Big Data Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic


Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Big Data Engineer for our Prague office to make the team even stronger.

Our client is an investment bank which provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs.

Located globally, we operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment requiring strong technology, finance, quantitative, and communication skills. Work is typically to tight timescales in an environment where delivery of IT solutions to revenue-earning areas of the business is critical.

The main function of the role is to be a key resource in a Prague-based Big Data platform environment management team. The primary focus is to onboard the platform into the environment function and optimize the environments, processes and support.


  • Be able to manage the JIRA stack as the team uses the Agile process;
  • Work in a medium sized global team of 10 people covering all activities in environment management – Release and Deployment, Environment Provisioning, Non-prod support and Tooling and Automation;
  • Develop tools and automations to manage Hadoop infrastructure using Java, Scala, Python technologies;
  • Expected to own problems and drive through solutions;
  • Work with Development Teams, peers and PM to understand and deliver requirements;
  • Analyze requirements to find the most appropriate technical solutions;
  • Document designs and communicate them with the team;
  • Main technologies used will be Hadoop, Cloudera with integration to grid computing technologies such as DataSynapse and middleware technologies such as Solace and Oracle Coherence;
  • Ensure adherence to bank technical standards & SDLC;
  • Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements.


  • RedHat/Linux administration with Bash scripting;
  • At least 2-year Hadoop development hands-on production experience;
  • Experience with 2 of Hadoop components such as HDFS, MapReduce, HBase, Hive, Spark, Zookeeper, YARN;
  • Exposure to Agile and DevOps process and approaches;
  • Automation and tooling in Shell scripting, Python, Powershell using Puppet, Chef, Ansible;
  • Ability to manage Hadoop infrastructure in terms of writing the components, setting them up along with their maintenance;
  • 3rd line support of a large critical system.

Nice to have

  • Linux or Windows Scripting;
  • Cloudera administration;
  • Experience deploying high-performance server-side/compute grid distributed risk generation software;
  • Strong architectural and design skills;
  • Risk, pricing and derivatives knowledge;
  • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills.

We offer

  • Opportunity to work in a successful international company with a stable background;
  • Possibility to work in a friendly multicultural environment, using English on a daily basis and growing professionally within worldwide EPAM;
  • Guaranteed professional growth through the technology trainings and technology communities inside EPAM;
  • Regular IT trainings and good opportunities for professional growing and development;
  • Large space for self-fulfillment and participation in new projects;
  • Motivating financial evaluation (negotiable, based on an expertise and achieved results);
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Benefit program (5 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days, wage compensation for the first three days of illness, meal vouchers, flexi pass, annual coupon of Prague city public transport, multisport cards);
  • Comfortable and modern offices in Prague 4;
  • Start ASAP / Negotiable.


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