IT Hadoop Administrator

Zurich, Switzerland

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of over 25,900+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


Currently we are looking for an IT Hadoop Administrator for our Zurich office to make the team even stronger.

Are you passionate about delivering data? Do you have a curious nature, always interested in how to innovate? We are looking for Hadoop Administrator professional to join EPAM Systems and support our operation in Zurich to maintain the existing environments and install newer ones.

The role involves working with other business analysts, the solution design authority and testers to implement the technical design to support a future-proof intraday liquidity management solution. It will also involve very close co-operation with Chief Technology Office representatives in Operations IT, Finance IT and Global Asset Liability Management IT as well as the end users in Global Asset Liability Management.


  • Implement new analytics system recommending innovative solutions;
  • Manage Hadoop and Spark cluster environments, including configuration and tuning;
  • Work with data engineering teams to support Hadoop and spark jobs;
  • Recommend and implement task automation, where possible;
  • Collaborate with other global IT teams.


  • Strong hands-on experience with Linux and Shell scripting;
  • Hands-on experience with installation, configuration and support of Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark ecosystems in production;
  • Experience in Apache Kafka administration;
  • Proven experience with Hadoop administration on Cloudera distribution;
  • Proven experience with Apache Spark administration and tuning is preferred;
  • Working experience with cloud solutions is a plus, but not a must;
  • Strong analytic, design skills and be structured and systematic in their approach;
  • Financial background (financial messaging and liquidity management) is a plus;
  • You are:
    • Curious and analytical;
    • Good problem solver and strong communicator;
    • Self-motivated and solution oriented;
    • Ready for action combined with dynamic behaviour;
    • Team player, willing to “roll sleeves up”;
    • Fluent in English.

We offer

  • Experience exchange with colleagues all around the world;
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Develop integration modules for interacting with new systems and applications;
  • Opportunities for self-realization;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Corporate and social events;
  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks;
  • We do not accept CV from recruiting or staffing agencies.