Senior Big Data Engineer (f/m/x)

  • Full Time
  • Tettnang
  • With Professional Experience
  • Permanent Contract

We’re an international software company at the forefront of imagining the future of digital security. Avira’s award-winning products and technology protect over 500 million users in the connected world.

What makes us special? First and foremost – it’s the authentic people at Avira. We have a great community feeling that fosters your uniqueness and offers the space to reflect, the feedback to grow, and the freedom to innovate.

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The Challenge

As a Data Engineer in the Threat Intelligence team, you will design, implement and maintain the Threat Intelligence Platform that transforms massive amounts of (real-time) data from various sources into descriptive knowledge about emerging threats. You challenge our status quo and define standards for data-intensive analytic pipelines. Your projects will collect and process security-related intelligence and will then provide that data to the company as a whole so Avira can protect its users on a global scale.

The Team

We are an international team of engineers and researchers. We are a self-organized and result-oriented team, always looking to perfect the art of automation. Our systems and services are integrated within the Avira Protection Cloud that protect consumers and businesses around the world.

What you will do

Starting from day one you will familiarize yourself with our big data ecosystem and tool stack, as well as the main data source systems.

Within the first 3 months, you are fully integrated into the Threat Intelligence Platform development and maintenance. You are taking responsibilities for certain data stream integrations.

Within the first 6 months you are an expert for the Threat Intelligence Platform having a complete understanding of its integration into Avira’s protection technologies and architecture landscape.

Within the first year you will be truly integrated within a team that delivers the most up-to-date Threat Intelligence solutions to millions of customers. You take full ownership of cross-department projects and collaborate efficiently with other teams. You are keen to improve existing technologies and implement new and innovative features. You also play a big part in securing and supporting the digital lifestyle of our customers and making the Internet a more secure place.

Your Qualifications

  • 3+ years' experience in software development, with excellent development skills in Python
  • Industrial experience with data-intensive projects in the Hadoop ecosystem, Spark, Kafka, and Airflow
  • Experience in building data ingestion pipelines
  • Good knowledge in designing, building, using and maintaining REST APIs
  • Experience with SQL/NoSQL databases, especially creating scalable, multi-node deployments
  • Experience with AWS components and principles are a plus
  • Strong analytical, technical, organizational and communication skills

If you are looking for a culture that also encourages aspiration and professional excellence, get in touch with us and discover the Avira experience firsthand.

How we hire

Codility Test

Video interview

Live coding

Homework/Case Study

Leitbild interview


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Do you have any questions? We are happy to answer them!

Lena Komarek

+49 (0) 7542 - 500 - 2207


  • Modern devices,
    and office concept
  • Gym Card and fitness courses
  • Private medical care
  • Learning and Developement offers
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation package

Although there’s a lot of disruption nowadays due to Covid-19, we at Avira are continuing to run our daily business activities so that we stay true to the promise to our customers - now even more than ever: Protecting people in the connected world.

And we are doing this from the safeness of our own homes. Among other things, this means we are still hiring, but we have moved all our interviews online and all our colleagues are being onboarded remotely

So join us and you will be able to work from home until the danger is over.