Big Data Technology Lead
Vodafone UPLIFT
Newbury, GB
2d ago

Contract Type : Permanent


Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do.

We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Big Data Technology Lead

Location : Newbury (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)

Salary : Excellent Package

Hours : 37.5

COVID-19 Notice : We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety.

As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.

Join Vodafone UK Big Data and work with sophisticated technologies, turning unstructured data into something pragmatic, to solve real-world problems.

What will you be doing?

The Big Data Technology Lead provides expert guidance and delivers through self and others to :

  • Identify the local data sources that need to be used in order to enable advanced analytics, and manage the local process to access and automate the extraction of the data to the shared analytics platform.
  • Deploy and integrate Advanced Analytics solutions into the local technology landscape, including managing the possible integration to any local systems.
  • This role provides a critical bridge between data scientists, BI, Network and the Information Technology communities (both locally and globally).

    Their initial task will be to help mobilise advanced analytics in country, and evolve this into a high-performing technology capability over time.

    Who are we looking for?

  • Knowledge in Google Cloud Platform, in big data and analytics services, and related open source technologies, other cloud providers desirable (AWS, Azure).
  • Knowledge with distribute processing platforms such as Hadoop ecosystem (Spark, Hive / Impala, HBase, Yarn);
  • Knowledge development experience in Scala, Java and / or Python programming languages; other functional and scripting languages desirable;
  • Knowledge with container-based infrastructure and technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge in data streaming technologies like Kafka or Kinesis.
  • What’s in it for you?

    An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects.

    We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.

    The future is exciting.


    Posting End Date : 31 / 05 / 2020

    Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded.

    We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business.

    We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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