Senior Big Data Engineer

Full timeFULL_TIME, Munich, Germany

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HAWK:AI is currently seeking a Senior Big Data Engineer in Munich.

Your role

You will develop, integrate and run systems / technologies that retrieve and analyze huge amounts of financial data in real-time. As part of that you particularly architect, work on and constantly optimize our real-time AI predictions (inference), the data pipeline and the feature generation with a focus on speed, scalability and (processing) cost.

Your responsibilities

  • Architect, build, run and constantly improve our data-pipeline, real-time inference and feature generation
  • Monitor and manage performance, scalability and processing cost alongside
  • Act at a crucial interface between our data scientists, developers and DevOPs people. Train and provide guidance on best practices for them with regards to data engineering, performance and monitoring.
  • Build robust data pipelines and wrangle data in a way that it becomes easy to be visualized and stored into a DB. 
  • Build state of the art automation workflows for data transformations and ETL in general

Your qualifications 

  • 5+ years of experience architecting, building and running production-level big data solutions   
  • Strong programming and architectural experience in Python and Java 
  • Experience with databases (esp. MongoDB, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch) & big-data stack (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka) 
  • Experience building scalable and high-performant data analysis code backed up by git 
  • Experience in using the command line with affinity for Linux scripting 
  • Experience in data science: machine learning, data mining, statistics and visualization 
  • Relevant working experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Amazon Web Services (AWS) 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills; a team player and keen learner 
  • Passionate about data and analytics with contributions to open source projects 
  • BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science or a related technical field 
  • Experience with Agile and Lean methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban

The role is based in Munich. HAWK:AI provides competitive remuneration and benefits. Thank you for considering joining HAWK:AI.

We cannot wait to learn more about you! Please send your application to

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Dingolfinger Str. 15 München 81673 DE Date Posted: 2020-03-11