We are Black Swan Data

Black Swan Data is a fast-growing technology and data science business, with offices in the UK, South Africa, Hungary. We build high quality SaaS solutions which automate data science using advanced machine learning and deep learning techniques. We use some of the coolest technology on the planet so you will never get bored of doing the same thing. 

The Role:

What you will do:

Technical support and development of self-developed internal tools (python or java, scala/spark technologies) using cloud-based (big data) and database technologies / data management (delta, sql (postgres) and no-sql)
You will be required to do data scientist task and workflow support

What you will need:

  • Strong Python experience including working with PySpark
  • Experience working with JVM based approach to Spark pipelines
  • Experience in writing Python based notebooks and/or applications
  • Understanding of ML approaches including MLOps
  • Proven knowledge of source control using Git and a variety of branching strategies
  • Use of Pandas including CSV and XLSX
  • Configuration management and understanding of logs from Apache Spark
  • Understanding of notebooks such as Jupyter
  • A good understanding of SQL and NoSQL Databases, this should include MongoDB and Postgres
  • Understanding of 3rd party Rest API interfaces.
  • Task management experience with Zendesk or Jira


Optional Skills:

  • Working experience of Message brokers like RabbitMQ or ActiveMQ
  • Experience of integrating with Kafka
  • Basic AWS Cloud experience


You’ll be part of a dynamic and growing global team  

As we continue to grow across the world, you’ll find every day brings with it fresh challenges and opportunities to try new things. 

You’ll be part of a diverse, smart, agile but laid-back team passionate about technology, who are also open-minded and always open to new ideas. Because we’re serious about finding ways to do things better. Which means you’ll find serious hardware. And no red tape. Or unnecessary process. Just less noise, less disruption and more time to focus. 

So you’ll get the freedom to be yourself, to do the work you want to do and the freedom to grow. You’ll be trusted to get on with things and won’t have someone checking up on you 24/7. But you’ll also be supported, coached, advised and mentored. With constant opportunities to learn. 


You’ll be well looked after 

Not only will you get to work with a great team, you’ll also enjoy flexible hours, the flexibility to work from home on a remote contract. Not only this, you get unlimited holiday. 

We recognise and reward hard work and we’re looking for someone to grow and go places with us. 


You know you’ll fit right in 

Things move quickly at Black Swan Data. And so do you. You’re bright, curious and optimistic, quick to pick up new concepts and open to learning new things. You love a challenge and getting stuck right in, ready to step up and run with anything. 

You’re happy to fly solo and also enjoy being part of a team. Which means you’re adaptable and easy-going. And a good communicator. 

You have a great eye for detail but can also see the bigger picture. And you have that magical ability to balance perfection and delivery. 

You get things done. Because you give 110%. As do we. 


What We Offer? 

Ways of Working - this role is eligible for remote hybrid or working within Hungary. We support remote workers with a one-off allowance for home office setup. 

Exciting Clients and Projects - Working with Black Swan Data we promise to provide an exciting and ever-changing industry within Data Science and Predictive Analysis innovative and challenging projects with some of the leading Brands using the industries latest technologies. 

Talented Teams - We ensure we have the best talent in the market – We are hire the best of the best as a swan you are exposed to highly skilled and multi-disciplined teams over the world. We have 8 offices across 4 countries! 

Career Development - Regardless of which area of the business you work in you can expect to collaborate on all aspects of Black Swan Data's projects gaining the exposure you need to develop your expertise. No matter what stage you are in your career your development is our priority. 

Working environment - Because you spend 60% of your time at work, we try to make it enjoyable! You will benefit from our global benefits: Share options, staff referral scheme, wellness day, flexible and remote working, internal and online training initiatives, volunteering opportunities at white swan, birthday lie in, Christmas gift cards, quarterly staff events, sunshine hours and Flexible Leave Policy. 

We want to positively change the future through technology and the power of prediction. How about you? 


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