Data Engineer: Leicestershire

Mere Lane, LE17 4JH, Lutterworth, England
Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Purpose:

To support the design, development and implementation of the Holovis Data Platform. This will involve utilising distributed storage and processing systems including:

  • Cloudera CDH Hadoop distribution.
  • Impala Kudu
  • Kafka based data processing (streaming).
  • Sqoop/Streamsets for batch and real-time data pipelines.
  • Apache Spark

The Data Platform will provide the foundation for the BI, Analytics and ML/AI services and products Holovis wishes to provide to our clients. The Data Platform system must therefore be secure, scalable, flexible and portable.

You will work on:

  • The design, development and implementation of a secure, flexible, scalable and system portable Data Platform that can support the provision of data storage and processing, BI reporting, Analytics and ML/AI products and services
  • The development of innovative and compelling data engineering solutions relevant to Holovis core expertise across Entertainment, Enterprise and Defence including:
    • Virtual Reality
    • Augmented/Mixed Reality
    • AV, Projections and interactive visuals
    • Simulation
    • Application & Game Development
    • Immersive, experiential turnkey solutions
  • Completing requirements capture, architectural design work, documentation, data integrations and migrations where appropriate.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Attain subject matter expert status on relevant data systems and data sources within Holovis and our target markets/disciplines
  2. Create custom solutions and IP that support the provision of data storage and processing, BI reporting, Analytics and ML/AI products and services
  3. Administration, maintenance and performance of Holovis Data Platform implementations.
  1. Creating and maintaining a Holovis data and analytics technology roadmap.
  2. Capturing technical and performance requirements.
  3. Supporting the organisation in Proof of Concept, R&D and Pre-sales activities through provision of demonstration products and peripheral, instrument and/or technology integrations
  4. Creating a standard data schema interface within Holovis e.g. XML/AVRO/JSON.
  5. Producing and maintaining documentation relevant to the Data Platform.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a relevant discipline e.g. Computer Science
  • Demonstrable expertise in the design, development and implementation of enterprise scale ‘big data’ data platforms, preferably utilising the Cloudera CDH Hadoop distribution
  • Experience in the installation and design of Hadoop Clusters (CDH)
  • Expertise in the design of hardware specifications and demand based storage/processing estimation
  • Good general data management and modelling experience, confident in your understanding of the appropriate concepts relevant to database design and administration
  • Installation, maintenance and administration of distributed Data Platforms (Hadoop Eco-system/Cloudera/Hortonworks dist.)
    • Linux administration & shell scripting
    • IT infrastructure design and data pipeline architecture expertise
    • T-SQL skills and a good understanding of data management principles.
    • Programming skills (Java, Python)
    • Network configuration and webserver/HTTP knowledge
    • Git/Bitbucket

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Job Features

Job CategoryCurrent Jobs
IndustryThemed Entertainment
Duration of employmenPermanent

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