Data Engineer - DV Cleared

Data Engineer - DV Cleared

  • Location

    England, England

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  • Salary:

    £500.00 - £600.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Stewart Harber

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    13 Months

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A Data Specialist is required to support an Agile development project which is building bespoke algorithms and applications for a Defence customer. The project aims to provide technical support to the clients' innovation and data science capability, as part of a growing programme of work relating to artificial intelligence, algorithm development and machine learning. This is a key role within a new solution development team that is being created at the client's location. The Data Specialist will work alongside the System Administrator, ensuring the experimental capability is available and suitably configured to meet the needs of the development team. The team will be closely integrated with the client organisation and their supporting resource. The Data Specialist will be expected to be on client site in Cambridgeshire for the majority of the project.

Role and Responsibility

Work to provide subject matter expertise on data management in support of a wider team assisting the client with the delivery of an ambitious data science programme. An in-depth knowledge of Apache NiFi is considered essential for this role. Additionally, the Data Specialist will need experience working with classified data sets, and a sound understanding and a working knowledge of Defence security policies, process and standards. They will also be engaging with partners (third party and in house) in support of the wider data science task. Responsibilities will also include:

* Technical advice and expertise on designs, solutions, tools, techniques and standards.

* Work with team to break down technical requirements into solutions.

* Hands on development of real world solutions.


(Essential) experience with Apache NiFi, including extensibility via scripts

(Desirable) Apache NiFi extensibility via custom processes

(Desirable) good working knowledge of web scraping techniques

(Desirable) familiarity with Hadoop (HortonWorks)


* University Degree in an Engineering, science, or technical subject

* 5-10 years experience of IT System design, integration and support

* Excellent technical knowledge and experience across all aspects of IT infrastructure technologies and solutions.

* Knowledge and experience of Security design and implementation across O/S/AS Domain.

* Demonstrated ability to understand high level technical concepts and communicate issues clearly/accurately to technical/non-technical audiences, including executives

* Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across varying audiences and build strong working relationships

* Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative manner with adjusting priorities and deadlines

* Experience of working in complex IT project environment throughout the project lifecycle

* Experience of working in a fast moving, complex Customer oriented environment

* Experience of working in a Service Delivery Environment


* Defence System acquisition experience

* Knowledge of Geospatial Systems and Services

Security Clearance: DV Clearance required

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