Big Data Engineer

ABOUT US…

Everything we do is to inspire others to achieve outstanding results. We do this by investing in IT mastery to generate market value. As a global company specializing in Big DataBusiness Intelligence & AnalyticsMiddlewareEnterprise Mobility, and Collaboration and Development tools, we have top products and services used by Fortune 500 companies. With a posture of honesty and cooperation with more than 180 clients in the service area and more than 3000 that use our products in 76 different countries, Xpand IT is recognized for its 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.

 

ABOUT THE JOB

We are looking for a Big Data Engineer.

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 Kafka/Confluent).

A typical day in the team, will go from building large scale distributed systems with focus on performance, availability, and simplicity and conceive the necessary steps to manipulate huge amounts of data. You will use Spark in the context of data streaming, machine learning and interactive analysis.

For this role the technical skills are important, but we also value your soft skills. If you haven´t been that exposed to Big Data problems, you don’t have to worry as we are ready to train and mentor you.

Expect to be a part of a team that will make you push through your limits in more than one way – but that will be with you all the way! Your days can be spent working in Portugal or abroad – but always raising the Xpand IT flag high! And make no mistake, you will be better because of everything you’ll do, because our main objective is to make things that count and you’ll be a part of that.

 

THE NEXT XPANDER SHOULD HAVE…

  • Degree or Msc in Computer Science/IT or related field;
  • Curiosity in the Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, Hive, Impala, Spark, Kafka/Confluent) will be valued;
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases and interested in using them (e.g., MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase);
  • Experience in programming languages;
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken);
  • Possibility and willingness to travel though Europe (maximum period of 2 months).

 

WHAT WE OFFER

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 (DMI_BD) or send us your CV to career@xpand-it.com.

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