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Big Data Engineer Manager

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00653033

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Role: Big Data Engineer Manager
Location: London
Travel: Up to 100%
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + benefits
Closing Date: 17/12/2018
 
Introduction:
 
The digital revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for our clients. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight our clients depend on.

Accenture Digital is powered by three practices – Analytics, Interactive, and Mobility. As part of our Analytics practice, you’ll help businesses deliver insight-driven outcomes in entirely new ways.
Accenture Analytics supports clients to turn information into action by driving technology-enabled business insights, creating a "decision making environment" embracing social media, cloud, mobility, big data and legacy environments. We deliver and run the information strategy, architecture and governance that enable a "single source of the truth", empowering our clients to analyse that data for smarter decision making, actions and outcomes.
 
What responsibilities will you have?
  • Work with client teams to design and implement modern, scalable data pipelines and architectures leveraging Hadoop, NoSQL, Apache open source and emerging technologies, covering:
    • On-premise and cloud-based deployment patterns
    • Streaming, micro-batching and right-time use cases
    • Agile and DevOps techniques and implementation approaches
  • Provide innovative data engineering design and deployment approaches that leverage innovations in in-memory processing, agile delivery, automation, storage architectures etc. to design modern data pipelines at speed and scale
  • Working closely with technology partners, Accenture Technology Labs and Accenture Innovation centres to incubate emerging technologies and build prototypes/demos to enhance our data engineering codebases and frameworks
  • Mentor and upskill other data engineers
What skills & experience are we looking for?
 
 
Mandatory skills:
  • Processing frameworks & programming tools: Spark (Scala/Python/Java), Kafka, Flink
  • Hadoop platforms & distributions: Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, EMR
  • Agile and DevOps delivery practices: familiarity with agile and DevOps delivery and deployment methodologies, experience with continuous integration, automated code reviews and regression testing using tools such as Atlassian Jira, Confluence, Cloudbees Jenkins, Selenium Grid, SonarQube and Docker
  • Data modelling & data pipeline design: iterative data pipeline development from raw, curated, integrated to published data, with fit for use data modelling on Hadoop and NoSQL platforms
  • Client facing skills: solid experience working in client facing / consulting environments, to be able to build trusted relationships with client stakeholders and act as a trusted adviser.
  • Cloud platforms: Developing data engineering pipelines on AWS, Azure, GCP, including with Cloud platform PaaS components; Databricks
  • NoSQL: HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB, CouchDB, Memcached, DynamoDB, Druid, BigTable
  • Search: SOLR, ElasticSearch
  • Design skills: data product design thinking, features definition, prototyping, usability testing and data visualisation literacy
  • Machine Learning tools, interfaces & Libraries: R, R-Studio, Spark R, sparklyr, MLlib, H2O etc.
As part of your application, please share links to any code repositories with codebase (sanitised) you have developed.
 
What personal qualities do we expect?
  • Proven ability to apply analytical and creative thought
  • Proven ability to deliver high profile activities to tight timescales
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Experience delivering projects within an agile environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Keenness to learn and try new things
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ideally, educated to degree level
What’s in it for you?
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the FTSE 100 on high-profile projects.
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
 
What are the next steps?
 
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
 
About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at http://www.accenture.com/.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
Closing Date for Applications 17/12/2018
 
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found. #DIG2019

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