Big Data Engineer

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:02 Sep, 2019

Big Data Engineer

London or Newbury

Big Data & Analytics Job Family


Big Data at Vodafone

As a Big Data Engineer, you will work closely with the team and our stakeholders to build and deliver our Cloud based vision for a next generation Big Data analytics platform.  You will have a focus on data quality, data security and deliver the systems that process huge volumes of data.  Working with our Data Scientists to help drive the company strategy and marketing campaigns out to our customers.


By applying machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques we're building a data driven company to better meet customers’ needs and offer them truly personalised services and products and deliver them a great customer experience.


At Vodafone, we don’t just produce creative products, we develop amazing people too. We are driven to empower people.  We are committed to helping our people perform at their best and achieve their full potential.


We’re heading to an exciting future. Ready?


What will you be working on?

  • Designing and producing high performing and stable applications to perform complex processing of massive volumes of data in a new cloud based architecture.
  • Building end-to-end applications that make use of large volumes of source data from the operational systems and output insights back to business systems  
  • Building real-time data processing applications which are integrated with business systems to enable value from analytic models to drive rapid decision making 
  • Managing complex stakeholder relationships 

What are we ideally looking for you to have?

  • Worked on a cloud based Big Data server such as Amazon EMR.
  • Experience with Hadoop ecosystem (Spark, Hive/Impala)
  • Strong software development experience in Scala/Python
  • Experience in designing, building and managing applications to process large amounts of data in a Hadoop ecosystem
  • Worked in an Agile team producing frequent deliverables.
 Why Vodafone?

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.


We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.


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Commitment from Vodafone

 Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.


Life at Vodafone

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