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Overview

Summary of the work

Specialist role – Developer
Contribute to the development of the Borders AFTC service working in an Agile delivery environment. The role is for a Data Engineer to work on the continuing design, build, commission and test a big data platform for a Home Office department.
Latest start date Sunday 30 July 2017
Expected contract length Up to 24 months or completion of the services.
Organisation the work is for Home Office Borders Technology Portfolio

About the work

Who the specialist will work with:
Key stakeholders within Border Force, Home Office Digital Data and Technology, Home Office and Security Services. The programmes are resourced by a range of specialist resources including Home Office Civil Servants and other government Civil Servants.
What the specialist will work on:
The developer will need to be an SME in: Hadoop / HDFS, HBase, Kafka, Kerberos, Drools, Graph DBs, Big data architecture, Real time data processing, Spark, Storm, Solr, Java 8, Algorithms, Data Science, Systems Engineering, ZooKeeper, Spring / Spring Boot and spring data rest, REST, TDD , BDD (specifically Cucumber), Microservices architecture, GitHub / GitLab, use of branching and merging strategies, Clean code

Skills and experience

Essential skills and experience:

Hadoop / HDFS
HBase, Kafka, Kerberos, Drools
Graph DBs
Big data architecture, Real time data processing, Spark, Storm
Solr
Java 8, Algorithms, Data Science, Systems Engineering
ZooKeeper
Spring / Spring Boot and spring data rest
REST
TDD
BDD (specifically Cucumber)
Microservices architecture
Fluent in English and good communication skills
Experience working within a Scrum team and familiarity with CI development techniques and environments

Nice-to-have skills and experience:

Postgres
Apache Camel, Knox, Ranger
Enterprise Integration Patterns
Kubernetes
Docker
Ansible, Terraform
JIRA
Confluence

Work arrangements

This role requires being physically on site Monday – Friday. Approximate hours are 09:00 – 18:00. Specialists will work primarily on-site with teams as required and report to management on site. Specialists are expected to work across the multiple sites as required. Expenses will conform to HO internal policies and will not be payable to Westminster, Croydon, or Heathrow.

Security clearance

Security clearance of Security Check (SC) is required.

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