Consultant - Big Data System Administrator

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    Reading, Berkshire

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    Abbie Levens

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    over 2 years ago

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Consultant - Big Data System Administrator
Location: Reading
Schedule: Full-time
Salary: Competitive
You must be eligible and willing to undergo a DV Clearance

Key Responsibilities:

  • To innovate and develop the company Cyber Security Platform.
  • Represent the company at customer security workshops.
  • Upskill team members in the domain of big data platforms and development.
  • Carry out design, development, integration and testing of cyber security platforms and services.
  • Maintain knowledge of the Hadoop and Elasticsearch ecosystems and related emerging technologies.
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends in data handling techniques including life cycle and security maintenance.
  • Maintain knowledge of security and cyber telemetry, log feeds and intelligence platforms.
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of current threat trends and security technologies
  • Required Skills:
  • Experience of working in a complex technical development and integration environment.
  • Strong Linux experience, including administration and development.
  • Experience with supporting production big data platforms such as Hadoop and Spark.
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent professional experience and/or with recognised qualifications.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain the highest standards of professionalism.
  • Ability to explore and learn new technologies and effectively disseminate key features to a community.

Desired Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge leveraging Hadoop skills to find innovative approaches to problems.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Elastic stack, including Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana.
  • Experience with prototype development using either: Scala, Java, Python or R for streaming and batch ETL workloads.
  • Experience with using scripting to automate various processes.
  • Experience of Linux system administration and Linux system troubleshooting.
  • Experience of network structure and security.
  • Experience of security and cyber telemetry, log feeds and intelligence platforms.
  • Experience of configuration management tools (Puppet, Ansible)