Big data software engineer

We are looking for an engineer experienced in designing and implementing  large-scale, high-performance processing and storage systems. If you think you can help us bring resilience and scalability of our products to a new level, read further!

Product you’ll be working on

Jobfeed is our labour market analytics tool that provides HR professionals and researchers with accurate, complete and up-to-date information on the online labour market throughout the world. We continuously collect and analyse millions of job postings from hundreds of thousands of websites, turning raw data into essential information and bringing it at our customers’ fingertips.

Our technology stack: Python, PHP, ReactJS, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Docker, Git.

Your responsibilities

  • Design and implement complex data processing pipelines, with a focus on fault tolerance, scalability and maintainability
  • Write elegant, efficient and robust code, and review code written by colleagues
  • Find, analyse and eliminate processing bottlenecks and weak links
  • Explore, evaluate and adopt new tools and technologies to improve Jobfeed and our other products

Who you are

  • MSc in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Hands on experience with Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, Kafka, AMQP
  • You have worked with SQL and NoSQL at scale
  • Solid software development experience, preferably on Linux
  • You can code in Python and at least one of the following languages: Java, C/C++, C#, Scala, Go
  • Attention to detail and an eye for corner cases
  • You are passionate about technology, good at explaining your choices and convincing people.

What we offer

  • A fast growing, motivated, international team from over 24 nationalities
  • Good equipment
  • Free lunches, snacks and drinks – whatever you fancy, our kitchen has it all!
  • Friday demos with chilled drinks
  • Monthly chair massages
  • Easy access with public transportation and free onsite parking
  • Yearly week long hackathon, meetups, trainings, scientific conferences
  • Influence on our products

About us

We are a fast growing company developing cutting edge technologies based on NLP, AI, semantics and machine learning in a no-nonsense, informal and professional working environment.  Innovation is at the heart of what we do. We pride ourselves on providing recruitment and HR professionals around the world with solutions that radically improve and accelerate the connection between employers and candidates.  

We are small enough to make you matter, but big enough to have a very recognisable impact on the market supported by solid infrastructure.

If you are like us, passionate about intelligent machines, advanced computing and R&D, we might have the right opportunity for you!


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Textkernel's benefits

Our employees are from 25 different nationalities. We’ll help you with your relocation and immigration procedures.

We offer flexible working hours and home office possibility. Achieve your targets from where and when you want to.

We do not have a 9-5 mindset. It’s important that the work is done, we trust our employees to decide when they want to do this.

We care about your career, given our opportunities all it takes is will to grow at Textkernel!

Besides regular tech meetups we also organise a week long hackathon.

From free lunches to everything for your munchies, our kitchen has it all!

Relax and enjoy our monthly chair massages or join our running group.

Have a drink with us on Fridays.

Intrigued? Check out our career opportunities!