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Data Engineer

72% Flex
Full Remote
  • Remote from:Ghana
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Data Engineer

72% Flex
Remote: Full Remote
Work from: Ghana...

Offer summary


BSc in Comp Sci or similar, 3-5 yrs software environment exp.

Key responsabilities:

  • Develop scalable data pipelines
  • Collaborate with stakeholders for client requirements
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11 - 50 Employees

Job description

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Data Engineer - Ghana
About bigspark

bigspark, a UK based consultancy delivering next level data platforms and solutions with a focus on exciting technologies including Apache Spark, Apache Kafka and working on projects within Machine Learning, Data Engineering, Streaming and Data Science is looking for a Data Engineer to join our offshore team in Ghana on a permanent basis in a remote, work from home capacity.  

We provide the backbone for modern analytics to our clients through expertise in DevOps, distributed computing, machine learning and adoption of proven open source projects. We specialise in backend development, infrastructure automation and performance engineering for data workloads at scale.

Your Role

In your hands-on role of Data Engineer you will

  • Adhere and contribute to our delivery principles
  • Develop and support scalable, extensible, and highly available data pipelines on heterogeneous datasets that power downstream applications
  • Join a team with skills in either Python, Java, Scala..
  • Interact with stakeholders and program management to understand client requirements
  • Solution Design - Using predefined architectural components to agree an acceptable design
  • Deliver software development for clients, whilst collaborating with team members at various levels across the globe

Your Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • Educated to at least BSc (Hons) level - preferably in Computer Science, Data Science or Mathematics
  • At least 3-5 years in a commercial software environment
  • Experience delivering multiple solutions using key techniques such as Data Modelling, DWH, Lakes, ETL, ELT, Virtualisation & Streaming
  • Big data stack experience in one or more of the tools - Hadoop, Spark, Hive/Impala, Kafka, Snowflake
  • Experience of storage formats Avro, Parquet, ORC
  • Proficiency in object-oriented programming languages (Python, C#, Java, Scala)
  • Experience with database integrations (SQL/NoSQL) and processing data at scale
  • Understanding of source control management e.g. GitHub
  • Experience in use of CI tools (Jenkins) or an understanding of their role
  • Flexible in learning and working with new technologies
How we help you succeed

25 days paid holiday in addition to 8 UK public holidays
Discretionary annual bonus
Pension Scheme

Private Medical Insurance
Training Allowance
Remote work from home
Company laptop

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Hard Skills

Soft Skills

  • Flexible learner
  • Team player

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