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Software Engineer

Job Title: Software Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: 550
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25265
Contact Name: Ben Tristram
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2018 15:24

Job Description

My client in Newport, South Wales are seeking a Software Engineer on an initial 3 month contract basis. 
The ideal candidate will be SC Cleared, or a willingness to undergo SC clearance.

  • Scala, Python, REST
  • Experience building and deploying Spark applications (Scala and/or PySpark)
  • Exposure to the Cloudera/Hadoop stack i.e. Hive, Impala, HBase, Oozie, Streamsets
  • Source control using Git, GitHub, Gitlab
  • Artifact repository management, ideally Artifactory


  • Team/sub team leadership experience
  • Mentoring of junior developers including quality checks and code reviews
  • Appreciation of non functional requirements e.g. scalability, security, performance
  • Experience of architecture/design in particular REST APIs and ETL (extract, transform, load)
  • Exposure to data science pipelines and techniques such as machine learning
  • DevOps pipelines using Jenkins
  • Experience building and deploying Scala/Play applications
  • Experience deploying to Cloud Foundry
  • Building of user interfaces in React and NodeJS
  • Source control using Git, GitHub, Gitlab
  • Agile methodology
  • ElasticSearch, SQL, Docker, Jira