Big Data Engineer



  • Demonstrable experience of Big Data technologies including any of Google Cloud Platform, Google Dataflows, Google BigQuery, Hadoop ecosystem and Spark at the enterprise level;
  • Commercial development experience using programming languages such as Java, Python or Scala;
  • An understanding and experience of Agile software development;
  • Knowledge of how to architect and use Enterprise Bus/Data Integration solutions;
  • Experience of SQL and NoSQL databases;
  • Experience of automated testing and continuous integration (Jenkins, GoCD);
  • Strong knowledge of distributed computing.

Any of the following is also great:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of data-warehousing strategies and how they transfer to large data problemsMathematica, R, Python, Java, Scala, Matlab, Cloud environments etc;
  • Demonstrable experience in creating reporting layer data objects for analytical reporting tools such as Tableau, Qlikview, SAS, Power BI;
  • Hands on experience in developing and deploying machine learning models (deployment pipelines / model retraining / ways of exposing model / monitoring);
  • Experience implementing data driven algorithmic systems in collaboration with data scientists;
  • Exposure to real time big data processing (Spark Streaming, Kafka, Amazon Kinesis);
  • Exposure to environments where businesses have become data driven;
  • Able to explore new technology, strong innovation skills.


  • Prototyping solutions using the latest Big Data technologies;
  • Transitioning from prototype to deployed product;
  • Aiding development teams to deliver data onto Ocado Technology’s new cloud-based data platform using the latest data integration technologies;
  • Champion processes to ensure best data practices are followed;
  • Collaborating with our Data Scientist over innovative paradigm changing models;
  • Developing low latency data capture and analysis solution to enable near real-time business insight;
  • Solve analytics problems and communicates results and methodologies.