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Data Platform Engineer - REMOTE
Brasov, Iasi, Chisinau, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest

Date posted: 06.05.2021

Job type: Full time

Brasov, Iasi, Chisinau, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Travel project; Agile company; Multiculturality

About the project

Our impressive client is the world's largest travel site, operating at scale with over 750 million reviews, opinions, photos, and videos reaching over 490 million unique visitors each month. They are a data driven company, with lots and lots of data!

Their Data Platform team is responsible for maintaining our petabytes-scale data lake and the ecosystem of tools that surround it. Pentalog is looking for talented Data Platform Engineers to help our partner take it to the next level!

The ideal candidate will have hands-on operational experience with Big Data technology. The stack is a hybrid open-source Hadoop cloud, house-built distributed ETL tools, and public cloud technologies that help to drive the analytics of the company. A successful engineer will be able to solve problems in a complex and distributed hybrid-cloud environment while working on a team that spans multiple time zones.

Job requirements

  • 3+ years of in-depth technical experience with modern Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Presto, and Spark;
  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system and the Bash shell;
  • General software engineering expertise; Java is preferred, but we also write a lot of Python and Kotlin;
  • The ability to communicate effectively in an operations environment;
  • Willingness to "get your hands dirty" in a modern Big Data environment ;
  • Very good level of English.


In this position, you will be:

  • Writing code - this is an engineering role, after all;
  • Using your expertise to build the kinds of tools that expand the modern Big Data ecosystem;
  • Working with a team of talented engineers to identify the shortcomings in Big Data technologies;
  • Leading cloud engineering best practices and developing cloud-first solutions to Big Data challenges;
  • Moving quickly to create today's solutions to tomorrow's problems.


  • English and French language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Great career development opportunities;
  • Team buildings and company events that will enhance both your social and professional life;
  • Private Health Insurance and meal tickets;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.


About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Poland, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico and USA, we employ over 1,200 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop as an individual, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.