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Big Data Engineer


Our opportunity


We are seeking an Engineer to join our Enterprise Data Analytics & Architecture (EDAA) organization within Group Operations Business Transformation.



Your role


As a Big Data Engineer your main responsibilities will involve


  • Development of data processing pipelines using Spark/Scala.
  • Development of tests using Spark/Scala.
  • Hands on development and monitoring of the Azure cloud Platform and various associated components for data ingestion, transformation and processing.
  • Effectively diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex problems pertaining to data infrastructure, including performance tuning and optimization.
  • Designing and program writing according to functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Developing and maintaining technical documentation.
  • Follows established configuration/change control processes



Your Skills and Experience


As a Big Data Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


  • University level education or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working as a Software Engineer
  • 1+ Experience in functional programming (preferably Scala - big plus)
  • 1+ years of experience in Apache Spark 2.0 (big plus)
  • Knowledge of design patterns
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries
  • A good understanding of distributed computation
  • Bash scripting
  • GIT



Additional Information


As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:


  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% - you choose
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Please apply with your CV in English.



Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability




Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  ES - Madrid 
  • Remote working: Yes
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Laura Santamaría Rodríguez
  • Closing date:

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