We are looking for a career-oriented Big Data Engineer to serve as the lead member of our big data engineering team and who is the technical representative to the client. Our team consists of 5 eager and skilled big data engineers, and counting! As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to take ownership while also helping to set the vision. In the process, you will identify the requirements of new features, while also designing and implementing data-driven solutions. You have the ability to take the big data engineering team to the next level as well as build a relationship with (international) clients.


Xomnia is the leading Dutch big data company that empowers organizations to create maximum value out of data. We excel in generating value from data by developing, integrating and maintaining your big data platforms and predictive solutions. Xomnia’s big data training programs enable and further develop the data-driven capabilities of your own employees. We deliver long term data science as well as big data engineering capacity through our traineeships. When in need of a temporary capacity boost, we share our experienced big data experts with you. In Xomnia you will find the full-service big data partner to realize your data-driven ambitions. Last but not least our company is located in the city center of Amsterdam. Every Friday afternoon we have drinks at our HQ. Oh, and we have a boat!

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Professional, passionate about big data with a healthy business understanding. You are a problem solver, proactive and you like to share knowledge. Additionally, you can make reliable estimates based on your experience. You can manage expectations. Also, you are currently working as a big data engineer in a data-minded organization and you have the feeling you are ready for the next step in your career where you can develop your thought leadership.

You also have

  • Capability to architect highly scalable systems, using different open source tools
  • Demonstrated the ability to take analytical solutions into the cloud like Google Cloud Platform (preferred) and AWS
  • Experience with object-oriented design, coding and testing patterns in engineering software platforms and large-scale data infrastructures, as well as using Big Data batch and streaming tools
  • Experience with putting predictive models in production
  • Experience with deployment lifecycles (Test and deployment automation) from a devop’s perspective
  • Experience with Agile workflows (e.g. Scrum). Preferably experience as a scrum master. You are a Native in Spark, Hadoop, Scala and Kafka.


  • Master’s/Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent (work) experience

Additional Requirements

  • 5 years of experience as a Big Data Engineer, or similar, is required
  • Advanced programming skills in Python (preferred). Nice to have: R, Java, Scala, JavaScript/Typescript, Front-end development
  • Experience in NoSQL databases like Cassandra, HBase, MongoDB


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