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Hadoop Engineer, (REMOTE)
Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Iasi, Brasov

Date posted: 01.04.2021

Job type: Full time

Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Iasi, Brasov

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Cloud-based project; Professionalism; Impressive tech stack

About the project

The world's largest travel site, operating at scale for almost half a million unique visitors each month, needs to expand their data platform team.

As a data-driven company, this user-generated platform needs a Hadoop Engineer who will share with his teammates the responsibility of maintaining the company’s petabytes-scale data lake and the ecosystem of tools that surround it. This position requires hands-on operational experience with Big Data technology and securing distributed platforms.

The tech 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 complex security problems in the hybrid-cloud environment while working on a team spanning 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 - preferred, 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.


  • Write code, as you create today’s solutions for tomorrow’s problems;
  • Use your expertise to build the kinds of tools that expand the modern Big Data ecosystem;
  • Work with a team of talented engineers to identify the shortcomings in Big Data technologies;
  • Apply cloud engineering best practices and develop cloud-first solutions to Big Data challenges.


  • Healthcare benefits (Private Medical Insurance, various extra medical advantages);
  • A more active lifestyle with the help of our PentaSport activities;
  • French, German and English courses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms
  • Meal vouchers;
  • Mentorship programs;
  • Access to a technology roadmap;
  • Full support to upgrade yourself (conferences and certifications);
  • New-born maternity grant;
  • A front-row seat to PentaBARs – our after-work tech events with a twist.

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.