Infrastructure Developer - student position
Data and Business TechnologiesHerzliya

Plarium is one of the world’s fastest growing developers of social games with more than 12 million monthly active users and is Facebook’s second largest hardcore games developer 
Established in 2009, the company employs over 1300 individuals across its three offices and animation studios.

The Data and Business Technologies department is responsible for full stack design and development of the company central data & ML services and business platforms.

The department is responsible for the overall projects, design, architecture and development of huge scale and very challenging cloud-based Big Data, machine learning and business applicative platforms for ensuring excellence in the performance of business aspects including: games & product design, marketing, retention, monetization etc.

Plarium is developing a state-of-the-art Big Data & ML platform to support its analytics, machine learning models and data services. We are looking for a technically strong and creative student, a real coder, to work with us on the design and development of Plarium's Big Data and Machine Learning framework on top of Google Cloud Platform.

If you are passionate about technology, big data and cloud technologies. If you are a great coder, and sure you got what is needed to design and develop challenging data oriented solutions, this is the place for you.

Job responsibilities:

  • Design and development core modules in our big data platform infrastructures (hosting in Google Cloud, based on Hadoop ecosystem, Spark Core/Streaming/SQL, Scala, Python, AngularJS, Node.js, Kafka, Impala, Elasticsearch, Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine and TensorFlow) – our big data platform handles huge amount of information, through complex processing (CEPs, machine learning) in batch and real time modes, complex data searches, using pluggable services and UI frameworks.
  • Responsible for our production environments (hundreds of servers, billions of records per day) and for new features developments.
  • Responsible for research, analysis and performing proof of concepts for new technologies, tools and design concepts.

Professional requirements:

  • 3rd year of BSc. in Computer Science  (minimum GPA of 85)
  • Strong coder, experience in designing and developing a significant and challenging software projects (client-server, algorithm based, data oriented projects) 
  • Experience and strong capabilities in at least one high level programming language (like Java/Scala/C++/C#/Python)
  • Strong understanding of software architecture paradigms (OOP, FP) and design patterns 
  • SQL skills and experienced with relational databases (such as MySQL and SQL Server) and/or NoSQL databases (such as HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB and Impala) – an advantage
  • Experience working with cloud service (AWS, GCP, Azure) - an advantage  
  • Experience in client side development – an advantage
  • Work experience as a developer - an advantage 
  • Work experience in BI, Big Data and Machine Learning projects - an advantage 
  • Commitment to minimum of 80 working hours a month

Personal requirements:

  • Extreme passionate for new technologies
  • Team player.
  • Proactive and willing to take ownership. 
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic with a passion for problem-solving.
  • Love new challenges and passionate about continually pushing the envelope of scale.
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What's next?

Send us your resume
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Found the perfect job for you? Excellent. Send us your resume and a link to your portfolio, if applicable.
Test task
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Our recruiters will ask you to perform a test task. This will allow you to demonstrate your professional skills and give us the chance to evaluate your work. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.
Professional Interview
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This will give you the opportunity to tell us about your experience and allow us to explain the technical aspects of the job. If you live a long way from the studio, we can arrange a Skype interview instead.
Meeting with HR
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After the professional/team lead interview, you will meet with our HR specialist. They will give you more information about your development prospects in the company and provide details regarding our employee benefits program.
Meeting with the VP / CEO
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In some cases, depending on the position, you will be invited to meet the VP / CEO, for a final decision.
Ready to start
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Once the above stages are complete, we will invite you to our studio to make a formal job offer. If you live in another city or country, you can use our relocation program to help you hit the ground running.
First day at work
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You're ready to begin life at Plarium. Welcome, friend.
Keeping in touch
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We keep all resumes and job applications on file. Don't give up if you're unsuccessful first time round - we'll contact you as soon as a suitable position appears.