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Big Data Engineer

NextLink Solutions

Posted on Feb 20, 2021 by NextLink Solutions

Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
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NextLink is working with top notch consulting company, who is seeking for a Big Data Engineer in Leuven, Belgium for a 12 months contract

Job Title: Big Data Engineer

Duration: 12 Months contract

Location: Leuven, Belgium


  1. Designing, developing, constructing, testing and maintaining the complete data management & processing systems - Data Pipelines

  2. Aggregate & Transform raw data coming from a variety of data sources to fulfil the functional & non-functional business needs - Data Transformation

  3. Discovering various opportunities for data acquisitions and exploring new ways of using existing data - Data Ingestion

  4. Creating of data models to reduce system complexity and hence increase efficiency and reduce cost - Data Architecture & Models

  5. Performance optimization & monitoring: automating processes, optimizing data delivery & re-designing the complete architecture to improve performance

  6. Proposing ways to improve data quality, reliability & efficiency of the whole system - Data Quality

  7. Creating a solution by integrating a variety of programming languages and tools together - Data Value

  8. As a senior, it is expected to be very well communicative and to be extravert for what concerns solutions (technical-architectural), actively helping and supporting the other team members.



  • Datamodelling

  • Data Architecture

  • Big Data Framework/Hadoop: HDFS, Squid, Spark, Conda, Yarn and MapReduce

  • NoSQL Databases: Cassandra, Hbase, MongoDB

Access & Transport - Connectivity:

  • ETL (Extract, Transform, Load): Informatica

  • Big Data Framework/Hadoop: Flume & Sqoop, Yarn, Zookeeper


  • Real Time processing framework - Apache Spark

  • Big Data Framework/Hadoop: PIG, Hive

  • SQL and NoSQL

  • Machine learning (nice to have): Python & algorithms


  • Workflow

  • Programming: Java, Python (and optionally Scala)

Development methodologies:

  • Agile: Safe or Spotify

  • DataOps

Ancillary capabilities:

  • Very strong communication skills

  • Problem Solving

  • Teamwork

  • Innovation

Reference: 1102443334

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