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Big Data Engineer
  • Job Ref: 46936
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Salary: €60,000 - €80,000 pa

My client is a company based in Berlin and they are currently seeking a Big Data Engineer

Some key facts/interesting points about this position are the following:

  • Small agile teams working on a brand new application - completely greenfield project with long-term implications and impact on the company.
  • Cutting edge tools based over Java and Scala big-data solutions to improve machine learning results and predict customer behaviour and lead generation more effectively.
  • Cutting edge adTech at it's heaviest, put your stamp on the products that are sweeping the market for customer insight generation and analysis.
  • They believe in ownership, productivity, mutual respect and freedom to do the things we need to do. Each team member has a large degree of autonomy to accomplish his or her tasks and can rely on others for help, guidance and support. Our team enjoys a highly professional atmosphere and an environment where a good laugh is always welcome.

Essential Skills: 

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with a deep understanding of Core Java and/or Scala, especially in Concurrency and Multi-threaded programming (native, Actor model, Akka).
  • Knowledge of distributed in-memory architecture using cache (e.g. Memcached, Redis, EHCache, etc.).
  • Experience with big data solutions (Hadoop, Spark, parquet) and large messaging infrastructures (Kafka, RabbitMQ).
  • Experience with NoSQL solutions (Casandra, druid, Impala, presto).
  • Knowledge of SQL databases and capable of comfortably crafting queries.
  • High proficiency with Java server development and cloud services (Amazon EC2).
  • Team player who appreciates a fast and dynamic startup culture


  • Create a generic environment for their AI audience platform.
  • Build a big data solution to manage and process hundreds of Terabytes a day.
  • Construct a framework which allows for a unified way to work with many APIs in parallel.
  • Design a high throughput product to handle tens of billions of events a day.

For further information please contact John Abbott on (0)1702 46 00 10, alternatively, please send a copy of your CV to Java Recruitment, specialist recruiters of Open source skilled professionals are a trading style of VMR Consultants Ltd and are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

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