Big Data Engineer

Please note that this is a Brisbane Based opportunity in which we have advertised interstate to help attract the best talent. If successful, candidates must be willing to relocate to Brisbane.

One of our premium clients based in Brisbane is looking for a highly experienced and committed Big Data Engineer to facilitate the development and deployment of the new capabilities within the organisation. The initial contract is for 12 months with an estimated start date of June 2020.


  • Duty Provide best practice advice and technical leadership on implementation of data streams within a Hadoop platform.
  • Development of data streams using Apache NiFi, Spark and Kafka (or equivalent technologies).
  • Vendor engagement/product evaluation and on-going maintenance of infrastructure deployed at regional sites
  • Provide technical direction / advice to vendors performing professional services on behalf of the client
  • Assist T&I staff with implementing new solutions into the client's ICT environment.

Mandatory Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience with the development of data streaming and processing pipelines using Apache NiFi, Apache Kafka, Apache HBase, HDFS, and Apache Spark.
  • Data development and management experience including but not limited to data migration, modelling and analytics.
  • Proven experience implementing role-based access control within a analytics platform.
  • Proven DevOps experience in large infrastructure environment, big data platform experience including but not limited to administration and support for a Hortonworks/Cloudera/Hadoop platform.

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Expertise in the following technologies:
    • RHEL Linux (or similar) administration and support experience
    • Graph databases (Neo4J).
    • JSON, Java, Elasticsearch
    • Database administration and management experience including but not limited to Microsoft SQL, Oracle and NoSQL technologies.
  • Experience working in the government sector especially with agencies that run sensitive solutions
  • Experience with containerisation technologies
  • Automation experience in private or public cloud, relevant qualifications and certifications.

Modis is a national professional services company with global capability. Our committed and talented professionals have delivered world class IT and business consulting services across a wide range of industries. As a member of global professional services group Adecco, we offer world-class employment opportunities.

Talented, committed, can-do individuals have always been the cornerstone of this dynamic business. It is expected that the successful candidate will bring energetic dynamics and a strong big Data Engineer skill set to this organisation.

For more information on the role, please contact Amanda Mackenzie on 0261 031 *** / ***************

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