Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Zagreb  |  Remote


If you enjoy making sense out of large amounts of data, using different tools in order to make it understandable to different stakeholders, this is the job for you!

We are forming a new team that will work alongside our existing Analytics team.  Both teams will be working on real automotive industry problems, which are solved through data-driven approaches.  

We work on big data collected from various data sources within our car company – mostly vehicle data. With advanced analytics and AI, we get insights that bring new business value and define Porsche’s product development strategy. 

We are looking for Data Engineers who will work on various projects, making data accessible so that other teams can use it to evaluate and optimize their performance.


Qualifications & Experience

3+ years of experience as a data engineer (or similar) in business context 

university degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics (or related field) or demonstrable expertise in data engineering or software engineering

in-depth understanding of data architecture and a good understanding of IT

experience with data modeling, implementing ETL, and data ingestion

knowledge of Python, and Bash scripts 

experience with big data technologies (e.g., Hive/Impala, Cassandra, Spark (Streaming), Kafka)

experience in data-driven development

familiarity with agile product organizations and Dev/Ops methods

excellent command of written and spoken English


Your responsibilities

closely cooperating with a team of data scientists and other data engineers

maintaining and improving data quality and usability

documenting your work 

implementing machine learning algorithms and optimizing pipelines

approaching high-level challenges with a clear eye on what is important

detailing your techniques and discoveries to technical and non-technical audiences in a language they can understand

evaluating and adapting new and improved approaches

efficiently managing your time and resources to meet project deadlines

collaborating with other project members with different backgrounds on a daily basis

we use


We use Spark as a unified analytics engine for large-scale data processing.


For publishing, storing and subscribing to streams of records, as well as processing streams of records as they occur, we use Kafka.


We use Python to write scripts that help us extract, transform and load the data.


Most of our backend systems are implemented in Java so that Java knowledge can come handy.


A deck of open tools and standards we use for education, research, and data analytics.


Native analytic database for Apache Hadoop, providing low latency and high concurrency for BI/analytic queries.


All of our work is on GitLab. Everything goes through pull requests and code reviews with your future team members.


We use Slack for work and fun. It’s our go-to tool for maintaining sanity both in the office and remotely.


O365 helps us get our work done and communicate on a daily basis, from networking to data sharing.

What do we offer?

Learning & development

In our bi-weekly one-on-one talks and quarterly 360 reviews, we discuss what’s good and what could be better.

Versatile projects

Our teams get to work on very interesting projects for renowned brands and clients from a range of industries.

Contributing to open source

Sharing is caring doesn’t only apply to chocolate.

Educational budget

If you’re eager to learn, we’re eager to help. Every employee receives an educational budget.

Paid language courses

Paid language courses help our employees master the English language.

Doing a career switch

We don’t have a sorting hat to tell you where you belong, but we will support your career switch from one job position to another.

Traveling on business

Having clients all over the world means our employees sometimes have to travel to and work from beautiful locations.

Subsidized recreation

Stay in shape with a sponsored fitness membership of your choice.

Sponsored health checks

You know the old saying – the greatest wealth is health.

Working remotely

Office location? Anywhere. It’s all about flexibility.

Free power-ups

Snack on fruit, cookies, and nuts to keep your energy levels up.

Car and bike parking

Don’t let it get caught in the rain. We offer free parking for bicycles and subsidized car parking

Flexible working hours

Tailor your working hours to fit your schedule.

Fun and games budget

Every team gets a monthly budget to hang out and do fun stuff.

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