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Senior Data Engineer - Java/Scala, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka & GCP

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  • Job title Senior Data Engineer - Java/Scala, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka & GCP
    Contract type: Permanent
    Location Berlin
    Industry: Data
    Salary: Up to €75,000 (Depending on experience)
    Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
    Reference: DE-BER-CB
    Contact name: Drew Barbier
    Contact email:
    Published: September 30, 2020 11:49

    Job Description

    Senior Data Engineer - Java, Scala, Spark, Kafka & GCP

    Location: Berlin, Germany
    Salary up to €75,000 (Depending on experience)


    Our client is one of the worlds largest gaming websites that excites and entertains more than 150 million users. They are a metrics-driven company that handles enormous amounts of data to help identify, develop and create exciting new business opportunities. You will help them transform raw data into meaningful information to ensure a world-class user experience.

    As a Senior Big Data Engineer, you will be responsible for building and maintaining the entire Big Data infrastructure, understand and implement the needs of both business and technical teams for data, as well as serving as an interview between these teams.

    Your Tasks:

    • Build, maintain, and optimize the current Big Data infrastructure (GCP and Hadoop)

    • Real-timeand batchdata processing and aggregation

    • Automation and job scheduling

    • Design and extension of data models

    • Database performance analysis, tuning, and monitoring

    • Effectively drive cross-team solutions

    Key Requirements:

    • Completed university degree in the field of ComputerScience or a related field

    • 5 + years of relevant work experience in the design & development of databases, as well as experience with cloud environments (e.g. Google Cloud, AWS or Azure)

    • Expert knowledge of NoSQL and SQL databases, and technologies like BigQuery, Hive, BigTable/Hbase, Hadoop & PostgreSQL

    • Excellent competencies with Java or Scala

    • Experience with Apache Beam/Kafka and Spark/Flink would be valuable

    • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, software design principles, test-driven development, enterprise systems, and asynchronous architectures

    • Fluent Englishis mandatory, knowledge of German is welcome

    If you are a team player by nature and ready to take your next step into the exciting space of online gaming, I want to hear from you. Interviews can be held via Zoom and we are looking to bring somebody on board ASAP, so only apply if you are happy to start remotely. Please note, this role will be on-site in a fantastic Berlin office when normality resumes!