Consultant Data Engineer

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

The Applied Intelligence business of BAE Systems delivers solutions which help to protect and enhance the connected world. Our solutions combine large scale data exploitation, ‘intelligencegrade’ security and complex services and solutions integration. We operate in four key domains of expertise: Cyber Security, Financial Crime, Communications Intelligence and Digital Transformation. Today, we have staff across the UK and Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Our people apply intelligence to protect and enhance national and organisational assets so that they can grow and prosper – from improving the health and efficiency of leading corporations to protecting critical infrastructures, safeguarding vulnerable people and catching criminals. Together, we make the world a safer place. Make everyday matter.

About the Role:

The Consultant Data Engineer specialises in helping clients within large scale projects and programmes to help deliver specific solutions. They apply software engineering rigour and best practice and bring detailed technology expertise to bear on client programmes.

As a Data Engineer, the Consultant Data Engineers are software engineers that focus on data technologies. They work as part of a client side team that designs, builds, and tests data solutions through best development practices and a detailed understanding of client needs.

As a Consultant, the Consultant Data Engineers are capable and skilled at engaging with technical and non-technical stakeholders and communicating complex technical information in an accessible and clear way. Consultants should be comfortable presenting to broader communities, engaging with scoping and requirements elicitation activities, identifying client pain points, and supporting business development efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with client stakeholders to understand their needs and build meaningful data solutions.
  • Design and build data solutions by writing clean, maintainable, and robust code in accordance with development best practices across the full software development lifecycle.
  • Work as a member of an agile development team and contribute to cross-functional problem solving discussions.
  • Creatively exploit a wide range of methods, languages, libraries, tools, and techniques to solve complex client data problems.
  • Be a technical SME for our data solutions and be able to communicate complex technical concepts to broad array of stakeholders of varying technical understanding and seniority in a clear and accessible way.
  • Flexibility in travelling to client sites.

What we are looking for:

Core Skills:

  • Ability to write clean, maintainable, and robust code.
  • Experience with software engineering best practices and good development hygiene.
  • Experience with big data technologies.
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies.
  • Team player, able to work well with colleagues of all backgrounds and seniorities, including client colleagues, other consultants, and partnering organisations.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present complex technical concepts to broad array of stakeholders of varying technical understanding and seniority, with appropriate tailoring.
  • Adaptable with strong ability to pick up new domain specific knowledge and understand the context of a project.

Experience:

  • Commercial experience with Python, Scala, Java, or similar language.
  • Experience with some of: Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes, NiFi, Bash, GraphQL, HBase.
  • Experience of building and deploying data pipelines into production.
  • Experience of software engineering concepts and best practices.
  • Experience of Agile software development.
  • Experience with common development tools (git, Atlassian suite etc.)
  • [Nice to have] Previous consulting development experience.
  • [Nice to have] Experience of containerising applications.
  • [Nice to have] Defining and developing APIs.
  • [Nice to have] Continuous integration/development processes.
  • [Nice to have] Ingesting, storing and exposing image and/or video data.
  • [Nice to have] Network experience.
  • [Nice to have] DevOps experience.

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About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

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