Big Data Consultant

Location
Croydon
Salary
£450 - £520 per day
Posted
17 Oct 2017
Closes
14 Nov 2017
Ref
094923
Contact
Scarlett Hammond
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent
My Client are looking for a Big Data Consultant to be based out of one of their customer sites based in Croydon.

Key responsibilities
* Technical ownership of the strategic Big Data store within the Digital Services at the Border programme
* Hands on system development and support
* Managing the implementation of new features, problem investigation / diagnosis and resolution.
* Own the technical implementation design
* Supporting the system and technical decisions at the TDA (technical design authority meeting)
* Ensure the design address all hosting, security and NFR requirements
* Ensure the system is able to gain security accreditation
* Technical point of authority for Big Data implementations and advocate of high quality, maintainable software and systems
* Mentoring, coaching and guidance for teams
* Liaising with senior stakeholders to give appropriate updates on progress and issues

Required Skills
The following software development skills are required:
* Hadoop (Hortonworks HDP preferable)
* Platform Engineering and Production Support in a Linux platform
* Security Architecture (TLS, Kerberos, Knox, Ranger, Network Security)
* Experience managing Production environments
* Supporting Java-based software applications (ability to read Java stacktraces)
* Performance Tuning

Desirable Skills
* AWS
* Docker
* Kubernetes
* Ansible, Terraform
* Postgres
* Knox, Ranger
* Monitoring and Alerting
* Capacity Planning
* JIRA / Confluence


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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