Big Data Engineer with Python/Scala BPDTS Ltd

Reference BPDTS 63/19
Number of vacancies 6
Location London, Leeds or Newcastle
Salary Up to £49,337
Work hours 37.5
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

Our flexible benefits package includes employer pension contributions of up to 10%, a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%, and lots more.



Closing date 29 March 2019

Job description

Do you want to be part of something really big?


Do you have expertise in Big Data pipelining in the Cloud?

Are you Proficient in Hive/Hadoop Stack, Python or Scala?

Are you ready to be part of an epic digital transformation?

Then click APPLY now, we’d love to hear from you…

We currently have a Data & Analytics community of 80 Engineers and we are looking for additional Big Data Engineers with expertise in data pipelining in Cloud/Cloudera.

You’ll help us to take raw data and land it so that DWP can shape real change to products and services used by millions. This includes one of our flagship projects the “Child Analytic Platform” ( CAP) where we will look at data analysis to help protect children.

Watch Tim talk about his role as a Data Engineer…

About you and the role

BPDTS Ltd is a new organisation that provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital’s community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them every day.

As public servants, we help make a difference to people at critical times in their lives – as they look for work, deal with illness or disability, support children after separation, or plan for retirement.

Operating on a scale unrivalled almost anywhere, our people work with experts in DWP Digital’s community to create effortless, secure and intuitive digital services that are used by millions of people.

What are we looking for?

Technical Skills

The key skills and experience we value for this role are…

Desirable Skills/Experience

Where will you work?

You’ll join us in one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in either Newcastle, Leeds or London.

Each of our nationwide hubs has been designed for and by members of our digital community. We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multi-disciplinary teams think big and try new things.

Our central hubs have the best of each location on our doorstep, and we have a range of facilities inside from coffee shops and restaurants, to table tennis, a swimming pool, gym facilities and loads more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

What is our offer?

We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package – including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks – which can be tailored to your lifestyle.

Building our future

We believe the work we do really matters, so we’re serious about investing in you.

You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you’ll acquire on the job. You’ll get the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

For further information and to start your application click Apply. You will need to register your CV and add a supporting statement on our online application portal.


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