Do you have a passion for Big Data Sets? Live in the Rotterdam area or nearby vicinity and have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in the field of Data Engineering?

Our client, one of the leading Finance companies in the Rotterdam area is looking for an experienced Data engineer to head up their Data science department. Your main function will be to store and analyze market data with the view of gaining a competitive edge over competitors, by giving the client an insight into the problems related to data architecture.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Build large-scale batch and real-time data pipelines with data processing frameworks;
  • The optimization, testing and tooling to improve overall data quality;
  • Monitoring performance and advising of any necessary infrastructure changes;
  • Identify issues with data models and come up with solutions;
  • Work effectively with multiple team members to deliver analytical solutions to the business functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a data-focused discipline;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with very large scale data warehouse projects;
  • Experience with big data tools such as Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, BigSQL or Hive;
  • Experience with programming languages: Python, Java, C++ or Scala;
  • Experience with data integration tools such as Informatica;
  • Strong communication, project management, and organizational skills.

What is offered

  • A gross annual salary of €65 000 – €70 000
  • 24 vacation days and holiday pay;
  • Travel allowance
  • A budget for training and development
  • Flexible working hours

Are you Interested?

If so, then we would like to receive your application by no later than the 30th of October, 2018. For any additional information contact Sharn Gomes on +31 (0) 631762571 or

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

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Salary: €65000 - €70000 per annum + Holiday pay, Travel Allowance, T&D
Consultant: Sharn Gomes
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