BI / Big Data Architect (m/w) - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

BI / Big Data Architect (m/f)

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg.

You love to work with „Big Data“? This is an excellent opportunity to join the Business Intelligence Competence Center at XING. Together with our team of data experts, you will play a key role to get the most out of our data and enable data-driven decision making to provide superior services for our customers.

A challenging task

  • Manage large datasets to provide real business insight and value to continuously improve services for our customers.
  • Develop components / tools for providing decision makers and analysts an easy to use environment for data exploration, (advanced) analytics and reporting.
  • Build and operate our high performance BI / Analytics infrastructure for  data ingestion and interfaces to different components of our information landscape.
  • Develop and optimize methods and tools to monitor data quality and system usage.

A convincing background

  • Bachelor or Master in Computer Science, or similar discipline.
  • Professional experience in design and maintenance of distributed systems such as MapR, Hadoop, HBase, ElasticSearch…
  • Solid programming skills in a DevOps-related role (e.g. Scala or Java, Spark, Flink).
  • Handling of data from various sources / formats, e.g. messaging systems (e.g. Kafka, RabbitMQ), REST API, Json.
  • Solid understanding of monitoring & alerting tools (Nagios, Icinga, Grafana/Kibana etc.).
  • Experience with configuration management and CI tools (e.g. Jenkins, chef).
  • Excellent hands-on skills in handling large datasets.
  • Proficient English language skills.

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.



Carolin Kammer

Carolin Kammer

HR Manager

Analytics, Finance, Controlling 

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