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$180,000 - $190,000 per year - Big Data & Data Science - New York
Ref: 370 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Nov 2018
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Are you currently a Senior/ Lead Data Engineer? With lots of professional exposure to Big Data? 

If so we could have the perfect role for you. The Ideal candidate for this role will have professional experience in using AWS or related cloud products, Data Streaming, Ideally with Kafka, as well as other Big data tools such as Hadoop. 

I am working on behalf of an exciting client within the media analytics sector at the moment, this great startup company is currently jumping from success to success, picking up many awards along the way, they offer great basic salaries and benefit packages, remote working opportunities, social events and much more, including lots of training opportunities. As they are growing so quickly, there is also lots of scope for career progression opportunities. 

The data that they are working with is all to do with TV analytics, they help global TV networks basically Identify specific target markets, they also help with the optimization and growth of these target markets. They also do a lot of work within experimentation and performance campaign measurement.

Required skills for this role:

  • You care about developing people as a team leader Experience wrangling terabytes of big, complicated, imperfect data 
  • Practical experience with Apache Spark 
  • Experience with AWS products (Redshift, EMR, S3, IAM, RDS, etc) 
  • Basic understanding of statistics and experience with statistical packages such as R, Matlab, SPSS, etc 
  • You have a deep understanding of scalable systems and you have large-scale engineering experience in an Agile development environment 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field (or 4 additional years of relevant work experience) 
  • A strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and effective software design 
  • Significant development experience with a major modern language (e.g. Java, Scala, Python, Ruby, C/C++, etc.) 
  • Significant experience working with structured and unstructured data at scale and comfort with a variety of different stores (key-value, document, columnar, etc.) as well as traditional RDBMSes and data warehouses 
  • Experience with or interest in AWS Glue, Redshift Spectrum and any other tools that enable data querying at scale 
  • Experience writing unit and functional tests. 

As specialist recruiters to the Information Management and Data Analytics industry our candidates often have highly sought after, niche skills including. Recruitment, Data Warehousing, Information Management, Data Migration, MDM, Data Quality, Analytics, and Data Science. We have built up a global network of specialist clients and candidates. 

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