Our Ideal Candidate

Tookitaki is looking for a Data Engineer who is familiar with the Hadoop platform and is able to design, implement and maintain optimal data/machine learning (ML) pipelines in the platform.


  • Designing and implementing fine-tuned production-ready data/ML pipelines in Hadoop platform.
  • Driving optimization, testing and tooling to improve quality.
  • Reviewing and approving high level & detailed design to ensure that the solution delivers to the business needs and align to the data & analytics architecture principles and roadmap.
  • Understanding business requirement and solution design to develop and implement solutions that adhere to big data architectural guidelines and address business requirements.
  • Following proper SDLC (Code review, sprint process).
  • Identifying, designing, and implementing internal process improvements: automating
    manual processes, optimizing data delivery, etc.
  • Building robust and scalable data infrastructure (both batch processing and real-time) to support needs from internal and external users
  • Understanding various data security standards and using secure data security tools to apply and adhere to the required data controls for user access in Hadoop platform.
  • Supporting and contributing to development guidelines and standards for data ingestion
  • Working with data scientist and business analytics team to assist in data ingestion and data related technical issues.
  • Designing and documenting the development & deployment flow.


  • Experience in developing rest API services using one of the Scala frameworks
  • Ability to troubleshoot and optimize complex queries on the Spark platform
  • Expert in building and optimizing ‘big data’ data/ML pipelines, architectures and data sets
  • Knowledge in modelling unstructured to structured data design.
  • Experience in Big Data access and storage techniques.
  • Experience in doing cost estimation based on design and development.
  • Excellent debugging skills for the technical stack mentioned above which even includes analyzing server logs and application logs.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, proactive, and ability to propose best design solutions.
  • Good time management and multitasking skills to work to deadlines by working independently and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to analyse and understand complex problems.
  • Ability to explain technical information in business terms.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong in user requirements gathering, maintenance and support
  • Excellent understanding of Agile Methodology.
  • Good experience in Data Architecture, Data Modelling, and Data Security.

Experience (Must have)

  • Scala: Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Spark: Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Hadoop: Minimum 2 years of experience (Security, Spark on yarn, Architectural
  • Hbase: Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Hive - Minimum 2 years of experience
  • RDBMS (MySql / Postgres / Maria) - Minimum 2 years of experience
  • CI/CD Minimum 1 year of experience

Experience (Good to have)

  • Kafka
  • Spark Streaming
  • Apache Phoenix
  • Caching layer (Memcache / Redis)
  • Spark ML
  • FP (Scala cats / scalaz)


Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business Analytics or equivalent with at-least 2 years of experience in big data systems such as Hadoop as well as cloud-based solutions.

Job Perks

  • Attractive variable compensation package
  • Flexible working hours - everything is results-oriented
  • Opportunity to work with an award-winning organization in the hottest space in tech: artificial intelligence and advanced machine learning

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