Senior Data Engineer to the Big Data team (Scala/Hadoop)

Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Łódź, PL, 93-281 Warszawa, PL, 02-460

Job ID: 20682


We are Nordea. We have a 200-year history of supporting and growing the Nordic economies and our values are deeply rooted in these open, progressive and collaborative societies. As one of the biggest employers in the Nordics, Poland and Estonia, you have excellent opportunities to evolve, develop and move forward with us. 


We enable dreams and aspirations for a greater good.

We build relationships. We add a personal touch to everything we do – when advising our customers, collaborating with colleagues and meeting our potential candidates.

We learn and develop. We take pride in being experts and thinking ahead. We use our expertise to meet our customers’ needs, from the simplest to the most complex. We bring a growth mindset to our work that enables us to focus on the broader perspective in our daily challenges. 

We lead change. We are responsible and aware of the impact of our decisions, both for our customers and for our local and global communities. Mindful of our responsibility towards current and future generations, we have made sustainability an integrated part of our business strategy.


About our team 

Meet the Capability Area Data Engineering team. We add value by building distributed and highly parallelized data processing pipelines which process a massive amount of data. We leverage Scala and Spark to enrich and transform corporate data to enable searching, data visualization and advanced analytics. You’ll join a team where your personal development is our number one priority. In regular one on ones and quarterly feedback talks, you and your manager will identify possible paths for you to grow and the right amount of guidance needed to reach you. 

This role is based in Łódź, Warsaw, Gdańsk/Gdynia. 


Our technology stack includes, but is not limited to: #scala #hadoop #spark #scalatest #robotframework

What you’ll be doing:

  • Building distributed and highly parallelized big data processing pipeline which process massive amount of data (both structured and unstructured data) in near real-time
  • Leverage Spark to enrich and transform corporate data to enable searching, data visualization, and advanced analytics
  • Working closely with analysts and business stakeholders to develop analytics models
  • Continuous delivery on Hadoop and other Big Data Platforms
  • Automate processes where possible and are repeatable and reliable
  • Work closely with QA team

Who you are

This is the right role for you if are highly motivated, open minded, innovative and eager to collaborate. 


Your background and skills include: 

  • Experience working in Agile methodologies
  • Unit testing experience with framework ScalaTest or similar
  • Programming experience with Scala
  • Experience with distributed data processing engines like Spark


It would be ideal if you also know… 

  • Robot Framework
  • Atlassian Suite: Confluence, JIRA
  • Hadoop ecosystem (sqoop, oozie, etc.)

What we offer


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in how we work and how we make decisions – and that we imagine you share with us.  
At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us stronger together.


We offer a full-time employment agreement type of with various benefits based on your location, which may include private health and life insurance, learning opportunities, holiday subsidies, bonuses and many more (PL only).

We treasure flexibility. That’s why we offer a hybrid working model, where you can experience both working from our offices and from home. 4 (home) : 1 (office) model.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/05/2024.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

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Department:  IT/Technology