Big Data Engineer

Sofia, Bulgaria

Full time


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Job description

The Company

Our client is a German family-owned retail business which is ranked among the top 3 privately owned European companies. The company's worldwide retail operations are supported by a team of more than 2000 IT professionals located in Germany and Sofia. For their  IT hub in Sofia, we're currently looking for a Big Data Engineer. You'll be joining an AI&Data Services team of 17 people with expertise in ETL, BI, Data Engineering and Data Science.

The position

As a Data Engineer, you’ll be handling the design and construction of scalable management systems, ensure that all data systems meet company requirements, and also research new uses for data acquisition. The evolution of the platform will depend on your ability to research and implement the appropriate tools for a variety of tasks. You should also keep up with the ins and outs of the industry such as data mining practices, algorithms, and how data can be used.

Your responsibilities:

  • Design, construct, test and maintain Big Data management systems (Microsoft Azure, Apache Hadoop)
  • Build high-performance algorithms and prototypes to deploy and monitor ML pipelines
  • Integrate up-and-coming data management and software engineering technologies into existing data structures
  • Create custom software components and analytics applications
  • Recommend different ways to constantly improve data reliability, quality and platform usefulness



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Key requirements

Your profile:

  • Experience with Big Data platforms (Hadoop, Azure Cloud, Big Query)
  • Knowledge and skills in any of the technologies HDFS, Hive, HBase, Druid, Presto, CouchDB
  • Strong proficiency in PySpark, Python, SQL, Linux shell
  • Strong English verbal and written skills
  • Intellectual curiosity to find new and unusual ways to solve data management issues

Our Offer:

  • An attractive remuneration package and a variety of opportunities with one of the strongest and largest retail companies in the world
  • A huge array of tools & technologies available on the spot and ready for a steady personal development
  • Food vouchers, MultiSport card, additional health insurance, travel expenses and a modern office on a central location in Sofia
  • A good work-life balance with flexible working time & option for mobile work
  • A pleasant and diverse environment with regular events, team buildings, and stimulating activities

Apply now, if you find this opportunity fitting your professional expertise and interest, please send us your CV.  Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Other details:

Location: Sofia

Employment: Full time