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Data Engineer

Málaga, Spain, Spain Remote

Big Data & Analytics


Ciklum is looking for a Data Engineer to join our team full-time in Spain.

We are a leading global product engineering and digital services company that unites 4000+ seasoned professionals globally on various projects in healthcare, fintech, travel, sportswear, entertainment, and security. Ciklum delivers high-impact technology solutions to Fortune 500 and fast-growing organizations worldwide. 

About the role:

As a Data Engineer, become a part of a cross-functional Engineering team working on a mission critical project for one of our clients. The Engineering team consists of Software Engineering, Data Engineering, DevOps and Infrastructure Engineering across multiple locations. The team structure is flat and close teamwork is pervasive. The Engineering team is responsible for developing and maintaining all in-house software for our client. It has very close interaction with all areas of the business comprising the Client Team, Investment Team and Operations Team. There is a strong demand from the business for innovation through software implementation and improvement of business processes. Team members manage requirements and interact with the business directly and are responsible for delivering against them in an agile way. 

About the Client:


  • Work with new Big Data technologies for our Data Lake
  • Maintain legacy data infrastructure
  • CI/CD
  • Work together with the business and communicate with them directly to make sure their needs are met
  • Provide the business with clear and easy to understand data
  • Data validation to make sure the quality matches the high standards
  • Working in a team environment provide pragmatic data solutions to business users
  • Contribute to the project technology stack using ideas and trends from the industry
  • Review code, architecture and lead the team in providing the highest quality solutions


We value the curiosity and intrinsic desire to investigate and understand a problem and trying out technologies one is unfamiliar with. Candidates should display strong communicative skills and understand that working in a team across multiple locations has a significant social component, both in interacting daily within your team and with business stakeholders. Candidates see technology as a means, not as an end. They value a certain level of pragmatism and balance: not too many different technologies as this is hard to maintain, but not reinventing the wheel every single time. Candidates know what good architecture and good code are and always strive for it.

  • Good knowledge of Hadoop/Hive/NiFi and or SQL is essential
  • Experience in programming is also required, preferably in Python but open for other languages
  • Candidates should be educated to a degree level, preferably of a financial or technical nature
  • Experience in institutional banking or in the financial risk management industry is desirable but not a necessity

What's in it for you

  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events
  • Flexibility: hybrid & 100% remote work opportunities, flexible work schedule 
  • Work-life: 23 vacation days & short Fridays
  • Health: comprehensive company-paid medical insurance & 4 additional undocumented sick leave days
  • Tailored education path: regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Opportunities: our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfil your potential

About us:

Our Delivery Center in Malaga is one of the leading IT hubs in Andalusia – it provides an exceptional mix of vibrant tech talent community, wide-open access to learning and career advancement opportunities, hybrid / remote work setup & endless Mediterranean seashore summer.

Be bold, not bored!