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Big Data Engineer - AWS / Python / Data Lake - Utrecht

  • Location

    Utrecht, Netherlands

  • Sector:

    Information Technology, BI, Big Data & Analytics

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    Idris Balogan

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Big Data Engineer required. Our world-renowned client is currently seeking a Big Data Engineer to join them on an initial 6-month contract (extension likely) in their offices in Utrecht.

The client is creating an enterprise Big Data Lake solution moving away from a more traditional data warehouse environment and previous experience on similar projects will be of significant advantage.

The Big Data Engineer will have experience using AWS services like API gateway, Redshift, lambda functions, DynamoDB EMR and Elasticsearch.

Expectations of the Big Data Engineer will have a deep understanding of language internals, profiling, testing methods and Spark. Knowing Java or Scala is a plus.

In the position of the Big Data Engineer you will be a catalyst for change, have excellent communication skills to simplify and present concepts to other people.


  • Solid technical skills in Python
  • Experience using AWS services including but not exclusive such as API gateway, Redshift, lambda functions, DynamoDB EMR and Elasticsearch.
  • Can analyse algorithm complexity and know data structures
  • Use of Linux or MacOS, Docker and GIT in collaborative workflows.

If you are available or coming to the end of a contract, and fit the profile outlined above, then please contact me ASAP with your most recent CV.