Senior Big Data Engineer

  • DXC Technology
  • London, UK
  • 02/01/2019
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit A number of excellent opportunities for customer facing permanent staff within the Analytics Practice has arisen in various locations within the UK.

Do you want to help us form one of the most agile, dynamic and efficient teams in the data world?

We are looking for people who are passionate about data, technology and exploring new ideas. The team that we’re building will quickly be recognised as the team to go to if you want to solve difficult data problems.

Candidates should be prepared to undertake security clearance as required by our clients.

Candidates should be mobile

The Big Data Engineer’s Role

As a Big Data engineer, you will be working with multi-discipline delivery teams in an agile project environment. These team are focus on delivering exceptional result to our clients.  As such our Data Engineers will be engineers focused on solutions that push the art of the possible and strive to produce effective and innovative solutions for our client base. You will be called upon to help solve difficult business problems based on a robust, low latent platform of structured semi-structured and unstructured data. You will be seen as a subject matter expert and will be willing to mentor and develop our more junior Data engineers


  • Support in design, development and implementation of Big Data applications
  • Work in high profile projects using cutting edge technologies
  • Stay on top of evolving technology
  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplined delivery teams
  • Assist in the development of prototypes and proof of concepts for selected solutions.

Qualifications: -

  • Minimum of a B.S. in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience using the Hadoop ecosystem to solve large-scale problems
  • Strong background in Java or Scala development
  • Experience of Linux scripting
  • Strong background in Big Data technologies such as: Spark, Akka, HBase, HDFS and Hive
  • Experience of Data Warehousing and ETL technologies including Informatica Powercenter and Data Quality
  • Experience of Data Analytics (R, Python, H2O, Rapidminer, Tensorflow)
  • Experience of Data Engineering (Scala, NiFi, Flink)
  • Experience in processing real-time events using Kafka, Flume or NiFi
  • Experience with distributed stream processing frameworks
  • Visualisation Development (D3.js, R Shiny, Leaflet, Kibana)
  • Familiarity with Agile engineering practices
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Understanding of cloud platforms, such as Amazon Web Services


  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to interact at all level across our client base
  • You have agility to learn new technologies quickly.
  • You display initiative and self-motivation.