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Senior Data Engineer Sofia, Bulgaria or Remote

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Senior Data Engineer Description

Job #: 87230


EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


You are curious, persistent, logical and with a growth mindset – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. You love building data systems and applications to support decision making. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Senior Data Engineer or any level above.

What You’ll Do

  • Create and maintain both batch ETL (Extract Transform Load) and real-time data pipelines and architecture
  • Ensure all data provided by Data Platform is of the highest quality and is delivered in a timely manner and in line with agreed SLAs (Service Level Agreements)
  • Assemble large and complex data sets that meet functional and non-functional business requirements
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements, including automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS (Amazon Web Services) ‘big data’ technologies
  • Collaborate with stakeholders including data architects, Executive, Product, Data, and IT (Information Technology) team members from the beginning to the delivery of a project
  • Build a scalable, modern, and trusted data ecosystem, making sure it is responsive, available and in line with business requirements
  • Take part in sprints, workloads, and deliverables through agile methodologies
  • Manage quality assurance, verification of accuracy and consistency of data, specifically KPI (Key Performance Indicators) measures sent to the business

What You Have

  • 3+ years in Data Platforms / Data warehouse / BI (Business Intelligence) experience
  • Must have experience in successfully implementing data-centric applications, such as data warehouses, operational data stores, and data integration projects
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills that balance with creative approaches
  • Ability to learn new and complex concepts quickly
  • Strong experience with large-scale production databases and SQL
  • Solid understanding of cloud data services: AWS services such as S3, Athena, EC2, RedShift, EMR (Elastic MapReduce), EKS, RDS (Relational Database Services) and Lambda
  • Proficient with one or more big data & new data technologies such as Talend, NIFI, Airflow, Kafka
  • Experience with data modelling
  • Experience with ETL development (extractions, data load, aggregation, transformation)
  • Knowledge in working with time-series/analytics databases such as Elasticsearch
  • Understanding of containerization and orchestration technologies like Docker/Kubernetes
  • Must be able to take ownership of projects with a prominent level of attention to detail and priority
  • Team player with a hands-on approach and attitude
  • Must be comfortable with on call rotation

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with Marketing tooling and/or CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems is preferred
  • Familiarity with using business intelligence tools such as PowerBI, Domo, Tableau, Looker
  • Knowledge about and / or experience with sports betting
  • Background in digital companies, online, gambling, gaming, e-commerce, marketing, or mobile apps
  • Familiarity with one scripting language, preferably Python

We offer

  • Opportunity to engineer your future
  • Personal development program that will allow you to be valued for your strengths
  • Wide range of professional trainings and workshops
  • Broad projects variety and possible mobility between projects over the time
  • Collaborate in a multicultural environment and exchange best practices with colleagues around the world
  • Varied social benefits; Sports, Transportation and Health programs
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule, team buildings and sport opportunities
  • Modern office in the new Infinity Tower business center
  • Remote By Design™ - we provide you with virtual working environment making you able to be productive and work from any location – being your home, a nice sunny terrace, summer or any of the EPAM offices all around the globe

Great! What's Next?

  • Send us your up-to-date CV or LinkedIn profile, representing your skills and past projects’ achievements
  • We’ll get in touch with you and help you ensure you’ve identified the most suitable role we have for you based on your strengths and passion
  • We’ll invite you for follow up technical conversations with your potential future colleagues and/or project, which can be done face to face in a calm meeting room at our office or via video conferencing call from your cozy place
  • At the end we will align how we can best proceed further in a mutual agreement
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