Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Expiry: 29th May 2018

Why is our Data Transformation team the next step for you?

Worldpay is one of the largest global payments (Fintech) businesses in the world that has put data at the centre of the business by creating a new Data Transformation team that spans business and technology. At the heart of this is our large Hadoop based Enterprise Data Platform that is used to provide data insights both to our internal teams and our customers. The Enterprise Data Platform (EDP) is an innovative use of “Big Data” technologies to provide powerful analytic capabilities for Worldpay. For this, we currently use two Hadoop clusters in a HA and DR configuration with an expansion plan to many hundred nodes; based on the Hortonworks Data Platform.


Your key responsibility will be to ensure that the Hadoop platform at the heart of this initiative is secure, available, performant and fit for purpose.


This is a great opportunity to expand your existing skills in the Hortonworks Data Platform and the related tools in an innovative and passionate environment.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

You will be responsible for the implementation, management and operation of the Enterprise Data Platform, contributing to the development, operation and administration of the EDP Services; working in conjunction with other team members to provide a highly available and performant environment.

You will be responsible for technical support of multiple 3rd party applications within our EDP including Kafka for on-premis and cloud streaming, Attunity for continuous data capture from external relational systems and security tools used for the protection of systems and data.

Alongside this, you will be responsible for the implementation of Systems software patches and upgrades; 3rd party software installation and configuration, troubleshooting of Systems issues in conjunction with other team members, resolving configuration issues with Apache add-on tools and the day to day management of the systems: e.g. backup and recovery, connectivity and security, upgrades and patching.


What do you need to be the right candidate?

Historically coming from a strong unix or database administration or support background and having moved in to Big Data is what is we are looking in you. You will be experienced on Hadoop administration with supporting multi-terabyte Hadoop Infrastructure and associated Apache project, and will have experience supporting 3rd party applications like Kafka. Your Big Data skills will include but not limited to HDFS, Hive, Falcon, HBase, Oozie, Spark, Ambari, Ranger, Beeline, Kafka. You will have a strong experience in providing technical support to both technical and non-technical colleagues and customers. You will have a strong experience in Linux, including, command line editors, scripting (shell, Python, Perl, etc).

Why Worldpay?

Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to create a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into high growth markets, deliver innovation at scale and above all, brings together exceptional talent and a shared passion that will help propel us forward to the next chapter of our collective story.


Our technology enables billions of payments to be made each year whether online or in person. Working with customers large and small we help them to take payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.




Job Number



London / England

Business Area

Tech and Engineering

Employment Type

Permanent- Full-time


May 1, 2018


May 29, 2018