Come and work with us IT Services at the University of Manchester is a vibrant and fast moving department, focusing on delivering excellent customer service and quality services for our staff, students and researchers. Visit our website to find out more about our organisation and our values. You can also watch a video about why our people like working here. IT Services: About us Working at The University of Manchester About This Role The successful candidate will work within the development team responsible for building and maintaining a Hadoop big data solution. We are looking for someone who wants to take the knowledge they have already gained in this area and grasp the opportunity help the University extend its Data Lake capability, taking on design and development responsibilities. Essential role requirements: • At least 12 months experience of Hadoop components, specifically Sqoop, Hive, Spark and Impala • Extensive experience in modelling data for the purposes of analytics including the definition star schemas • At least 2 years' experience in the use of graphical ETL tools such as Talend and Informatica • At least 1 years' experience of experience in one of more of Java, Python, R and Scala, with proven experience in their use within the context of Spark and Spark MlLib • Extensive experience of SQL and SQL performance tuning • Experience of producing design documentation and specifications for and data modelling and data transformation work Desirable: • Talend ETL/Talend Big Data • Exposure to Oracle Warehouse Builder and PL/SQL • An understanding of how to architect and maintain Hadoop clusters with knowledge of Cloudera Manager • Experience of working in a dev/ops environment and experience of agile frameworks such as Scrum • Experience of data modelling toolsets such as Sparx EA • Exposure to, or experience to, data mining and machine learning. Previous experience of working in a Higher Education environment would be a distinct advantage. When addressing the person specification criteria in your application for the role, please ensure you make reference to the specific role requirements above. As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit. Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews: Manager: Simon Eley Email: simon.eleymanchester.ac.uk Tel: 0161 3065663 General enquiries: Email: hrservicesmanchester.ac.uk Tel: 0161 275 4499 Technical support: Email: universityofmanchesterhelpmeapply.co.uk Tel: 0161 850 2004 This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date Further Particulars
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