Data Platform Engineers - Full Stack

Badoo Ltd
Covent Garden
From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
01 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Badoo is looking for an exceptional Data Platform Engineers to join our quirky data team. We’re solving interesting problems using cutting-edge tools - working on an in-house analytics platform which captures tens of billions of events a day from more than a hundred various data sources; then aggregates, processes and stores them in Hadoop and Exasol using Spark and Presto. Data is then consumed from reports and visualisations on our React based portal using D3.


·Contribute to all parts of our data platform (from metadata definition framework through data pipelines to the visualisation interface)

·Write unit tests and perform code reviews

·Explore and experiment with new tools, libraries and technologies to improve and simplify our solution

·Take ownership of certain parts of the project

·Maintain a vision of the product and it’s place within the company; create prototypes to showcase the vision

·Support existing users of the platform, explain new features to them and help new joiners to get started


·Ability to understand business requirements and goals

·Ability to write easily understandable and maintainable code in many languages

·Interest in data analysis and visualisation

·Primary programming skills are Python and JavaScript (ES6 + Flow). We also use Java and PHP, so knowledge of these technologies is desirable/openness towards development in those languages essential

·Understanding of various SQL and NoSQL systems (Redis, CouchDB, Postgres, MySQL, Redshift etc), their strengths and weaknesses

·Good level of Unix skills and bash scripting

·Experience with Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Presto as developer desirable

·Interest in data visualisation, and D3 knowledge desirable

·Demonstrable experience in projects related to data and metadata desirable

·Side projects or open source contributions desirable

·Polyglot experience in general desirable

·Ability to write an html parsing regex desirable

Deadline for applications 27/10/2017

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