Senior Big Data Engineer // GameDuell

February 12, 2018

Work in Berlin for one of the world`s largest games websites and excite more than 130 million users.

GameDuell`s IT architecture is based on the SOA paradigm and consists of several loosely linked services that communicate by sending messages to each other. On one hand, the architecture allows a horizontal scaling of databases and services. On the other hand, it offers the highest possible availability and robustness for the user.

As a Senior Big Data Engineer at GameDuell, you will be responsible for our Hadoop/Big Data/Cloud infrastructure and you will serve as an interface between different teams.

Your Tasks

  • Optimization of the current Hadoop/Big Data/Cloud infrastructure
  • Batch and real-time data processing and aggregation
  • Design and extension of data models
  • Database performance analysis, tuning and monitoring
  • Effectively drive cross-team solutions

What we expect

  • Completed university degree in the field of Technical Informatics, Computer Science or similar
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience with the design and development of databases as well as experience with Cloud environments (e.g. AWS, Google, Azure)
  • Profound knowledge of noSQL databases and technologies including Hadoop, HBase and Hive
  • Core competencies in JAVA necessary, experience in Scala would be an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, enterprise systems, and asynchronous architectures
  • Experience with the usage of Apache Storm, Kafka and Spark
  • Fluent English is mandatory, knowledge of German very welcome
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to work well in a team environment are also required

What we offer

  • Demanding tasks and new challenges
  • One of the best offices in Berlin
  • Interesting possibilities for your personal development
  • A great, performance oriented, friendly and international team is looking forward to meeting you
  • Relocation support (with company apartment, relocation agency, visa handling, etc.)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Timeframe: Immediately, full time

Contact us

If you are up for the challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you. Please send your complete and detailed application, including salary expectations and earliest possible start date, as a PDF by e-mail to Stefan Schwarzat (, with the subject “Senior Big Data Engineer“. Please note that any applications and documents sent via conventional mail will not be viewed and cannot be returned.

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