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Hadoop Engineer - Belfast

Posted on 24th October 2017
Company SpotX
Specialism IT/Technology
Location Belfast, United Kingdom
Type Full-time
Level Mid


SpotX is unlike any other technology company in Belfast. They are the most transparent programmatic video advertising platform with more than 7 billion ad decisions per day reaching 600 million unique visitors in more than 190 countries.
As they continue to grow their Belfast Engineering Team, SpotX is looking for a highly talented Hadoop Engineer. They are looking for someone who is versatile, methodical and enjoys focusing on new challenges.  Does that sound like you?
They don’t accept the concept of “culture fit”. They desire to find genuine human beings that are pleasant to work with. Sure, we might share a beer at work or after work but you don’t have to. You just need to be a conspiring member of the team who is thoughtful and wants to do quality work.




Making an immediate impact:
- Hadoop development and implementation
- Loading disparate data sets and performing analysis of vast data stores
- Testing prototypes and propose accepted methodologies for Big Data
- Developing new tools and technologies in the video ad serving space
- Embody a team spirit and participate in a scrum team comprised of 4 to 5 developers
- Participate in daily standup meetings and all meetings of the agile SDLC: planning, estimation, retrospectives, demos, etc.


Needed SpotX’er talents:
- Strong experience with Hadoop including some of these tools: HDFS, YARN, Hive, Spark, Python, and Scala
- Solid OO skills in any languages,
- Linux knowledge & database experiences
- Analytical skills with Big Data for reporting and trends analysis

Bonus SpotX’er talents:
- Experience piloting and analysing petabytes of data
- Experience building applications using Apache Spark and Apache Kafka
- Agile development

SpotX Perks:
- Work-life balance
- Great holidays, company closed from Christmas to New Years
- Make a real difference - your code reaches millions of people as soon as you release it
- Grow in a fun, casual, team environment
- Great office environment and location

SpotX is a video ad serving platform providing media owners with monetization tools for desktop, mobile and connected devices. The platform features modern ad serving and programmatic infrastructure, and other monetization tools, like solutions for OTT and outstream video ad units. SpotX gives publishers the control, transparency and actionable insights needed to understand buyer behavior, manage access and pricing, and maximize revenue. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and has offices in Amsterdam, Belfast, Hamburg, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Stockholm, Singapore and Sydney. In October 2017, RTL Group, a leader across broadcast, content and digital, will complete its 100% acquisition of SpotX. For updates, follow SpotX on Twitter and LinkedIn.

If you are interested in this position please click the APPLY NOW button below and mention you saw the vacancy on ExchangeWire or click here to be directed to the SpotX site.