Data Engineer

BAE Systems.
03 Jan 2019
10 Feb 2019
Job Role
Data Protection
Job Type
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do creates a safer future.
We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing together great minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.
BAE Systems' Applied Intelligence division specialise in managing and exploiting data to reveal actionable intelligence. We use this capability to help government and commercial clients address risk, revenue or cost challenges.

We are actively delivering innovation from genuinely "Big Data", in all three dimensions of variety, velocity and volume. We have innovative and exciting projects in markets such as Health, Transport and Telco that will deliver major differences to the UK economy and wellbeing. We are therefore looking for genuine expertise and engaging problem solvers to help us achieve this.

Our Leeds office are looking for data engineers and data scientists with a strong track record working with exploratory data-centric solutions.

Key Responsibilities:
• Completing tasks in conjunction with team members, architects, and SMEs, including:
• Creation and implementation of technical solutions based on big data technology.
• Providing technical expertise to support delivery and junior colleagues.
• Providing feedback for other team members.
• Communication with other team members, internal staff, and external clients.
• Building relationships with internal stakeholders.

Required Skills and Experience:

As well as proficiency in a general purpose programming language such as Java or Python, the typical background and skills required for this role includes experience of at least one of:
• Big Data development, including a variety of:
- Technologies - Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS
- Tooling - Pig, Hive, Impala, Spark, Flume, Kafka
- Distributions - Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR
• Data analysis and model building using best in class tools (e.g. R, NumPy, Matlab)
• Exploratory data analysis (e.g. Cluster Analysis, Multilinear PCA)
• Enterprise Integration Patterns and their implementation (e.g. Apache Camel)
• Data visualisation (e.g. D3.js, Shiny)
• Dashboard development and design (e.g. Tableau, QlikView)

Working in a research environment would be advantageous.
Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process. For more guidance on National Security Vetting please click here.
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:
We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.
Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, variety and support from day one.
We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.
Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplace requires 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.
Division Overview: Commercial Solutions
BAE Systems has been in the business of protecting some of the world's most important assets and networks for over 100 years. We apply the same techniques, intelligence and strategy used in defending nations and governments to businesses as well.  That's us - Commercial Solutions - a division of BAE Systems that specializes in providing businesses around the globe with the products and services they need to stay protected in today's connected world.

We offer a broad portfolio of on premise, managed and cloud-based products and services that are proven to protect our clients against financial crime and persistent cyber attackers. 
We aim to be a global industry-leading, cyber and financial crime products business and will do this by leveraging the BAE Systems brand and by delivering higher grade security solutions for our clients.

Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now and be inspired.