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Overview of business area or project:
My client has a contract vacancy for a candidate who will join an existing team responsible for delivering the Strategic Big Data capability. Specifically, they will be involved in engineering and supporting a product in the Big Data space for an internal clients. The tools are centred on the provision of Big Data and Machine Learning capabilities for clients and success in delivering these are crucial elements of a wider program.

Key Responsibilities
We are looking for a talented and experienced individual to support, engineer, document and commoditise extensions to current data repositories. The role requires a highly skilled engineer to provide excellence on user support on existing functionality. The role will also require delivering against engineering deliverables.

Challenges Contractor will be facing in this role:
• This will be a client facing role
• The candidate will need to pivot between support roles and engineering roles they will hold
• Integration of tools into the ecosystem
• Communication and alignment with firm standards adopted by multiple teams inside Credit Suisse

Essentials Skills and Qualifications:
• A place on a team that’s on the edge of technological capability
• Tools for semantic reasoning and ontological data normalisation (RDF, SPARQL, Tamr)
• A hands-on support role with live client engagements
• Opportunity for client engineering engagements
• Large-scale distributed data analytic platforms and compute environments (Spark, Map/Reduce)
• Room to improve capabilities in monitoring and technical incident management
• Support (L1-L3) of users through technical issues
• Opportunity to experience and integrate with the Credit Suisse high-security environment
• Enterprise-grade Linux servers requiring configuration around deployment, installation and deployment
• A position with the ability to shape and drive architectural decisions to achieve high value results

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
• Experience with ElasticSearch
• Experience with infrastructure including hardware configuration, cooling and performance optimization
• Experience with data management and engineering including ingestion, transformation, standardization and performance management on a large scale
• Experience with Distributed Compute frameworks such as Hadoop
• Strong knowledge of security technologies such as Kerberos and SSL
• Experience with automated deployment technologies such as Ansible or Puppet
• Experience in an architectural role with good understanding of a range of systems
• Experienced with having technical conversations with clients as well as senior and external partners
• Strong business analysis skills with the ability to rapidly understand technical requirements from a non-technical specification
• Experience in managing projects
• Ability to operate on multiple projects simultaneously
• Experience in a large corporate environment
• Experience in working in a highly confidential environment
• Needs to be proactive and drive engagement
• Experience with toolsets such as JIRA, SVN and Ansible
• Strong team player

Please contact Stuart Holman on +44 203 0533 722 or email

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