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Big Data Developer (Java, Scala or Python)

  • Salary: Based on experience
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Zürich
  • Sector: Web Development, Business Analysis, Software Development
  • Date posted: 09/11/2016
  • Job reference: J354532ASAU-310816
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Big Data Developer

On behalf of our client, a leading bank in Zürich, we are looking for a Big Data Developer with strong technical knowledge of Java, Scala or Python. For this contract position based in Zurich in Switzerland our client is looking for an English speaking candidate who can start as soon as possible. Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with a market leading global company then please have a look at the details:


  • Engineering of data pipelines (primarily batch, increasingly intra-day / near-real-time)
  • Integration and evaluation of new big data and data science technologies
  • Development of platform components
  • Consultation to application groups on how best to utilise the platform and technologies
  • Engagement with groups for PoCs and full platform on-boarding


- Strong programming background in Scala, Java or Python

- Strong command line and scripting experience in a Linux environment

- A strong sense of ownership and initiative

- Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking ability

- Experience with relational DBs as well as NoSQL/NewSQL options like HBase & Cassandra

- Exposure to Python data science ecosystem, e.g. Jupyter

- Good understanding of issues inherent to distributed/clustered systems

- Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

- Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking ability

- A strong sense of ownership and initiative

- Experience with Spark, HDFS, Hive, and the Hadoop ecosystem (ideally with exposure to Cloudera CDH/EDH)

Are you interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. In case of any questions please contact Sophia Alaoui on +41 44 229 99 40. Please feel free to call even though this position might not be the perfect fit for you as we have a lot of positions open in the whole of Switzerland.

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