Teradata Think Big Senior Data Engineer in Moscow, Russia

Think Big Senior Data Engineer


Think Big provides expert advisory and implementation services for open source big data solutions. As the first and only pure-play big data services firm, our Data Scientists and Engineers are trusted advisors to the world's most innovative companies. Our experienced teams combine a distinctive methodology and a proven Think Big Velocity Framework that includes tested design patterns and pre-built components, to help clients build applications faster. Think Big helps Customers leverage big data analytics by integrating open source platforms, such as Hadoop, NoSQL and streaming engines, with best-of-breed data warehousing environments. Service offers include: a big data roadmap, data engineering, data lake and analytic operations, training and ongoing big data solution support.

Job specification

  • Designing and developing code, scripts and data pipelines that leverage structured and unstructured data integrated from multiple sources

  • Software installation and configuration

  • Participating in and helping lead requirements and design workshops with our clients

  • Developing project deliverable documentation

  • Leading small teams of developers and coordinating development activities.

  • Mentoring junior members of the team in software development best practices

  • Additionally the Senior Data Engineer assists Think Big Analytics establish thought leadership in the big data industry by contributing white papers, technical commentary and representing the company at industry conferences.


Must have 3-6 years experience programming in Java, Python or C/C , demonstrate proven expertise in production software development. Must be proficient in Linux, SQL, relational database design and methods for efficiently retrieving data. Must also have experience building complex and non-interactive systems (batch, distributed, etc.) Must have strong analytical skills and be a creative problem-solver. Must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills and be a strong team player capable of working in a demanding start-up environment.

Preferred knowledge, skills and abilities:

Prior consulting experience is strongly desired. Proficient in NoSQL is strongly desired. Experience with Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Avro, Thrift, Protobufs as well as JMS: ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, JBoss, etc. Dynamic and/or functional languages experience such as Python, Ruby, Scala, and Clojure are also desirable. Experience designing and tuning high performance systems and prior experience with data warehousing and business intelligence systems. A professional or academic background that includes mathematics, statistics, machine learning and data mining is a plus. Prior work and/or research experience with unstructured data and data modeling as well as familiarity with different development methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall, XP, scrum, etc.)

Job abilities:

Must be able to travel to client sites at least 30% of the time. Must be able to interact and communicate with the client in meetings. Must be able to write programming code in applicable languages. Must be able to speak\write project documentation in English.


BS or MS in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent work experience.

Job: Services/Consulting

Schedule: Full-time

Primary Location: Europe, Middle East & Africa-Russian Federation-Moscow

Organization: Think Big Analytics

Req ID: 173320