Big Data Processing Specialist

Do you have a couple of years of work experience in data processing and programming? Are you looking for new exciting challenges? Academic Work and Cyberlightning are looking for you! The role of Big Data Processing Specialist offers you a great opportunity to consult corporations and provide them with data processing solutions as well as further develop a state-of-the-art data processing framework. Depending on your location you can work either in Oulu or Espoo.

Job Description

Academic Work is looking for a Big Data Processing Specialist for our client company Cyberlightning Oy.

You will be hired by Academic Work and will work as a consultant in our client company’s office.

Job Duties

In this job you have two duties – to consult existing clients and offer them data processing solutions and to further develop Cyberlightning’s own software CyberVille.

With Cyberlightning’s existing clients your job is to offer them consulting for their problems with their machines and devices. You will provide them data processing services with existing tools e.g. Apache data processing toolset. In a consulting role you work closely with clients. Your previous experience in handling similar issues in the data processing context gives you the tools and skills to succeed in this position.

Also you will play a key role in developing CyberVille – our client’s own data processing framework. You will provide ideas for the software’s architecture and realize them in lines of code. Ideally you have the theoretical and practical knowledge in software architecture. You will program new modules for the framework with e.g. Python3 and functional programming languages. Your skills in data processing tools and programming are an essential asset for our client!

This role offers you a position in the world leading 3D Industrial Internet of Things expert team with responsibilities in challenging areas.


We are looking for someone with a couple of years´ work experience in data processing and programming. You are familiar with Python3. You have a university degree in, for example, mathematics, data science or computer science. Understanding big data processing using modern methods and tools (such as Apache data processing toolset) is necessary. You communicate fluently in English (both written and spoken).

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Two-years work experience in data processing and programming
  • Relevant educational background
  • Programming skills (Python3)
  • Skills in modern data-analysis and processing methods
  • Experience with algorithms
  • Experience in version control
  • Ability to understand and work with Software architecture
  • Fluent English (both written and spoken)

In addition, we appreciate know-how in functional programming languages and previous experience in Disco framework.

Please send your application as soon as possible, because we will begin the interviews with suitable candidates immediately.

Start: As soon as the right person is found

Working hours: Full time, flexible office working hours

Employment period: 6 months, good opportunity to continue

Location: Primarily Oulu but Espoo is also a negotiable option

Salary: According to contract

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Published: 19.2.2015

Send your application as soon as possible since the place will be filled as soon as we find the right person. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process you can reach us via email in You can apply through our webpages! Remember to attach your CV into your application!

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Client Information

Cyberlightning Ltd. was founded in December 2010 in Oulu (The Silicon Valley of the Nordics – Close to Polar Circle), Finland. The founding team had a joint vision on future 3D Internet and its opportunities. In May 2014 the company launched a new spearhead solution CyberVille® after massive development efforts. The solution has been tested with proof-of-concepts and pilots for a period of more than one year. Customer and partner feedback has been overwhelming and solution features are fine-tuned according to partner needs. During the first 32 operational months the company has grown from garage to its 8th office premises. Cyberlightning is VC funded and it’s expanding its operations globally.