Data Engineer - Hadoop

What you will do

As a Data Engineer at Catawiki you will help us evolve our current infrastructure to a distributed system and help build scalable data pipelines using the Hadoop ecosystem. You will work in cooperation with our Software Engineers, Devops Engineers, Data Scientists and Product Managers on projects including:

  • Explore new ways of transforming and analyzing data and continuously expand and improve the performance of our data pipelines.
  • Build prototypes, fast, and determine what their worth are in the business and within the infrastructure before iterating and improving them.
  • Work closely with Data Scientists and Product Managers to decide how best to structure and store data in order to make it easily accessible to business users.
  • Evaluate and develop highly distributed Big Data solutions; You will advance our software architecture and tool set to meet growing business requirements regarding performance and data-quality.

Who you are

  • A Data Engineer who likes to experiment with and explore new tools and technologies. You will be familiar with tools in the Hadoop ecosystem including Spark, Hbase, Storm or similar.
  • You are a Software Engineer with experience in modern backend web technologies.
  • You know how to design and build low-maintenance, high performing ETL processes and Data pipelines.
  • You can communicate an idea clearly on various levels of abstraction, depending on the audience.
  • Professional experience with relational databases: reading, writing and optimizing complex statements
  • Experience with agile methodologies.

What we offer

This is your chance to become part of Europe’s fastest growing tech company! You will have an exciting job in a young, fast-growing, dynamic & international organisation. In addition we will make sure you have a soft landing, should you have to relocate to the Netherlands. Additionally, you can expect:

  • 25 days Paid holiday & holiday allowance
  • The Catawiki pension plan (no contribution from the employees, so Catawiki is paying for the whole pension plan)
  • Excellent opportunities for career development
  • Sponsored events and afternoon drinks
  • A fun team in a fast-growing online company facing complex challenges
  • Lots of room to work on great ideas, and to learn and grow


Apply directly with an English CV and cover letter by submitting your information at the bottom of this page.A capability test, informal reference check, Certificate of Conduct (VOG) and interviews in English are all part of our recruitment process.