stuck in and aren’t phased about trying new things.

If this all sounds like the environment and role for you, please get in touch to find out more.

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