Do you want a chance to have a BIG impact on how millions of people have a richer experience?
Do you want to work with systems that deal with over 6 million records per month?
Do you like to work with technologies like Hadoop, Kafka, Python and NoSQL?
Do you want to work with cloud and real time data processing with Storm and Spark?
Then you came to the right place! Your employer – Millions of visitors per day: Welcome to big data!
This international company in the region of Amsterdam is located all over the world and offers a wide range of online content to an ever expanding global demographic. As their world is rapidly innovating they have to deal with a quick time to market , making this a very challenging environment to work in. Within their online product portfolio of over 100 A-brands they have a huge amount of online channels, supplying them with over 6 million records per month! In the Netherlands they have a reach of 90% of the entire population. The smart usage of Big Data is crucial in accomplishing their business goals and improving customer experiences, which is why they are investing heavily in ways to use Big Data to compliment their many online products.
The culture is informal, open, driven and enthusiastic. As they are located in various countries you will work closely with international colleagues to get the best results. As they know you get the best out of people by giving them space you can look forward to flexible working hours and working from home possibilities. Your role: Senior Big Data Engineer Amsterdam
As Senior Big Data Engineer Amsterdam you will in essence be responsible for the optimization and continuous development of the self-service big data platform, responsible for huge amount of data for the vast array of online products by using Big Data in a smart way. From day to day you will work a multidisciplinary and international team, even spread over multiple countries. You will be working with highly intelligent data scientist, business analysts and your big data engineering colleagues to improve the platform.
As Big Data has a huge focus within the organization you can look forward to doing great things here in the coming years! At the moment they are moving to Amazon cloud and are going to do real time processing making use of technologies like Storm and Spark. One of the challenges is how to adapt to changing data processing requirements in the cloud in an intelligent way. You will be responsible of building and maintaining closed loop optimization, map reduce processes , import/export processes and intermediate formats for the big data platform.
You will furthermore build integration solutions between vast array of online platforms within their portfolio. All to in the end to use big data to increase the added value of the many online product to the millions of end users . As the data comes in from millions of users your work is highly visible. As the time to market is generally quite short you will be challenged a lot. Fortunately you have a lot of room to come up with more ideas to use your skills to help the business forward.
Excellent experience in data engineering, preferably having working in multiple environments
A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence or similar studies
Good conceptual knowledge of distributed programming
Experience with multiple migrations
Excellent comprehension with Data Models
Good insight into architecture
Communicative, not afraid to speak to the (internal) business/stakeholder
Good experience with Python or Java
Experience with Hadoop or AWS
Experience with REST is a plus
Experience with Mapreduce is a big plus
Experience with NoSQL technology like Mongo is a plus
Experience with Flume, Kafka or Scala is a plus
What is offered?
Between € 58.000 and € 75.000
Ability to work part time
Working from home possibilities
Flexible working hours
Travelling to your international colleagues for 1 or 2 days a month
Public transportation paid
Regular knowledge sharing sessions
Interested in stepping into the world of big data and highly distributed programming?
Please send your CV to Robert Hawker via firstname.lastname@example.org
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