Data migration – Freelance – Remote

Data migration – Freelance – Remote.

Data migration – Freelance – Remote






If you are a Data Migration consultant and you are looking for a new freelance position then I have a great opportunity for you.

Location: Any where in Europe

Contract Duration: 12 months+

Language Requirements: Fluent in English

Job Title: Data Migration

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled Data Migration Engineer to join our team. The primary responsibility of this role is to migrate data from our current Hadoop-based platform to a new on-premises data platform built with open-source tools. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in working with Spark, Scala, Airflow, Hadoop, Python, and GitHub.


  • Lead the migration of data from Hadoop to a new on-premises data platform using open-source tools.
  • Develop and implement ETL processes to ensure smooth data transition.
  • Design, develop, and schedule data processing jobs using Apache Airflow.
  • Write efficient and maintainable code in Scala and Python for data processing tasks.
  • Work closely with data engineers, data scientists, and other stakeholders to ensure data accuracy and integrity during the migration process.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot data migration processes to ensure high performance and reliability.
  • Document the migration process, including architecture, design, and implementation details.
  • Ensure compliance with data governance and security standards throughout the migration process.
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team to integrate CI/CD pipelines using GitHub for automated deployment and testing.


  • Proven experience in data migration projects, particularly from Hadoop to other platforms.
  • Strong expertise in Apache Spark and Scala for big data processing.
  • Proficiency in Python for scripting and data manipulation tasks.
  • Experience with Apache Airflow for workflow automation and scheduling.
  • Hands-on experience with Hadoop ecosystem tools and technologies.
  • Familiarity with various data storage solutions, including HDFS, and object storage systems.
  • Solid understanding of data formats such as AVRO, Parquet, JSON, and XML.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and practices, particularly with GitHub.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with additional open-source data processing tools and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of data governance and security best practices.
  • Prior experience in on-premises data platform development and management.
  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.

Join our team and play a critical role in transforming our data infrastructure to leverage cutting-edge open-source technologies. Apply today to be part of an exciting and challenging project!

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Victoria Howes


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