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Senior Big Data Engineer Sofia, Bulgaria or Remote

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Senior Big Data Engineer Description

Job #: 57314


EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


You are curious, persistent, logical and with a growth mindset – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. You love building data systems and applications to support decision making. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Senior Big Data Engineer or any level above.

What You Have

  • Fascination to Big Data
  • Strong experience in either of Java/Scala/Python, HDFS
  • Experience in any BigData related to ETL/ELT
  • Experience in SQL and noSQL DBs
  • Experience in CI/CD (Docker, Jenkins, Git)
  • Experience in various machine learning (ML) tools
  • Intention to acquire new skills continuously
  • Strong problem-solving characteristics as opposed to the narrow specialist
  • Interest in long-term collaboration (1+ years)
  • Solid understanding of the core AWS building blocks - workloads, stacks, instances, containers, VPCs and networking, internetworking and routing, core services like DNS etc, basic security
  • Clear, concise communication skills and good command of written and spoken English


  • Work on a truly BIG Data project – petabyte-scale projects, hundreds of millions of documents processed
  • Dive deep into AWS Big Data world - pave the way & position yourself as an expert in the exploding domain
  • Participate in the design – take part in an exploration effort, try a multitude of the AWS Big Data services, propose & defend architectural choices
  • Communicate with the customer - work directly with the Customer team, led with the experienced yet open-minded management
  • Join ONE team of friendly and fun professionals: no other team knows how to have a good time as we do. We all respect each other as equals and not only get along on a work level but personal as well

Nice to have

  • The following experience is considered as a big plus. However, if you do not have some of these - we are ready to train you:
  • ElasticSearch
  • Apache Spark
  • Hadoop MapReduce
  • Kafka, IBM MQ
  • AWS: EMR, StepFunctions, S3, Lambda

We offer

  • Opportunity to engineer your future
  • Personal development program that will allow you to be valued for your strengths
  • Wide range of professional trainings and workshops
  • Broad projects variety and possible mobility between projects over the time
  • Collaborate in a multicultural environment and exchange best practices with colleagues around the world
  • Varied social benefits; Sports, Transportation and Health programs
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule, team buildings and sport opportunities
  • Modern office in the new Infinity Tower business center
  • Remote By Design™ - we provide you with virtual working environment making you able to be productive and work from any location – being your home, a nice sunny terrace, summer or any of the EPAM offices all around the globe

Great! What's Next?

  • Send us your up-to-date CV or LinkedIn profile, representing your skills and past projects’ achievements
  • We’ll get in touch with you and help you ensure you’ve identified the most suitable role we have for you based on your strengths and passion
  • We’ll invite you for follow up technical conversations with your potential future colleagues and/or project, which can be done face to face in a calm meeting room at our office or via video conferencing call from your cozy place
  • At the end we will align how we can best proceed further in a mutual agreement
  • Want to prepare better and Grow yourself? Check our training and development resources and tailor your own PDP – free for any passionate IT professional here

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