Big Data Engineer


As a global company, specialized in Big Data, Business Intelligence & Analytics, SOA & Enterprise Middleware, Mobility, Collaboration & Development tools, we deliver top products and services used by Fortune 500 companies. With more than 2000 customers in 76 countries, including Porsche, Vodafone, Lufthansa, Nike, Audi and Samsung, Xpand IT is recognized by its deep technological knowledge and “Passion for Excellence”.

At Xpand IT, everyone has a special talent. We value everyone’s talent in all fields. Excellent technical experts, visionary designers, dynamic and communicative Human Resources team, innovative researchers, magical marketers, entrepreneurial managers. These are the people that are part of Xpand IT.

If you feel that Xpand IT is the right place for you, give us a call.



We are looking for a Big Data Engineer. But, more than just a “Buzzword Guy”, we seek a curious person in searching the Best Big Data Solutions.

We are looking for someone who is able to play an active part in conceiving and deploying highly complex Big Data business solutions and do the necessary R&D over the best practices on database infrastructures based on Hadoop, NoSQL Databases (MongoDB) and high scalability and availability frameworks (such as Cassandra and Apache Kafka).

A typical day of a Big Data Engineer, will go from optimizing Big Data configurations and data models, understand relevant operational systems and conceive the necessary steps to ingest and manipulate huge amounts of data. These operations must be completed using key frameworks in such manner that the result must be as optimal as possible in terms of scalability, fault tolerance and performance.

For this role the technical skills are important, but we also value the soft skills.



  • Degree in Computer Science/IT or related field;
  • Knowledge in the Hadoop ecosystem components;
  • Knowledge in ETL and modelling contexts;
  • Knowledge in NoSQL databases will be valued;
  • Knowledge in Linux based operating systems;
  • Experience in programming languages such as Java and/or Scala;
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken);
  • Possibility and willingness to travel though Europe (maximum period of 2 months).



Besides a competitive salary and a variable bonus program according to the performance, we have a number of other benefits:

  • Relaxed work environment;
  • Fruit and coffee available;
  • Flexible schedule and good locations;
  • Health insurance;
  • Training plan, adjusted to individual needs;
  • Opportunity to work on challenging projects in different locations;
  • Social and team building events;
  • Areas for leisure within the facilities;
  • Protocols and other local benefits.

If you’ve read until here, then you are certainly who we are looking for.

Direct submission to this application on the form (right on the page) with the reference position (BD_ENG) or send us your CV to

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