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Database Developer - Contract - ASAP

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Progressive Recruitment
08 October 2012
05 November 2012
Alexander Broadbridge
Contract Type
£200 - £201 per day

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Database Developer - Contract - ASAP

Database Developer (MySQL, PostgreSQL) who has knowledge of Hadoop or similar distributed computing systems required for a leading client based within the Educational Sector.

Role -

The database developer will be responsible for creating a very large data repository, using their own cluster, by importing and pre-processing (biological) data sets from several public sources on the Web.

Key Skills -

  • Since the repository will be quite large, and each data set is also expected to be large, they require someone who has experience in handling large databases.
  • Experience with databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of Apache Hadoop would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Some experience with handling biological datasets (i.e. gene expression data) would be preferable, but is not required
  • Good communication skills

Please send across your CV to apply. Interviews will be taking place this week, with a start date of Monday 15th October.

Rate - £200p/d

Location -Central London

Length - 2-3 Months

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