Data Engineer

Posting Date: 14 February 2020

Location: Portsmouth, 0, GB, PO6 3EN

Company: Babcock

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Data Engineer
Salary in line with experience

About the role
Here in Babcock International we’re looking for a Data Engineer to join an expanding Data, BI and Analytics team. As part of a major change within Business Intelligence and Analytics, you will be part of a team building a strong in house-capability to enhance the existing traditional business BI/Analytics, as well as growing the capability to support high end analytics within Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
You’ll be managing, designing and supporting the various BI platforms, including the existing BI platforms (Microsoft SQL 2017) as well as new ones based on Hadoop, Docker, Knime, Splunk and Python.

• Design, implement, manage and administer Babcock’s Analytic platforms and services, with the goal to deliver an open, secure, robust, scalable, reliable and high-performance solution
• Work closely with the data, network, application and analytic teams to make sure all big data applications are highly available and performing as expected
• Represent the Information and Insight team at meetings
• Ensure that appropriate audit and security controls exist for data hosted and served from the platforms
• Work with Data Sourcing teams to ensure data is loaded, maintained and available from the data platforms to meet the required availability, security and performance requirements

And as you’re supporting our business we’ll be supporting you. We offer excellent benefits, facilities and amenities – such as onsite shops, restaurants, free parking and free shuttles from city centre trains and bus stops.
What experience do I need to do the role?
• Microsoft Technology stack (supporting MS SQL 2016 or above)
• Experience with Azure
• Designing, running and troubleshooting unstructured data analytics platforms (working knowledge of this could be sufficient with the right technical background)
• Detailed knowledge/familiarity with some of the following data related platforms or technology:
o Hadoop
o Spark, Storm
o HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB
o Middlewares and messaging systems
o R, Python, Perl
o Splunk toolsets
What else do I need to know about the role?
• You will work a 37.5 hour week Monday-Friday with flexible start and finish times
• All applicants must have or be able to obtain SC security clearance

About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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