Big Data Engineer



Our client is currently introducing an Azure data lake for both analytical device (raw and derived) data, as well as metadata from the experimental workflow. The purpose of this position is to work in close collaboration with interal employees and develop standardized and automated tabular and visual reports. Data needs to be extracted from the Microsoft Azure data lake and automatically populate the report.

The applicant will work within a team of software engineers but is expected to work autonomously and proactively. In particular in the early phase, multiple technologies can be experimented with, such as Spotifire, PowerBI, inhouse web applications on Azure VM.

Key accountabilities:

  • Development of many automated reports according to priority defined by governance.
  • Focus on maintainability of the proposed solution
  • Identification of common elements, e.g. for data querying
  • Be the window person between Tech (for technical questions) and users

Hard skills:

  • Good programming skills
  • knowledge in automatic testing is a plus
  • Experience with databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, data bricks)
  • Knowledge of automated reporting (tabular and visualisation)
  • Variety of visualisation tools (Spotfire, PowerBI, ...)
  • knowledge of JavaScript and React for full application development is a plus

Soft skills

  • Proactive and customer focused
  • Being able to compare and evaluate alternative solutions
  • Team Player
  • Good communication skills


  • For us you are not merely a number, we are passionate about the personal and human approach. 100% honest communication is also typically Xquisit!
  • We value your talent, skills and effort. This means we will always go the extra mile to ensure that you feel comfortable at your job and that you feel at home, both at Xquisit and at the client.
  • The possibility to develop yourself professionally is priceless. That’s why following training programs, attending courses, obtaining certificates, … are always an option open for discussion.
  • Employees on our payroll are offered an attractive benefits package, including a competitive salary, a company car, hospitalisation and group insurance, 12 extra days off (ADV) and more.
  • You are always welcome in our office in the peaceful greenery of Brasschaat and we regularly organise events for members of the Xquisit family!

Big Data Engineer

Locatie Wavre (currently still remote)
Duur Long-term Project
Dienstverband Freelance
- Medewerker Xquisit (onbepaalde duur)