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Spark Specialist

Job Location: Athens

Regional Description: Greece

Job Number: 00679599

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Spark Specialist
 Are you ready to be a part of the digital reinvention of industry and revolutionize your career?
There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why we love it here! This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career at Accenture Digital. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.
Join Accenture Digital and you´ll be at the forefront helping clients re-imagine how they serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. As a digital disrupter, you’ll recreate and redefine business to generate lasting competitive advantage for some of the world’s most respected companies. Become an integral part of a forward-looking digital community with the credibility, expertise, and insight that clients depend on.
WORK YOU’LL DO
The Apache Spark Specialist will be part of Accenture Applied Intelligence as an engineer who will be working on one of the most used frameworks for large scale and distributed data processing. He/she will be developing codes and solutions that can scale horizontally with the ability to process huge amounts of data. He/she will be part of Accenture’s Advanced Analytics Innovation Center located in Athens, Greece and will be working on exciting projects form clients across the globe
Spark Specialists in Accenture Applied Intelligence are responsible for developing Spark related processes and have the knowledge to fully exploit the potential of a Spark cluster both for data processing and machine learning. They are expected to clean, transform, and analyze vast amounts of raw data from various systems using Spark to provide ready-to-use data to our feature developers and business analysts.
WHO WE´RE LOOKING FOR?
  • B.Sc. from Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. from Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English
  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience with the Spark ecosystem (Spark, Spark streaming, SparkSQL, MLib, GraphX) using Scala or Python
  • Experience with HDFS, S3, Cassandra or Databricks is a plus
 
WHAT´S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.
  • At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people.
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.
  • Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across a variety ofclients.
 
To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website accenture.com/gr-en/.                              
 
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law. 
 

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