Remote AWS Big Data Engineer

Anywhere | Full-time | Allows remote


Scopic Software is seeking a Remote AWS Big Data Engineer to join our team of 250+ professionals across 40 countries. The successful applicant will work with a powerhouse team to develop a complex Big Data application for the medical industry.



  • Advising on the design of system architecture
  • Configuring AWS EMR to ensure optimal performance of jobs written in JAVA
  • Optimizing Apache Hadoop and Spark for performance
  • Maintaining Hadoop clusters
  • Troubleshooting Apache Spark running on multi-node clusters and distributed data processing framework
  • Working with highly sensitive and private data



  • 5+ years of professional DevOps experience
  • Significant experience with Apache Spark streaming and batch framework
  • Experience managing large-scale data streaming pipelines with Hadoop
  • Experience in system architecture design
  • Knowledge of service oriented architecture and data standards (e.g. JSON)
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Intermediate-level spoken and written English
  • Bachelors degree or higher, Masters degree preferred


Compensation: Depending on skills and experience.  Employees are paid monthly via wire transfer.


This is a full-time, home-based position.