Job – Amplidata – Big Data System Engineer IWT/CAP


Job Description:

Amplidata is the sole European company that builds the Big Data cloud storage of tomorrow. Our customers are the largest Telcos, datacenter providers and governments in the world.

Our recruitmentvideo:

Work together with the top-class engineers in ICT and Storage and live in a world of congenial minds and report directly to the CTO. As a team, we eat complex challenges for lunch, like building a high-performance Big Data Systems.

You will be part of an IWT/CAP research project led by Amplidata in cooperation with an important industry partner and with Sirris, the collective centre of the Belgian technological industry.

You will be responsible for helping engineer and integrate Hadoop-based systems within our AmpliStor Cloud Storage-technology whilst further researching, testing and implementing new technologies.

You will work with technologies such as Hadoop, Python, the Amazon S3 API and REST/HTTP.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about up and coming technologies and love experimenting with new technology.


Software development is not just a job like any other job; it must be a passion for you. Besides the daily job, you have one or more ‘ICT pet projects’; you have at least 2 to 3 years relevant experience in a Linux, C++ and Object-Oriented design and development environment.

· You like to regularly explore new technologies.

· You have a Master degree in ICT and/or Electronics.

· You have proven proficiency in operating systems, file systems, networks, databases and multi-threaded programming in Unix/Linux environments.


We offer you a high-tech playground to explore all facets of ICT: from software analysis, design and ‘from scratch’ development to extensive quality testing and engineering of new software components.

You are the key of success for Amplidata. That’s why you will get a very attractive remuneration: fixed salary (75 th percentile) , a decent company car, a complete insurance package, stock options, meal vouchers, a GSM and an Internet subscription.

Amplidata saves no energy and time to take you and your knowledge to the next level. We complete the package with peer-programming, on-the-job coaching and enough time for research.

In return we expect 100% commitment to your job, in which you proactively dive in the secrets of our technology.

Oh by the way, our office hours are flexible. One day a week you can work from home, you have the freedom to plan your own workday.

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