Big Data Engineer

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Location

Krakow

Hours

40

Job description

We bet we can be a great match

 

Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Would you like to work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers in Krakow? Welcome to Grand Parade.

 

About us

 

Working with us you’ll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users and 160 terabytes of data daily. Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.

 

Your role in the team

 

We are hiring for Mid-Level and Senior Data Engineers. We are building world-class Big Data platform which will give us power to process streams of data and enable machine learning and advanced analytics capabilities. Everything cloud-based for scalability and speed to market.

 

You’ll handle large volumes of data and integrate our platform with a range of internal and external systems. If you’re anything like us you’ll be interested in new tech and how it can be applied to data management. Our internal customer base is growing all the time, and we’re establishing ourselves as a true enterprise team using the latest technologies to make sure all customers get the best possible service.

 

You’ll join an agile team working alongside business, testers, architects and project managers. Focusing mainly on the development of complex logic integrations; you’ll pay equal attention to the quality of documentation, code, and business logic and non-functional. NFRs are a priority, so aspects like maintainable code, supportability, restorability, monitoring and performance need to be integral to any delivery.

If you join us as a Senior, you will be a mentor to a team, and will need to bring some previous experience of this.

 

Skills needed

 

  • You’re an expert in data engineering and data quality
  • You’re a strong developer, and you’ve used SQL to handle large data sets and complex data transformations. 
  • You have practical knowledge of Python 
  • Experience with Big data platforms: Apache Spark / Hadoop
  • Experience with data pipelines (e.g. Airflow) and streaming processing (Kafka, Kinesis, Spark Streaming, Flink) is a plus
  • Experience with cloud solutions for Big Data (Snowflake, GCP BigQuery, AWS Redshift) is a plus
  • It’s essential that you’ve got experience of the full SDLC in an equivalent environment. 
  • You're experienced in working within an integration environment with testers to ensure end to end performance and resilience SLA’s can be achieved.
  • Experience in writing well designed, testable, efficient code which follows good coding standards
  • Agile mindset and practice in software development process e.g. Scrum, Kanban, TDD, BDD.

 

What we offer

 

  • Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal trainings, lunch and learn sessions and an individual training budget.
  • Complex work and the chance to make an impact.
  • Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.
  • Brand new, bright and comfortable office in the city center with a garden roof terrace and incredible city view. Tram stop right outside the office. 
  • Long term flexible working practices - Our employees have the opportunity to work from home up to 80% of the time with 20% of office time built in to ensure we get some face to face collaborative team time
  • Free underground parking space for cars, motorcycles and bikes.
  • Great working atmosphere, in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward thinking managers.
  • Competitive base salary and benefits, with fully paid private healthcare (Lux Med), fully paid Multisport pass or MyBenefit cafeteria points for employees on employment contract, employee referral program, and an extra day off for your birthday.
  • Flexible employment (B2B or Employment Contract to choose from).
  • Creative rights scheme.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Chill out room and gaming room with VR, PS4, FIFA, foosball table, billiards, table tennis, football league, board games, company competitions with cool prizes.
  • Meetups, quality questions events, hackathons, we love any chance to share knowledge and have fun.
  • Charity events (ask us about our scooter racing) and social activities – virtual for now but we can’t wait to throw one of our famous company parties or summer picnics
  • Relocation costs support for rent and travel, and VISA support. Colleagues from all round the world including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Brazil, Romania, Ireland, Israel, India, Portugal, United Kingdom, Libya and many other countries. 

 

William Hill in Krakow

 

Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Krakow next to Vistula river – we're in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities. There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Kościuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself here. 

 

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