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Delta Lake / Spark SME

Date:  04-May-2021
City:  London
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

About GFT

GFT is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading financial institutions. Other sectors, such as industry and insurance, also leverage GFT’s strong consulting and implementation skills across all aspects of pioneering technologies, such as cloud engineering, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things for Industry 4.0, and blockchain. 

With its in-depth technological expertise, strong partnerships and scalable IT solutions, GFT increases productivity in software development. This provides clients with faster access to new IT applications and innovative business models, while also reducing risk.


Role Summary 

We are looking for a Delta Lake / Spark SME to join the GFT team and help build out our rapidly expanding digital transformation business. This position will be based in London, but international travel may be required. The potential and variety of the work that GFT is supporting our clients with is truly mind-blowing. Ideally, you will have public cloud experience, but if you are strong in other areas and want to pivot your career to the cloud, then we will ensure you get that chance.


Role Responsibilities

  • Works as SME advising, educating and helping IT Wholesale teams with Delta Lake / Spark to support the Cloud Data Platform build.
  • Work closely with the GCP Core Team
  • Work closely with the Finance team and end users


Competencies and Skills Needed

Mandatory Skills:

  • Proven and extensive experience with Delta Lake / Spark
  • Cloud background and experience (GCP / AWS)
  • Proven and experience with Big Query
  • Proven experience with PostGres and an understanding of Databases
  • Data base set up (from a relational basis)
  • Good understanding of how to set up databases from a consumer infrastructure point of view
  • Credit Risk experience would be very beneficial


Behavioural Skills

  • Stakeholder management
  • Analytical and consultancy skills
  • Thought leadership – influence and present views
  • Work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Team player


What we offer you

You will be working with some of the brightest people in business and technology on challenging and rewarding projects in a team of likeminded individuals. GFT prides itself on its international environment that promotes professional and cultural exchange and encourages further individual development.

Founded in 1987 and located in 13 countries to ensure close proximity to its clients, GFT employs over 5,000 people. GFT provides them with career opportunities in all areas of software engineering and innovation. The GFT Technologies SE share is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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