Job Details
  • Reference355824A_1584313362
  • LocationNewstead, Queensland
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted19 days ago
  • ConsultantMadeline Travers

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our client is large Federal Government Agency who is seeking an experienced Big Data Engineer to facilitate the development and deployment of new capabilities within a Technology and Innovation Program. This will be an initial 12-month contract, expected to start mid-May with the security clearance process.

Role duties will include:

  • 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.
  • Assist Program staff with implementing new solutions into the ICT environment.
  • Work effectively in a small team environment
  • Provide knowledge/skills transfer to other team members
  • Record and maintain files/information in accordance with the organisation's requirements

Skills required:

  • 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.
  • Proven system implementation and integration skills, including but not limited to; systems configuration and change management process and documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively within a team


If you would like the opportunity to join a great Government Department for a longer term contract, don't hesitate to apply within or contact Madeline at madeline.travers@chandlermacleod.com or 07 3003 7709 for more information.