Freelance Big Data Engineer jobs (remote only)

EPAM Anywhere offers remote vacancies for Big Data Engineers. Apply as a freelance Big Data Engineer and work remotely with all EPAM Anywhere benefits.

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lead big data engineer
We are looking for a remote Lead Big Data Engineer with 5+ years of experience in Java development, and expertise in Big Data (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.) to join our team.
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Big Data

Java, JavaScript, PHP

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Greece
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lead big data engineer
We are inviting a remote Lead Big Data Engineer with 5+ years of experience in software development with Big Data technologies (administration, configuration management, monitoring, debugging and performance tuning), to join our team remotely.
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Big Data

Management, Docker, Kubernetes

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Greece
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senior big data engineer
We are inviting a remote Senior Big Data Engineer with 3+ years of experience in enterprise software development, to join our team remotely.
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Big Data

Management, Docker, Kubernetes

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Georgia, Greece, India
Georgia, Greece, India

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lead big data software engineer
We are inviting a Lead Big Data Software Engineer with 6+ years of hands-on experience with Java, Scala or Python, practical data engineering experience (data ingestion, storage and processing) in batch and streaming solutions using Kafka and Spark, to join our team remotely.
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Big Data

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Greece
Greece

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senior big data software engineer
We are inviting a Senior Big Data Software Engineer with 5+ years of experience with Java, Scala or Python, Data engineering skills (data ingestion, storage and processing) in batch and streaming solutions using Kafka and Spark, to join our team remotely.
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Big Data

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Georgia, Greece, India
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senior big data engineer for data analytics company
We are looking for a Senior Big Data Engineer with 5+ years of experience as a Java Developer, proficiency in data engineering, expertise in Big Data: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, strong knowledge of Scala, to join our team remotely.
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Big Data

Java, Scala, Jenkins

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Georgia, Greece, India
Georgia, Greece, India

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senior big data engineer for semiconductor manufacturer
We are looking for a Senior Big Data Engineer with experience in Java, Scala, Python, Apache Spark, Apache Parquet, Apache EMR, Jupyter, NoSQL, AWS, to join our team remotely.
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Big Data

Java, Scala, Python.Core

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Georgia, Greece, India
Georgia, Greece, India

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senior big data engineer for beauty retailer
We are looking for a Senior Big Data Enginee with 3+ years of experience in Java/Scala or Python, experience with HIVE, Spark will be a plus, Apache Hadoop will be a plus, SQL, Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, to join our team remotely.
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Big Data

Java, Scala, Python.Core

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Georgia, Greece, India
Georgia, Greece, India

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senior big data engineer for healthcare company
We are looking for a remote Senior Big Data Engineer with 4+ years of experience building large-scale software systems, required skills: Scala, Spark, Spark Unit Testing, Data Wrangling, experience in AWS cloud technologies and stack, to join our team remotely.
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Big Data

Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud.AWS

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Georgia, Greece, India
Georgia, Greece, India

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lead big data engineer with scala expertise
We are looking for a remote Lead Big Data Engineer with 5+ years of experience as a Java Developer, proficiency in data engineering, expertise in Big Data - Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka, and with strong knowledge of Scala to join our team remotely.
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Big Data

Scala, Java, Jenkins

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40 hrs/week

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12+ months

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Greece
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Freelance Big Data Engineer Jobs at EPAM Anywhere (remote only)

Bill Gates once said that content is a king. Today, we can definitely say that data is a king. Data science combines several key disciplines that include programming, mathematics, statistical analysis, and machine learning. Specialists in this field include Big Data Software Engineers, Data Analysts, and Data Scientists.

The latest report by Dice reveals that the number of Big Data Engineer jobs is growing by 50% each year. In global organizations, Big Data Software Engineer plays a critical role. They create and maintain pipelines to process, transform, and keep data in place. As a result, other employees (like analysts and scientists) can work with this data to build reports, forecast future changes, create machine learning models, etc.

The growing demand for talents in the Big Data field pushes companies to extend their search and create Big Data Engineer freelance jobs. EPAM Anywhere platform serves this exact purpose: to connect the global enterprise companies with freelance Big Data Engineers on the remote. Along with that, we provide you with all the benefits available to EPAM's in-house specialists and a personal skills advisor who helps you make a roadmap to building a successful career. We wrote this post to uncover must-have skills and key responsibilities of Big Data Engineers at EPAM Anywhere, so read on.

Essential skills for a freelance Big Data Engineer jobs

In general, key skills and qualifications depend on particular freelance Big Data Engineer jobs. For example, retail and eCommerce businesses tend to look for engineers with expertise in machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). Such specialists are required to build complex recommendation systems and manage product stock.

The common skillset of a freelance Big Data Engineer jobs includes

  • Programming skills with at least one of the programming languages used in the Data Science field: Python and R.
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices like code review and release strategy.
  • Big Data basics: data format, compression, codecs, portability, and serialization.
  • Key technologies of the Big Data ecosystem: Spark, Kafka, and HDFS.
  • Cloud services: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform, and Azure.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, PostgreSQL).
  • Experience with Apache Hadoop stack.

Big Data Engineer jobs at EPAM Anywhere: main responsibilities

Big Data Engineers set up an infrastructure for corporate Big Data, internal databases, and third-party integrations that collect and store the data. To help organizations achieve their goals, typical duties for Big Data Engineer jobs at EPAM Anywhere include:

  • Working with various data sources and data analysis.
  • Organization of automated data pipelines in centralized data warehouses or data lakes.
  • Visualization of data for further usage by analysts and researchers.
  • Creation of CI/CD pipelines for regular and continuous data preparation.

On the EPAM Anywhere platform, freelance applicants can find a variety of remote Big Data Engineer jobs that match your skillset and domain. We offer only vetted, long-term projects that help you unleash your tech and soft skills. Learn more about available remote Senior Big Data Engineer vacancies on EPAM Anywhere.

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