Job Opportunities

Big Data Architect

  • Job ID: 2022-12
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Job Type: Full time

Nommon is a research-intensive technology company that provides information, quantitative analysis and decision support tools for the transportation market and other sectors where geospatial information plays a key role. Nommon’s products are based on three main pillars: big data processing and spatio-temporal data analysis, application of predictive modelling and optimisation to decision making, and information visualisation and visual analytics.

As part of our expansion plans for 2023, we are looking for a Big Data Architect that drives the architecture and design of big data and analytics solutions and supervises their implementation. 


You will lead a highly skilled technical team in charge of designing and building the core systems our solutions rely on. Responsibilities include:

  • Define requirements and design applications according to client and project needs.
  • Design big data architectures or single applications.
  • Review and update existing architectures according to new requirements.
  • Ensure high-quality standards and best practices.
  • Oversee and support the implementation process.
  • Communicate and cooperate with internal and external stakeholders at all points along the development process.

Qualifications and skills


  • 4+ years experience with big data technologies and digital transformation.
  • Excellent understanding of architectural concepts (e.g., The Open Group Architecture Framework, TOGAF), modelling languages (e.g., UMN, BPMN), and construction of system landscapes.
  • Proficiency in Python, Java, and Scala.
  • Advanced knowledge of big data and cloud technologies, including the Hadoop ecosystem, Apache Spark and Apache Kafka.
  • Experience with public cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure).
  • Skills with RDBMS & NoSQL databases.
  • Knowledge of security best practices.
  • Experience in agile software development and familiarity with the role of Product Owner.
  • Understanding of the full software life cycle, from requirements analysis to implementation.
  • Ability to communicate at multiple levels: with developers, project management, and business executives.
  • Excellent English and Spanish oral and written communication skills.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Akka and Spring Boot.
  • Experience with Apache Storm and Apache Flink.

Salary and benefits

  • Annual salary: 40.000 – 50.000 €.
  • Integration into an international, multidisciplinary team of talented researchers, engineers, and developers.
  • Long term and stable position.
  • Regular performance and salary reviews.
  • Nice, well-located office in the centre of Madrid.
  • Flexible working hours and possibility to work remotely up to 2 days per week.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please email your CV and a copy of your academic transcript along with a covering letter in a single document to with the subject line ‘Job Application 2022-12 Big Data Architect’.

We always reach out to all applicants, so wait for our call or e-mail over the next few days after your application is submitted.