Job Description

Stephen McCrory

Data Solution Developer

Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS) is the world's leading provider of Talent Acquisition and Management Services. We deliver award-winning solutions to over 65 outsourcing clients and consulting services to hundreds more. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) service acts as an extension of our clients' recruitment team and provides professional interim and temporary resources.

Our investment banking client has been present in the UK for more than 150 years, they're a long-term partner to British business. Today, the Group is formed of 10 divisions and employs 9,300 staff based in 21 core locations right across the country. Their role is simply stated: help clients achieve their goals by combining local know-how and global reach. In so doing, they seek to make a positive, sustainable contribution to both the UK economy and society.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a Data Solution Developer for a 6 Month contract based remotely

Purpose of the Role:

The primary focus of the role is to work as a technical and design and development authority within the various projects being worked upon by the Data SSC (Shared Service Centre) Team. The role will involve working closely with the other PMs, Data SSC Solution Architects and development teams both onshore and offshore to instil Quality and Best Practices (technical artefacts) into the projects that are being delivered for our clients

As a Data Solution Developer you will be responsible for:

Solution Design

  • Development and integrating any Big Data tools and frameworks required to provide requested capabilities within the SSC (Big Data and Traditional DB Frameworks)
  • Development of Data Pipelines using Scala/Java/Python for Spark processing
  • Appreciation of Hadoop v2, Map Reduce, HDFS
  • Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Storm or Spark-Streaming
  • Experience using Big Data querying tools, such as Pig, Hive, and Impala
  • Ability to solve any ongoing issues with operating the cluster
  • Working as lead on packaging and applying best practices within DevOps (Best
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as HBase, Cassandra, MapRDB
  • Experience with various messaging systems, such as Kafka, Flume or MapR Streams


  • Act as development champion for all project development undertaken by the SSC
  • Python Programming Framework
  • Work with onshore and offshore development teams
  • Track and report on delivery of shared functionality
  • Champion and Drive Code Reviews
  • Lead Design Reviews

What we require from the candidate:

  • Strong solution architecture experience in delivery of IT projects
  • Strong data analytics/big data solution architecture experience in delivery of large systems
    • 8+ Years, with strong development background
    • Experience working with ETL technologies
  • Experience working in onshore/offshore delivery centres, including interaction with geographically distributed clients
  • Conception of a data warehouse and the different layers to integrate and distribute the data.
  • Python Development Experience.
  • Experience with Spark development.

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

Alexander Mann Solutions, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business