Job Description Are you passionate about creatively using technology? Do you want the chance to work with databases operating at 1012 scale? Our Hadoop development team is looking for a skilled developer and expert on systems level who can help build and maintain our big data architecture. We want someone who can not only use but also build a complex Hadoop cluster and data pipeline infrastructure. Your responsibilities: As an expert in your field, you will design, implement and maintain data integration- and data warehouse-based solutions using Hadoop in streaming environments. Continuously improve our algorithms and approaches. On this note we encourage thinking outside the box and want our developers to challenge the status quo. Ensure the solutions being defined are reusable and follow standard design patterns and architecture principles of Hadoop. Collaborate with and provide technical consultation to other Software Development, Operations, Product and Business Intelligence teams to define deliverables and plans. The ideal candidate: Has some experience in OOP using Java and other languages. Has some experience setting up and running Hadoop clusters utilizing the whole Hadoop infrastructure. Has experience in concurrent programming and complex algorithms. Has experience in engineering and administrating large-scale distributed systems in production environments and is able to model complex data structures. Has an understanding of configuration management systems and their concepts for mass configuration. Knowledge of GNU/Linux and networking (L2/L3) would be a plus. Holds a university degree in Computer Science. Is comfortable communicating in English (our company language). German language skills would also be a plus. Can start as soon as possible. Life at trivago is: The belief that factual proof, not seniority, determines which path to take. Self-determined working hours based on measuring productivity through goals rather than number of hours spent in the office. Being supported in all your needs, including relocation assistance and language classes for international arrivals. The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success. The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with regular free workshops, seminars, sports and activities. The ability to push your ideas through to execution without being held back by bureaucracy. Working at our head office in Düsseldorf, a city boasting the 6th highest quality of life in the world for expats. To find out more about life at trivago follow us on social media - @lifeattrivago Additional information: trivago N.V. is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from individuals with disabilities are welcome.