Big Data Engineer, Hadoop, Python, Scala

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Contract, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 15 Oct 18

Big Data Engineer, Hadoop, Python, Scala

For our client, one of the most instantly recognizable brands in the banking sector worldwide, Swisslinx are looking for a dynamic Big Data Engineer with strong knowledge of Hadoop and building data pipelines to join a newly created analytics team. This is a rolling contract in Zurich starting ASAP with a strong potential for extension/internalisation.

As the successful candidate you will join a small team of highly qualified individuals passionate about Big Data techniques working in Agile mode, who interface closely with Data Scientists.
The team help builds a solution, which on one hand allows data scientists to analyse data and build advanced analytics models and on the other hand to operationalize data pipelines to execute data sourcing, data integration, data enrichment with analytical results and integration with the downstream systems in an automatic manner.
Your responsibilities will mainly consist of data sourcing and data integration tasks as well as the following:
- Collaborate closely with data scientists in the business teams to understand data and functional requirements
- Design and build data pipelines to ingest, integrate, standardise, clean and publish data.
- Integrate analytical models developed by the data scientists into end-to-end data pipelines

As the ideal candidate you will bring a versatile technical skill set and strong academic qualifications who can fulfil as many of the following requirements as possible:

- Proven experience as a Data Engineer using Big Data technologies
- Technical experience creating data structures on Hadoop
- Experience building data pipelines on Hadoop, ideally Cloudera distribution, using Spark, Scala, Python and similar languages
- Very good knowledge of SQL, Impala and Hive databases
- A strong sense of ownership and initiative
- Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking ability
- Fluency in English

We look forward to receiving your application!

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