Senior Software Engineer

Location: Milan, Lombardia IT


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 204178

Position Title: PS Consultant (II)

External Description:

As a Senior Software Engineer you will provide technical leadership to clients in a team that designs and develops path-breaking large-scale Big Data and Analytics solutions. You mentor our client on the state-of-the-art technologies and tools, covering the whole ecosystem from infrastructure and foundation ones (as Hadoop, HDFS, Hive, Yarn, Kafka, Flume, Spark, and No-SQL databases), to the ones related to Data Governance, Data Pipelines, and Analytics tools.

You would also be requested to design and develop code, scripts, and data pipelines that leverage structured and unstructured data integration from multiple sources, using Shell scripts, Java, Scala, Python and related languages, and your deep knowledge of the ecosystem environment. You may also participate in architecting and installing complex software environments. You may lead small teams and coordinate your team’s activities. You participate and lead customer workshops, and provide seniority and guidance on how to address our customer’s concerns, and tough leadership while delivering on our commitments.

Additionally, as a senior member of our Consulting team, you will help Teradata establish thought leadership in the Big Data space by contributing to white papers, technical commentary and representing our company at industry conferences.
This position offers the opportunity to be at the forefront of the growing Big Data and Analytics market. The successful individual possesses knowledge of past and modern data architecture patterns, a strong sense of the art of the possible and, at the same time, can balance it with the requirements of large organizations to build reliable data environments. The right candidate is excited about working hands-on as well as providing strategic guidance to some of the biggest and most well-known organizations.


Main Responsibilities:

Your main responsibilities are to deliver on our commitments and to advise organizations on how to make Big Data and Analytic technologies work for them. You will be invaluable member of our delivery teams working with the most ambitious customers. You will have a chance to learn and work with multiple technologies and Thought Leaders in the Big Data space.

In addition:

  • Support Sales Activities - You may be requested to support the sales team in demonstrating our clients the benefits of modern data architectures, and to position Teradata as the trusted advisor of choice.
  • Develop customer relationship - As a Teradata ambassador in our clients you will develop deep relationships with stakeholders at your level in their organizations. You proactively advise on needs and issues, and deriving actionable solutions. Provide patterns and strategies for common tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong verbal and written communication, with good exposure to working in a cross-cultural environment. You may be requested to communicate and present some topics to small audiences. Experienced in writing documents that communicate complex technical topics in an accessible manner.
  • Experience with data architectures. Knowledge and experience of Big Data and/or Analytics technologies and tools, as the Hadoop ecosystem, Apache Hive, and Spark, among others. Sound knowledge of data governance and security, and data-related methodologies.
  • At least some experience in other data platforms, such as relational database systems, data warehouses or other OLAP systems, and in delivering enterprise-level ETL pipelines, data workflows, migrations and lifecycles, is also requested.
  • A strong background on software development, continuous integration, tooling and software architectures is needed, either in in enterprise environments, system integration, or science-related ones. You are proficient in either Java, Scala, Python, SQL, Ruby, Clojure, etc. You may also have some experience with Tableau, Shiny, R, Javascript, ELK Stack, Solr, and so forth.

Job Qualifications: 


  • Hand-on experience with the Hadoop stack and related Big Data technologies: Hive, Spark, Kafka, Flume, HBase. Knowledge and experience of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data.
  • A strong background on software development, continuous integration, tooling and software architectures and software development patterns is needed, either in in enterprise environments, system integration, or science-related ones. Experience programming in Java, Scala, Python and/or SQL.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux (Bash scripting, ssh, networking)
  • Professional or academic background that includes mathematics and statistics.
  • Experience with SQL and relational database design and methods for efficiently retrieving data.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB). 
  • Experience with Search technologies (Solr, ELK Stack).
  • Strong analytical skills and creative problem solver.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong team player capable of working in a demanding environment.


  • Experience with Docker containers and orchestration platforms such as ECS, Kubernetes, Mesos and/or Docker Swarm.
  • Experience with automation tools like Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Chef
  • Experience with cloud services from AWS, GCP and/or Azure (e.g. EMR, S3, AWS Lambda, Google Cloud DataProc, HDInsight,…).
  • Good understanding of Data Science fundamentals.

Education And Experience

  • 5 years or more experience in relevant roles.
  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or other relevant degree.
  • Previous consulting experience.

Complementary Information

We offer you a not average place to work: we are inspiring and passionate people. We may work hard at times, but always in a dynamic, relaxed and collaborative culture. We offer you the chance of joining a rapidly expanding organization with ambitious growth targets, where you can really make the difference and shape the future.

Position is based in Milan. However, we are often required to spend time on-site with our customers, mainly local but also international ones. You will be required to participate in travel-based work as a Teradata Analytics team member. English business-level is mandatory.


City: Milan

State: Lombardia

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Software Engineer

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

Considering COVID-19, we are still hiring but conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home to comply with current safety regulations. These roles will be required to be in the office once it is safe or restrictions are lifted. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19 

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