Big Data Engineer

Obor: IT
Lokalita: Praha, Czechia
Druh úvazku: Plný úvazek | Částečný úvazek | Stáž
Požadované vzdělání: Bc.
Zveřejněno: 9. 4. 2021

O společnosti

Absa Technology Prague is a specialist software development hub of Absa Bank, a South African-based financial services group, offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management, as well as bancassurance. 
Absa Group Limited is the majority shareholder of 11 banks located in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The group maintains representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria. 
It also has an international office in London and New York City.

Popis pozice

As a Big Data Engineer you will work alongside experienced and junior engineers on development of mission critical projects and applications using the most modern Big Data technology stack. This role has a high potential for further career progress in the direction of technical leadership team-wide and/or big data architecture.

Co hledáme


  • Design and implementation of generic tools and platforms for some of the following:
  • enabling simple data ingestion and consumption of corporate data lake
  • various streaming use cases and products
  • machine learning applications and pipelines
  • Contribute to our projects, which can be found on GitHub
  • we also contribute to others, like Apache Spark
  • Research of new technologies and investigation of their usability in our Big Data platforms
  • Filling gaps in the big data eco-system for it to be fully usable by financial and other highly regulated industries
  • Presenting R&D work at commercial and academic conferences
  • Mentoring junior big data engineers

Must Have

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong programming skills
  • Background in computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics or equivalent
  • Experience with Scala or other functional languages
  • Experience with some of the following:
  • Big Data Technologies: Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark
  • Databases: MongoDB, ArangoDB, Postgres, DynamoDB or others
  • Application Development: Spring, Angular, OpenUI5 or equivalent
  • Streaming: Apache Kafka or equivalent
  • Cloud: AWS
  • Containers: Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack
  • Linux, Bash, version control tools, continuous integration tools
  • Be eager to learn new approaches and technologies

Co nabízíme

  • Working with one of the coolest and most talented Big Data R&D teams in central Europe.
  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • 25 days holidays
  • Up to 60 sick days per year (100% covered by the employer)


  • 90CZK per day meal vouchers (fully covered by the employer)
  • 3% cash employer contribution towards your pension fund
  • Membership in private medical clinic
  • Beer & pizza Thursdays
  • Multisport card & private gym in the office
  • Flexible working hours
  • Choice of Mac or Windows