Software Engineer – Hadoop

trivago, Düsseldorf, Germany

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Are you passionate about creatively using technology? Do you want the chance to work with databases operating at 1012 scale? Our Hadoop development team is looking for a skilled developer and expert on systems level who can help build and maintain our big data architecture. We want someone who can not only use but also build a complex Hadoop cluster and data pipeline infrastructure.

Your responsibilities:

  • As an expert in your field, you will design, implement and maintain data integration- and data warehouse-based solutions using Hadoop in streaming environments.
  • Continuously improve our algorithms and approaches. On this note we encourage thinking outside the box and want our developers to challenge the status quo.
  • Ensure the solutions being defined are reusable and follow standard design patterns and architecture principles of Hadoop.
  • Collaborate with and provide technical consultation to other Software Development, Operations, Product and Business Intelligence teams to define deliverables and plans.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has some experience in OOP using Java and other languages.
  • Has some experience setting up and running Hadoop clusters utilizing the whole Hadoop infrastructure.
  • Has experience in concurrent programming and complex algorithms.
  • Has experience in engineering and administrating large-scale distributed systems in production environments and is able to model complex data structures.
  • Has an understanding of configuration management systems and their concepts for mass configuration. Knowledge of GNU/Linux and networking (L2/L3) would be a plus.
  • Holds a university degree in Computer Science.
  • Is comfortable communicating in English (our company language). German language skills would also be a plus.
  • Can start as soon as possible.

About trivago

Düsseldorf-based trivago lets users search and compare hotel prices from more than 200 booking sites - that's over 1.3 million hotels in over 190 countries.

Most of their highly diverse staff is based out of Germany. But you don't know an umlaut from an oompah band, you say? Have no fear - trivago's relocation package includes visa sponsorship, assistance on your apartment hunt, and newcomer loans for relocation needs. 

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