Junior Consultant (Big Data) for Agile Solutions 

Location: Glasgow and Milton Keynes 
£22k to £33k (DOE) p/a + benefits 
Full-time permanent post 
Immediate start 
Closing date: 11 December 2017, noon 

**Please do not delay applying for this role as Agile Solutions will start their interviewing and selection process as soon as they receive applications from candidates that appear to have the right potential for the role.** 

 
About the Organisation 

Agile Solutions is an independent British company focused on deriving value for their clients from their data. Agility and innovation are at the heart of the Agile ethos. The company employs highly skilled data specialists who are also ambitious and solution-focused individuals so that clients can be confident of a mutually beneficial working relationship. 

Agile Solutions work collaboratively with their clients and in-house teams to deliver on-time, value for money data solutions. 
Find out more at their website: www.agilesolutions.co.uk 
 

The Role 

As an established consultancy renowned for our expertise in Data Strategy and Innovation, Agile Solutions are continuing to grow and are looking for bright, articulate individuals from data orientated disciplines of IT.  To fit into the team you will need to demonstrate technical ability and strong communication skills. A college or university STEM 2:1 (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degree is desirable.  

Working in one of the fastest growing markets in the world you will be given the opportunity to work on some of the most cutting-edge projects in the field and work alongside the best in the business. The organisation holds the professional development and expertise of its consultants in the highest terms possible and you will be given access to the latest software before anyone else and will have unrivalled training and development opportunities.  

If you are successful with your application you will become a dependable contributor to a dynamic and fast-paced team, earning trust from fellow team members and the client alike. A sharp, intuitive consultant, who is self-driven and takes the initiative, whilst being a conscientious team-player, and that is comfortable to be led by a strong comprehensive project manager. 

The role will be based in Glasgow or Milton Keynes, but please note that this role is with a consultancy company and as you returners.pngprogress you will be required to spend more time based on clients' sites. Whilst every effort is made to keep consultants local to home, some travel across the UK is inevitable and must be something you can live with. 
 
On offer is a strong salary and benefits package with huge opportunities for progression within the organisation. 
 
 
Requirements 

The ideal candidate will be a creative and enthusiastic technical problem solver, with strong written and verbal communication skills. You will be curious about the interaction between people and the technology that supports them to live and work in a better way. A graduate in a STEM subject, you will be passionate about your chosen field. 

From a communication perspective, you must be able to demonstrate that you are articulate and able to build rapport with others; that you possess a confident, friendly and assured communication style, with the ability to listen and absorb information and demonstrate understanding with a proactive approach to problem-solving.  

From a technical aspect, you should be able to demonstrate your knowledge and be able to show your analytical mind, and a capacity to learn and develop new technical skills quickly. Individuals with skills and practical experience in any of the following technologies will be of particular interest to us. 

Skills: 

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•Waterfall and Agile & Scrum methodologies 
•Business & Systems Analysis 
•Team working and dynamic teaming 

Environment & Tools: 
•Hadoop (Cloudera and/or Hortonworks) 
•SQL & Shell scripts 
•Virtualised systems (Vagrant)
•Scala 
•Spark 
•Python 
•Jira 
•Git 
•Jenkins 

 
Application 
Closing date for applications: 11 December 2017, noon. 

**Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis as suitable candidates apply.**

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the AAI online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. Please state A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job description. We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated. 

Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.
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