Big Data/Hadoop Engineer- Bank- Sydney CBD-
My global gaming client requires a Data Engineer to join the Data Platform Services department, which comprises of a team of experts specializing in RDBMS, Big Data and Streaming technology.
This Big Data Engineer position primarily entails work on tasks targeted to ensure both excellent uptime of the database and data streaming systems as well as continuous research for improvement within this specific technology domain and associated processes.
As a member of a geographically dispersed group of data and database experts, the Big Data Engineer is required to work on a shared backlog of time-sensitive tasks often needing urgent execution and handover across time-zones to ensure continuity and quick turnaround times.
The Big Data Engineer has a broad and deep understanding of big data and streaming operation in generals, but also has hands-on skills in Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, NoSQL and RDBMS databases.
Has good knowledge of best practices and a passion for ensuring highest standards of uptime through proactive monitoring, pre-emptive tuning and general attention to detail. All of that is complemented by solid adherence to ITIL processes, which requires careful planning.
Database systems administration within stage and production sites
Devising and driving operational requirements towards development organisation
Assistance to the development organisation within big data, database and streaming technology areas
Ownership of important big data, database and streaming technology related initiatives within the group and occasional project management of such initiatives and corresponding activities
Reporting on stability and performance of data systems to other technology groups and to management
Implementation of new installations, upgrades and configuration of NoSQL, RDBMS and Streaming instances according to Change and Release processes, with adequate documentation and preparation of necessary release notes and change management documentation.
Design and implementation of efficient maintenance plans and processes across production database instances, including backups and disaster recovery measures
Monitoring performance and trends
Please send an updated CV for immediate review. This is an initial 6 month contract with a view to extension.
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