Big Data Engineer – Data Lake (Openbank)

Job description

Big Data Engineer – Data Lake (Openbank)

Madrid, Spain


We are the 100% digital bank of the Santander Group and we are currently undergoing a technological transformation and international expansion. In 2016 the re-launch of the Bank began and since then we have been in continuous expansion and growth, especially in our technological side. We work in a start-up format, using agile methodologies to take our clients' experience to the next level. In 2019 we launched the Bank in the Netherlands, Germany and Portugal and we are almost landing in Argentina, with others to follow. Our culture makes us different; social and diversity clubs are part of our essence and allow us to live our culture every day. We are a flexible and fast adapting team that currently works remotely most of the time using all kinds of communication tools, we haven´t noticed the change!

Mission and responsibilities:

Openbank is in the middle of a digital transformation, working in startup format and innovating in core banking product development from within. We want to convey a whole new digital experience to our customers and for that reason we need the most skilled professionals to come and join us. Currently we are looking for Big Data Developers to make the team even stronger.


  • Design and implement production big data environments using modern technologies.
  • Build, validate and optimize large-scale, big data solutions in heterogeneous data environments.

What are we looking for in this position?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of experience working with scala, software design patterns and TDD.
  • Experience working with big data (spark is a must, hadoop, hive, kafka).
  • Experience with different database structures, including SQL (postgres, mysql) and NOSQL (cassandra, redis, elastic search).
  • Experience and expertise across data integration and data management with high data volumes.
  • Experience with AWS ecosystem (AWS, EMR, s3, redshift, lambda, glue, athena)
  • Experience working in agile continuos integration/devops paradigm and tool set (git, jenkins, sonar, nexus, jira, splunk)

Nice to have

  • Experience with data warehousing and visualisation tools.
  • Experience with NRT applications: Flink, spark streaming, hbase.
  • Experience with cloudera.
  • Experience with machine learning.

What do we offer?

  • Immediate incorporation to a dynamic and agile company with a growth and expansion project.
  • Working in start-up mode with the support of Grupo Santander.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Possibility of growth within the company and the Group.
  • Collaboration in international projects and possibility of contact with different countries.
  • Excellent work environment, social clubs and frequent events (now virtual).

Would you like to grow with us? Join our team!

Openbank is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered as equal without paying attention to gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, age, political orientation, union membership nor disability status.

We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

If you´re not currently living in Madrid or Valencia and you are open to relocate, we would still love to consider your application.





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