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Quantexa • Málaga, Spain

Big Data Technical Lead

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Job Description

Founded in 2016 with only a handful of individuals, Quantexa was built with a purpose that through a greater understanding of context, better decisions can be made. 6 years, 10 locations and 500+ employees later we still believe that today. We connect the dots within our Customers data using dynamic entity resolution and advanced network analytics to create context, empowering businesses to see the bigger picture and drive real value from their data.

Due to the continuous success and high demand from our customers, we are looking for a Senior Data Engineer with a proven track record to join the Quantexa family. 🚀

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Manage, transform, and cleanse high volume data.
  • Write defensive, fault tolerant and efficient code for data processing.
  • Automate data processing to enable on-going alerts on high-risk activity.
  • Present project results to clients both face to face and virtually.
  • Work very closely with data scientists to ensure efficient and effective delivery of solutions.
  • Use leading open source big-data tools, such as Spark, Hadoop, Scala and Elasticsearch. You should be comfortable with working with high profile clients, on their sites.
  • Work with our expert software development team to produce reusable applications.
  • Use emerging and open-source technologies such as Spark, Hadoop, and Scala.
  • Collaborate on scalability issues involving access to massive amounts of data and information.
  • Take on ad-hoc tasks as required for the running of a small, yet rapidly expanding business.
  • Leading a team and mentoring junior engineers.

Requirements

What do I need to have?

  • Proven big data experience, either from an implementation or a data science prospective.
  • Excellent technical skills including expert knowledge of at least one big data technology such as Spark, Hadoop, or Elasticsearch.
  • Experience of building data processing pipelines for use in production “hands off” batch systems, including either (or preferably both) traditional ETL pipelines and/or analytics pipelines.
  • Strong coding experience in the likes of Scala, Java, or Python.
  • Strong client facing, communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong academic qualifications, high quality degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop emerging technologies and techniques.
  • Exhibit strong technical communication skills with demonstrable experience of working in rapidly changing client environments.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to debug and solve technical challenges with sometimes unfamiliar technologies.

Ideal candidates will also:

  • Have worked on a variety of complex data orientated projects for financial services clients.
  • Have a good understanding of Computer Science and preferable come from a software engineering background or other scientific degree incorporating IT modules (e.g. Maths/Physics)
  • Have exposure to Agile, especially SCRUM.
  • Arrive with experience at working with a variety of modern development tooling (e.g. Git, Gradle, Jenkins, Nexus) as well as technologies supporting automation and DevOps (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Docker and a little bit of good old Bash scripting).
  • Have an excellent appreciation of what makes a high quality, operationally stable system and how to streamline all areas of development, release, and operations to achieve this.

Benefits

Why join Quantexa?

We know that just having an excellent glass door rating isn’t enough, so we’ve put together a competitive package as a way of saying thank you for all your hard work and dedication.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary 💰
  • Company bonus
  • Free Calm App Subscription #1 app for meditation, relaxation and sleep 🧘‍♀️
  • Ongoing personal development
  • Great Company wide socials
  • Plus other local benefits

Quantexa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re dedicated to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment, where everyone feels welcome, valued, and respected. We want to hear from people who are passionate about their work and align with our values. Regardless of race, beliefs, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, neurodiversity or ableness – whoever you are, if you’re a curious, caring, and an authentic human being who wants to help push the boundaries of what’s possible, we want to hear from you.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Work from home allowance
Teambuilding days
UK nursery benefit scheme
Private healthcare
Accredited Quantexa Tech Academy & Management Training
Personal development platform & funds + 1 hour weekly dedicated time to learn
Volunteer & Birthday Leave

We asked employees of Quantexa how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Location
86%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
79%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
76%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
74%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
82%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
87%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Quantexa

Company employees

500+

Gender diversity (male:female)

70/29/1

Office locations

London (HQ), Boston, NYC, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, Brussels, Amsterdam, Dubai, Malaga, Zurich, Luxembourg

Funding levels

Series D

Hiring Countries

Australia
Belgium
Canada
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Singapore
Spain
Switzerland
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
What employees are saying

"I have worked in the IT Industry for over 20 years. Quantexa is the best organisation I have worked for in that time. The solutions are second to none and the culture is awesome - it is a perfect blend. Individuals regardless of race, gender or age are treated with respect and included in all aspects of the organisation. I could not find a better fit. Culture comes from top-down and it is clear to see that our CEO is personally committed to ensuring we drive a flexible, inclusive and respectful environment"

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