Big Data Lead

£85000 - £100000 per annum Benefits
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DANIEL DOWLING
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An opportunity has arisen for a Big Data Lead (hands-on) to work for a large Insurance client based in London. This is a permanent position.

The Role:

  • To lead in the design of the company’s data lake; helping to define data ingestion methods which provide data to Data Science departments in appropriate formats while implementing appropriate governance and security.
  • Provide technical guidance and development activities to internal teams, colleagues and external partners to support the IT Data Strategy
  • Participate in the definition and approval of all solution architectures within the Data Lake / Analytics space
  • Assist in identifying and implementing new tools, processes and technologies.
  • Maintain a good understanding of industry and technology trends, influencing internal and external partner product road-maps to support the Data Strategy. Deliver technical and business proof of concepts as required.
  • Ensure IT risk and quality management policies and processes are defined, embedded and monitored across IT data analytics activities.

Key Requirements

  • Extensive experience in designing, developing and delivering a diverse range of complex IT solutions
  • Extensive experience working with big data – Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Hortonworks etc
  • Ability and desire to still be “hands on” with up to date IT skills for design and development of IT solutions
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent organisational, communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong prioritisation skills and be flexible enough to adapt plans
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines and within constraints

If you would like to find out more information, please contact me on ddowling@mcgregor-boyall.com or apply directly.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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