Zeebra Resource Solutions are a recruitment consultancy firm, with headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic. We are recognized as specialists and market leaders in the IT and Telco areas. Our clients are mostly international companies interested in establishing themselves in Central and Eastern Europe.

Big Data Engineer - Scala, Java, Hadoop

The team

The Big Data Engineering team is working on design and implementation of generic tools and platforms for enabling simple data ingestion and consumption of corporate data lake as well as various streaming use cases and products and also machine learning applications and pipelines. They also contribute to several Open Source products like Apache Spark, research of new technologies and investigation of their usability in the Big Data platforms.

The role

As a Big Data Engineer, you will work alongside of experienced and junior engineers on development of mission critical projects and applications using most modern Big Data technology stack.


  • The design and implementation of generic tools and platforms for some of the following:
  • Enabling simple data ingestion and consumption of corporate data lake o various streaming use cases and products
  • Machine learning applications and pipelines
  • Contribution to the team's open source projects projects and 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
  • Be eager to learn new approaches and technologies

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with Scala or other functional languages (Haskell, Clojure, Kotlin, Clean)
  • Experience with any of the following:
  • Big Data Technologies: Apache Hadoop, Spark, Oozie o Databases: MongoDB, ArrangoDB or equivalent o Application Development: Spring, Angular, OpenUI5 or equivalent o Streaming: Apache Kafka or equivalent
  • Cloud: OpenStack, AWS o Linux, Bash, version control tools, continuous integration tools

What's on offer

  • Working with one of the coolest and most talented Big Data R&D teams in central Europe
  • Supporting you in taking relevant courses and certifications
  • Possibility to travel to conferences and events
  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • 25 days holidays
  • Up to 60 sick days per year (fully covered by the employer)
  • 90CZK per day meal vouchers (fully covered by the employer)
  • 3% cash employer contribution towards your pension fund
  • Premium private medical insurance
  • Beer & pizza Thursdays
  • Multisport card & private gym in the office
  • Flexible working hours
  • Choice of Mac or Windows

If you're interested / curious to learn more about this opportunity please get in touch and I will be happy to provide more details and answer your questions. Alex AT Zeebra Dot Cz.

Informace o pozici

ZEEBRA Resource Solutions, s.r.o.
Required education: University
Required languages: English (Advanced)
Listed in: IS/IT: Application and system development, Programmer
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration
Contract duration: Permanent
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Recruitment agency

ZEEBRA Resource Solutions, s.r.o., Alex Pilnikov